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August 2011

Articles From Philip Brown in August
Wednesday Aug 31, 2011 25:00 PM ET
The Rock Might Play Goliath (Yep, as in David And Goliath!) In a piece of casting news sure to make the heads of possessed little girls spin, it appears that The Rock will be bringing his people’s eyebrow to...
Tuesday Aug 30, 2011 30:00 PM ET
Steven Soderbergh Still Plans On Retiring Despite Being Busier Than Ever The film world was caught a bit off guard when Oscar-winning director Steven Soderbergh (Out Of Sight, Traffic) suddenly announced that he would be retiring a few months...
Monday Aug 29, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Martin Scorsese To Remake James Toback’s The Gambler and Toback Isn’t Too Pleased About It Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio are planning another remake together with The Departed screenwriter William Monahan onboard.Their plan is to remake the 1974 movie...
Friday Aug 26, 2011 45:00 AM ET
The rumblings about Ghostbusters 3 refuse to stop on the ol’ Internets. The sequel that fans will think they want up until the moment they see it has been rumored for a few years now...
Thursday Aug 25, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Well, here’s a pleasant surprise. This week in film might not offer any timeless masterpieces, but audiences will get three strong movies, none of which deserve to be saddled with the “bad” label.
Thursday Aug 25, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Chevy Chase pens his own Vacation movie, Christian Bale has been offered a role in an unnecessary remake, and Rob Corddry will soon join the undead.
Wednesday Aug 24, 2011 40:00 PM ET
Good news for movie fans out there with good taste. It appears that all of the disgusted laughter of disbelief that accompanies the ridiculous Battleship trailer whenever it's screened has actually got the attention of Universal Studios.
Tuesday Aug 23, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Today the film studio that brought you The English Patient and the website that ate up all of your free time this morning have announced plans to come together for cross-platform annoyance.
Monday Aug 22, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Sean Penn is as confused about Tree of Life as we are, Pixar announces two new thought experiments, and Patton Oswalt and Johnny Knoxville star as siblings in a new comedy.
Saturday Aug 20, 2011 00:00 AM ET
The lesser and glossier Scott to remake The Wild Bunch, a possible return to form for De Palma, and Neveldine/Taylor's Ghost Rider sequel to hopefully not suck.
Friday Aug 19, 2011 10:00 PM ET
This week at the movies brings audiences two types of films that have sadly dominated Hollywood over the last decade: sequels and remakes.
Thursday Aug 18, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Ridley Scott to direct the least likely sequel ever, Jim Carrey and Amy Adams to voice an entirely unnecessary movie, and Spy Kids to smell like poo, thanks to scratch 'n' sniff. You can't make this stuff up.
Wednesday Aug 17, 2011 50:00 PM ET
Bob Gale reveals what's up with Doc and Marty, Matthew McConaughey makes a real movie, and Maggie Gyllenhaal gets, um, hysterical.
Tuesday Aug 16, 2011 30:00 PM ET
Bradley Cooper Will no Longer Explore His Goth Side In The CrowAnyone out there looking forward to watching Bradley Cooper vamping his way through a remake of The Crow can claim a broken heart today. Cooper has officially dropped...
Monday Aug 15, 2011 00:00 PM ET
Mike Myers admits to defeat and succumbs to four-quel, Disney cancels The Lone Ranger, and life goes on in the face of Glee 3-D box office bomb.
Saturday Aug 13, 2011 05:00 PM ET
This week in film brings us barreling toward the end of summer blockbuster season and with the studios’ respective wads already shot, we’re left with the stinky after-drip of mediocre comedy and thoroughly unnecessary horror sequels. However, the impending fall...
Friday Aug 12, 2011 30:00 PM ET
It’s always exciting to hear that Jonathan Demme has a new film on the way because it just doesn’t happen enough.
Thursday Aug 11, 2011 40:00 PM ET
A Long Time Ago, In A Cornhole Far, Far Away…Well, George Lucas’ legal department just got a ton of work piled onto their desk because the world’s first Star Wars-themed porno is finally on the way. For those of you...
Wednesday Aug 10, 2011 15:00 PM ET
Last week the first image of Anne Hathaway’s official Catwoman costume from The Dark Knight Rises hit the Internet and the response was underwhelming to say the least. Internet nerds were up in arms about the fact that the tight...
Tuesday Aug 9, 2011 10:00 PM ET
Jersey Shore = Three StoogesIf ever there was a sign of the impending apocalypse that desperately needs to be taken seriously, it’s come today. Screw the international financial collapse or massive country-crippling earthquakes. Those are rough, don’t get me wrong,...

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