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Animated features intended for families come in two varieties: films with personality and a genuine sense of humor, and films in which characters stand around cracking jokes like they were doing stand-up in the Catskills. The former used to be the...
Zap2It.comABC is cleaning out its programming closet, giving summertime runs to a pair of projects that were initially scheduled to run last season. The game show "Set for Life," which way back when was slated to air in the fall, will finally premiere on Friday,...
Zap2It.comJoseph Fiennes appears to be the go-to guy for costume biopics. The "Shakespeare in Love" actor will portray famed composer Antonio Vivaldi in a project directed by Boris Damast. According to Variety, the film will focus on Vivaldi's life as a young,...
Zap2It.comRob Zombie has tapped a relative unknown to take the lead role in his reboot of the "Halloween" franchise. The "Devil's Rejects" director used the film's official MySpace blog as a forum to announce that Scout Taylor-Compton will play Laurie Strode in...
Like so many Disney animated features across decades of nightmare-addled preteen moviegoing, "Bolt" is consumed with abandonment issues. I felt abandoned just watching it. It's a seriously withholding action comedy, stingy on the wit, charm, jokes,...
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Zap2It.comA handful of ABC stars will be pulling double duty on the network this season, having signed on to an impressive roster of actors for the anthology series "Masters of Science Fiction." The six-episode series, which is likely to air at midseason, will...
Metromix StaffSeventeen years after young Michael Myers (Daeg Faerch) goes on a killing spree, the masked madman (played as an adult by Tyler Mane) escapes from a mental institution on Halloween. Myers stalks his younger sister Laurie (Scout Taylor-Compton) as his...
Metromix StaffMalcolm McDowell joined NBC's "Heroes" relatively late in the game, but the veteran actor managed to live up to the great Oz-like hype that surrounded his character, Mr. Linderman. Revealed to have some extraordinary abilities of his own, Linderman's...
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Special to the Chicago TribuneDirector Rob Zombie pulls a clever sort of bait-and-switch with his "re-imagining" of John Carpenter's seminal 1978 horror hit "Halloween." He opens by introducing a family so brutally loathsome that viewers are almost obligated to hope the slash-'em-up...
MetromixSince its release in 1977, "Star Wars" and its subsequent sequels and prequels have inspired a virtual TV network full of satires, from Bill Murray's lounge version of the theme song on "Saturday Night Live" to the "Episode III: Revenge Of The Sith" take-...
Orlando Sentinel Movie CriticDelgo is yet more proof that not everyone with access to the tools and talent pool to make an animated film should be allowed to. It's a focus-group film, from its all-star voice cast ( Jennifer Love Hewitt, Burt Reynolds) to its mash-up of a plot and...
Metromix StaffWho would be crazy enough to remake “Halloween”? The 1978 John Carpenter classic is one of the quintessential horror films. It’s the movie that essentially gave birth to the slasher genre, spawned seven sequels and landed a spot in the...
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