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Archive for April, 2011

Trailer Talk: ‘Immortals’

— by ADAM POYNTER — In an epic battle involving Gods and warriors along the lines of “300” or “Clash of the Titans,” we have the new action-adventure movie “Immortals” by director Tarsem Singh (“The Cell”) and produced by the team behind such films as R[...]

In Tribute to Tim Hetherington

— by BEV QUESTAD — Being a war correspondent sounds like a wildly romantic, adventurous life. Any day may be your last, so each moment is precious and lived to the fullest. However, living life on the edge, unarmed, in the constant line of fire and in the constant midst of human terror, [...]

Morgan Spurlock Pays City to Temporarily Change Name to Movie Title

— by ALEXA MILAN — First, Morgan Spurlock gained 25 pounds by eating nothing but McDonald’s for a month in “Super Size Me.” Then he exposed subjects to lifestyles different from their own, from living on minimum wage to spending a month in prison, in the FX show “[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — The first official trailer for “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” is here, and yes, it is epic. Filled with action, it’s also dripping with emotion. This is it my friends. The end of an extraordinary journey and its significance is[...]

Under Review: ‘Blood Out’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — First-time director Jason Hewitt brings to the small screen a revenge crime drama reminiscent of “Training Day” with “Blood Out,” which Lionsgate released yesterday. “Blood Out” is the tale of a man seeking retribution for the murder [...]

Antje Traue to Oppose Superman in ‘Man Of Steel’

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — It looks like Michael Shannon’s General Zod has found his Faora, as Antje Traue has been cast in the role. The last time Faora was in any Superman media was on “Smallville,” where Erica Durance played a Lois Lane who had been possessed by Faora in Season 8. She[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘X-Men: First Class’ (American Trailer No. 2)

— by ADAM POYNTER — As summer approaches, we are seeing more and more material released from some of the biggest movies that will be hitting theaters in the coming months. One of those films is “X-Men: First Class.” Not many were happy to hear that they were rebooting the series, but[...]

New ‘Green Lantern’ Posters: Sinestro and Kilowog

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — “Green Lantern” poster have been coming out at a quick pace. Last time, it was Hal Jordan/Green Lantern and Carol Ferris — now, it’s Sinestro and Kilowog. What can I say, the suit looks amazing on both. Mark Strong looks fantastic as Sinestro and [...]

Arnold is back to the Terminator franchise

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — As you read this, there is a battle going on over “The Terminator.” Not between futuristic robots or cyborgs, but by huge production companies like Universal, Sony and Lionsgate. There is a sudden renewed interest for “The Terminator” franchis[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Our Idiot Brother’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Paul Rudd. Elizabeth Banks. Zooey Deschanel. Adam Scott. Rashida Jones. If I told you those five were all in one upcoming comedy, I’m guessing you already know whether you are in or out. Me? I’d go see a comedy that had any one of them, so …[...]

Under Review: ‘Hobo with a Shotgun’

— by ADAM POYNTER — “Hobo with a Shotgun” is exactly what its name makes it out to be. Originally conceived as a mock trailer for a contest that Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez had to accompany their “Grindhouse” double-feature on the big screen. It won[...]

‘X-Men: First Class’: Promo Images and a Poster

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Fox has released a slew of “X-Men: First Class” images over the past few weeks. Promo photographs and cover art for Total Film, a picture of Mystique in uniform and a brand new movie poster. Unfortunately, save for the Total Film magazine covers, the renderi[...]

The Top 5 Movie Vampires

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — Let’s face it, vampires have been in popular culture for centuries. From ancient mythology to “The Vampire Diaries,” humanity cannot get enough of these blood-sucking fiends. While you may get the occasional person who scoffs at the idea of anything vamp[...]

A Music Video from ‘Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — Here is a music video from the forthcoming “Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil.” The video is a compilation of scenes from the movie, which is due April 29 from The Weinstein Company. “Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil” features the voices of Hayden[...]