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Lost Boys Remake In The Works With It And Quiet Place Stars

One thing about Hollywood I could never stomach: all the damn remakes. Okay, so that’s not totally true, but it was too good of an opportunity to rephrase that great line from “The Lost Boys” in a story about a pending remake of that very movie.Truth is that there’s a surprisingly solid trend of strong genre remakes. […]

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‘Saturday Night Live’ Meets David Cronenberg in SNL’s VP Debate Mashup of ‘The Fly’

You knew this was coming. Last night’s episode of “Saturday Night Live” not only recreated the Vice Presidential debate between Kamala Harris and Mike Pence, but the fly that infamously lingered on Pence’s head last week during the televised head-to-head also made a very special appearance. David Cronenberg fans will recognize “SNL’s” mashup of his […]

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Stuart Cornfeld Rip: Everyone Loved Ben Stiller’s Producing Partner

Longtime producer Stuart Cornfeld, 67, died June 26 of cancer, but left a mark on Hollywood with collaborations with iconic directors and a run of hit movies dating back to 1980.As a film student at the AFI Conservatory in the 1970s he worked with Anne Bancroft, who went on to introduce him to Mel Brooks. […]

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Stuart Cornfeld, Producer of ‘Tropic Thunder’ and ‘Zoolander,’ Dies at 67

Stuart Cornfeld, who worked with Ben Stiller’s Red Hour Films to produce movies including “Tropic Thunder,” “Dodgeball” and “Zoolander,” has died of cancer.Several of his friends posted about his death on social media.At Red Hour, which he founded with Stiller in 1999, he also produced “Duplex” starring Stiller and Drew Barrymore, “Starsky & Hutch,” “Blades […]

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New on Blu-ray: ‘Once Upon a Time in Hollywood’, ‘The Fly’ Collection, ‘Ad Astra’

Streaming is great, but you know what’s better? Actually owning movies. I’m talking about physical copies you can put up on a shelf and pull down whenever the mood strikes you. Besides, not everything is ready and available to stream. And that’s where Blu-rays come in. These are the new Blu-ray releases you should check […]

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8 Alternative Monster Movies, From ‘It Follows’ to ‘Rubber’

When “Crawl” opens in theaters this week, Alexandre Aja’s latest film promises to do for alligators what other offbeat horror movies have done for such wacky villains as tires, worms, and tigers. While the monster movie subgenre has long enjoyed scaring up audiences with traditional baddies like zombies, werewolves, vampires, even alien beings and large-scale […]

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David Cronenberg: Directing Franchise Films Like ‘Star Wars’ Is Not Creative Enough, More Like Playing ‘Traffic Cop’

David Cronenberg is famous for crafting body horror nightmares like “The Fly” and “Scanners” and hard-hitting dramas such as “Eastern Promises” and “A History of Violence,” but one thing the director has never done is join a franchise behind the camera. Cronenberg got close when he received a call from Lucasfilm for the directing gig […]

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David Cronenberg to receive lifetime achievement award at 2018 Venice Film Festival

Festival to pay tribute to the Canadian filmmaker of ‘The Fly’, ‘Crash’ and ’Naked Lunch’David Cronenberg will receive the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the 75th International Film Festival of the Biennale di Venezia (Aug 29-Sept 8).“I’ve always loved the Golden Lion of Venice,” said the Toronto-born director. “A lion that flies on golden […]

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