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Tommy Lee Jones despised working with Jim Carrey on Batman Forever

While I've never met the man, it wouldn't take much to sell me on the notion that working beside comedian Jim Carrey circa 1995 had the potential to be an exhausting endeavor. During that time in his career, the rubber-faced actor was notorious for being "always on," to the point where appearing beside him was considered by many to be an act of mental...
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DC's Titans drama has found its Dick Grayson in Brenton Thwaites

DC Comics and Greg Berlanti have found their Dick Grayson in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES' star Brenton Thwaites . As the spirited Boy Wonder and ward of Bruce Wayne, Grayson will lead a motley crew of heroes in TITANS, a straight-to-digital comic book drama series. Fighting crime alongside Thwaites' Grayson will...
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Fired Island of Dr. Moreau director might get a chance to direct a reboot

1996's would-be blockbuster ISLAND OF DR. MOREAU is notorious as one of the most troubled productions in history. The first director, Richard Stanley , was fired just a few days into production (after over four years in pre-production) and replaced by veteran director John Frankenheimer . Then egomaniacal stars Marlon Brando and Val Kilmer made the set a living nightmare, with...
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Tom Cruise's Top Gun sequel to blast into theaters on July 2019

Get ready to hit the skies and participate in some shirtless Volleyball once again, as the release of Tom Cruise 's TOP GUN sequel is just slightly over two years away. Paramount Pictures have given the long-in-development sequel a July 12, 2019 release, which places it a week after the SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING sequel and a week before Jon Favreau 's live-action adaption...
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Val Kilmer might be joining Tom Cruise in Top Gun: Maverick after all!

TOP GUN 2 was always going to be a hard sell. It's a property that's over twenty years old, and not one many people are clamouring for. I mean, sure, there were jets, it's the namesake of a sweet ride at Great America, and has a pretty memorable soundtrack ("DAAAANGER ZOOONE!!!"), but other than that it's mostly known for its (intentional or not) homoerotic...
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The Good, The Bad & The Badass: Powers Boothe

Powers Boothe Powers Boothe never really got his due. A character actor par excellence, I’m sure that for awhile there it looked like he would become a full-fledged leading man. He made a big impression playing Jim Jones in “Guyana Tragedy”, for which he won an Emmy, and later starred in one of the first ever HBO series, “Philip Marlowe:...
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The UnPopular Opinion: Willow

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**** George Lucas has gotten a bum rap over the years....
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Joseph Kosinski is your frontrunner to direct Top Gun 2 starring Tom Cruise

Oh man, suddenly I have the urge to play some shirtless volleyball, fly a jet, and maybe make a playful biting gesture at one of my closest friends. Why would I want to do any of those things, you ask? Well, maybe it's because Tom Cruise has announced that he's gearing up for a return to the Danger Zone  with TOP GUN 2, and director Joseph Kosinski may very...
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Tom Cruise says he'll start filming the Top Gun sequel in the next year

It's been over thirty years since TOP GUN blasted into theaters, but it seems that fans are still feeling that need for speed. Talk of a sequel to the Tony Scott film has persisted for some time, with producer Jerry Bruckheimer saying that they've " been trying to make a sequel and we're not going to stop ... what Tom tells me is that no matter where he goes in the...
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Heat prequel novel coming from Michael Mann & Reed Farrel Coleman

Praises cannot be over-sung for the masterpiece thriller HEAT. Director Michael Mann delivered some of his best work on the heist thriller with Robert De Niro and Al Pacino , creating a classic for the ages. Mann’s work in the HEAT world isn’t over, either, as he’s just found an author to work with him on the upcoming prequel novel. Deadline got the exclusive...
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Heat returns to theaters for one night only with special livestreamed Q & A

If you're a fan of Michael Mann 's 1995 crime drama HEAT, and happen to find yourself chilling out in Los Angeles, California on May 2nd, you might consider clearing your calendar for a special event that's sure to be a night to remember. Now, rather than reiterate all of the details, why don't have a look at all of the pertinent information from the...
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Batman, Cool Hand Luke, Star Wars

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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