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Ape expectations – Dawn of the Planet of the Apes review

By Simon Miraudo July 9, 2014 If we should take anything away from the terse title characters of Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, it’s the power of brevity. So, here’s my review: Apes together strong. Sequel merely solid. (The rest is for the human readers, sticklers for protraction.) This laboriously-titled follow up to […]

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Gary Oldman to lead human resistance in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

The upcoming Rise of the Planet Of The Apes sequel, titled Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, is getting more and more interesting. ComingSoon reports that Gary Oldman has just signed on to play the leader of a human resistance group. The film, set 15 years after Rise, purportedly presents a world where the […]

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Jason Clarke witnesses the Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

Fresh from his stint needlessly torturing terrorists / securing American freedom (depending on which political pundit you read) in Zero Dark Thirty, Aussie actor Jason Clarke is set to appear in a slightly less incendiary picture. According to The Hollywood Reporter, he has signed on for a leading role in the sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes. […]

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James Franco probably won’t be in the Apes sequel

Though his character’s relationship with super-smart chimp Caesar formed the backbone of Rise of the Planet of the Apes, James Franco doesn’t think he’ll be involved with the sequel, Dawn of the Planet of the Apes. Speaking to MTV, Franco said: “My guess is I won’t be in it. Nobody’s talked to me since Rupert left.” He’s referring […]

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Matt Reeves escaping Twilight Zone for Apes sequel?

Director Matt Reeves is off the long-delayed Twilight Zone feature and maybe onto the next Planet Of The Apes instalment, according to Variety. After over a year of various writers failing to bring in a suitable screenplay for a Twilight Zone film, Reeves has decided to move onto another project. The director of Cloverfield and […]

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Cloverfield director ventures into The Twilight Zone

Warner Brothers has chosen Matt Reeves to direct the new film adaptation of The Twilight Zone television series, Deadline reports. Only two weeks ago it was revealed that the studio was considering such big names as Christopher Nolan, Alfonso Cuaron, David Yates and Michael Bay, but it seems Reeves (Let Me In and Cloverfield) has […]

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Cloverfield 2 is coming … someday

There was a time when we all thought J.J. Abrams‘ Super 8 would be a sort-of-sequel to Cloverfield, or at least a spin-off from the same universe. Abrams debunked that fairly quickly, but today we have learnt that Cloverfield 2 is still very much a possibility. Cloverfield and Let Me In director Matt Reeves told […]

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The kids are not all right – Let Me In review

Let Me In – Starring Chloe Moretz, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Richard Jenkins. Directed by Matt Reeves. Rated MA. By Simon Miraudo. Ask anyone their thoughts on a particular movie remake, and they’ll likely describe it as either ‘traitorously divergent’ or ‘faithful to a fault’. I can’t say I blame these random, unidentified people for their […]

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Chris Nolan’s shortlist of Superman directors emerge

Good news for those of you waiting to see some movement on the upcoming Christopher Nolan-produced Superman reboot. Deadline have revealed a shortlist of directors hand-picked by Nolan and co-producer Emma Thomas to helm the high-profile picture. The list includes: Tony Scott (The Taking of Pelham 123) Matt Reeves (Let Me In) Jonathan Liebesman (Clash […]

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Let Me In poster debut – It’s bloody!

You’ve seen the teaser! Now glance at the poster! Slashfilm have the first official one-sheet for Matt Reeves‘ Let The Right One In remake Let Me In . Click to embiggen. Chloe Moretz (seen above in the pool of blood) plays Abby, a young girl who turns out to be a vicious vampire. Kodi Smit-McPhee […]

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Let Me In teaser trailer debut

After talking about it (and sweating over it) for months, we finally have our first glimpse of the American remake of Swedish vampire flick Let The Right One In. The teaser trailer for Matt Reeves‘ Let Me In has debuted online, and you can check it out in all its embeddable glory below. Kodi Smit-McPhee […]

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Spooky first images from Let Me In

The first images from Let Me In, Matt Reeves‘ English-language remake of Let The Right One In, have debuted online. Oooh, spooky. Empire premiered the first image earlier this week, featuring Chloe Moretz (Kick Ass) as Abby, the vampiric young girl at the center of this eerie tale.The LA Times then featured the first picture […]

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J.J. Abrams has ANOTHER secret movie?!

That wacky J.J. Abrams sure does like to keep a secret! Rumour has it that the man behind Lost and Cloverfield has another mysterious project in the works. Not only that, but a teaser trailer is expected to debut this week. Of course, we all remember being completely bamboozled by that (now legendary) teaser of […]

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Aussie nabs lead in Let The Right One In remake!

source: slashfilm.com The cast of the American remake of the Swedish vampire flick Let The Right One In has been announced, with Australia’s own Kodi Smit-McPhee nabbing the lead role. Overture Films announced that Smit-McPhee will play the bullied young boy Owen. Chloe Moretz will star as the vampiric object of his affections, Abby. In […]

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Let The Right One In remake still going ahead

source: latimesblog.com Cloverfield-director Matt Reeves has spoken to the LA Times about his upcoming remake of Swedish vampire flick Let the Right One In. The remake was officially announced last year as the original flick burned its way across international screens grabbing acclaim across the world. It tells the story of 12-year-old Oskar and his […]

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