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This Week in Blu-ray / DVD Releases: Dallas Buyers Club, Escape Plan ...

This week: We live in the age of McConaughey. Also: Vintage Bronson, the spawn of Happy Days, and Arny & Sly together again. ► With DALLAS BUYERS CLUB , Matt McConaughey got the Oscar nomination he should have gotten last year for ‘Magic Mike.’ In this true story, also up for Best Picture, he plays a...

Joe Carnahan's profanity laced email to MGM President regarding the Death Wish remake is priceless

Oh, Joe Carnahan , what are we going to do with you? The notoriously outspoken filmmaker has long been a fan favorite thanks to his films NARC, THE A-TEAM, SMOKIN' ACES, and THE GREY which all elevate action movies above the rest of the crop. Well, except for THE A-TEAM. But Carnahan's involvement with a gritty potential DAREDEVIL movie and the remake of DEATH WISH had movie fans...

Gerardo Naranjo will replace Joe Carnahan as director of the Death Wish remake

After losing Joe Carnahan from their remake of DEATH WISH, MGM was on the lookout for a talented filmmaker who could fill his shoes. As rumors swirled that Carnahan was courting Brad Pitt , Will Smith , and Bruce Willis to take over the lead role associated with Charles Bronson , no one expected the name Gerardo Naranjo to be the new choice behind the camera. In fact, many of...

Joe Carnahan drops out of Death Wish remake

Joe Carnahan was on to direct the remake of DEATH WISH, but now...not so much. This seems like the perfect fit, then how did it all go so terribly wrong? Apparently, Paramount-MGM and Carnahan didn't agree on the lead, which was originated by Charles Bronson . It's said the studios wanted Bruce Willis and Carnahan didn't see that vision. Hmmmm...I wonder how many people...

How excited are you to know that Joe Carnahan is finishing his Death Wish screenplay today?

You know what? I'm extremely excited about the fact that Joe Carnahan tweeted yesterday that he was "less than a day from completion" on his DEATH WISH script.  The sizzle reels he put together for his DAREDEVIL pitch combined with THE GREY have just about irrevocably cemented Carnahan in my high estimation, and the pronounced passion he has for his DEATH WISH plans only...