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  • Summer movies: Releases through August 2009

    Please note! All dates subject to change without notice. "Limited" means limited release on that date. 5/01/09 Battle for Terra 3D (Roadside Attractions) This animated war movie is an ecological allegory about humans invading a peace-loving alien planet...
  • 'Spider-Man 4' gets a rewrite

    A new writer has been caught in the " Spider-Man 4" web. Gary Ross, who worked on a range of films from biopic "Seabiscuit" to animated kids' feature "The Tale of Despereaux," will work on rewriting the superhero movie, according to The Hollywood...
  • Movies look to SXSW for a breakout gig

    Movies look to SXSW for a breakout gig
    Soon after its 1987 founding, South by Southwest emerged as one of the nation's top showcases for off-the-beaten-track music. Now the festival has turned into a very different kind of launchpad -- for the often raunchy youth-appeal comedies that have...
  • Sam Raimi writing 'Evil Dead 4'

    Hail to the king, baby: Deadite hunter Ash may be back. Sam Raimi, who created the low-budget "Evil Dead" series of horror films, has told Empire magazine he's working on a fourth movie. While Raimi has often said he'd like to reboot the series with a...
  • Lucy Lawless: She is (in) 'Spartacus'

    You may not have heard of the guy playing the title role in Starz's new series "Spartacus: Blood and Sand," but you're probably familiar with his owner. Lucy Lawless has joined the series, which will update the story of Spartacus for the "300" generation...
  • Hollywood gets a kick out of 'rebooting'

    Hollywood gets a kick out of 'rebooting'
    When Sony Pictures' plan for a fourth "Spider-Man" movie starring Tobey Maguire fell apart in January, the studio had to come up with a new way to keep the superhero series alive after three movies released from 2002 to 2007 grossed $2.5 billion...
  • Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies

    Michael Sragow's 13 great haunted house movies
    From the blog Michael Sragow Gets Reel: It hasn't been a great era for haunted-house movies. The third version of "House of Wax," in 2005, was awful enough to kill off the form, at least as far as big American studios were concerned. The day my review...
  • Horror remakes: Where do we draw the line?

     
    GUEST ESSAY Gina McIntyre is the pop music editor at the Los Angeles Times but is a longtime devotee of horror films in all their gory greatness. She's not a person of tender sensibilities but after watching the recent history......
  • Is director Sam Raimi off to see the Wizard of Oz?

     
    "Spider Man" director may take a trip to Oz for a prequel the MGM children's classic. It's called "Oz, the Great and Powerful" and will provide the back story to the Emerald City's 'man behind the curtain.'...
  • Meet the new 'Spider-Man': British heartthrob Andrew Garfield

     
    John Horn has big news at our sister blog, 24 Frames: There's a new friendly neighborhood Spider-Man ready to swing forward in the Sony reboot scheduled for 2012... Sony Pictures has found its new Peter Parker: British heartthrob Andrew Garfield.......
  • Andrew Garfield IS Peter Parker–the new Spider-Man

     
    Here it is, the new face of web-slinging. Andrew Garfield has landed the lead in the Sony re-boot of Spider-Man. And unnecessary reboot, not to be directed by Sam Raimi. But who am I to rain on his parade? Good luck replacing Toby, kid. Kid? The dude's...