Tag Archive for movies

Bigfoot is big in popular culture today – many things to many people

Watch out. Bigfoot (double) crossing.

LA Times has an interesting round up of Bigfoot in pop culture today: Bigfoot? He’s not so elusive “We all want to believe that there are still monsters lurking in the secret corners of the planet, and that’s the allure of Bigfoot,” said Marjorie Kaplan, president of Animal Planet, home to the hit series “Finding…

New movie on Montauk military installation promises otherworldly stories

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Montauk Project: New Film Takes On Allegations Of Mind Control, Time Travel And Alien Encounters At Military Base Montauk, N.Y. … has been the center of an otherworldly conspiracy theory for decades. Believers say that people were kidnapped at a U.S. Air Force base and subjected to mind control and time travel experiments. And extraterrestrials…

CORRECTION: In Hollywood, even the animals lie about their age (Cheeta, the chimp, was [likely] not 80)

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Cheetah the 1930s Tarzan chimp dies aged 80 – but was he the real star and even that old? One of Hollywood’s most famous animals, Cheetah the chimpanzee from the Tarzan movies of the early 1930s, has died aged 80. The Suncoast Primate Sanctuary in Palm Harbor, Florida, revealed today the chimp believed to be…

New movie pending about notorious ghost hunters Ed and Lorraine Warren (Updated-casting)

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James Wan to Tell the Tale of Ghost Hunters Ed and Lorraine Warren? | Dread Central. Saw and Insidious director James Wan let it slip on Twitter that his next film will tell the life story of the world’s two most famous paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren, who rose to public prominence during the notorious Amityville investigation.…

‘Paranormal…’ producers option Fate Magazine for stories

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‘Paranormal Activity’ and ‘Paranormal State’ Producers Option Supernatural Mag (Exclusive) – The Hollywood Reporter. The red-hot producer of the Paranormal Activity film franchise and the team behind A&E’s unscripted series Paranormal State are about to become strange bedfellows. Jason Blum’s Blumhouse Productions and Picture Shack Entertainment’s George Plamondon and Betsy Schechter have optioned rights to Fate magazine, a long-running chronicler of the odd and unexplained, with…

Letters From the Big Man – a new Bigfoot movie that is maybe not as much about Bigfoot at all

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Sporting Big Feet and a Heart to Match Mr. Munch’s wholehearted commitment to eccentric material has never been clearer than in his new film, “Letters From the Big Man,” a parable about man and nature in the form of a beauty-and-the-beast tale, involving a forestry worker (Lily Rabe) and a sasquatch (Isaac C. Singleton Jr.…

Evidence for real-life ‘Paranormal Activity’ is lacking

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Here’s a change of pace from all the paranormal hype for the new movie “Paranormal Activity 3″ by real-life paranormal investigator Ben Radford. Real-Life ‘Paranormal Activity:’ Are Ghosts Real? : Discovery News. The new horror film “Paranormal Activity 3″ features another set of amateur ghost hunters trying to document evidence of paranormal activity through the…

Hollywood out to convince you that Shakespeare was a fraud

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Hollywood Dishonors the Bard – NYTimes.com. ROLAND EMMERICH’S film “Anonymous,” which opens next week, “presents a compelling portrait of Edward de Vere as the true author of Shakespeare’s plays.” That’s according to the lesson plans that Sony Pictures has been distributing to literature and history teachers in the hope of convincing students that Shakespeare was…

Zemeckis planning movie about Charles Fort

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Robert Zemeckis Plotting Spooky ‘Charles Fort’ at Universal (Exclusive) – Hollywood Reporter. Universal Pictures is plotting a spooky feature called Charles Fort with producer Robert Zemeckis and screenwriter Evan Spiliotopoulos. Fort, which is being described by some who know the material as a “period Ghostbusters,” is the first project set up under Zemeckis and his Imagemovers’ newly minted first-look deal with the studio.