Archive for September, 2009

Trailer Talk: ‘The Spell’

— by ROB COX — “The Spell” is the latest offering from independent British filmmaker Owen Carey Jones. The trailer is dark and overly vague, but the film centers around a young girl named Jenny who, while struggling with the divorce of her parents, turns to her boyfriend Rick[...]

Tom Hanks Discusses ‘Beyond All Boundaries’

— by VANNA LAND — For all of the war movie enthusiasts, here is something you will really like. A new 4-D cinematic experience awaits you with the opening of The National World War II Museum in New Orleans on Nov. 6, 2009. (The fourth dimension comes into play with the movement of your[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Glorious 39’

— by TOM ELCE — “Doctor Who” fans, avert your eyes: David Tennant’s in for it this time. At least that’s what the trailer for “Glorious 39” suggests. A thriller set on the eve of the second World War, the film portrays the impact of the impending confl[...]

‘Thomas the Tank’ to Ride Into Theaters

— by VANNA LAND — “Thomas the Tank” is headed to the big screen cortesy of HIT Entertainment. Screenwriter Josh Klausner, who penned “Shrek the Third,” has been hired to write a screenplay based on the British children’s television series “Thomas & Friends.”[...]

2012 Ad Block Going Up Everywhere

The marketers of “2012” are going all out to advertise the upcoming movie, as shown in this press release from Columbia Pictures: The countdown to “2012,” the highly-anticipated film from director Roland Emmerich, begins Oct. 1 with the largest broadcast, cable, online and[...]

Fantastic Mr. Fox: Trailer

— by SEAN GERSKI — Not too long ago, a trailer was released for “Fantastic Mr. Fox.” It garnered mixed reviews. Now, a new trailer has been released and the feedback should be more positive. The movie is directed by Wes Anderson (maker of “The Royal Tenenbaums” and other fine ach[...]

Phone Call Interrupts Jackman, Craig Play

— by SEAN GERSKI — Movie stars Hugh Jackman (he’s Wolverine) and Daniel Craig (he’s James Bond) currently are in the play “A Steady Rain” together on Broadway. While performing recently, the megawatt duo was interrupted by a cell phone that would not stop ringing.[...]

Poster Peek: ‘The Crazies’

— by FRANK MORITZ — Picture a sign sitting on a highway with “Help Us” written in red. Scary, huh? “The Crazies” looks to be another bad horror film from the looks of the poster. But hey, what do they always say? Never judge a book by its cover? Well, the same goes with a[...]

See Two ‘Toy Story’ Movies in 3-D

— by VANNA LAND — For all of you waiting anxiously to see “Toy Story 3” — which is not being released until next summer — Disney has just the answer: a double feature of “Toy Story” and “Toy Story 2” in 3D. The showings will include a special sneak peek of[...]

There CAN Be More Than One ‘Highlander’

— by NOAH VOGT — Reboot trend in Hollywood is still in full swing as evidenced by the news that Summit Entertainment is producing an updated version of “Highlander.” I swear nothing in Hollywood is sacred anymore. The studio has announced that they have hired director Justin [...]

Poster Peek: ‘The Mechanic’

— by FRANK MORITZ — When I first look at the poster below, I see Jason Statham’s name in big bold letters. That’s a great way to hook someone onto a poster, put a very famous star’s name. I like Jason Statham; he is one of my guilty pleasure actors — along with Mark Walbe[...]

Cozy Up to Some Pics From ‘It’s Complicated’

— by VANNA LAND — For your viewing pleasure, here are some recent pictures of Alec Baldwin, Meryl Streep and Steve Martin from the upcoming movie “It’s Complicated.” The movie is the story of a divorced mother, Jane (played by Streep), who becomes the “other woman” in her[...]

Discover ‘(Untitled)’ in This Scene From the Film

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — Directed by Jonathan Parker, “(Untitled)” is set to be released less than a month from now — and I have to admit that this is the first I have heard about it. However, Trailer Addict has an exclusive clip for the movie, which stars Marley Shelton[...]

Poster Peek: ‘New Moon’

— by SEAN GERSKI — I have to admit, I don’t quite understood the hate some people have for “Twilight.” Granted, I have never read a single page of any the books, nor have I seen the movie. So I honestly cannot judge the quality of the product. However, as a writer, I am[...]