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Making movies is a rough business in these clips for Epix's Get Shorty

I've never come across a single person who has told me that making movies is easy, though I would imagine that dealing with dead bodies, pre-madonnas, and itchy trigger-fingered thugs is a whole other kettle of fish. Do you remember Barry Sonnenfeld 's 1995 comedy crime thriller GET SHORTY? It starred Gene Hackman , Rene Russo , Danny DeVito  and John Travolta in a...
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07.26.2017
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Ray Romano & Chris O'Dowd topline Epix's Get Shorty series

Replace John Travolta and Gene Hackman with Chris O'Dowd and Ray Romano , and you've now got yourself the starring cast for Epix's series adaptation of GET SHORTY.  Announced earlier this summer , the series would position O'Dowd as Miles Daly, the muscle for organized crime who wants to get out of the life for the sake of his daughter and produce feature...
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08.23.2016
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Get Shorty is the latest feature film of yesteryear to get adapted for TV

GET SHORTY was one of those films that took place during the renaissance period of John Travolta 's rebirth in the mid-90s. Based on Elmore Leonard 's novel of the same name, the film centered around a loan shark who decided to make a transition in his life away from organized crime and into Hollywood. It was one of those moderately budgeted films ($30 million)...
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05.24.2016
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WTF trailer for Korean gorilla baseball movie Mr. Go features a lot of yelling and jumping

Sometimes you just can't resist and when I saw a gorilla playing baseball there was no turning back. This new trailer for MR. GO, a 3D Korean film about an 800-pound gorilla who joins a professional baseball team looks every bit as wacky and insane as a movie about...a gorilla playing baseball. Featuring a whole lot of yelling, jumping, and general monkey business (I couldn't resist), MR. GO...
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07.31.2013
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R.I.P. character actor Dennis Farina (1944-2013)

Dennis Farina , character actor extraordinaire, has passed away at the age of 69. An 18 year veteran of the Chicago Police, Farina got his break in show business on the Michael Mann film THIEF in 1981. From there, Farina went on to make appearances in over 75 films including the first portrayal of Jack Crawford in Mann's MANHUNTER followed by memorable roles in movies as varied as...
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07.22.2013
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The JoBlo Sunday Night Movie Chat: Drag Me To Hell

It's been a fun summer so far, both in the box office and in the chat room. Well it's still just starting schmoes! This week's movie is another fun ride of a movie from the mind of the one and only Sam Raimi . Of course that can only mean business is about to pick up! This week, we are going to discuss a fun little movie that came from his warped mind back in 2009. Of course...
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06.01.2013
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