Archive for Movie News

Werner Herzog Answers Your Twitter Questions

Sunday, August 22, 2010 at 12:56 pm

Werner Herzog is the maverick German filmmaker responsible for such cinematic classics as Aguirre, the Wrath of God, Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans, Grizzly Man, and Fitzcarraldo. His conflicts and collaborations with actor Klaus Kinski are the stuff of legends, and he’s even inspired a Twitter page where visitors debate who’s tougher: Herzog […]

Lost Auction – Lost Items for Sale

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 at 10:31 pm

If you’re a fan of the television series Lost, get ready for a one-of-a-kind Lost auction. That’s right, you’ll be able to find all manner of Lost items for sale at the Barker Hangar (located at the Santa Monica Airport) in Santa Monica, California on August 21st (Saturday) and 22nd (Sunday). Over 1000 set pieces, […]

2010 MTV Movie Awards – Winners and Highlights

Monday, June 7, 2010 at 12:42 pm

Every year round this time, the MTV Movie Awards are held, and 2010 wasn’t any different. Aziz Ansari performed the hosting duties, and the show was filled with wacky goings-on, both spontaneous and carefully planned to at least appear spontaneous. While the suits and producers of the network come up with the nominations, the general […]

2010 Spike Guys Choice Awards

Monday, June 7, 2010 at 10:55 am

If you’re a fan of boobs, beer, and brawling, then be sure to check out the 2010 Spike Guys Choice Awards airing June 20th at 10P/9C. Featuring a wild-and-crazy style reminiscent of the MTV Movie Awards, the event is now in its fourth year and features a wide array of celebrities letting their hair down […]

2010 MTV Movie Awards Nominees

Wednesday, May 12, 2010 at 11:43 pm

The 2010 MTV Movie Awards will be taking place in Los Angeles on Sunday, June 6th. This is the event’s 19th year, and a whole host of stars will be vying for the coveted award in the shape of a bucket of popcorn. You can expect a number of recent films to be parodied, and […]

Roger Ebert Hates 3-D

Tuesday, May 4, 2010 at 9:42 am

The godfather of movie critics, Roger Ebert, has an excellent new article in Newsweek entitled “Why I Hate 3-D (And You Should Too).” I wanted to take a moment and recommend this piece to our Only Good Movies readers, as Ebert is spot-on in his concerns and criticisms of cinema’s latest fad. Click on this […]

Netflix Eliminates Friends and Top 10 Lists

Thursday, March 11, 2010 at 5:15 pm

All is not well in the magical kingdom of Netflix at the moment. It seems that a large number of customers are pissed off due to the company’s decision to redesign the site. While a tweak here or there might not have drawn the ire of the Netflix faithful, the decision to eliminate a few […]

Jason Momoa is the New Conan

Saturday, January 23, 2010 at 3:00 pm

The upcoming film adaptation of Conan the Barbarian has found itself a leading man. Jason Momoa, best known as the dreadlocked Ronon Dex on Stargate Atlantis, will play the Cimmerian thief/warrior/king. In development since 2007, the film based on the works of Robert E. Howard will be produced by Lionsgate and Millennium Films and directed […]

Roger Ebert vs. Dan Schneider

Saturday, December 12, 2009 at 1:34 pm

Dan Schneider is a lightning rod. When I interviewed him for my Critical Juncture series, it sparked a firestorm that resulted in the following comments from readers: “Is this guy for real?” “Thankfully, he is only an Internet guy, meaning he is unimportant, and everything he says is irrelevant.” “This guy’s a dweeb – a […]

Summer Blockbusters 2010

Friday, August 28, 2009 at 10:35 am

Summer Blockbusters 2010. While those words may conjure up far-off visions of Frisbee in the park and picnics with loved ones, keep in mind that 2010 is only four months away. Once it arrives, summer will be just around the corner once again. For that reason, I wanted to take a sneak peek at the […]