Batman – Matrix Style

Although this is in no way confirmed, it has been rumoured before.Apparently, after the success of The Matrix the Wachowski brothers were offered the next Batman film – Year One. Not only that, but they were offered full creative control for the film, as well as the option to work on a Batman trilogy. However, the Wachowsi Brothers, despite being bit Batman fans decided to simply focus on the Matrix series.

One point from the article, is that apparently the Wachowski Brothers, and Joel Silver have been given $600 million for the remainder of the Matrix series, this includes Reloaded and Revolutions, the AniMatrix projects and the recently announced online Matrix game, which is apparently costing $45 million to make.

Forums At The Bottom – Holly Cow

Holly Cow,

I put the forums at the bottom of the page. I didn’t like having them at the top of the page, drowning out our many exclusives, and I didn’t want to take them off the home page either, otherwise a lot of folks will piss and moan. So I came up with this compromise, I put the forums at the end the page. And changed the setting to display the last 20 forum posts.

That way threads are easier for you guys to find.


Superman Movie News

An interesting supposed plot point is rumored for the upcoming SUPERMAN movie with McG directing – one that was disparaged by DC Comics fans a few years ago. Updated!

PeopleNews had the word:

Anyone who has ever dreamed of seeing Brendan Fraser, in tights will be ecstatic to learn that the Mummy actor looks set to play Superman in the next movie about the superhero.

The film, which is as yet untitled, will feature the death of superman, who will then come back to life to defeat his arch-rival Lex Luthor. Several famous Hollywood actresses, including Catherine Zeta Jones, Jennifer Lopez and Cameron Diaz, have expressed interest in playing the journalist/love interest part of Lois Lane. Christopher Reeve played the Man of Steel in the three Superman films made in the late 1970s and early 1980s.


Mirko from Superhero Hype had this to say:

The death of Superman story was scrapped a long time ago, they have no idea what they’re talking about.
Still, potential casting is interesting for Lois.

Digital Projection

Has anyone else seen the digital projection of Star Wars at the Merrifield theater in Falls Church?

I saw it on Tuesday, the crispness is pretty amazing. I’d seen AOTC already, on saturday, and noticed as others have that almost the entire movie looked slightly out of focus on a regular projector. If you have any interest in the technology be sure to check it out, I think there are only about 25 theaters nationwide showing it on a digital projector. It really is impressive how much nicer it looks.

The thing I can’t figure out is why THAT theater snagged the digital equipment. It’s one of the worst theaters in the area and the last place I would have liked to see Star Wars. Old, kinda junky vinyl seats and mediocre sound. The equipment supposedly costs around $100,000 so the only think I can think of is that they had a pile of cash sitting around because they never improved the theaters in any other fashion.

If you decide to go make sure you see one of the digital screenings, I believe they only have it in one of the theaters. There are several other screens showing Star Wars but they’re just standard projections.

Frontier House on PBS

Did anyone watch this last night? What did you think… were they nuts or what? I thought the family with all the kids needed to go home… I don’t think they had any idea what they were getting them selves into and all they did was whine. I gathered these children had never been made to do so much as wash their own clothes or cut the grass… they had hired help to take care of everything and while the parents may have been trying to teach them a lesson… their stupidity was putting the whole group in danger…

The Believer

The Believer is comming to our area July 14th (I think). I had a chance to catch this movie at last year’s Virginia Film Festival. I urge everyone to see this movie. This is the kind of film that inspires other people to get into filmmaking. To start it’s a truely independant film. Bean used money he made from other scripts to finance this picture. It’s also a film that makes you think. You cannot watch this film without immediately getting into a discussion afterwards with complete strangers. It’s main focus is religion and how it can affect people. Great performances and an intelligent story. It’s the kind of movie that makes up for crap like Life as a House, The Majestic, Titanic, etc. See it if for no other reason than to support independant film.


I was going to reread what i have written of the story i started around the start of the year, and then start reposting it/finishing it. The problem is is that i do not remember the title. I can alway give it a new title, but if you remember the old one let me know….


I bet you all thought that you had fianlly got rid of me, but i have come back to haunt you once again. I do not know how long i will be able to hang around for. School gets out the 30 of May, but on the 15 of June i leave for a two week trip to Europe. To say the least, i will not be around much in June, but i promise to haunt you nevertheless. Maybe, if i can find it, I will finish that fanfiction I started at Christmas. It’s been so long that i can not even remeber it. I’ll have to do some searching. Well that’s all for now…

This is Awful!!!!!

[size=medium][color=0000FF][font=Impact]You guys this is awful!!!! I can’t believe this is really happening![/font][/color][/size]

I was sent an email and it said that there is a store in NY that sells Bonzai Kittens. It is supposedly an art work where people mold their pets into whatever shape they want. But these kittens must be in a container shaped in a form for months and they eat and do their necesesities through tubes. They actually glue their anus shut and place a tube somewhere else and their body reacts and actually forms around the tube. But they are stuck in that bottle for months! Just so that their pets can look like a certain shape! They feed them fluids that make their bones flexible and they give them drugs to place them inside. To take them out after they use suction cups! This is terrible and I can not believe people would do such a horrible gross thing! This must be stopped!

Don’t believe me here is the url:

[url=]Bosai Kittens[/url]

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Hollywood’s most effective detective thrillers skillfully blur the already thin line between cop and crook. Such is the case in “Insomnia,” a delicately paced cat and mouse game that might be described as conventional only when you consider its decidedly unconventional director, Christopher Nolan.

Nolan earned recognition last year by helming the breakout smash, “Memento,” a much-deserved critical darling that topped several end-of-year “Best Of” list and had cinephiles drooling at the thought of a follow up. Proving his unpredictability, Nolan chose to remake a Norwegian cult fave of the same name with a trio of Academy Award winners and one eye-opening gimmick. Where Nolan’s “Memento” distanced itself from the pack by manipulating the element of time, “Insomnia” plays with the time of day, setting up shop in the Stephen King-inspired town of Nightmute, AK. The sun shines as brightly in Nightmute at noon as it does at 10:00 p.m., a fact that continuously confounds visiting Detective Will Dormer (Al Pacino). An L.A. investigator assisting an old friend, Dormer and his partner, Hap Eckhart (Martin Donovan), are probing the unfortunate murder of a high school student while dodging an internal affairs investigation of which the details are gradually revealed.Ever the “Method Actor,“ Pacino looks exhausted from the first frame. The veteran portrays Dormer in the “detective as professor” mold, gently lecturing eager pupil Ellie Burr (Hilary Swank) as he paces the necessary steps of the investigation. Without warning, Dormer is given the opportunity to eliminate one nagging problem, but his actions cloud his conscious. He begins to steer two investigations simultaneously – one to flush out the young girl’s killer, and one to plug up holes in a potential case that could be built against him by internal affairs. In a clever turn of events, the object of Dormer’s pursuit, suspicious novelist Walter Finch (Robin Williams), becomes an unlikely ally as well as a loose end the guilty detective needs to tie up to preserve his own innocence. Like Dormer’s fluid alibi, the “Insomnia” screenplay does have tiny holes, which the talented cast quickly moves to sop up. Ellie, who shadowed Dormer’s tactics so closely from the minute he touched down in her small town, implausibly allows the detective to roam unsupervised for several days, allowing Dormer to slip deeper and deeper into Finch’s web. And by the end, “Insomnia” backs itself into a corner and must rely on conventional tactics to reach a satisfactory conclusion.Still, Nolan unloads enough tricks in the film’s opening two-thirds to visually disorient audience members. His camera plunges through dark caves and thick fogs (during one chase scene, in particular), and sounds rebound from unexpected directions to keep Dormer (and us) guessing. A subdued Williams builds tension by hovering, and the screenplay wisely crafts him not as a deranged psychopath, but as a rational victim of passion. It’s a tribute to his often suspect acting skills that he not only gets a delicious, well-penned interaction with Dormer – one which accurately switches the roles of cat and mouse – but that he fulfills what’s expected of this character so adroitly. viagra farley english undergraduate thesis phd advisor moving essay on rainy day for kids essay typer help on homework about blood circulation dissertation title page in latex dotted writing paper help essay conclusion go to link best resume writing services washington dc viagra wayne heights viagra threapy rizatriptan thesis template thammasat viagra in cyprus teaching creative writing autism 10 steps to writing a research paper cialis maximum dosage networking thesis topics cialis conway springs cialis tucker does 200mg viagra cause cv writing service kent see url go Grade: B+By Sean O’ConnellMay 24, 2002

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