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Alex Cox crowdfunds Bill the Galactic Hero film via Kickstarter

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Repo Man director close to $100,000 target for low-budget film adaptation of Harry Harrison's satirical science-fiction novelThe director of Repo Man, Alex Cox, is nearing a $100,000 target on the crowdfunding site Kickstarter to fund science-fiction film Bill the Galactic Hero.With four days of his campaign to go, Cox has...
Alex Cox crowdfunds Bill the Galactic Hero film via Kickstarter

Ang Lee's Life of Pi to open New York film festival

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Big-screen adaptation of Yann Martel's prize-winning novel will become the first 3D film to open the festival next monthAng Lee's big-screen adaptation of the bestselling Yann Martel novel Life of Pi is to become the first 3D film to open the New York film festival next month.Lee, who opened the...
Ang Lee's Life of Pi to open New York film festival

World of Warcraft: Duncan Jones signs up for a massively multiplayer movie

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The Source Code director has embarked on a quest to adapt the role-playing video game for the big screen. But can he succeed in this difficult realm?It is a quest that many have attempted but few have successfully completed: the transformation of a hit video game into a movie that...
World of Warcraft: Duncan Jones signs up for a massively multiplayer movie

Sorkin Says Don’t Judge The Character

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Screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, who is at work on an adaptation of Walter Isaacson’s “Steve Jobs” biography,” shared insight into his film adaptation process Wednesday at the D: All Things Digital conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif....
Sorkin Says Don’t Judge The Character

New Line Cinema options rights for film adaptation of Heavy Rain

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New Line Cinema options rights for film adaptation of Heavy Rain
Director chosen for 'Y: The Last Man' film adapation, but you've probably never heard of him

Star Trek - review

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PC, PS3, Xbox 360; Namco Bandai; £34.99-£39.99Reading this on mobile? Click here to viewArriving in time to ride the wave of hype preceding the new film, Star Trek the game tells a side story about Kirk and Spock buddying up to save the galaxy from a doomsday device stolen by...
Star Trek - review

Smoking and Tweeting in Line at the Oscars

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The Artist people were in line in front of me and now I smell like cigarettes and entitlement. –Kaui Hart Hemmings, author of The Descendants, tweeting about her Academy Awards experience. The film adaptation of her book was shut out the Oscar race, while The Artist was the big winner...
Smoking and Tweeting in Line at the Oscars

Herman Melville's Moby-Dick: leviathan greatness

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This giant masterpiece continues to draw fresh interest - there's more than enough brilliance for everyone to fillet its myriad brillianceIt might, as Google so kindly points out with another of its random-anniversary doodles this morning, be 161 years since Moby-Dick was published in the UK, but the novel still...
Herman Melville's Moby-Dick: leviathan greatness
Behind the curtain of 'Oz' looms a complex copyright battle

Aaron Sorkin Confirmed as Screenwriter for Film Adaptation of Steve Jobs' Biography

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Sony Pictures today announced that Aaron Sorkin will indeed serve as the screenwriter for the studio's upcoming film adaptation of Walter Isaacson's authorized biography of Steve Jobs. Sorkin, who is famous for his work on The West Wing, The Social Network, Moneyball, and A Few Good Men, noted late last...
Aaron Sorkin Confirmed as Screenwriter for Film Adaptation of Steve Jobs' Biography

Steve Jobs biopic 'jOBS' to arrive in theaters in April

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The film adaptation of 29 years worth of Apple co-founder Steve Jobs' life will hit theaters later this year. [Read more]...
Steve Jobs biopic 'jOBS' to arrive in theaters in April
'Sinister' director Scott Derrickson to lead movie adaptation of 'Deus Ex: Human Revolution'

UK Pub 'The Hobbit' Offered License In Attempt To Stem PR Disaster

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Well, that was fast. We recently wrote about a UK pub called The Hobbit that was threatened with legal action by the Saul Zaentz Company (SZC), which owns certain trademarks associated with the franchise. Perhaps because of the immediate backlash (which included public condemnation by Stephen Fry and Ian McKellan,...
UK Pub 'The Hobbit' Offered License In Attempt To Stem PR Disaster
Alan Moore, V for Vendetta author, on the Anonymous movement
David Cronenberg's 'Total Recall': concept art from the film that never was

Yahoo Signs Series Develpment Deal With Michael Eisner's Vuguru

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Continuing its aggressive expansion into video content as it restructures its operations, Yahoo (NSDQ: YHOO) has signed a development deal with former Disney (NYSE: DIS) chief Michael Eisner’s Vuguru production company to create multiple scripted series for the Yahoo Screen video portal. Announced Monday at South by Southwest, the...
Yahoo Signs Series Develpment Deal With Michael Eisner's Vuguru

Spoiler Alert: Amazon takes heat over ‘Hunger Games’ ad

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If you saw the “Hunger Games” movie but haven’t bothered reading ahead in the books, you might want to keep your head down when you venture outside. An outdoor ad by Amazon.com for the Kindle shows the opening page of “Mockingjay,” the third book in the trilogy — revealing a...
Spoiler Alert: Amazon takes heat over ‘Hunger Games’ ad

Fight Club Soap

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Get yourself clean Tyler Durden-style with Fight Club Soap ($25/2-pack). Inspired by Chuck Palahniuk's novel and sporting the logo of the film adaptation, this color matched pink soap is completely...Visit Uncrate for the full post....
Fight Club Soap
See the kids of 'Ender's Game' at Battle School in new movie image

Two Fedoras - James Cameron to Work on Film Adaptation of Manga

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Two Fedoras - James Cameron to Work on Film Adaptation of Manga
'Iron Man 3' director signs on for 'Doc Savage' adaptation
French artist Moebius dead at 73

Can you handle the truth? Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs movie is going to be a disaster

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Here’s a prediction: Aaron Sorkin’s film adaptation of Walter Isaacson’s Steve Jobs biography is going to be a disaster. It will likely be a good-looking, entertaining disaster, full of fast-talking geniuses who deliciously get their comeuppance at the hand of the even smarter, faster-talking Jobs. When it opens at a...
Can you handle the truth? Aaron Sorkin’s Steve Jobs movie is going to be a disaster

Sony Readies a Rollercoaster Tycoon Adaptation

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Ever played the “Tycoon” series of video games? Games such as “Railroad Tycoon,” “Transport Tycoon,” and “Rollercoaster Tycoon” were like “SimCity” on a smaller level, allowing you to manage one company and compete for world domination in its business. The “Rollercoaster Tycoon” series was particularly popular, spawning two sequels,...
Sony Readies a Rollercoaster Tycoon Adaptation
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