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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: George Kennedy

Last week, we took a look at the career of enigmatic director Terrence Malick . This week's actor is a guy celebrated for a totally different kind of work, but a late icon who made his mark in a big way.. George Kennedy I'm well aware that of the people that read this column, only a fraction of them will know who George Kennedy is. Those that do will probably...
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Quentin Tarantino's New Beverly Cinema will screen Airplane! for 9/11

The New Beverly Cinema located on (you guessed it) Beverly Blvd in Los Angeles, California, has been owned by Quentin Tarantino since December of 2007. He's been quoted as saying, "As long as I'm alive, and as long as I'm rich, the New Beverly will be there, showing double features in 35mm." Obviously the man has a lot of love for the theater, as well as the...
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Read JoBlo's own unproduced comedy screenplay entitled "Skool!"

For the 17th anniversary of this site's inception (March 1998), I thought it might be fun to share 1 out of the 4 screenplays I wrote after finishing my MBA back in 1996, as I was looking for a job, a life and a future for myself (btw, if you want to read a more comprehensive "look back" at the site's inception and all, CLICK HERE for that article from last year...
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Ed Helms set to play Detective Frank Drebin in a reboot of The Naked Gun!

Now this is some reboot news I can get behind. Paramount has tapped Ed Helms to play legendary Detective Frank Drebin in a reboot of THE NAKED GUN: FROM THE FILES OF POLICE SQUAD! Previously portrayed by Leslie Nielsen with absolute comedic genius in both the 1982 TV series and the subsequent films that followed: THE NAKED GUN: FROM THE FILES OF POLICE SQUAD!, THE NAKED GUN 2 1/2: THE...
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Akiva Goldsman to bring Ghost to the small screen

Immediately upon seeing that there was news of a GHOST series, I thought of "Unchained Melody". Then I wondered if the magic that is the movie could even be captured on the small screen. Basically there's a lot running through my head right now. So Akiva Goldsman (I AM LEGEND) and Jeff Pinkner (ALIAS, LOST) are developing a series based on 1990s GHOST which starred Patrick...
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