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The 50-Year Space Odyssey

You’re about to enjoy a Throwback Thursday with a revamped trailer of 1968s signature science-fiction epic 2001: A Space Odyssey that will be re-released later this year in 2018.

“For the first time since the original release, this 70mm print was struck from new printing elements made from the original camera negative. This is a true photochemical film recreation. There are no digital tricks, remastered effects, or revisionist edits. This is the unrestored film – that recreates the cinematic event that audiences experienced fifty years ago.”
-Christopher Nolan 

When can we buy tickets (for a space odyssey)?

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DC Comics Phones the Home of Steven Spielberg

Did he answer?

The iconic filmmaker is tackling his first DC Comics property, the World War II action-adventure hero Blackhawk.

Spielberg, along with his Amblin Entertainment, will produce Blackhawk for Warner Bros. and is developing it as a directing vehicle, the studio announced Tuesday. The move reteams him with the studio behind his latest tentpole, Ready Player One.

David Koepp, who has worked with Spielberg writing the blockbusters Jurassic Park, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, War of the Worlds and Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull, is penning the script.
–Borys Kit, “Steven Spielberg Tackling DC Comics Movie ‘Blackhawk,'” The Hollywood Reporter

DC Comics officially has all bragging rights concerning its cinematic director’s club. Of course, there’s Richard Donner. And now Steven Spielberg. Following the massively successful Ready Player One, Mr. Spielberg will be embracing the superhero genre seen throughout the aforementioned film for the first time in his illustrious filmmaking career.

Ladies and gentlemen, this is not small news. Particularly with the recent struggles for DC’s movies, signing Steven Spielberg is a game-changer.

While I’ve always wanted Mr. Spielberg to direct a new Superman film and/or trilogy with his team at Amblin, he is perfectly suited for the DC Comics character and story based during World War II. Having already tackled this war in a couple different lights, fans of movies and great storytelling–not just DC Comic fans–should be excited.

Steven Spielberg has proven he can do virtual reality motion-capture at a brilliant level, as well as gritty realism whilst subtly interweaving movie magic that hits a crashing crescendo by the end of the third act with a signature-impact that lasts a lifetime.

DC Comics has allied themselves with the right movie director.

P.S. Check out the Amblin logo below. Notice anything ‘super’ about it? 

Amblin Entertainment - LOGO

Just saying. 

Happy Monday!

The ’80s and ’90s are never going away. Boomshakalaka! And in the tomorrow night’s brand new Roseanne episode, a special guest is making his return to the Conners house.

Johnny Galecki reuniting with Sara Gilbert is a modern-day Roseanne reunion via the ’90s, as well as a Big Bang Theory reunion from several years back, which is another mega-popular sitcom on a different major network for these two TV actors who remain desired talents for their new and beloved characters in the era of streaming and limitless channels and viewing options because of people’s nostalgia for the past in the present.

Did Christopher Nolan write and direct this Roseanne episode?

Have a Better Week Than Last Week. 

The Gravity Between Ocean’s

Why Ocean’s 8? That’s the first question.

Will the all-female extension of the George Clooney and Brad Pitt-led Ocean’s trilogy live up to the hype? Was Ocean’s 8 cast correctly? Is Ocean’s 8 already being set-up for sequels to a shared Ocean’s universe?

Let’s take a two-minute glimpse into Sandra Bullock’s character and her story + her seven uniquely-skilled friends.

Intriguing? Yes. Next-level writing and acting for the fourth chapter of the acclaimed Ocean’s trilogy? Hmm, we’ll have to wait and see. One thing is for certain: If there’s an actress who can drive the party bus of an all-female Ocean’s film (with a few twists-and-turn surprises), it’s Sandra Bullock.

The real Met Gala will be on May 7, but Ocean’s 8 arrives in movie theaters on June 8.