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Archive for November, 2010

New ‘Harry Potter’ Movie Breaks Franchise Box Office Record

Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1” broke the franchise record for a midnight opening, earning $24 million at the box office. The announcement was made today by Dan Fellman, Warner Bros. Pictures President of Domestic Distribution. Opening at appro[...]

‘Harry Potter’: Seven Films Down, One to Go

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — My world has been forever changed since J.K. Rowling introduced me to “The Boy Who Lived” back in 1998. It is through Harry Potter that I’ve discovered witches and wizards and learned of a special academy that trained them. Like many, after finishing the[...]

Two Clips from ‘Faster’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — I am really excited about these two clips we have attached below for the movie “Faster.” If you haven’t heard about it yet, it stars Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, and it marks his return to the action genre (unless you count his hilarious cameo in “The Other[...]

Under Review: ‘The Next Three Days’

— by ADAM POYNTER — When you first look at the trailer for “The Next Three Days,” you see Russell Crowe … so it must be an action suspense thriller. But you need to forget all about his characters in movies such as “Gladiator” and “Robin Hood,” because this is a very di[...]

Should the ‘Star Wars’ Saga Continue?

— by VICTOR RODRIGUEZ — I recently saw a rumor that Lucasfilms is planning sequels to the Star Wars movies. Someone claimed that an “ultra top-secret Lucasfilm insider” has revealed that an entire new trilogy is currently being developed. George Lucas, in a Wired magazine art[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Cowboys & Aliens’ (Teaser Version)

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Alright, I am not going to lie, the moment I heard Indiana Jones and James Bond would be in a movie together, I was sold. Well, fine, it’s not really Dr. Jones and Mr. Bond, but it is Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig, in a movie directed by the[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Raging Boll’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Finding a fellow Uwe Boll fan is extremely stressful. Most die-hards are hermits, and the online hate movement is stronger than ever. So where does that leave me, a film critic, who should be trained to hate Boll and his audacity? Simply put, I’m stuck on a cro[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Green Lantern’

— by H.G. WATSON — I was rooting for you, “Green Lantern.” I love Green Lantern comics. Sure, they’re dorky and about an intergalactic space cop. But they also represent some of the best science fiction available in the comics world. I was thrilled that WB seemed to be [...]

Trailer Talk: MTV’s ‘Teen Wolf’

— by SEAN GERSKI — When I first heard MTV was making a TV show based on the Michael J. Fox “Teen Wolf” movie, it wasn’t news that thrilled me. Like many, I enjoyed the heck out the first one when I was younger. However, after seeing the show, I now realize I had absolut[...]

A Preview of Gwyneth Paltrow’s Appearance on ‘Glee’ Tonight

— by ADAM POYNTER — Gwyneth Paltrow will appear on Fox’s” hit show “Glee” tonight and I, for one, was totally shocked when I first saw the video of her singing “Forget You” by Cee-Lo Green with all of the kids in the ”New Directions” glee club. They are really getting her[...]

A Music Video from ‘Santa Paws — The Search For Santa Paws’

— by SEAN GERSKI — When I was growing up, we couldn’t even mention the word “Christmas” in our house until Thanksgiving. As kids, we didn’t understand the rule — Christmas was fantastic and should be celebrated nearly year-round. In fact, to me the unofficia[...]

Under Review: ‘I Am Love’

— by H.G. WATSON — In “I Am Love,” an Italian film from Luca Guadigino, Tilda Swinton plays Emma Recchi, a bored Italian housewife married to a wealthy textile merchant in Milan. She watches as her children leave home and begin their own lives while she remains static, presiding over[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Country Strong’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Gwyneth Paltrow has been on a marketing tour recently for her upcoming movie “Country Strong.” The trek included a stint on this year’s Country Music Awards, where she closed the ceremony by performing the title song. In “Country Strong,” Beau Hutton (Garret[...]

Under Review: ‘Unstoppable’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — In these economic times, blue-collar workers are being neglected in more ways than one. Aside from the typical closures, senior employees are being replaced with inexperienced youngsters, who fresh out of high school, flock to their local factory for a taste of t[...]