The X List: LET ME IN one of the DVD Highlights This Week

Chloe Grace Moretz in LET ME IN | ©2011 Anchor Bay

Your time is short. We know this. So in order to expedite your buying and Netflix decision making, we provide you with a list of the cool and not-so-cool titles coming out for movies, television and everything in-between. So put your feet up, grab some popcorn and check out this week’s selections. MOVIES LET ME IN – I’m sure any horror fan has already seen the original version of this film, the Norwegian-centered LET THE RIGHT ONE IN, and you were also pretty skeptical about this U.S.-version given how awesomely kick-ass the Norwegian version is. But for once, they didn’t […]Read On »

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Exclusive: David Duchovny chats about the status of the X-FILES 3 movie

THE X-FILES - FIGHT THE FUTURE movie poster | ©20th Century Fox

There’s been rumors about a third THE X-FILES movie for some time, and while promoting his hit Showtime series CALIFORNICATION, David Duchovny spoke with ASSIGNMENT X briefly about the status of the project. “There is no deal at this point,” Duchovny told us exclusively. “It’s something I would do in a second and I know Chris [Carter] and Gillian [Anderson] would be interested.” The second X-FILES movie took time to gestate, and the lack of boxoffice heat on that one has slowed things down and Duchovny admits it’s in Fox’s court now. “It’s really just a matter of generating interest […]Read On »

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The X List: MACHETE is one of the Highlights to DVD and Blu-ray Titles This Week

(c) 2011 Fox Home Entertainment. MACHETTE

Your time is short. We know this. So in order to expedite your buying and Netflix decision making, we provide you with a list of the cool and not-so-cool titles coming out for movies, television and everything in-between. So put your feet up, grab some popcorn and check out this week’s selections. Happy New Year! But, unfortunately, for DVDs and Blu-ray titles, this time of year it’s slim pickens. However, each week something is always interesting. Here’s what I think you might enjoy. Movies: MACHETE – They called him Machette … what began as a simple one-shot trailer as part […]Read On »

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In Memorium: FORBIDDEN PLANET star Anne Francis passes away at 80

Anne Francis in FORBIDDEN PLANET | ©Warner Bros.

Actress Anne Francis passed away at the age of 80 over this weekend after a battle with lung cancer. Best known for her role in the classic 1950’s science-fiction film FORBIDDEN PLANET, Francis also appeared on TV in the private detective series HONEY WEST. In PLANET, Francis played Altaira, one of two surviving humans on a mysterious planet and has admitted in interviews no one ever expected that science-fiction film to have the longevity it did. In the intervening years, Francis became a staple of television, starring in many crime dramas throughout the ‘60s, 70s and ‘80s. The actress was […]Read On »

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The X List: RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE is one of the Highlights to DVD and Blu-ray Titles This Week

(c) 2010 Screen Gems. RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE Blu-ray

Your time is short. We know this. So in order to expedite your buying and Netflix decision making, we provide you with a list of the cool and not-so-cool titles coming out for movies, television and everything in-between. So put your feet up, grab some popcorn and check out this week’s selections. Yeah, I missed last week, it’s the holidays, sue me. Anyway, this is the combined Dec. 21 and Dec. 28 releases out now. Movies: RESIDENT EVIL: AFTERLIFE – Another chapter of the video game franchise on the big screen has Alice once again kicking ass and taking Umbrella […]Read On »

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The X List: Horror For the Holidays – Ten Christmas Films That Will Disrupt Your Silent Nights

RARE EXPORTS - A CHRISTMAS TALE - U.S. Poster | © 2010 Oscilloscope Laboratories

While everyone else is cuddling up to a copy of A CHRISTMAS CAROL,  A CHRISTMAS STORY, NATIONAL LAMPOON’S CHRISTMAS VACATION, heck, even some people still watch WHITE CHRISTMAS, we here at ASSIGNMENT X thought it was high time to give credit where bloody credit is due to the films that have an unconventional way of celebrating Christmas cheer – namely one of sheer terror. That’s why we invite you to celebrate a little horror for the holiday’s with us, chronicling ten unconventional films that are just as worthy as the umpteenth incarnation of A CHRISTMAS STORY retold on any one […]Read On »

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Exclusive Interview: EXAM director Stuart Hazeldine Talks About the Ultimate Job Interview

(c) 2010 IFC. EXAM DVD

EXAM is a unique sort of science fiction film. Taking place completely in one room and relying on the drama and tension to unfold, the movie has no special effects, no fancy props, yet still feels as if we are watching the ultimate job interview some time when things have gone horribly wrong in the future.

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The X List: THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE is one of the DVD Picks for the week of November 3, 2010

(c) 2010 Sumit Entertainment. THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE

Your time is short. We know this. So in order to expedite your buying and Netflix decision making, we provide you with a list of the cool and not-so-cool titles coming out for movies, television and everything in-between. So put your feet up, grab some popcorn and check out this week’s selections. Movies THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE – Obviously, this is the biggest title of the week. Regardless of what anyone thinks of the film itself or its legacy among vampire lore, the ravenous tweens and soccer moms are going to rush out and buy it or have you buy […]Read On »

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