Homefront, starring Jason Statham and James Franco is in theatres now. From first glance it looks to be a typical beat em up violent thriller, but does it have what it takes to stand out? How does it do? Is it a decent watch, or should it be sent back to prison?
Hillary Clinton will be making another run for the White House in 2016, and already Lionsgate is in negotiations to turn the popular 2012 Black List script for ‘Rodham’ into the first Hillary Clinton biopic. Rodham follows a young Hillary Clinton in her days as a lawyer on the House Judiciary Committee to Impeach President Nixon. The script, written by Young Il Kim has already attracted director James Ponsoldt and has gotten the attention of a whole slew of actresses who would love to play Hillary, including Scarlett Johansson, Amanda Seyfried, Jessica Chastain, Reese Witherspoon and Carey Mulligan.
Oldboy, Spike Lee’s remake of the ultraviolent Korean film of the same name is in theatres now. The original is a cult classic, an excellent example of Korean cinema. But how does this stand up? Is it a worthy remake, or should get hypnotised to forget it?
Delivery Man is in theatres now, and leading man Vince Vaughn isn’t his usual surly self in this flick. After being typecast into pretty much the same kind of character for a good while, it’s refreshing to see him break free and try new things. But how does it do? Is it a good flick, or should have ended up in a tissue in the bathroom trash can?
In 1971, Hayao Miyazaki started preproduction on an animated full length Pippi Longstocking film, but sadly, he was was never able to secure permission from Astrid Lindgren. Oh, this would have been so fucking perfect.
Actor Paul Walker, best known for being one of the stars of the Fast and Furious franchise died yesterday in a pretty fast and furious car crash at a charity event in Santa Clarita, California yesterday. Walker was a passenger in a 2005 Porsche Carrera GT, where he was attending a charity event for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan.