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Monday, April 27, 2009

Keanu Reeves Takes Critics' Views Seriously

Much have been said with his acting. Critics say Keanu Reeves is a wooden, lifeless actor. And in all cruelty, they said that he is not much of the actor that he thinks he is. Not even his role as a non-feeling alien in The Day the Earth Stood Still garnered much praise - even if they had previously said that he is good at playing a cold individual.

Keanu Reeves can never please the critics. Especially not now when anime fans are threatening to kill Fox for giving the Spike Spiegel role to Keanu for the live action film Cowboy Bebop. Critics don't like Keanu Reeves much. But he's patiently giving them a time of his day.

When interviewed about movie critics, producer writer Robin Wright Penn of The Private Lives of Pippa Lee said that she is never a believer of critics as they never went to a critic's school anyway. But Keanu thinks otherwise. He said that a critic's view is very crucial. He said that they're like drops, which will eventually make an ocean.

Keanu didn't feel much the same for his music though, especially when he joined Dogstar. As for music critics, he can only shrug his shoulders and say, "Whatever".This only shows that his passion for films is greater than his passion for music. We can only hope that the day arrives when Keanu Reeves finally earns the nods of his own detractors.

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Constantine 2, Anyone?

Keanu Reeves starred in Constantine. And he had said he wouldn't mind doing another Constantine movie. This is good news for all fans out there. However, when will the sequel be done, if it will ever be done?

Reports for Constantine 2 happened as early as months after the film was shown worldwide. In 2005, Constantine raked in $230 million worldwide - enough for the producer to look forward in doing a sequel. But a year later, plans have changed and a sequel wouldn't be done. Instead, a prequel is in the works.

It's 2009 now and everything still in the planning stages. There's supposed to be a team of writers working on the script already. But recent reports says that producer Lauren Shuler Donner is still looking for one. Well, it might just take them a few more years to get this movie plan going.

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Keanu Reeves After the Car Race

After winning the recently concluded Toyota Celebrity Grand Prix, there was a press conference held for the participants and of course, the winning racer, Keanu Reeves. In this short clip, Keanu narrates what happened out there and how he manages to win in the event. If you want to watch the full race, tune in to the Speed Channel. The prix would be aired there in a month's time.

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Friday, April 24, 2009

Keanu Reeves Donated $10,000 to Charity

Keanu was able to give $10,000 to the kids, via the Toyota Celebrity Grand Prix held last weekend. The race was for charity and each participating celebrity was paid not to add up to their own bank account, but to the kid's charity as chosen by the race's sponsor.

However, the winning celebrity racer gets additional $5,000 to his/her choice of charity. Keanu was the rightful winner. So he gets to choose which charity would go the money to. That makes him a donor of a total of $10,000 just by participating and winning the recently concluded race.

Keanu had fun in the event. More than winning, he enjoyed the #11 Toyota Scion tC car that he used for the event. He because of the 5-car pile up that happened during the race, causing the leader Danny Way and four others to lose bid in the competition.

Congratulations once again Keanu!

Tuesday, April 21, 2009

The Winning Car: Keanu Reeves at the Toyota Grand Prix

Keanu won the 2009 Toyota Celebrity Grand Prix riding a dark blue of course, Toyota car with his name across the windshield. The event happened last weekend, April 17 and 18. Keanu's race was on Saturday. He finished first in the celebrity event and 4th overall, including the pro-drivers. Much have been said about Keanu winning the race. But there hasn't been too many shots of his car. Well I looked far and low to find Keanu Reeves driving, sitting, or even standing next to his winning car. I found some. And I'll definitely share them to you. Keanu's as dreamy as his car.

Monday, April 20, 2009

Victory Party for Keanu Reeves at the Toyota Grand Prix

Keanu Reeves' win in the Toyota Grand Prix is much like a sweet surprise. He was trailing the leaders of the race, with Danny Way on the first spot. Then five cars suddenly piled up before him. That's when Keanu found the opening and made it right through the finish line. He didn't even realize he's winning until it happened. It's a sweet victory too, if you really think about it. Here are the pics depicting the fun that Keanu really had at the event.

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Keanu Reeves Wins the 2009 Toyota Celebrity Grand Prix

It wasn't much of a shocker. But not everybody had expected it either. Keanu Reeves won the Toyota Celebrity Grand Prix of 2009 last Saturday. It was a big day for the motorcycle racer, now a certified speed car racer, Keanu Reeves.

Keanu Reeves drove through 10 laps in a span of 21:46.973 enough to win the celebrity title. His closest rival, and the player most favored to win, Danny Way crashed into the tire barrier allowing Keanu to pull up and move away from the others to seal the deal.

Keanu was elated, he even claimed he went into a shock when he realized his impending victory. The turn of events made Keanu a real speed racer, very much the man who played Officer Jack Traven in his well-loved action movie with Sandra Bullock. Maybe the Matrix man also knew how to dodge bullets?

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Tuesday, April 14, 2009

The Matrix on its 10th Anniversary

The Matrix 10th AnniversaryIt's has been a long time since The Matrix was released. If you haven't noticed, the film is a decade old already. All Matrix fans would be delighted to know that there's a 10th anniversary DVD release for this well-loved sci-fi classic.

It's a Blu-Ray disc for true-blue The Matrix and Keanu Reeves fans. The disc contains goodies such as the complete clip of The Matrix Revisited. It is the perfect disc to grab along with The Day the Earth Stood Still DVD copy, which was just released recently. Aslo, this 10th anniversary The Matrix DVD release is updated and it mentions most of Keanu Reeves films after the successful trilogy.

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Monday, April 13, 2009

Keanu Reeves is Not Selling His Bass Guitar

Keanu Reeves DogstarWhen Keanu Reeves was spotted last week at the Anvil! The Story of Anvil premiere at Los Angeles, reporters can't help but ask a few questions to this Hollywood actor who graced the red carpet.

One question is about his personal association to the film, being once a rock band member himself. Dogstar, as his former band is known, has been dissolved years ago. Keanu Reeves played as the band's bassist, a feat that had forced him to go off the Hollywood limelight for a few years really.

That's the time Keanu Reeves turned down Speed 2 and a lot of other movie offers. He would rather take tours around the globe with his band. The move didn't do much for him though. Dogstar's gone and he's back to Hollywood, making films and movies again, thank God. However when asked, Keanu reiterated that no, he's not selling his bass guitar. Could it be an indication that he might just go back to playing again?

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Thursday, April 9, 2009

Keanu Reeves Enjoying the Car Race

Keanu Reeves Toyota Grand PrixKeanu Reeves is all smiles after getting out of his car on a practice race for the Toyota Celebrity Grand Prix. The main event will happen next weekend and it aims to drive funds for charity.

After practice, Keanu was interviewed and asked why he joined the race. He can only exclaim, "Are you kidding me?" Like it's the most natural thing in the world for a man to do. Keanu Reeves loves driving fast in his motorbike. Here, he was given a chance to drive a speed car, in a race track, and as fast as he wants without getting a ticket.

Keanu describes the whole thing as pure, clean fun. Other stars slated to race with him are Adrien Brody, Alex Trebek, and Eric Close, among many others. The race is to be held in Long Beach, California.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2009

Keanu Reeves in LA for the Anvil! Story of Anvil Premiere

Keanu Reeves Anvil Red Carpet PremiereKeanu Reeves was spotted in LA Tuesday night for the LA premier of Anvil! The Story of Anvil. In his off-season disheveled self, Keanu arrived in his beard and a fedora. Keanu was spotted to be with China Chow, which was rumored to be his past girlfriend. In the UK screening, he was with Parker Posey.

Keanu is present at the red carpet for Anvil whenever he can because he supports his friend, Sasha Gervaski, who is the film's director. Keanu was also in the UK when the film premiered there. Meanwhile, Keanu Reeves is busy gearing up for a car race, the Toyota Celebrity Grand Prix next week, that's why he's in the area.

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Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Keanu Reeves for Passengers

Keanu Reeves PassengersThere's another science fiction movie lined up for Keanu Reeves. However, this one's still in the script level. It might take a few more revisions and editing before the actual filming began - not to mention that Keanu still has a couple of movies to do lined up this year and the next.

The film is tentatively entitled Passengers, wherein Keanu would play as man traveling in a spaceship on autopilot. Keanu is suspended or asleep during the entire travel, which would actually take hundreds of years. However, he woke up a century too early. And that means he wouldn't reach the destination and would die in the spaceship alone. That's why he created a cyberwoman to be his company. That's where the story winds up.

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Monday, April 6, 2009

The Day the Earth Stood Still DVD Released Now

Keanu Reeves The Day the Earth Stood Still DVDIf you're a true-blue Keanu Reeves fan, you should go out to your favorite video store and buy The Day the Earth Stood Still on Blu-Ray. Watch the movie again and see how Keanu Reeves tried to annihilate the Earth as the alien Klaatu.

Amazon started shipping the video to pre-order customers early today. If you want your copy, you can buy through them or you can personally get one from a record store near you.

The Day the Earth Stood Still is Keanu Reeves' latest sci-fi flick which earned more than $224 in local and international box office combined.

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Sunday, April 5, 2009

Keanu's Ad on Coke's Best 5 Commercials

A young Keanu Reeves appeared in an old Coke commercial. It is hailed as one of the best ads the company has ever produced. If you're feeling nostalgic about Keanu's first few videos, here's the clip for your enjoyment.

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Technology, the Matrix, and Keanu Reeves

Keanu The MatrixAt the dawn of the new millennium, new technologies are coming to be. Keanu Reeves has starred in a lot of futuristic and technology-inspired movies. And over time, his movie’s themes, setting, and props had changed greatly.

Today’s technology forces all of us to adapt well. The boom of the internet has reached the ends of the Earth. Bloggers are everywhere. The US, UK, and the rest of the major counties in the world seemed to be very accessible.

Communications, software, computer applications, and even personal advices are now quite easy to acquire. With the voice of bloggers heard all over the world - more particularly the ones whose line of expertise is technology and the internet - getting help can be as easy as logging in to your computer.

If you want more information about the current technological trends and other interesting online topics, a good place to get those is at Adrian’s Blog. Find Solutions in Adrian's Blog and it can help you plenty with a lot of things including blogging tips and tricks, electrical advises, and software applications. This blog can just be The One for you, like Keanu in The Matrix.

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Saturday, April 4, 2009

The Day The Earth Stood Still DVD to be Released Tuesday

The Day The Earth Stood Still on DVDFor Keanu Reeves and The Day the Earth Stood Still fans, the long wait is almost over. After captivating the audience around the world, The Day The Earth Stood Still can now be played over video.

Amazon has started the pre-order of the DVD's and the set shipment date and the official day of availability in the market is on Tuesday, April 4, 2009. While the DVD copy sales is not expected to reach $224 million like the world wide box office sales did, fans may just like to add another Keanu Reeves flick in their growing collection.

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Friday, April 3, 2009

Keanu Reeves Latest Sightings

Here's what ET News has compiled about Hollywood's goings-on in the past week. Keanu Reeves was spotted by their lenses too. Watch this short clip and learn what Keanu is up to these days - aside from the upcoming Toyota Celebrity Grand Prix he's going to participate in, that is.

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Thursday, April 2, 2009

Will Keanu Ever Watch Point Break Live?

Keanu Reeves Point Break LiveHow good is it if our very own Keanu Reeves will play the Johnny Utah role in Point Break live, which was derived from his own action adventure flick Point Break? That would surely take the house down.

Point Break the movie is now taken live and straight into the theaters with a twist. Johnny Utah, which role Keanu played in the movie, is to be played by a clueless audience. There would be no preparations, no scripts, and no backgrounds given on the chosen actor prior. Everything will be given to him outright.

Right now, Point Break Live is in San Francisco. Maybe Keanu would be game enough to drop by? Well, we can only wish that. Keanu doesn't want to have anything to do with his prior movies, so it seems. Just take Speed. He didn't do Speed 2. And he don't want to do Speed 3 either.

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Wednesday, April 1, 2009

Keanu Favored to Win at the Toyota Celebrity Grand Prix

Keanu reeves Toyota celebrity grand prixWith a 14-1 odds, Keanu Reeves may just take home the trophy for this year's Toyota Celebrity Grand Prix. His closest rival is Danny Way, with all his extreme sports experience.

But as for Keanu, he's has good background in motorcycle driving. And it's not because he's the Speed star and can maneuver buses. Keanu has formal training at Freddy Spencer and had participated in many bike racing events.

This might be the first time he's doing a race in a car. But when it comes to the technicalities that a newbie racer has to learn, the Toyota trainers says he's almost as good as the pros. We do hope that our guy wins this one. All for charity.

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