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Not Much Ranger in ‘The Lone Ranger’ Trailer

Below, you’ll find what is purported to be the trailer for Gore Verbinski’s beleaguered western, The Lone Ranger, starring Armie Hammer as the Ranger and Johnny Depp as Tonto, which is the Potawatomi word meaning “actor with black-and-white face paint and a crow hat.” I use the word “purported” because there’s not a lot of [...]

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It was a Dark and Zany Night — the ‘Dark Shadows’ Trailer

The trailer for Tim Burton’s big-screen version of Dark Shadows has hit the web, and it’s raising some hackles among true believers (like myself). What we all hoped would be an atmospheric chiller looks to be a madcap comedy, and not a funny one. As a long-time fan of the original Dark Shadows, I’ve been [...]

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So This Is What the Lone Ranger and Tonto Will Look Like

Gaze at the picture above and marvel at the eccentric appearance of New Millennium Lone Ranger and Tonto. Disney’s press release informs us that this new take on The Lone Ranger comes “from producer Jerry Bruckheimer and director Gore Verbinski” and tells the story of “Tonto (Johnny Depp), a spirit warrior on a personal quest [...]

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So, the Oscars Happened

Last night, the frenzy of awards season finally climaxed in an Academy Awards ceremony that, after last year’s misfire, felt oddly comforting, if slightly boring. In other words, all is right with the world. If we learned anything from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ 2011 bid for relevance and younger viewers, it’s [...]

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