Archive for April, 2010

Will There be a New ‘Starfighter’ Movie?

— by CHRIS HYATT — According to and Ain’t It Cool News, as confirmed by original scoremaster Craig Safan, everyone’s favorite ’80s fighter, the Gunstar is getting a sequel. According to Safan, a script has been written, storyboarded and is awaiting a final[...]

Under Review: ‘The Back-Up Plan’

— by ADAM POYNTER — After years of the dating scene, Zoe (Jennifer Lopez) has come to the conclusion that waiting for “the one” is just not going to happen for her. Driven to be a mom, she goes to her “Back-Up Plan” and off to the doctor she heads to be artificially inseminated. [...]

Under Review: ‘The Joneses’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — I can’t imagine myself as an actor or a salesman, and considering a salesperson must act to persuade potential buyers to their cause, I can see myself failing in the business. But in such hard economic times, it’s easy to say the power of salesmanship has[...]

Pixar’s Monsters Returning to Theaters

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Get ready for more Sulley and Mike Wazowski. Disney recently announced a sequel to its smash 2001 Pixar film “Monsters, Inc.” to be released Nov. 16, 2012. The first film grossed more than $525 million worldwide. No official word yet on whether John Good[...]

‘Batman Returns’: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack (1992)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — Sequels are always a daunting task…both in the director’s chair and the recording studio. For Danny Elfman, “Batman Returns” (1992) was the equivalent of being asked to catch lightning in a bottle a second time.[...]

An Exclusive Interview with Actor Brian Mahoney

— by TIERNEY BUTLER — For those of you who don’t know, I am a huge “Boondock Saints” fan and I’m even a new member of the Boondock Bettie Brigade. So when I was asked if I was interested in doing an interview — my very first for It’s Just Movies, mind[...]

Here’s How You Can Get to ‘The Greek’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Russell Brand is back as his hilarious character from “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” Aldous Snow, the lead singer of the band Infant Sorrow. In the new movie “Get Him To The Greek,” Jonah Hill plays Aaron Green (a different character than his p[...]

A Scene from ‘Monogamy’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Dana Adam Shapiro first broke onto the scene in 2005 when he co-directed the documentary “Murderball.” At this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, he makes his narrative film debut with the relationship drama/thriller “Monogamy.” The film[...]

Under Review: ‘The Losers’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — I adore films whose titles have a deeper meaning and it’s up to the audience to delve into it. But up until yesterday, I don’t believe that any title has angered me more than “The Losers.” The reason behind my unimaginable rage is[...]

Poster Peek: ‘The Legacy’

— by SEAN GERSKI — One of the most ironic parts of owning a website has been how few times I have made it out to a movie theater since It’s Just Movies went online. I have found it increasingly difficult to make it out to the theater due to time constraints. Conversely, however,[...]

‘Batman Returns’ (1992)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — When a corrupt businessman and the grotesque Penguin plot to take control of Gotham City, only Batman can stop them, while the Catwoman has her own agenda.[...]

About That Marvel Studios Small Films Deal …

— by CAM SMITH — Just when I think that Marvel Studios have reached its apex in regards to risky and exciting approaches to the movie biz, they pull out another stunning move from out of nowhere and once again raise the bar. First they made the unprecedented leap towards establishing[...]

The First Five Minutes of ‘Exit Through the Gift Shop’

— by TIERNEY BUTLER — I have the pleasure of bringing you the first five minutes of the documentary “Exit Through the Gift Shop,” which will be coming to select theaters across the U.S. in the coming weeks. Sadly, the closest place it is playing around where I live (Wisconsin[...]

‘Piranha 3D’: Three Dimensions of Terrible

— by CHRIS HYATT — “Piranha 3D” is going to be terrible. As of the moment I started typing this article, I haven’t seen the trailer, much less looked for one. Truth be told, I didn’t really have a firm grasp of its existence until I heard TMZ make a reference to[...]