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Cool Videos: Chris Farley voices Shrek in this early test reel

SHREK proved to be one of DreamWorks' flagship animated titles, paving the way for sequels, merchandise, and even a rides. The duo of Mike Meyers and Eddie Murphy seemed inevitable, but as most SHREK fans know, that wasn't always the case. Before succumbing to a drug overdose in 1997, Farley had been cast as the lead ogre. Chris' brother, Kevin, had stated that,...
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08.06.2015
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An Aladdin prequel is the next on Disney's live-action adaptation agenda

It's almost comical at this point just how quickly Disney is getting these live-action adaptations off the ground. There are so many in various stages of development that it would be easier to list which of their animated classics aren't getting the live-action treatment. Per THR , ALADDIN will be the next film on Disney's live-action chopping block but, as with most...
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07.15.2015
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Gore Verbinski to direct Driverless Car Race film for Sony

New Regency may have cancelled Gore Verbinski 's North Korea-set thriller starring Steve Carell , but THE LONE RANGER director has several other projects in the works, and Sony has just picked one of them up. Deadline is reporting that the studio has acquired an untitled pitch from screenwriter Steve Conrad (THE SECRET LIFE OF WALTER MITTY, THE WEATHER MAN), with Verbinski...
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02.19.2015
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The UnPopular Opinion: Godzilla (1998)

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** Excitement is tantamount for the release of...
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03.26.2014
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The UnPopular Opinion: The Lone Ranger

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! ****SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** When you think about modern westerns, you are likely...
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02.26.2014
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Quentin Tarantino elaborates on that Lone Ranger choice; Says Batman is not interesting

The other day, Quentin Tarantino offered up his Top Ten of 2013- So Far . Many seemed rather perplexed by a certain inclusion. Of all the movies in 2013, why did THE LONE RANGER get a nod from Tarantino? Maybe because not everyone thought it was a total and complete turd. The interview comes from French weekly paper, Les Inrocks. IndieWire did their best to translate the...
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10.10.2013
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Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer will end their partnership in 2014, but don't blame it on The Lone Ranger

An extremely profitable union has come to an end: The Wrap is reporting that Disney will not renew its first-look deal with mega-producer Jerry Bruckheimer when it expires at the end of the year. Bruckheimer and Disney have made an ungodly amount of money together, but a few of Bruckheimer's most recent films have underperformed, with the most notable being July's THE LONE...
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09.20.2013
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Mark Wahlberg jumps on the blame bandwagon in defense of The Lone Ranger

Everyone seems to be coming to the defense of THE LONE RANGER but for reasons outside of the quality of the movie itself. First, critics lambasted the film in advance of abysmal box office results. Then, Jerry Bruckheimer, Johnny Depp , Armie Hammer , and more came to the film's defense saying that it was the media's fault for dooming the film financially. Whether you believe it or...
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08.07.2013
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The Lone Ranger team blames critics for why the film bombed in theaters

Oh boy, this could get ugly. A good chunk of the cast and crew for THE LONE RANGER ( Johnny Depp , Armie Hammer , director Gore Verbinski and producer Jerry Bruckheimer) were recently interviewed by Yahoo! Movies Uk & Ireland about their big summer flop, and they put almost all the blame on the critics as to why the movie bombed so hard in theaters. Hammer starts by saying...
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08.06.2013
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Producer Jerry Bruckheimer thinks The Lone Ranger will be viewed as a "brave" film over time

This summer's THE LONE RANGER, much like Disney's JOHN CARTER of last year, was pronounced dead on arrival by audiences and panned by more than two-thirds of critics. However, there is also a band of resistance that has trumpeted the film a misunderstood suceess, one of which is producer Jerry Bruckheimer. Speaking at the TV Critics Association press tour to promote his new show, Hostages,...
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07.30.2013
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Top 10 Westerns of the 21st Century

The western genre has been an American staple since the invention of movies. We love dressing up like cowboys and pretending to fight villains. In many ways, cowboys were the first superheroes. With Disney's THE LONE RANGER opening this weekend, lets look back at the best western movies released since the year 2000. You may have forgotten some of these contemporary classics. If your...
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07.05.2013
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"What Should You See This Summer?" Flowchart is hilarious and bitingly true

We're well into THE HEAT of the summer movie season, inundated with a slew of KICK-ASS pics that have flooded cinemas like a wave of WORLD WAR Z zombies from the Atlantic coast to the PACIFIC RIM. But, if you think THIS IS THE END , then you ain't seen nothin' yet, as the hits are coming FAST AND FURIOUS with enough force to bring about THE WORLD'S END. So far,...
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07.02.2013
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