How The Bridge On The River Kwai Set A New Standard For Actors’ Pay

In the highly unlikely event that you become a major Hollywood player (if that even means anything anymore), keep this in mind: net points are for saps. Studio accounting is basically rigged to ensure that blockbusters almost never turn a significant profit. This is because lowly creatives like screenwriters and the authors who wrote the […]

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Antonio Banderas Believes Tom Holland Could Lead ‘Zorro’ Reboot: ‘I Would Give the Torch’

Antonio Banderas has expressed renewed interest in returning for another “Zorro” film. Speaking with Comicbook.com, the actor shared that he’d be open to helping another hero take on the mantle.“Yes, I would, I would consider that possibility, why not?” Banderas said when asked about returning for a potential follow-up. “If they called me to do […]

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‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’ Review: ‘Shrek’ Spinoff is a Nuanced, Winning Fairy Tale for Audiences of All Ages

“Shrek” was the film that put DreamWorks Animation on the map and, for better or worse, convinced an entire industry to switch their attention from the old world charm of hand-drawn children’s films to the modern frontier of CGI animation. The sequel, “Shrek 2,” introduced something even more important: The Antonio Banderas-voiced, Zorro-inspired Puss in […]

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‘Puss in Boots: The Last Wish’ Review: Antonio Banderas’ Feline Hero Fights for His (Last) Life in Existential Sequel

More than a decade after “Shrek” prequel/spinoff “Puss in Boots,” the flamboyant feline is up to his old tricks — but has yet to meet the computer-animated ogre whose party he’s destined to crash in “Shrek 2.” As that series wore on, the “Shrek” franchise took on so many popular side characters that by the […]

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Red Sonja: Cast, Director, and Everything We Know So Far About the Remake

The original Red Sonja film from 1985 is easily one of the most unique spin-offs to the Conan the Barbarian franchise. That’s mainly because the original Red Sonja film from 1985 technically isn’t a Conan the Barbarian spin-off at all. Even though the character of Red Sonja originated from Marvel’s Conan the Barbarian comics, a […]

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Striking The Right Scare-To-Laugh Ratio Was Key To Making Tremors

In the words of Kevin Bacon, “Funny-scary is a very difficult thing.” The star of Ron Underwood’s horror-comedy “Tremors” has spoken at length about the 1990 creature feature and his role as stubborn handyman Val McKee who, alongside Fred Ward’s Earl Bassett, tries to escape the doldrums of Perfection, Nevada when giant prehistoric underground monsters […]

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