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Bill Paxton planned to return to directing horror with The Bottoms

As people are currently talking circles around the late Bill Paxton's acting credits (as well they should be, the man was a multi-layered genius) there seems to be a bit of neglect going on regarding Bill Paxton the director.  And what a director he was. 2001's horror-thriller FRAILTY is one of the top genre entries of the 2000's, or any decade. Filled with...
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R.I.P.: Bill Paxton has passed away at age 61

Bill Paxton is known and loved for his roles in such films as THE TERMINATOR , WEIRD SCIENCE, ALIENS , NEAR DARK , PREDATOR 2 , TOMBSTONE, TRUE LIES, APOLLO 13, TWISTER, TITANIC, A SIMPLE PLAN, FRAILTY , and CLUB DREAD (among many others), and the deeply troubling news that he passed away over the weekend has left the film fan community shaken. It's news that I didn't...
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The Test of Time: Near Dark (1987)

We all have certain movies we love. Movies we respect without question because of either tradition, childhood love, or because they’ve always been classics. However, as time keeps ticking, do those classics still hold up? Do they remain must see? So…the point of this column is to determine how a film holds up for a modern horror audience, to see if it stands the Test of...
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Fox unveils the details of the Aliens 30th anniversary Blu-ray

Even if you're not a fan of James Cameron's ALIENS , it would be tough to avoid the knowledge that this year marks its 30th anniversary. With Alien Day events, screenings, Q&As, and convention appearances, studio 20th Century Fox and members of the cast and crew have been celebrating this anniversary all year long. The celebration continues on September 13 th, when...
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The Aliens cast will crash land at Comic-Con for a reunion

I wasn't too bummed about not going to Comic-Con this year, but things have changed. They've just announced that, in celebration of the 30th anniversary of  ALIENS , there will be a cast and crew reunion, and the list of names is mind-boggling. The Q&A will take place in Hall H on  Saturday, July 23 , attended by director James Cameron, producer Gale...
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Dissecting Bill Paxton!

BILL PAXTON! "Do you realize, it's snowing in my room goddamn it?!?" Ah, Bill Paxton, what a national treasure. Not sure about you, but this dude has been such a part of my life the through the litany of parts he's played in some of the most iconic of films over the years - big and small, blockbuster or indie - that he's easily become one of my...
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Where in the Horror are they Now? Bill Paxton!

BILL PAXTON THEN: Very few mainstream character actors have as much horror cred as the great Bill Paxton. Early on in his career, he did a number of cool flicks that proved the guy would be up for pretty much anything. In 1975 he began his wild and crazy career in the Jonathan Demme directed crime flick CRAZY MAMA with Cloris Leachman. He was a soldier in the...
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New international trailer for Edge of Tomorrow, starring Tom Cruise

On tap for you this morning we have the newest international trailer for Doug Liman's EDGE OF TOMORROW, the upcoming sci-fi thriller that stars Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt, Bill Paxton, and Jeremy Piven based on the acclaimed novel "All You Need is Kill" by Hiroshi Sakurazaka. If the earlier trailer didn't do it for ya, this new international one should definitely sell...
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Emily Blunt is ready for battle in this new banner for Edge of Tomorrow

On Monday we shared an awesome new poster for Doug Liman's upcoming sci-fi thriller EDGE OF TOMORROW with you, and today we have a cool new character banner that showcases Emily Blunt's Rita Vrataski. Opening in 3D, 2D and IMAX 3D theaters on June 6, the sci-fi thriller also stars Tom Cruise, Bill Paxton, Jeremy Piven, Ciaran Hinds, Noah Taylor, Kick Gurry, Dragomir...
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New action-packed TV spot for Edge of Tomorrow, starring Tom Cruise

A few weeks ago we brought you the trailer for Doug Liman's time-tripping sci-fi action tale EDGE OF TOMORROW, which stars Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Bill Paxton, and today we have the latest action-packed TV spot for the flick to share with ya. I must say, this appears to be a smart, ambitious and engaging ride, which is a rarity at the multiplex nowadays. Plus I'm a big Tom...
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New trailer for Edge of Tomorrow starring Tom Cruise is here!

Here is the latest trailer for Doug Liman's time-tripping sci-fi thriller EDGE OF TOMORROW , starring Tom Cruise, Emily Blunt and Bill Paxton. I must say, this appears to be a smart, ambitious and engaging ride, which is a rarity at the multiplex nowadays. To revisit the first trailer, head over HERE . Major William Cage (Cruise) is an officer who has never seen a day of...
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Kill of the Day: Near Dark (1987)

One of the better genre flicks of the late 1980s has got to be Kathryn Bigelow's NEAR DARK. Yes, Academy Award winning director Kathryn Bigelow's vicious vampire flick from scribe Eric Red. That's the NEAR DARK I'm talking about folks! I'm sure a lot of you out there dig the flick so you'll be happy to hear it's today's Kill of the Day! So what scene will we be watching today? How about...
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