Archive for October, 2010

Under Review: ‘Psycho’ 50th Anniversary Edition

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — “Psycho” single-handedly destroyed Hollywood’s innocence. The film, helmed by the legendary Alfred Hitchcock and penned by Joseph Stefano, terrified audience members when it was released in 1960. However, unlike many films, it has stood the test[...]

Under Review: ‘Stone’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Let’s face it; your boss is probably a jerk. But instead of complaining about it over some tea and crumpets, do something about it – viva la revolution! Now you could steal a page from any of our ancient ancestors and kill him or you could just blackmail him.[...]

Under Review: ‘Mugabe and the White African’

— by BEV QUESTAD — I am confused by this film’s contents and I’ll tell you why. Historically, Black Africans were disenfranchised and marginalized in their own countries for generations. Whites took their land, their government and their soul. White-run businesses transported fathers[...]

A First Look at Chris Evans as Captain America

— by ALEXA MILAN — Casting for “Captain America: The First Avenger” seemed like it stretched on forever before director Joe Johnson finally selected Chris Evans. Now, we finally have our first glimpse of Evans in character thanks to eight new photos from Entertainment Weekly [...]

Under Review: ‘Tron: Legacy’ Preview Night

— by ADAM POYNTER — Oct. 28, 2010 was officially “Tron: Legacy” day across the globe as 23 minutes of preview footage was screened in IMAX and 3D locations throughout the world. Following in the footsteps of 20th Century FOX and their “Avatar” preview day, the hop[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Justin Bieber: Never Say Never’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — My roommate and I made a pact a few weeks ago: if neither of us have dates for Valentine’s Day next year, we’ll go see “Justin Bieber: Never Say Never” together. Please God, let us have dates for Valentine’s Day! (Note: I’m just k[...]

Scott Hicks Directing Zac Efron in New Romantic Drama

Principal photography has begun on Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Village Roadshow Pictures’ romantic drama based on Nicholas Sparks’ bestseller “The Lucky One,” starring Zac Efron (“17 Again,” “Charlie St. Cloud”), Taylor Schilling (upcoming “[...]

A Featurette from ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I’

— by ALEXA MILAN — It seems every time I get online lately something new related to “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows” has cropped up — a TV spot, a poster, a character banner. With the premiere just a few weeks away, promotion is in full swing and shows no signs of[...]

All-Star Cast Begins Work on Contagion

Principal photography is under way on Warner Bros. Pictures’ global thriller “Contagion,” being directed by Academy Award® winner Steven Soderbergh (“Traffic”). The film brings together a stellar international ensemble cast, including Academy Award winner Marion Cotill[...]

Under Review: ‘Fred: The Movie’

— by ESTHER RYKACZEWSKI — From Derf Films and Varsity Pictures comes the highly-anticipated Independent film of the season: “Fred: The Movie” (directed by Clay Weiner and produced by Brian Robbins and Gary Binkow). The film had its world premiere on Nickelodeon Sept. 18 and i[...]

James Cameron Ready to Make Two ‘Avatar’ Sequels

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — About two weeks ago, James Cameron was rumored to direct Angelina Jolie in yet another film about the Queen of the Nile – In 3D. Because of the purportedly brilliant script, written by Bran Helgeland, Sony co-chair Amy Pascal wanted to fast track production on[...]

Ione Skye and Greg Germann Star in ‘The Santa Incident’

Homeland Security may have some explaining to do when its agents engage to destroy the Jolliest Old Elf in the world in “The Santa Incident,” a Hallmark Channel original movie world premiere Dec. 7 (8 p.m. ET/PT, 7 p.m. CT). Ione Skye (“Private Practice,” “Say Anything&[...]

Batman Title Revealed: ‘The Dark Knight Rises’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Hero Complex Blog was able to scoop us some heavily sought-after information. Thanks to them, we now have the official title of the third “Batman” film coming at us in the summer of 2012. We are excited to learn the third and final (?) Christopher Nolan-d[...]

‘The Boondock Saints’ Mobile Game Arrives Oct. 28

Bringing the same explosive action and attitude that fueled the iconic, cult-classic movie, players will unleash the deadly skills of the brothers MacManus in this unique top-down shooter game, experiencing an exclusive “Boondock Saints” story created just for this game. Play as Connor o[...]