Archive for July, 2011

Trailer Talk: ‘Mysteries of Lisbon’

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — With “Mysteries of Lisbon,” award-winning Chilean director Raúl Ruíz gives a period piece that sets us in a romantic backdrop with intrigue and forbidden love. The film is based on the novel of the same name by acclaimed[...]

A Music Video from ‘Another Earth’ by Fall On Your Sword

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — Here is the music video for the track “The First Time I Saw Jupiter” by the band Fall On Your Sword. The song appears on the soundtrack for the Fox Searchlight film “Another Earth,” which is due to hit theaters Sept. 23. Directed by[...]

An Exclusive Interview with Writer-Director Jared Pelletier

— by LYNN TACKITT — Jared Pelletier first got interested in film when he was only 6. At the age of 20, he already has several short films under his belt, including “In The Heart of Men,” a film that took top honors at the Arizona Film and Media Expo (AZFAME) Short Film[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘In Time’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Justin Timberlake’s star has been rising over the past few years. Ever since his solo music career took off, he has been appearing on television shows and, most recently, venturing into movies. So far, he has made a mark for his comedic work on shows like “Saturda[...]

Poster Peek: ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — It’s been an interesting few weeks for “The Amazing Spider-Man.” The first teaser trailer was just released and today there is a new teaser poster for the film. Just like the latest poster for “The Avengers,” this poster doesn’t reveal anything ne[...]

Eight Clips from ‘The Smurfs’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Numerous remakes and feature film versions of our favorite cartoon shows are continuing to be brought to life in live-action versions. One show that entertained so many will be hitting the big screen in 3D this summer, “The Smurfs.” In what is to be a sure-fire hi[...]

Outfest 2011 Winners Announced

— by SEAN GERSKI — The 29th annual Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Film Festival took place July 7 to 17. According to festival organizers: Outfest is the leading organization showcasing, nurturing and preserving lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender film images and artistry. Outfest has[...]

A Music Video from ‘A Little Help’ by Jakob Dylan

— by SEAN GERSKI — Here is the music video for “You’re No Match For What You’ve Gotten In” by Jakob Dylan from the soundtrack for “A Little Help.” The movie — which stars Jenna Fischer, Chris O’Donnell and Rob Benedict — arrived in th[...]

‘Harry Potter’ Film Series Passes $7 Billion Milestone

With “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” still in the first week of its record-breaking run, the “Harry Potter” film franchise has now crossed the $7 billion mark worldwide … and counting. The announcement was made today by Jeff Robinov, president of Warner B[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Glee: The 3D Concert Movie’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Being an international phenomenon over the past two years, it is no surprise that the hit show “Glee” is finally hitting the big screen, but not in the way you would expect. This summer was the second annual “Glee Live!” concert tour and for those not lucky en[...]

Two Clips from ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’

— by ALEXA MILAN — After its release in 1968, “Planet of the Apes” was a commercial success that spawned four sequels and garnered two Oscar nominations. So now, more than 40 years later, it’s naturally time to revisit the franchise. The film was already remade once in [...]

Win a Copy of 2011 NBA Champions: Dallas Mavericks

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — It’s not too often that the entirety of the U.S. is rooting against one professional sports team, but that was seemingly the scenario when the Dallas Mavericks took on the Miami Heat in the 2011 NBA Finals. Most basketball fans seemed to be against the Heat [...]

‘Man of Steel’ Moved to Summer 2013

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — While production for the Superman Reboot — titled “Man of Steel” — has begun, it looks like we will have to wait longer than expected to see the return of the Man of Tomorrow. Warner Bros. has released an official statement that the new release date f[...]

Under Review: ‘Waking Madison’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — What is real? What is sane? These are questions raised in the recently-released-to-DVD movie “Waking Madison.” The main character, Madison Walker, must face these questions and battle her own psyche. The film follows Madison, played by Sarah Romer (“[...]