September 2007

Waving Goodbye to Bip the Clown

by Alan Rapp on September 27, 2007

in Entertainment News 

Marcel Marceau, the famous French Mime died this past Saturday evening surrounded by friends and family.  For half a century Marceau performed and became the best known mime of his era in his guise of Bip the Clown which was in part modeled after the silent films of Charlie Chaplin.  Learn more about the man and his career on his Wikipedia page.

Comic Movie News *UPDATED*

by Alan Rapp on September 26, 2007

in Film News & Trailers

Director Lexi Alexander announced three new castings on her official blog for 2008’s Punisher: War ZoneColin Salmon (Bad Girls, Hex, AVP: Alien vs. Predator) will play Agent Paul Budlansky, Doug Hutchinson (The Green Mile, Con Air) will play Loony Bin Jim, and Dash Mihok (Firehouse Dog, Hollywoodland) will play Detective Martin Soap. 

UPDATE – Just announced, T.J. Storm (BloodRayne, Vagabond) will play Magnity, Wayne Knight (Seinfeld‘s Newman) will play Microchip, and Dominic West (300, Rock Star, 28 Days) will play Jigsaw!  You’ll know more when we do!

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Comic Rack

by Alan Rapp on September 26, 2007

in Comics

Hmm, we’re about to talk about comics so it must be Wednesday!  Welcome to the RazorFine Comic Rack boys and girls.  Pull up a bean bag and take a seat at the master as we look at the new comics set to hit comic shops and bookstores today from DC, Marvel, Dark Horse, WildStorm, Vertigo, Dynamite Entertainment, IDW Publishing, and Image Comics.

This week includes Army of Darkness: From the Ashes, Astro City: The Dark Age Book 2, Brit, Captain America: The Chosen One, Justice League of America, The Order, Usagi Yojimbo, X-Men, and the first issues of Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters.  Also don’t forget the truckload of new graphic novels including Aliens: Steel Egg, Avengers/Defenders War, Captain America: Red White & Blue, Friday the 13th, Madman Vol. 1, Sandman Mystery Theatre: Sleep of Reason, and much, much more.

Enjoy issue #40

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This Week in Independent Film

by Alan Rapp on September 24, 2007

in Film News & Trailers

Inspired by Peter Landesman’s article “The Girls Nex Door” the story examines the world of sex traffickers through the eyes of the criminals, the victims, and those left behind searching for answers.  Kevin Kline, Kathleen Gati, Paulina Gaitan, Cesar Ramos, Zack Ward, Alcja Bachleda-Curus, and Kate del Castillo star.  We’ve seen it and we’ll have the review when the film opens in theaters everywhere on Friday.  Larger trailer available in the Full Diagnosis.

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This Week in Documentary Film

by Alan Rapp on September 24, 2007

in Film News & Trailers

In the new documentary by David Sington, the surviving members of NASA’s Apollo missions share their stories.  The film includes appearances by Buzz Aldrin, Jim Lovell, Alan Bean, Michael Collins, and Dave Scott.  Check out the official site.  After playing for weeks in limited release, the documentary opens wide on Friday.  Larger trailer available in the Full Diagnosis.

In the Shadow of the Moon
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