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Atlas Shrugged Movie Update

by @ Thursday, July 29th, 2010. Filed under Ayn Rand, Individual Liberty, Movies

Reason took a trip to the set of the Atlas Shrugged movie and I must say it left me feeling more positive about the project than I was initially: Let’s see what they come up with.

Atlas Shrugged Movie Begins Filming

by @ Monday, June 14th, 2010. Filed under Ayn Rand, Movies

Just before his options rights were set to expire, John Aglialoro began filming his movie version of Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged: The long-brewing feature version of author Ayn Rand’s “Atlas Shrugged” has begun shooting in Los Angeles as a $5 million indie produced by John Aglialoro and Harmon Kaslow. Cameras began rolling over the weekend […]

Reason’s Nick Gillespie On The So-Called “Death Of Decency”: We Don’t Need A Television Nanny

by @ Wednesday, June 9th, 2010. Filed under Freedom of Speech, Individual Liberty, Movies, Television

Yesterday, Reason’s Nick Gillespie appeared on CNBC to discuss the perpetual debate about the so-called “death of decency” on television:

Atlas Shrugged Movie To Go Into Production ?

by @ Tuesday, June 8th, 2010. Filed under Ayn Rand, Books, Individual Liberty, Movies

Another rumor about another Atlas Shrugged movie production: For almost two decades, Hollywood has tried unsuccessfully to turn Ayn Rand’s 1100 page classic Atlas Shrugged into a feature film with actresses ranging from Angelina Jolie to Charlize Theron to Faye Dunaway. John Aglialoro, the entrepreneur who  17 years ago paid $1 million to option the […]

The Only Star Wars Prequel Movie Reviews You’ll Ever Need

by @ Wednesday, April 7th, 2010. Filed under Humor, Movie Reviews, Movies

Red Letter Media has put out what are both the most accurate, and the funniest, reviews of The Phantom Menace and Attack of The Clones you’ll ever see. They’re both multipart videos that run well over an hour but definitely worth it. Warning, though, the review is probably not safe for work due to lots […]

The New A-Team Trailer

by @ Thursday, April 1st, 2010. Filed under Movies

The A-Team debuts in theaters June 11th, and here’s the new trailer: Honestly, I can’t say I’m excited about it. Besides, it can never be as good as the original:

Friday Fun: The Original Star Wars Trailers

by @ Friday, October 16th, 2009. Filed under Movies

This is cool: And, then we get to: And, finally, there’s the trailer for Return of the Jedi: Or, as it was originally called until George Lucas decided that the title did not reflect Jedi values, Revenge Of The Jedi: H/T: The Speculist

New Preview And Sneak Peek At Roland Emmerich’s 2012

by @ Monday, October 5th, 2009. Filed under Movies

Roland Emmerich’s 2012 arrives in theaters in November and it’s about what you’d expect from the guy who brought us Armageddon and The Day After Tomorrow: Here’s the latest theatrical trailer: And a five-minute sneak peak at all the destructive goodies:

A Book As Great As The Movie

by @ Wednesday, September 30th, 2009. Filed under Book Reviews, Books, Godfather Saga, Movies

I’m usually not a fan of reading books based on movies I’ve already seen, especially ones that I’ve seen enough times that the images from the movie are indelibly etched in the brain. It’s for that reason that, even though I’ve seen The Godfather, The Godfather, Part II , and, yes, even The Godfather, Part […]

Coming To A Theater Near You — Facebook: The Movie

by @ Monday, September 28th, 2009. Filed under In The News, Movies

Yes, Hollywood has run out of ideas: Columbia Pictures and director David Fincher have set its core cast for “The Social Network,” the Aaron Sorkin-scripted drama about the formation of Facebook. Jesse Eisenberg will play founder Mark Zuckerberg, Justin Timberlake will play Sean Parker, the Napster co-founder who became Facebook’s founding president, and Andrew Garfield […]

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