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Carrie (1976) 40th Anniversary Tribute (video)

Based on Stephen King 's first published novel, CARRIE became a smash hit in 1976 when it hit theaters and helped launch the careers of many of the film's stars, including Sissy Spacek and John Travolta , as well as the director, Brian DePalma. The story revolves around a bullied teenage girl who discovers she has telekinetic powers. When pushed to the brink, she unleashes...
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Face-Off: The Exorcist vs. The Omen

In our previous Face-Off , we paid tribute to the great Gene Wilder in BLAZING SADDLES vs. YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN . I gave YOUNG FRANKENSTEIN the edge, and while some of you preferred BLAZING SADDLES , I think we all agreed neither of Mel Brooks ' classic films would have been the same without our favorite dreamer of dreams. This week, it wouldn't be October without a Halloween...
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Taxi Driver will roll back into theaters for 40th anniversary

Are you acknowledging me? There’s no one else in the general vicinity, so you must be referring to only me. What do you think of my Robert De Niro impression? I don’t break it out often, only on special occasions like this. Oh, why is it a special occasion, you ask? Well, considering you read the headline you must already have an idea, but in case you clicked this by...
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Welcome home the beast in the new trailer for A&E's Damien TV series

Television shows have dealt with less than reputable protagonists before, but it's not every day that your "hero" is the Antichrist himself. A&E's upcoming series based upon THE OMEN will feature just that, with Bradley James (Merlin) stepping into the role of a now grown-up Damien Thorn who must come to terms with his true identity. There once was a time when the...
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Warner Bros. believe that Logan's Run could be their Hunger Games

Every so often there's talk of a remake of LOGAN'S RUN, but for whatever reason it's never been able to get off the ground. This summer the potential remake got a shot in the arm as Simon Kinberg (X-MEN: APOCALYPSE) was brought in to pen the script and develop the film. Kinberg revealed to Collider that Warner Bros. is already speaking with directors and that they...
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Why It Works: Rocky

Why It Works is an ongoing column which breaks down some of the most acclaimed films in history and explores what makes them so iconic, groundbreaking, and memorable. ****SPOILERS AHEAD**** With the trailer for CREED  dropping earlier this month and SOUTHPAW out this weekend, it's quite apparent that ROCKY has left an imprint on American cinema...
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X-Men producer Simon Kinberg set to develop Logan's Run remake

Yes, it's that time to talk about a LOGAN'S RUN remake. Again. Everyone under the sun has been mentioned for this remake, and last we heard Bioshock creator Ken Levine was being passed up for "a fresh writer to develop the film for a female lead." That may or may not still be the case, but we at least have a name attached to the production; Simon Kinberg. Kinberg...
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Logan's Run remake now being developed for a female lead

A remake of LOGAN'S RUN has been in the works since the mid-1990s with various actors, directors and screenwriters attached to the sci-fi project over the years, including ( most recently ) Ryan Gosling and his DRIVE and ONLY GOD FORGIVES director Nicolas Winding Refn .  Last we knew Warner Bros. had hired BioShock creator Ken Levine to write the script , but now...
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Cool Videos: Everything wrong with Brian De Palma's Carrie

"What's wrong with CARRIE? Not a damn thing!" I'm sure that's what most of you are thinking, but Cinema Sins has found some errors in Brian De Palma's classic. You know what that means, right? Yup, another "Everything Wrong With..." video. As always, it's pretty damn funny, especially some of the commentary on how the world was in the 1970s....
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Michael B. Jordan and Sylvester Stallone to star in the Rocky spin-off Creed

It is the spin-off I never knew that I really wanted! CREED! Sylvester Stallone will be returning to the ROCKY franchise, but in a totally different capacity than ever before. FRUITVALE STATION director Ryan Coogler had always expressed interest in the idea for a movie centered on the Apollo Creed character and now with the buzz around his debut film, his dream may be coming true....
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BioShock creator Ken Levine to script the Logan's Run remake

After an ardous and seemingly neverending attempt to get it made, the producers of the remake of LOGAN'S RUN have made a very interesting decision and one that may finally get the movie made. According to Deadline , Warner Bros. has selected Ken Levine , the creator of the video game BioShock, as the new screenwriter on LOGAN'S RUN. Levine is a huge fan of LOGAN'S RUN and is using...
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