EXCESS HOLLYWOOD: …BUT I DIDN’T SWALLOW

EXCESS HOLLYWOOD: …BUT I DIDN’T SWALLOW

I have this friend whose taste in movies in spotty to say the least. Recently he admitted to seeing a screener copy of “”The Covenant” on DVD. I had to ask why; I couldn’t have been the only person in America who thought this movie’s trailer summed up the film’s suck level quite competently. His […]



Posted on January 31, 2007 by

SUNDANCE 2007: “FINISHING THE GAME” WITH JUSTIN LIN

Filmmaker Justin Lin hit the filmmaking jackpot after his feature film “Better Luck Tomorrow” premiered at the 2002 Sundance Film Festival. Since then, he’s made two big Hollywood flicks, “Annapolis” and “Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift,” and has returned to his Sundance roots with his 2007 offering, “Finishing the Game”…



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MST3K – ACADEMY OF ROBOTS’ CHOICE AWARDS SPECIAL

MST3K – ACADEMY OF ROBOTS’ CHOICE AWARDS SPECIAL

The Golden Globes and SAG Awards are behind us, with only the Academy Awards left. Before the 2007 special drops, Film Threat looks back almost a decade at the last award show worth a damn, the 1998 Mystery Science Theater 3000 Academy of Robots’ Choice Awards Special…



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“THE DEPARTED” TWO NEWS

“THE DEPARTED” TWO NEWS

A few weeks before the Oscar noms came out, we reported that a sequel to “The Departed” was being mulled. Now, hot on the heels of some big noms (and likely wins) the wheels for the sequel have been set churning. Warner Bros already has the rights to the remakes of the original film (“Infernal […]



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JOHN WATERS GOES VIRAL TO FIND A DATE

JOHN WATERS GOES VIRAL TO FIND A DATE

Ya know, we here at Film Threat cannot figure out why more people don’t do what John Waters just did via YouTube. The always fun director has a CD coming out which is a compilation of his collected audio from over the years. Rather than try and be witty and wise with commercials, banner ads […]



Posted on January 31, 2007 by

IN PASSING

IN PASSING
3 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 6 minutes

2007 SUNDANCE SHORT! With fascinating animation, and an wonderful visuals, Allen and crew pose a wonderful glimpse into the eyes of this woman and her struggle to compose her daily activities, and job through the inability to see


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CHASING GHOSTS

3.5 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 90 minutes

2007 SUNDANCE DOCUMENTARY COMPETITION FEATURE! “Chasing Ghosts” reminds us of the time when the basics were plenty fun and the kings of the arcade could rule for several hours (or days) on one quarter…


Posted on January 31, 2007 by

SPACEBOY

3 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 16 minutes

“Spaceboy” is a cheery little ball of fluff with a pleasant surprise that’s sure to leave some smiles in its wake…


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YOJIMBO & SANJURO: CRITERION COLLECTION (DVD)

4.5 Stars
Year Released: 2007
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 110 minutes

Here we are, a decade after DVD’s introduction, and Kurosawa’s films are still in the process of getting the lavish treatments they deserve…


Posted on January 31, 2007 by

FROM OTHER WORLDS

IN LIMITED RELEASE! UFOs in Brooklyn? Fuggedaboutit! And fugged (sorry, forget) about Barry Strugatz’s dismal comedy “From Other Worlds”…



Posted on January 31, 2007 by

2007 SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL SECOND WEEKEND WRAP-UP

The 2007 Sundance Film Festival is officially over, but the Film Threat coverage continues. If you’ve lost track, or you need a refresher prior to the remaining coverage, we’ve compiled all the reviews, interviews, videos and blogs we’ve completed thus far for your reading pleasure…



Posted on January 30, 2007 by

DIRECTOR MIIS FOR YOUR NINTENDO WII

DIRECTOR MIIS FOR YOUR NINTENDO WII

An enterprising Nintendo Wii owner has created a number of filmmaker miis for you to populate your Wii-niverse with…



Posted on January 30, 2007 by

DRIVING WITH MY WIFE’S LOVER

3 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 92 minutes

2007 SUNDANCE WORLD DRAMATIC COMPETITION FEATURE! Two questions circle around “Driving with my Wife’s Lover:” What is the main character planning to do, and will he actually do it?


Posted on January 30, 2007 by

SUMMER RAIN

2.5 Stars
Year Released: 2006
MPAA Rating: Unrated
Running Time: 118 minutes

2007 SUNDANCE PREMIERE FEATURE! Banderas, and cinematographer Xavi Giménez create some lush, alluring visuals that just cry out for the movie to be loved. But they squander them on a limp, increasingly tedious story whose climax makes you wonder why it existed at all…


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Sundance 07 News: LAST MINUTE DEALS AT FEST’S END

<i>Sundance 07 News</i>: LAST MINUTE DEALS AT FEST’S END

The 2007 Sundance Film Festival closed with a few more distribution deals, making the festival one of the most deal-friendly in recent history…



Posted on January 29, 2007 by

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