Monkey dies, everybody cries case #82: King
Dino De Laurentiis
A.V. ClubMonkey dies, everybody cries case #82: King Kong LivesA.V. ClubOn a 1977 episode of Saturday Night Live, John Belushi played Italian super-producer and schlock maestro Dino De Laurentiis promoting his latest movie opposite Dan Ackroyd's Tom Snyder on The Tomorrow Show. The blockbuster in question is a ...
Posted on 15 March 2017 | 10:10 pm
Happy 30th Birthday Evil Dead II - Horror
JoBlo.comHappy 30th Birthday Evil Dead II - Horror Movie News | Arrow in the ...JoBlo.comSam Raimi's Evil Dead II was released 30 years ago on this day, March 13th, 1987.and more »
Posted on 13 March 2017 | 3:50 pm
'Kong' Wins the Box Office Crown But is
Film School Rejects'Kong' Wins the Box Office Crown But is Hardly King in Americans' MindsFilm School RejectsProduced by a showman like Dino De Laurentiis, the new version was marketed like crazy and merchandised to kids and adults alike (King Kong Viewfinders were popular with the kids that Christmas, while Mom and Dad could pick up a commemorative King ...Before 'Skull Island': A look at past King Kong moviescleveland.comThe End of 'Kong: Skull Island' Promises a Monster-Filled FutureThrillistBox Office: 'Kong: Skull Island' Roars With $142.6 Million GloballyYahoo Movies (blog)Bristol24/7 -Bright Lights Film Journal (blog)all 395 news articles »
Posted on 13 March 2017 | 10:20 am
No space is safe when even our TVs are spies
No space is safe when even our TVs are spiesThe GuardianIs he a bewildered man trapped inside a mainframe computer, dreaming of being a bewildered man trapped inside a Dino De Laurentiis remake of King Kong (1976)? Or is he a bewildered man trapped inside a Dino De Laurentiis remake of King Kong (1976) ...
Posted on 12 March 2017 | 1:59 am
Looking Back at All the Utterly Disastrous
VultureLooking Back at All the Utterly Disastrous Attempts to Adapt DuneVulture1976: Producer Dino De Laurentiis, who produced Fellini's La Strada and Barbarella, acquires Dune's film rights. 1977: Star Wars becomes a national phenomenon, stoking a market for space epics. 1979: De Laurentiis hires Ridley Scott, fresh from the ...and more »
Posted on 9 March 2017 | 5:01 am
Ash Vs Evil Dead: Are You Ready?
Dino De Laurentiis
Made for $3.6 million, financed exclusively by 80s producing juggernaut Dino De Laurentiis, the film went on to earn $5.9 million in its first crack at cracking even. The film, which is essentially a horror-comedy remake of the 1981 classic, is beyond the ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 8:12 am
Silence of the Lambs’ shows Tuesday night
The rights to “Silence” were held by Dino De Laurentiis but sold them when the DEG studio folded in the late 80s. DEG made 1986’s “Manhunter” based on Harris’ novel “Red Dragon” and it filmed briefly in Wilmington. It was directed by Michae ...
Posted on 23 August 2015 | 4:34 am
Paris: ‘House of European Films’
Bitter Rice starred Silvana Mangano, who later married producer Dino de Laurentiis. The Mangano starrer is an early example of the Italian neorealist cinema. Also exhibited at Paris were And God Created Woman and Virgin Spring, from France and Sweden ...
Posted on 15 August 2015 | 2:23 am
Meryl Streep was told she was too ugly for
The 65-year-old recounted when she auditioned for the 1976 film King Kong with producer Dino De Laurentiis. His son had seen the then-unknown actress in a play and brought her in to audition for the role of Dwan. But when De Laurentiis saw Streep ...
Posted on 10 January 2015 | 8:59 pm
The Weirdest Things You Never Knew About the
Flash Gordon still needed a director now that Nicolas Roeg was ... According to the book Dino: The Life and Film of Dino De Laurentiis, Jones kept getting into fights during the filming of the movie — at one point, Jones was in the hospital with a ...
Posted on 2 May 2014 | 7:30 am