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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 »

Souljaboytellem ‘Turn My Swag On’ Music Video & Info

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Music video for Souljaboytellem’s “Turn My Swag On” song. “Turn My Swag On”, is the 2nd single released on Souljaboytellem’s studio album entitled, “iSouljaboytellem”. It was released on January 26, 2009. It was actually released on November 26,2008 on iTunes,and then Officially released in January 2009. “Turn My Swag On”, is Souljaboy’s third most successful single to date.

The music video was directed by Matt Alonzo and filmed at Souljaboy’s estate in Atlanta, GA. It peaked at # 1 on Bet’s 106 & Park Top 10 countdown. “Turn My Swag On” has also peaked at # 19 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 charts . Read more »

‘Observe and Report’ Movie Review

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Although “Observe and Report” did have it’s differences to the Kevin James “Paul Blart” movie, it was way to similar in the overall scheme of the way the film played out.

The plot involved Seth Rogen’s character, Ronnie Barnhardt as a, you guessed it, mall cop with dreams of bigger things ,and who’s ego is way bigger than who he actually is. He also has a crush on a girl named, Brandi (Anna Farris) that works in the mall at the beauty department. Everytime he tries to talk to her, he says weird and crazy things to her. There’s also a crazy flasher who runs around the mall parking lot, showing his genetals to everyone. Ronnie Barnhardt’s number one goal is to bring down the flasher.

The mall, however brings in a real detective named, Detective Harris ( Ray Liotta). Read more »

‘Venom’ Movie May Be in The Works

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One of Spider-Man’s biggest enemies, Venom from Spider-Man 3 may be about to get its own solo movie. Sony has hired writers Rhett Reese and Paul Wernick to start writing a film based soley on the “Venom” character. “Venom” is an evil version of Spider-Man created by the symbiosis of an alien life form and a human to host it.

There’s currently no known plot available or any information on who may star in the film,but it does sound interesting. In Spider-Man 3, “Venom” had all the powers of Spider-Man with a few added editions of big freakin alligator looking teeth and a slithering tongue.More like Spider-Gator or something. He also appeared to be physically bigger and stronger than Spider-Man. It was pretty freaky. Read more »