"Ender's Game" Moves Direction Again

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After a decade of on again/off again starts, the film adaptation of Orson Scott Card’s sci-fi tome "Ender’s Game" looks to be moving in the right direction again.

The story follows a child super soldier who plays a long simulation of Earth's fight against the 'bugger' race of alien insects. As the 'game' wears on, he begins to lose his sanity and makes a final and devastating decision that has real world consequences.

Wolfgang Petersen was previously attached ...


Gavin Hood To Play "Ender's Game"

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The on-again, off-again planned film adaptation of Orson Scott Card's seminal science-fiction novel "Ender's Game" seems to be on-again at Odd Lot Entertainment after stalling in recent years.

Filmmaker Gavin Hood ("Tsotsi," "X-Men Origins: Wolverine") has apparently rewritten Card's most recent script and is developing the project as a director reports The L.A. Times.


Bryan Singer Up For Another X-Men

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Bryan Singer Up For Another X-Men

During South Korea's Pusan International Film Festival, Bryan Singer confirmed he's interested in returning to the "X-Men" film franchise and has discussed the possibility with 20th Century Fox says The Associated Press.

The American director didn't go into details if this interest was a fourth general "X-Men" film or a spin-off, but did say Hugh Jackman and the other cast members whom he work ...


X-Men Origins: Wolverine

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X-Men Origins: Wolverine

Review (-/10)
(By Garth Franklin)

Whether you deem it a prequel, a spin-off or a cost-effective fourth entry in the "X-Men" film franchise - the result either way is an oddly bland if modestly respectable adventure through some of the important life events of cinema's most famous mutant.

The lack of emotional resonance or visceral punch is surprising, especially to those of us unfamiliar with the comics who won't be sticklers for detail like the hardcore fans. Admittedly th ...


Rendition

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Rendition
Review (-/10)
(By Kevin Bowen)

After just two films, it's safe to say Gavin Hood can be called a bleeding-heart director. He probably wouldn't mind the title. After watching Tsotsi and Rendition, this latest Middle East entry, you get the impression that he would wear that description next to his heart on his sleeve. This South African would like nothing more, I suspect, than to become the go-to liberal conscious of Hollywood, and you should expect more projects of this nature.Read More »