iOS app Android app

The Wild Bunch

Hollywood: Killing Originality Daily

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.17.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

This was originally going to be a piece about how wrong it was for Will Smith to remake The Wild Bunch. But that metastasized into an idea about remak...

An Open Letter to Will Smith: Please, No Wild Bunch Remake

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.30.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Wild Bunch -- well, I won't go so far as to say that it's sacrosanct. But there's really no way to improve upon it and no need to revisit it. Comparisons are odious, as Christopher Marlowe noted.

Will Smith Could Remake 60s Classic

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.14.2013 | Entertainment

From the "Wild Wild West" to "The Wild Bunch": According to TheWrap, Will Smith has entered into early negotiations to star in the Warner Bros. remake...

A World of Bad Ideas

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.22.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The world is full of bad ideas -- and the entertainment industry is no exception. It's also filled with people who don't recognize them as such.

I Was Marty: An Interview With Ernest Borgnine

Dan Lybarger | Posted 08.24.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Lybarger

Borgnine spoke to me primarily about portraying a retired World War II Marine in Another Harvest Moon -- it's obvious the jovial actor had to use all the talent he has to be convincing as a fellow at the end of his rope.

Movie Review: The Expendables

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The Expendables is all about the big-bang theory: the bigger the bangs (explosions, gunshots, mammoth fireballs), the bigger the box-office. In theory, anyway.

An Audio Book Review: Forget Butch and Sundance, Etta's the Real Star Here

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

In this imaginative and fictional biography, Etta Place can shoot a gun as well as Annie Oakley, ride a horse like Buffalo Bill and rob banks with the skill of an experienced outlaw.