Constantine by Francis Lawrence (dir)
(Warner Bros February 18, 2005 / ) - Based on the DC Comics' series HELLBLAZER, John Constantine (Keanu Reeves) is a shady operator working the fringes of a magical underworld. When he teams with a police detective (Rachel Weisz) investigating the death of her twin sister, the powers of Heaven and Hell align against them, keeping them from the truth. Distributed by Warner Bros. Directed by Francis Lawrence. Also starring Djimon Hounsou, Tilda Swinton and Max Baker. (see review)
Cursed by Wes Craven (dir)
(Dimension Films 02/25/2005 / ) - A brother and sister are reunited by the deaths of their parents-- but face terror as they are assaulted by werewolves. Now they must fight to survive not only the monsters themselves, but the lycanthropic infection itself. Can they present their own transformation before it's too late? Distributed by Dimension Films. Directed by Wes Craven. Starring Christina Ricci, Josh Brolin, Portia deRossi, Jesse Eisenberg and Shannon Elizabeth.
Fast Forward: February 2005 ? Episode #175 by Arlington Independent Media
( Fast Forward / ) - Fast Forward: Writer Patricia C. Wrede is interviewed on this month's episode of Fast Forward: Contemporary Science Fiction. Wrede talks about collaborating with co-author Caroline Stevermer on their latest novel, The Grand Tour.
Media Alert: Star Trek - Enterprise Cancelled by Paramount / UPN
( Paramount / UPN 2001-2005 / ) - Paramount has just announced that Star Trek: Enterprise won't be coming back for year six. Well, now we know where that "five year mission" concept came from. The network has decided to let the series finish up its run with the final episode scheduled to air on May 13th. That would be a Friday, wouldn't it? If it's any consolation, you can preorder the DVD's, now presumably for the entire series, at Amazon.com. (see review)
Son of the Mask by Lawrence Guterman (dir)
(New Line Cinema February 18, 2005 / ) - The Mask is back! Loki's sorcerous faceplate returns to bedevil a cartoonist (Jamie Kennedy), his wife (Traylor Howard) and their newborn son-- who just happens to be carrying a bit of that Norse magic himself. But when Loki (Alan Cumming) comes to Earth to retrieve the magical Mask, epic wackiness will ensue. Distributed by New Line Cinema. Directed by Lawrence Guterman. Also starring Bob Hoskins and Ben Stein.
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