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HBO’s ‘Flight Of The Concords’ TV Show Gets Canceled

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HBO’s ‘Flight Of The Concords’ TV show gets canceled. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the co-creators of HBO’s “Flight of the Concords” TV show stated on their website today, that the show will not be returning for a third season.

The co-creators, Bret McKenzie, Jemaine Clement and James Bobin made the following statement on their website: “We’ve noticed the less we say about the future of the show, the more people want to talk about it, so in an effort to reverse this trend we are today announcing that we won’t be returning for a third season,” they wrote. “We’re very proud of the two seasons we made, and we like the way the show ended.” Read more »

Everybody’s Fine Movie Gets ‘OK’ Reviews From Top Movie Critics

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“Everybody’s Fine” movie gets ‘OK’ reviews from top movie critics. The new Robert De Niro comedy movie, “Everybodys Fine” from Miramax Films, hit theaters today. The reviews are in from the top movie critics in the biz. They seem to think it was at least ok,giving it a few Bs,Cs,and one D. It also stars : Drew Barrymore, Kate Beckinsale, and Sam Rockwell.

Wesley Morris from the Boston Globe gave it a C. He said, “De Niro’s better than fine, the rest is sentimental.” Roger Ebert over at the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B-. He stated, “Of the actors playing the children, everybody’s fine.”

Michael Phillips from the Chicago Tribune gave it a B,stating, “It’s a relief to see Robert De Niro giving an honest, effective starring performance in a project that does not stink.” Read more »

‘Ninja Assassin’ Movie Gets Mediocre Reviews From Top Movie Critics

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‘Ninja Assassin’ movie gets mediocre reviews from top movie critics. Warner Bros. Pictures new action flick, “Ninja Assassin” didn’t amaze the critics with its debut this weekend. It stars : Rain, Naomie Harris, Ben Miles, Sho Kosugi,and Rick Yune. The critics gave it pretty mixed reviews,but overall,they were mediocre.

Wesley Morris from the Boston Globe gave it a C-. He stated, “this long, thanklessly repetitive slice-kick-and-shoot-’em-up has nothing to offer but the aggravating awareness that Jet Li and Jason Statham have done it better.”

Geoff Berkshire over at the Chicago Tribune gave it a D. He said, “The rotten clichés pile up faster than the bodies in this Z-movie disaster.”

Peter Paras at E! Online rated it a C-. He stated Read more »

Top Critics Gave ‘Pirate Radio’ Movie Pretty Good Reviews

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Top critics gave ‘Pirate Radio’ movie pretty good reviews. Focus Features studio released their new comedy, “Pirate Radio” this weekend.

Based on the critics’ review of the film,it looks like it could be a good one to checkout. The movie trailer certainly looked entertaining.

Roger Ebert from the Chicago Sun-Times gave it a B. He said, “…The wall-to-wall ’60s rock keeps things bright.”

Geoff Berkshire of the Chicago Tribune gave it a C- rating. He stated, that it was “A soundtrack in search of a movie.”

Lisa Schwarzbaum of Entertainment Weekly gave it a B-. She said, “…The choppy production floats on a great soundtrack.” Read more »

Gary Ross To Write New ‘Venom’ Movie

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According to Variety , Gary Ross is set to write the new “Venom” movie,which is a spinoff from the Spider-Man 3 movie. Gary Ross is also currently rewriting “Spider-Man” 4 for Columbia Pictures. The Venom character is an archenemy of Spider-Man in the comic books,but gets transformed into an antihero who becomes a defender of the innocent.

Topher Grace who played Venom in “Spider-Man” 3 is reportedly not going to be reprising the role of Venom in the spinoff,since they are going to be starting from scratch with it. Also Topher Grace has signed on to star in “Robert Rodriguez’s Predators” at FOX.

Marvel Entertainment,Avi Arad,and Gary Ross will be producing the “Venom” spinoff movie. Read more »

Sam Raimi Locked In To Direct ‘World of Warcraft’ Movie

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According to Variety Sam Raimi has been hired by Warner Bros. to direct their new “World of Warcraft” movie which is based on the very popular video game franchise created by Blizzard Entertainment. Sam Raimi has directed such films as “Spider-Man”,”Evil Dead”, and the most recent flick “Drag Me To Hell” which was really scary by the way.

Legendary Pictures and Blizzard Entertainment are set to mount the film. While Warner Bros will co-finance and distribute it. Sam Raimi is going to supervise the development,and shoot the film after he gets done working on “Spider-Man 4” Read more »

Eminem Has Gone ‘Beautiful’

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With the release of his new music video (below), that is. It’s for his 4th single release entitled “Beautiful” off his his latest album “Relapse”. The song has debuted at # 17 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts.

A preview of the video was released on July 1,2009,and then the full version of the official “Beautiful” music video premiered the very next day on July 2,2009. “Beautiful” is the 17th track on his new album. The video last a little over 4 minutes, and features Eminem rapping to a mellow hip hop beat with his trademark, marvelous, lyrical ability.

Eminem’s first single was “Crack a Bottle” followed by “We Made You” and “3 A.M.” Read more »

Michael Jackson’s Last Rehearsal Day,Caught On Tape

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AEG released the video (below) of Michael Jackson rehearsing Tuesday June 23,2009, just two days before his death. He totally looked healthy,and his dance moves were sharp. According to reports, there were no signs that Michael was ill,and certainly not any signs of him not being alive two days later.

The video shows him on stage and dancing intensely to some rock and pop music. Read more »

‘Spider Man’ 3 Actress Commits Suicide

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British Actress Lucy Gordon who played reporter Jennifer Dugan in “Spider-Man” 3, has reportedly been found dead in her Paris apartment by French police after allegedly hanging herself. Her boyfriend was apparently asleep while the suicide took place. Other reports say that she had been arguing with her boyfriend Jerome Alveras the same night she was found dead.

They have now ordered an autopsy to confirm the cause of death,but it is pretty certain that she committed suicide since she left two suicide notes. One to her parents,and another stating how she wants her estate to be disposed of.

Lucy Gordon had worked as model before making her movie debut in the 2001 movie, “Perfume”. She also starred in a movie called, “The Four Feathers” which the late Heath Ledger also starred in. Lucy was 28 yrs old and would’ve turned 29 on Friday May 22,2009.

Mark Cuban Apologizes for Acting Crazy

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The wild and fancy free Dallas Mavericks owner, Mark Cuban issued a public apology on his blog today for a heated exchange of words between him and Lydia Moore, Nugget’s forward, Kenyon Martin’s mother after Game 3 of their playoff series on Saturday May 9,2009. Apparently he called Kenyon Martin a thug and a punk. Then on game 4 of the playoffs there was a ton of tension in the stands. Lydia Moore had beer poured on her,and his girlfriend was verbally harassed. Also LaLa Vazquez who is the girlfriend of Nugget’s player Carmelo Anthony had an unpleasant altercation with a security guard ,and left the game after that. After the game, Mark Cuban posted his apology on his blog stating that this situation has gotten out of control.

He went on to write : ““When tempers and such start impacting the fan experience both in Dallas and Denver, and it requires special security, that’s not what I want for Mavs or Nuggets fans. Read more »