Showing posts from December, 2014

Casinos In Cinema: Top 3 Characters

Film directors are given great accolades for the manner in which they depict and portray certain characters on the big screen. Given the popularity of casino gaming there have been even more films created that revolve around this theme, with sites like offering games dedicated to the mainstay of casinos in film, James Bond. There are however, many more films involving interesting casino scenes. Often these casino films include a connection to gangsters which further add to the drama of the movie’s plot. As a result, some of the most iconic characters have been created in these movies. Danny Ocean -- “Oceans 11” Originally released in 1960, this film was remade in 2001 . The lead character in this film is Danny Ocean who is played by George Clooney. Fresh out of jail, Danny quickly seeks out his old buddies and begins to plan a major heist of Vegas’ top casinos. Following the successful heist, Danny returns to prison for parole violations but eventually

New MAD MAX: FURY ROAD Trailer Released

The official theatrical trailer for MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, the reboot starring Tom Hardy, has been released. And let me just say, it looks pretty good...


As promised, the trailer for TERMINATOR: GENISYS has arrived. I sort of like how they're "re-doing" past events.  It's cool, I guess.  I just can't quite figure out what the hell is going on in this trailer.

TERMINATOR: GENISYS Teased In New Trailer Promo

Hey, hey, lookie here.  Another trailer for a trailer.  This time for TERMINATOR: GENISYS.  Check out the CGI-filled "sneak peek" below.  Oh, yeah, and there's a shot of the T-1000!

THE CROW Reboot Has A New Director In Corin Hardy

So F. Javier Gutierrez is out and Corin Hardy is in as latest director to tackle THE CROW reboot. Relativity Studios has set Corin Hardy to direct its remake of The Crow. Hardy made his live action feature directing debut on The Hallow, a film that will be released next year and before that he drew acclaim for helming the animated short Butterfly and for directing music videos for the likes of Ed Sheeran, Biffy Clyro, Keane, Paolo Nutini and The Prodigy. The Crow remake has been watched closely by the fanboy set that loves the James O’Barr graphic novel about a murdered man who comes back for revenge, which was first brought to the screen by director Alex Proyas and the late actor Brandon Lee. Hardy has gotten a bit of cred in that fanboy favorite helmer Edgar Wright was the one who recommended him to Edward R. Pressman, who produced the original 1994 film and is producing the reboot. Source: Deadline  


Remember the 1972 Christmas-themed slasher SILENT NIGHT, BLOOD NIGHT?  No, not SILENT NIGHT, DEADLY NIGHT.  Wrong movie.   Look it up .   A sequel is coming . Announcing - Retrosploitation & New Wave Pictures to gift horror with SILENT NIGHT, BLOODY NIGHT 2: REVIVAL in 2015. Set to begin shooting during Christmas this month, the movie has booked Jennifer Runyon (TO ALL A GOOD NIGHT) in a supporting role and is a direct sequel to the chilling 1974 proto slasher, So, yes, this will disregard the 2013 remake, SILENT NIGHT, BLOODY NIGHT: HOMECOMING. Discuss.