Movie News After Dark: Brave, Attack the Block, SOPA, Time Freak and Battlestar Galactica: The RPG

Pixar's Brave

What is Movie News After Dark? It’s a nightly collection of links and things that will make you smile, make you think and perhaps aid you in getting to that restful state known as deep sleep. Either way, it’s always a pretty fun read.

We begin tonight with a new image from Pixar’s Brave, a film I placed on my shortlist as one of the 5 most anticipated movies of the year on my triumphant return to Reject Radio this week. This one shows Princess Merida and her family. There’s so much red hair…

Kathryn Bigelow’s Bin Laden film is filling up with cast, including an official confirmation of Joel Edgerton in a leading role, with the likes of Jessica Chastain, Edgar Ramirez and Mark Strong in negotiations to join the supporting cast. The appropriate reaction is “wow,” dear reader.

Tonight we feature art from a designer named Deadly Mike, who has created this absolutely deadly cool poster for Attack the Block, one of 2011’s best movies by a long shot. When asked whether or not this was the best poster for their movie, the cast of ATTB undoubtedly responded with “Allow It.” And we agree. (Note: If anyone finds a place where I can score a print of this, you just let me know… I want one.)

Deadly Mike's Attack the Block

If you’ve been following the developments around SOPA as close as those of us in the blogging community, you will find Steve Blank’s article Why the Movie Industry Can’t Innovate and the Result is SOPA.

In an equally serious and culturally important article, Pajiba’s infinitely attractive editoriess Joanna Robinson tickles our — um — fancies with Busting Out All Over: The Twelve Hottest Babes in Corsets. It’s a well-rounded list. Get it?

The Wrap explores What Ails Hollywood, with six movie experts weighing in to present ideas for how Hollywood can come back in the age of digital, declining domestic attendance and DVD sales, and rampant piracy. Here’s an idea: let Christopher Nolan direct everything.

The folks at the LA Times have an interview and feature on the Oscar hopeful short film Time Freak, which looks like the kind of short we’d show in Short Film of the Day, because it sounds awesome.

We close tonight with Battlestar Galactica: The RPG. Because why not…

Neil Miller is the Founder and Publisher of Film School Rejects. For almost a decade, he has been talking movies on television, the radio, and the Internet. As of yet, no one has stopped him.

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