Archive for June 10, 2012
If you’re in the market for a few hours of manic violence, political incorrectness and incredibly dark humor, then tune in to IFC this August to catch the six-episode run of the network’s sure-to-be-controversial comedy series Bullet in the Face, because the network is reportedly a little unsure about the content, so it is planning to show all six episodes in two nights later this summer.
Not to be confused with Stallone’s Bullet to the Head, Bullet in the Face hails from executive producer Alan Spencer, creator of Sledge Hammer! (for those who remember, or have recently discovered the late ’80s comedy series) and carries this official description: “A series about a psychotic criminal trying to juggle the demands of violence and an active social life.” That alone should be enough to garner some interest from ...
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Family film Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted was the most successful film at the box office over the weekend – besting Ridley Scott’s long awaited Prometheus. The animated sequel should gross $60 million by Monday morning, a number which is behind the launch of 2008’s Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa’s $63 million debut, but ahead of the original Madagascar, which opened to $47 million in 2005. Those films went on to gross $180 million and $193 million respectively, but this third installment should do a little less, domestically at least.
Prometheus should score around $50 million over the weekend, a number which is in line with predictions. The pricey R-rated science fiction film has received positive to mixed reviews (read ours) but this opening is an Alien franchise best (if that is ...
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If you’ve been following our coverage of Prometheus, then you know that we had the opportunity to attend the London premiere and press event for the film to interview the cast and director Ridley Scott.
While there, we had the opportunity to sit down with actress Noomi Rapace in a roundtable discussion to talk about the physical and emotional preparation she underwent for her role in the film, the ways her character began to invade her dreaming life, and Sigourney Weaver as a bright light in her heaven.
Question: You do this movie that’s sort of shrouded in secrecy the whole time you’re doing it. How does it feel now to be able to talk about it?
Noomi Rapace: “It’s so good. I mean you’ve seen the movie, yeah? Because I’ve been doing interviews for a couple of ...
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