Unbeknownst To Him, Dennis Quaid’s Career Is On Fire

dennis-quaidDennis Quaid gets a lot of work. A damn lot of work, but it’s not like he’s the draw he once was. He’s gone from “let’s see this Dennis Quaid movie” to “oh, Dennis Quaid is in this movie.” It’s not good when a career resurgence consists of Meg Ryan making you into a cuckold.

Whilst discovering the bestowment upon Michael Bay of a possibly prestigious/possibly dubious award from ShoWest, I also perused the other award winners, such as Chris Pine (who?) as the Male Star of Tomorrow and Bradley Cooper (who?) as the Comedy Star of the Year. But they gave Michael Caine the Lifetime Achievement Award, so it’s not like they’re completely idiotic.


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Public Domain Movie Of The Week: The Kid

By 1920, Charlie Chaplin was one of the biggest movie stars in the world. The Tramp was, and arguably still is, the most recognizable character to ever grace the screen. [...]

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Nottingham, Starring Russell Crowe and Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe signed on long ago to play the Sheriff of Nottingham in Ridley Scott’s Nottingham, but finding someone to play Robin Hood has really drug out. The role would probably require a strong hand, since in this version of the Robin Hood legend Robin Hood is the villain and the Sheriff of Nottingham is the hero. [...]

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Paul Newman: 1925 – 2008

Today marks the passing of Hollywood legend and all around good guy Paul Newman. He was an acclaimed actor, director, and producer, as well as a successful race car driver and an incredible philanthropist. [...]

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A New Hat For Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis will be finally be making his way behind the camera for Three Stories About Joan. A little blurb in the Shreveport Times spilled the beans, also stating the movie will star Willis, Owen Wilson and Kieran Culkin. [...]

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5 Incredible Debuts For Actors Turned Director

There are many reasons an actor may decide to step behind the lens. Maybe they’re a control freak or a raging egomaniac that can’t stand someone else telling them what to do. They might get the whole movie thing but can’t even believably play dead. Or maybe it’s just something they’ve always wanted to try. Once in a while they come up with something unique that stands out from the crowd. [...]

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Steve Rogers Movie In The Works?

MTV is reporting that actor Derek Luke got a little loosed lipped in an interview about Miracle at St. Anna and mentioned he heard Will Smith was offered the lead in a new Captain America movie. Captain America is Steve Rogers’ extremely patriotic alter ego. Of course it’s a baseless rumor at this point, unless you consider Derek Luke a primary source with access to casting info. [...]

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Mickey Rourke, The Comeback Kid

So, the awards for this year’s Venice International Film Festival have been announced, and the Golden Lion for best film went to Darren Aronofsky’s The Wrestler. [...]

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