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Billy West’s Stimpy Voice Was Inspired By Larry From The Three Stooges

It’s hard to understate just how revolutionary John Kricfalusi’s “The Ren & Stimpy Show” was to the world of animation. Having worked on stultifying commercial products throughout the 1980s, John K., as he is better known, longed for the old, wilder, more creative days of Termite Terrace (the nickname for Warner Bros. Pictures’ animation department […]

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Wayne Wang’s ‘Life Is Cheap’ Was More Than Its X-Rating in 1990, and It’s Now Getting Re-Released

Hong Kong immigrant filmmaker Wayne Wang is best known for films like his indie breakout “Chan Is Missing” or his break into Hollywood filmmaking with Amy Tan’s “Joy Luck Club” adaptation. But he stoked controversy in 1990 when his crime drama “Life Is Cheap… But Toilet Paper Is Expensive” earned an X rating from the […]

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Abel Ferrara on How Shia Labeouf Connected With His Role As a Saint in ‘Padre Pio’ – Trailer (Exclusive)

Abel Ferrara says casting Shia Labeouf as Padre Pio, the Italian monk who gained rock-star status among the Catholic faithful, coincided with a point in the actor’s life “where he connected very deeply with Pio’s journey in the film.”“Padre Pio,” which is among titles set to launch next week from the Venice Film Festival’s independently […]

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Stephen King Slams ‘Transformers,’ Says It’s the Only Movie He Walked Out of as an Adult

Stephen King is one of the most celebrated horror authors of all time, and many of his books have been turned into classic films. From “Stand By Me” and “The Shawshank Redemption” to “Carrie” and “Misery,” King has been an almost constant presence at the multiplex since he began publishing books in the 1970s. King […]

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Michael Bay’s Movie Career Started With A Job At Lucasfilm

Many big-time directors got their start with small jobs working for name studios and/or personalities; take James Cameron, for instance, who famously worked in the scene shop and special effects department of Roger Corman’s studios before he broke out with “The Terminator” and other hits.Director Michael Bay is certainly no different, but where Cameron had […]

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Live-Action Voltron Movie Coming From Red Notice Director Rawson Marshall Thurber

From days of long ago, from uncharted regions of the universe, comes a legend. Back in the 1980s, Top Koplar of World Events Productions and Toei Animation brought the Japanese anime television series “Beast King GoLion” and “Kikou Kantai Dairugger Xv” to the United States as “Voltron.” After the success of “Transformers,” the adaptation that […]

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Michael Bay Says ‘Pearl Harbor’ Explosion Made History: ‘Bullsh*t’ That ‘Spectre’ Has Guinness Record

It’s hard to believe that action director Michael Bay doesn’t hold the title for largest explosion onscreen.Bay, the arguable auteur behind “Armageddon” and the “Transformers” films, told Empire Magazine that it’s “bullshit” that “Spectre” holds the Guinness World Record for largest movie explosion.“James Bond tried to take the ‘largest explosion in the world,’” Bay said. […]

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Paramount Reveals ‘Star Trek 4’ With Original Cast Details, ‘A Quiet Place III,’ ‘Transformers’ & More

Paramount‘s big ViacomCBS Investors Event held this afternoon dropped a barrage of Paramount+ television offerings news about the Taylor Sheridan-verse, yet another “Yellowstone” spin-off, more “South Park,” “Halo” news, and more. However, that’s not all the offered in their battalion of announcements meant to dazzle investors and Wall Street. Included in their offerings was a […]

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