Day: 11/04/2013

Eric Bana, Edgar Ramirez And Olivia Munn On Board For Scott Derrickson’s Beware The Night


By: Nick Venable By no means a perfect film, the gritty and eerie SInister was definitely the best of director Scott Derrickson’s three films (the others being The Exorcism of Emily Rose and The Day the Earth Stood Still). He and writing partner Paul Harris Boardman have an impressive slate of films on the horizon, including the Poltergeist remake and the non-horror Devil’s Knot, the film based on the West Memphis Three. Their next project,however, is the supernatural thriller Beware the Night, []

Bethesda defends day-one DLC


By: Eddie Makuch Elder Scrolls and Fallout publisher Bethesda has spoken out in defense of day-one downloadable content. Marketing vice president Pete Hines told Official Xbox Magazine that the negative sentiment surrounding day-one DLC stems from some gamers simply not understanding the timetable of the development process. “I don’t think [gamers] quite understand the development process and the point at which you have to stop making the game and you have to finish the game,” Hines said. “So, the content people stop []

Hailee Steinfeld Joins Tommy Lee Jones’ The Homesman


By: Eric Eisenberg Actress Hailee Steinfeld got her big breakthrough role in a western, earning an Academy Award nomination starring alongside Jeff Bridges in the Coen brothers‘ True Grit, and now she’s set to make her return to the genre with a role in Tommy Lee Jones‘ new directorial effort The Homesman. Based on an original screenplay co-written by Jones, Kieran Fitzgerald and Wesley Oliver, the film tells the story of a man and a woman who work together to bring three []

New DC Universe Online DLC hitting May


By: Jonathan Toyad Fans still playing DC Universe Online will be seeing more new content this May in the form of a DLC pack called Origin Crisis. As detailed on Sony Online’s forums, the DLC will explore “what if” scenarios by letting players travel through alternate histories in different timelines. Missions include dealing with an alternate Batman who is a killer for hire and a Superman who works for antagonist Lex Luthor. The game’s story takes place after Brainiac was defeated in []

Katniss And Prim Get Close In New Hunger Games: Catching Fire Image


By: Eric Eisenberg This Sunday will be a big day for Hunger Games fans. During the airing of this year’s MTV Movie Awards Lionsgate will be releasing the first ever trailer for The Hunger Games: Catching Fire… and they’re ramping up to the event in a major way. The studio has launched a new website, TheHungerGamesExplorer.com, that gives folks the opportunity to send out the hashtag #HungerGamesExplorer in order to reveal new stills from the film. And as you can see above, []

Eidos: Thief PC version ‘extremely important’


By: Eddie Makuch Gamers worried that Eidos Montreal is focusing more intently on the console versions of Thief than the PC version can breathe a sigh of relief. Producer Stephane Roy told Strategy Informer that the studio is committing the resources necessary to ensure the PC version is not a simple port. “No doubt on our side the PC version is extremely important,” Roy said. “Just playing Thief with a keyboard and mouse it’s different so we must make sure we support []

Wednesday Night TV (10 Apr 2013)


Starring: Jeremy Sisto, Jane Levy, Ana Gasteyer, Rex Lee, Carly Chaikin, Allie Grant, Chris Parnell, Alan Tudyk & Cheryl Hines Genre: Sitcom, Satire Whoa, this show is really getting serious, but in a good way.  It’s remaining, for the most part, realistic.  The whole bit with Carmen Electra was over the top, but she’s great (needs more chances to prove herself serious) so in the end it was all right.  For the most part, Dalia (Carly Chaikin) was absolutely disturbing.  Her character has come a very long way since the first season and has []