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Transcendence – Radio Film Review

Transcendence – Radio Film Review

So because of Hour of the Wolf’s pre-emption last week, my review of TRANSCENDENCE, the science fiction romantic thriller in which Johnny Depp’s consciousness is loosed on the Web and a number of people — including Rebecca Hall, Morgan Freeman and Cillian Murphy — fret about what that means for the fate of humankind (hint: [...]

Transcendence – Spotlight Podcast 5:16.1

Transcendence – Spotlight Podcast 5:16.1

It’s some kind of irony that the experience of watching a film called TRANSCENDENCE is far from transcendent. Not that director Wally Pfister doesn’t try: The story of a scientist working in A.I. research (Johnny Depp) who has his own consciousness transferred to the Web is lushly mounted (as befits a big-studio production from the [...]

Martin Landau: The CFQ Interview

Martin Landau: The CFQ Interview

Every now and then, we pause in awe of the people we’ve had the opportunity to spend time with. Doug Trumbull, John Kricfalusi, and Paul Verhoeven in earlier years, Armin Shimerman and Frank Oz more recently — now it’s Martin Landau’s turn, and we couldn’t be happier.
In an extended and wide-ranging interview, we got a [...]

Dark Shadows: The Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast – 3:19

Dark Shadows: The Cinefantastique Spotlight Podcast – 3:19

Two hundred years is a long time to revive a vampire, but then again, forty years is long time to revive the first horror soap opera (not counting an earlier, feature adaptation and a TV revival in the ’90s). In Tim Burton’s DARK SHADOWS, Barnabas Collins (Johnny Depp) is cursed into vampirehood by spurned lover [...]

'Lone Ranger' & 'Dr. Who' Go West

‘Lone Ranger’ & ‘Dr. Who’ Go West

First Pic of Armie Hammer & Johnny Depp and Lone Ranger & Tonto,
Matt Smith dons Stetson for Western episode.

1st Official 'Dark Shadows' Picture

1st Official ‘Dark Shadows’ Picture

Traditional look for Depp’s Barnabas Collins may dispel fans’ misgivings.

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides - Cinefantastique Spotlight 2:19.1

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides – Cinefantastique Spotlight 2:19.1

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: ON STRANGER TIDES pulled into port this weekend, plundering $90+ million from eager audiences. And that’s no surprise: People just love that incorrigible rapscallion (rapscallion?) Capt. Jack Sparrow — as portrayed by Johnny Depp — and apparently have a bottomless hunger for his adventures in a world where history and magic [...]

'Dark Shadows' Takes Flight

‘Dark Shadows’ Takes Flight

The Tim Burton/Johnny Depp DARK SHADOWS begins filming.

Armie Hammer To Play Lone Ranger?

Armie Hammer To Play Lone Ranger?

The young “almost-Batman” actor to play THE LONE RANGER?

Young Barnabas Cast for 'Dark Shadows'

Young Barnabas Cast for ‘Dark Shadows’

Thomas McDonell has been cast as a younger version of Barnabas Collins in the Tim Buton/Johnny Depp DARK SHADOWS.