Day: 26/04/2013

Jake Gyllenhaal And Rene Russo To Star In Crime Thriller Nightcrawler

By:  Eric Eisenberg Jake Gyllenhaal dabbled in the world of crime journalism when he starred as cartoonist Robert Graysmith in David Fincher’s brilliant 2007 crime thriller Zodiac, and today we have learned that he is ready to make his way back. Variety is reporting that the Oscar-nominated actor and Rene Russo have both signed on to star in the new indie thriller Nightcrawler. The film will be the directorial debut of Dan Gilroy, who will also be writing the script. The filmmaker is best known for his []

Dota 2’s The International 2013 returns to Seattle

By: Martin Gaston Valve has announced the third annual The International championship for Dota 2. 2013’s event returns to Seattle’s Benaroya Hall, with 15 teams of five from across the world competing for the title. The five-day tournament begins on August 7. The first team to be invited by Valve is last year’s champions Invictus Gaming, with 12 more teams to be announced over the coming weeks. Two of the remaining spots will be filled by the winners of Valve’s East and West []

Jon Favreau To Return To His Indie Roots With Chef

By:  Eric Eisenberg Jon Favreau‘s directing career has largely been focused on big summer blockbusters over the last few years, directing both the first two Iron Man movies as well as Cowboys and Aliens. But after mixed success in that field, it looks as though he’s ready to get back to his independent roots. Variety has learned that Favreau is now in talks with financiers to write, direct and star in Chef, a new indie comedy of his own invention. While plot details are scarce right now, the []

Xbox 720 launching in November at $500 – Report

By:  Eddie Makuch Noted Windows blogger Paul Thurrott has details on Microsoft’s recently confirmed next-generation Xbox. In an update to his website today, Thurrott claimed the platform will launch in November at $500. This release window would put the Xbox 720 up against the PlayStation 4, alsobelieved to release during November. A $300 Xbox 720 will also be available, Thurrott said, though this model will require consumers commit to two years of Xbox Live gold at an expected price of $10 month. If this pricing is []

UPDATE: Regal And AMC End Disney Renegotiation Dispute: Advance Ticket Sales Begin For ‘Iron Man 3′

By: NIKKI FINKE, Editor in Chief | 2ND UPDATE 2:30 PM: The largest domestic movie theater chain Regal Entertainment says this post is going up on its Facebook page: “Regal has Iron Man 3! After some extensive talks with Disney, we’re glad to say that Tony Stark will definitely be in our theatres for Iron Man 3. We’ve got Fandango working overtime right now to place tickets back on sale at all Regal Cinemas, United Artists and Edwards Theatres.” UPDATE 12:37 PM: AMC just released this pro forma statement. []

Thief coming to Xbox 720?

By:  Eddie Makuch Eidos Montreal‘s upcoming stealth game Thief is in development for Microsoft’s recently confirmed next-generation platform. That’s according to the LinkedIn profile page of an Eidos Montreal developer spotted byVideogamer, who lists the game as in development for “PS4/Xbox 720/PC.” Publisher Square Enix has only confirmed Thief for PC, PlayStation 4, and “other next-generation platforms.” The company declined to comment when approached. If Thief is in fact in development for Microsoft’s Xbox 720, it may not be long until that information is confirmed. Microsoft announced last night []

Thursday Night TV (25 Apr 2013)

Starring: Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen, Caroline Dhavernas, Hettienne Park & Laurence Fishburne Magnificent!  The build up and the tension of who Hannibal Lector really is, is absolutely gripping!  Mads Mikkelsen was the perfect choice to play the middle-aged version of Hannibal.  He captures the character perfectly with all his subtly, the movements, the way he delivers his lines and his psycho analyses of the villains and Graham (Hugh Dancy).  Their connection builds the most perfect dynamic and the actors have amazing chemistry.  This show not only build []