Archive for October, 2009

Three Clips From ‘The Men Who Stare At Goats’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Starring George Clooney, Ewan McGregor, Kevin Spacey and Jeff Bridges, “The Men Who Stare At Goats” features a top-notch cast and a delightful sense of humor. It is definitely high up on my list of must-see movies yet to come out in 2009. Directed by Grant Heslov, [...]

Video for Adam Lambert’s 2012 Song

MySpace is providing the new video for Adam Lambert’s song “Time For Miracles,” which will appear on the “2012” soundtrack.[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Invictus’

— by JON MARTINCIC — The story of Nelson Mandela’s road to presidency in South Africa has been long overdue. The Clint Eastwood-directed “Invictus” follows the story of the newly-elected Nelson Mandela as he works to unite the people of South Africa through the 1995 Rugby World Cup[...]

31 Days of Halloween — The Finale

— by SCOTT SWAN — In no particular order[...]

Batman’s Vanishing Act

Ever wonder how Batman pulls off that vanishing act mid-conversation?[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Robin Hood: Beyond Sherwood Forest’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Timing is everything, and this may be what Syfy was thinking when they greenlit “Robin Hood: Beyond Sherwood Forest.” The movie is a retelling of the classic story, but this time — judging by the trailer that has been launched — it will be[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘American Pie Presents: Book of Love’

— by ROBERT DeFEIS — Once again, “American Pie” hits us — this time, three best friends named Rob (Bug Hall), Nathan (Kevin M. Horton) and Lube (Brandon Hardesty) are on a mission to lose their virginity with the ladies of their dreams. The guys find “The Bible” of [...]

Johnny 5 Ready to Make His Return

— by CAM SMITH — Sad as it may sound, John Badham’s 1986 sci-fi comedy “Short Circuit” was a childhood favorite of mine. It was one of the few “E.T.” clones to find in its own distinctive voice and heart, with solidly likable performances from Steve Guttenberg, Ally Sheedy and [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Alice in Wonderland’

— by RACHEL COYNE — Curiouser and curiouser … “Alice in Wonderland” certainly isn’t hurting for movie adaptations. But this time, it’s Tim Burton on hand to tackle Lewis Carroll’s literary masterpiece, and if there’s anyone who can offer a fresh take on the oft-visited [...]

About That ‘Green Hornet’ Movie …

— by CAM SMITH — Being a near-obsessive movie buff, I’m a major sucker for superhero pictures. I love watching respected character actors being plunked into form-fitting rubber suits and engaging in CG-enhanced fisticuffs with absurdly-nicknamed megalomaniacs. It’s exciting to watch [...]

An Interview with Actress Julie Benz

— by JASON EAKEN — Julie Benz can’t throw a rock these days without hitting a fan-boy. And that’s exactly how she likes it. With roles in Joss Whedon’s “Buffy: The Vampire Slayer” and “Angel,” franchise movies like “Saw V,” “Rambo,” “Punisher: Warzone” and[...]

Eight Clips From ‘The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Heath Ledger earned acclaim for his performance in “The Dark Knight,” but before his death, he was working on yet another film called “The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus.” “The Imaginarium of Dr. Parnassus” follows the story of Dr. Parnassus[...]

Under Review: ‘Mary and Max’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — The opening scene of “Mary and Max” is one of abandonment. Furniture, grills and shoes are all discarded along the black-and-white streets. This sets a general theme for the film, as we are introduced to Mary Daisy Dinkle, a lonely young girl who grows up in [...]

If You Loved ‘Once,’ Listen to This *UPDATED*

— by SEAN GERSKI — “Once” (2006) is one of the sweetest, most charming movies of recent vintage. I watched it for the first time one night by myself and I immediately wanted to watch it again with everyone I knew. It’s that kind of movie. I’m not going to do a[...]