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  • "Witless Protection" Plots A Wise Course

    02/22/2008 11:15:18 AM PST · by karnage · 72 replies · 120+ views
    Los Angeles Times ^ | February 22, 2008 | Josh Friedman
    Larry the Cable Guy's "Witless Protection" is coming out on Academy Awards weekend, but producer J.P. Williams knows the silly crime comedy is a far better bet next year to snag a Golden Raspberry award for dubious achievement than Oscar gold. "We shoot for the Razzies," said Williams, who has built a lucrative empire around Larry, the country fried alter ego of Dan Whitney, and his feller "blue-collar" comedians. Related Stories - Movie projections "Certain studios are in it for statues, but I'm in it to make money because it's my money on the line," Williams said.
  • "Vanishing Point" Remake Debuts on DVD March 8, 2005 (vanity)

    01/31/2005 3:40:50 PM PST · by karnage · 57 replies · 1,200+ views
    DVD Planet website | 01/31/05 | Charles Robert Carner
    I remade "Vanishing Point" before I became a Freeper, but its conservative politics are worn proudly. Those of you who saw it when it aired on the Fox network should weigh in with your comments. I look forward to hearing from everyone else when the DVD hits the street March 8th.
  • 'Judas' is the anti-'Passion'

    03/08/2004 6:06:01 PM PST · by karnage · 8 replies · 127+ views
    Seattle Times | 03/08/04 | Kay McFadden
    ABC movie 'Judas' is the anti-'Passion' Even before it airs, the ABC movie "Judas" invites an irresistible question: If God were one of us, would he choose such a time slot? On tonight at 9 (KOMO-TV), this fine little film is carefully sequestered from all audience-sensitive dates: Passover, Easter, February sweeps and April 15, which celebrates tax collection and is not exactly irrelevant to the events of 2,000 years ago. It's difficult to imagine a King of Heaven — or Hollywood — choosing to fly so far below the radar with a program actually worth promoting. But these are the...
  • A perspective on the film "Judas"

    03/07/2004 7:51:40 AM PST · by karnage · 43 replies · 155+ views | 3/7/2004 | Steven D. Greydanus
    HOME REVIEWS COMMENTARY RATINGS ABOUT FAQ LINKS E-MAIL Jesus in the Eyes of His Betrayer Note: Judas premieres on ABC Monday, March 8, at 9:00 pm EST. By Steven D. Greydanus Mel Gibson wasn’t the first Catholic filmmaker who offered Jim Caviezel the chance to play Jesus. Fr. Frank Desiderio, president of Paulist Productions, asked Caviezel years ago if he was interested in playing Jesus in a made-for-TV movie — one that would be told from the point of view of the man who betrayed him, Judas Iscariot. “We offered the Jesus role to Jim Caviezel,” Fr. Frank confirmed. “But...