Archive for September, 2009

Poster Peek: ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Terry Gilliam (of “Monty Python and the Holy Grail,” “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,” “The Brothers Grimm”) is known for directing offbeat, fantastical films, and based on this poster, “The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus” is no exception. In the movie[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Carriers’

— by ROB COX — “Carriers” is either an ill-treated gem we’re mostly not seeing at the multiplex, or a stinker worthy of its blink-and-you-miss-it limited theatrical run. Chances are, Paramount Vantage will do the DVD release with little or no publicity. Either way, such[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Book of Eli’

— by ROB COX — The Hughes Brothers haven’t directed a movie since 2001’s “From Hell,” a film I liked a lot. Their latest release, “The Book of Eli,” stars Denzel Washington and Gary Oldman. I’ve never been a huge fan of Washington, though I’m usually game [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Paranormal Activity’

— by JON MARTINCIC — “Paranormal Activity” is a “documentary” surrounding a couple with a ghost problem, leading them to bring a demonologist in to investigate the situation further. This hand-held documentary may look similar to a previous “Project,” though it’s unknown[...]

One Last Clip From ‘Superman/Batman’

— by SEAN GERSKI — With the movie due to arrive on DVD and blu-ray in stores tomorrow, Warner Bros. has released one more clip from “Superman/Batman: Public Enemies” — just in case you need a little more convincing. The film’s voice cast features Tim Daly (Superman), [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Daybreakers’

— by ROB COX — “Daybreakers” is the upcoming film by directors Peter and Michael Spierig. This is another film that looks to have potential, but is being released in Hollywood’s early-January dumping ground. Worse, this film has been completed since September 2007, meaning [...]

A First Look at ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Just in time for Halloween, we have the creepy new teaser and poster for “A Nightmare on Elm Street.” Fans of the original series will notice some familiar beats in this reboot, which features Jackie Earle Haley donning the famous red and dark green sweater[...]

New Videos From ‘The Princess and the Frog’

— by VANNA LAND — Disney has released a pair of new videos for the animated feature “The Princess and The Frog.” As previously reported, the movie — featuring the voices of Terrence Howard, Oprah Winfrey, John Goodman and Anika Noni Rose as the princess — is a return to the class[...]

We Were’s ‘Site of the Day’

Many thanks to the good people at (a fantastic web site, for the record) for recently naming us as their “site of the day.” Here is what they said: By Jasper Anson September 25, 2009 Rates This Site: 8 / 10 Description: Craving an entertainment site that only[...]

Under Review: ‘Surrogates’

— by ROB COX — Based on a graphic novel of the same name and directed by Jonathan Mostow, “Surrogates” achieves mixed results from a terrific premise. Headlined by Bruce Willis, the film boasts solid performances with a story that offers mad scientists, military conspiracies [...]

Special Clip From ‘Coco Before Chanel’

— by VANNA LAND — “Coco Before Chanel” is as the title suggests — the story of Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel’s rise from humble beginnings living in an orphanage to becoming an icon in the world of fashion. Coco’s nickname came from a popular song of the time that she sang[...]

Under Review: ‘Pandorum’

— by ALEXA MILAN — The latest Paul W.S. Anderson produced thriller certainly isn’t without its flaws, but in a time when horror duds like “Sorority Row” and “Jennifer’s Body” are gracing the screen, “Pandorum” is a breath of fresh air. In[...]

New Pictures Surface From ‘The Box’ 

— by VANNA LAND —   New pictures have surfaced from the thriller/horror film “The Box,” starring Cameron Diaz, James Marsden and Frank Langella.  The movie — based on a 1970 short story by Richard Matheson called “Button, Button” — is being directed by Richard Kelly[...]

Entertainment Tonight Visits ‘Iron Man 2’ Set

— by SEAN GERSKI — There haven’t been too many movies in recent years that have been as highly anticipated as 2010’s “Iron Man 2.” Starring Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle, Mickey Rourke, Gwyneth Paltrow, Scarlett Johansson, John Slattery, Samuel L. Jackson and[...]