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Archive for February, 2011

Two Clips from ‘Take Me Home Tonight’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — I’m all about waxing nostalgic about the ’80s. Sure, I was barely 5 when they were over, but still. It was the decade in which I was born, and I delight in remembering the quirky, weird, tacky yet awesome things that made the ’80s what they were (e[...]

Sarah Jessica Parker Interested in ‘Sex and the City 3’

— by ALEXA MILAN — If you thought the status of “Sex and the City 2” as a bona fide box office and critical failure was the final nail in the series’ coffin, think again. Sarah Jessica Parker told the Los Angeles Times that she’s not quite ready to hang up Carrie [...]

Transformers: Dark of the Moon: New TV Spot

— by ADAM POYNTER — “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” is the third and final installment in the series, directed by Michael Bay and produced by Steven Spielberg. A great reception for the first film from most critics and audiences was followed by a downward spiral of everyone[...]

Watch a Great Episode of ‘The Simpsons’ for Movie Fans

— by SEAN GERSKI — When “The Simpson” first aired, I couldn’t get enough of it. But, for whatever reason, I stopped watching it for a number of years (at least a decade, I would guess). I caught up with the 20th anniversary special hosted by Morgan Spurlock more than a [...]

Four Clips from ‘Black Death’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Violence. Check. Bubonic Plague. Check. Suspected witches. Check. Rising from the dead? Check that one off as well, because that is the story brought to us in “Black Death.” The clips below show the barbaric actions taken in a small village in England dur[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Meeting Spencer’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Harris Chappell (Jeffrey Tambor) is a famous director who has recently produced his share of Hollywood movie flops. In an attempt to salvage his career, he decides to return to Broadway and direct a brilliant play, one that will surely get him a Tony and the ability[...]

Alexa Milan’s 2011 Oscar Predictions

— by ALEXA MILAN — By this time next week, movie fanatics will finally know who took home the Oscar gold this year, and as always, there should be plenty of deserving winners, surprises and snubs. So which films are going to walk away with the top prizes Sunday night? Here are my predict[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Apollo 18’

— by ADAM POYNTER — In the 1970s, space exploration was at its peak, and with the success of Apollo 17’s mission to the moon, many have questioned why we never went back. But while there are hushed rumors that there was another mission to the moon, this fact has never been[...]

Under Review: ‘How to Die in Oregon’

— by BEV QUESTAD — Her beautiful thin face is surrounded by rich silver-gray hair. Her skin is smooth and tan. She has a radiating vulnerable movie star smile. People tell her how beautiful she is now. But she responds that people just say that because she’s so thin. She criticizes[...]

Short Film Theater: ‘The 3rd Letter’

— by KYLA DREWETTE — Polish director and visual effects artist Grzegorz “Greg” Jonkajtys gained critical acclaim a few years ago with his post-apocalyptic short “The Ark,” which was an official selection at Cannes. Throughout 2010, the award-winning director toured festiv[...]

Brad Garrett Joins ‘The Untitled David Chase Project’

David Chase has rounded out the cast for his upcoming film debut for Paramount Pictures. The creator and producer of the multiple Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winning critically acclaimed series “The Sopranos” has announced that “Everybody Loves Raymond” star Brad Garrett will b[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Hanna’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Secret agents and assassin thrillers have been on the rise in recent years; we’ve even seen an increase in the female leads in these films and television shows (such as “Salt,” ”Get Smart” and “Alias”). There haven’t been too many child assassins i[...]

Under Review: Unknown

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Liam Neeson has always been a likeable actor. Known mostly for dramas, three years ago he shocked audiences with his hard-edged portrayal of a vengeful father in the film “Taken.” Because of his outwardly kind demeanor and methodic voice, up until the Pierre[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Thor’ (Version 2)

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Paramount Pictures released a new “Thor” trailer yesterday and it looks awesome. In it, we see more of the Norse Viking, played by Chris Hemsworth, wielding his mighty hammer. There’s some comedy mixed in, too, and it works. The visual effects appear to be[...]