All posts from “year one”

Newsbites: The biblical spin-offs edition!

July 31, 2009 12:27 AM

1. The Lion of Judah is the first computer-animated feature to be made in South Africa, and it happens to concern a bunch of barnyard animals who witness the events surrounding the first Easter. The eclectic cast includes Ernest Borgnine,...

Newsbites: The ancient characters edition!

May 10, 2009 6:45 PM

1. The international trailer for Year One is now online, and it gives us our first glimpse of Abraham and Isaac (at the 1:19 mark). -- YouTube 2. Movies often seem to come in twos: two volcano-based disaster movies, two...

Year One -- the set-visit reports begin

May 4, 2009 1:07 PM

The "biblical comedy" Year One comes out next month, and at least two websites posted new stories last week describing their visits to the set last year; one of them also posted several interviews with the director and members...

Newsbites: The biblical and religious edition!

April 22, 2009 12:21 PM

1. Marlon Wayans has been hired to produce and star in the film version of The Year of Living Biblically. This is worrying, for two reasons: First, his surprisingly decent performance in Requiem for a Dream (2000) aside, Wayans is...

Year One gets a PG-13 rating after all.

April 10, 2009 4:09 PM

Year One was originally rated R in the United States for "some sexual content and language". Producer Judd Apatow and writer-director Harold Ramis appealed the rating a few days ago, but to no avail. Now, says the Hollywood Reporter, the...

Newsbites: The quasi-biblical (or not) edition!

April 8, 2009 2:54 AM

1. The ratings for Kings, the TV series that modernizes the story of Saul and David, have not been very good -- so NBC has decided to move the show from its current Sunday-night slot to Saturday night, "where expectations...

Newsbites: The historical and biblical edition!

March 20, 2009 1:11 AM

1. Columbia Pictures has released a new trailer for the quasi-biblical comedy Year One, which opens June 19. (Slight warning: the trailer has just a wee touch of innuendo.) -- ComingSoon.net 2. The first episode of Kings, the quasi-modernized version...

Sodom (with or without Gomorrah) in Louisiana

March 10, 2009 2:56 AM

Louisiana Movies reports that the ancient city of Sodom, built for Harold Ramis's biblical comedy Year One (which opens June 19), is still standing in northwest Louisiana, and local movie types hope to rent it out to other filmmakers as...

Jack Black Meets Cain & Abel

February 10, 2009 11:00 PM

You didn't expect a comedy with Jack Black and Michael Cera to be entirely reverent toward the biblical account, did you? Then you'll know that this clip from Year One, an exclusive at Crackle, isn't really a depiction of how...

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