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Guardians of the Galaxy - Hour of the Wolf Movie Review

Guardians of the Galaxy – Hour of the Wolf Movie Review

Welcome to August, the month when studios, having already fired off all their high-profile (not to mention high concept) summer guns, unleash what amounts to their second tier of releases, the stuff that doesn’t automatically trigger broad media attention, things with a more… “culty,” shall we say?… appeal, and things that are, let’s just say [...]

RIDDICK, Hell Baby & Dead Before Dawn: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:35

RIDDICK, Hell Baby & Dead Before Dawn: CFQ Spotlight Podcast 4:35

Somewhere in Riddick (Vin Diesel), the fugitive criminal with the crazy, glowing eyes that can see in the dark, exists a character engaging enough to build a film franchise around. Somewhere in RIDDICK, the third film featuring the antihero, is evidence of a wise move to put the guy into a tighter, more stripped-down scenario [...]

Riddick in IMAX theatres September 6

Riddick in IMAX theatres September 6

Universal Pictures releases the next chapter in the Riddick saga, produced by One Race Productions and Radar Pictures. Vin Diesel returns as the titular anti-hero. The supporting cast includes Karl Urban (STAR TREK), Katee Sackhoff (BATTLESTAR GALACTICA), Nolan Gerard Funk, Dave Bautista, and Noah Danby.
David Twohy is back in the director’s chair, working from a [...]

Vin Diesel to return as Riddick

Movieweb recycles some details from the Hollywood Reporter, regarding the as-yet untitled second sequel to PITCH BLACK, in which actor Vin Diesel will return as Riddick. The character, a wanted criminal whose survival skills proved more than a match for a mess of carniverous critters in his debut film, was recycled in CHRONICLES OF RIDDICK, [...]

Pitch Black (2000) - Retrospective Review

Pitch Black (2000) – Retrospective Review

A busy screenwriter in Hollywood during the ’80s and ’90s, when he churned out various horror, science fiction, and action pictures (CRITTERS 2, WARLOCK, THE FUGITIVE, TERMINAL VELOCITY, WATERWORLD), David Twohy made his directorial debut with 1992’s TIMESCAPE and followed up four years later with THE ARRIVAL, starring Charlie Sheen (during the decline in Sheen’s movie [...]