Archive for July, 2011

The First Clip from ‘Conan the Barbarian’

— by ADAM POYNTER — There are many films that, although they seem cheesy now, are still considered cult classics of their time. One of these is 1982’s “Conan the Barbarian,” starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. It was followed up by a less-popular sequel, “Conan the Destroyer,” [...]

‘Captain America: The First Avenger’ to Open at Comic-Con

Before it opens anywhere else in the world, “Captain America: The First Avenger” will open first at Comic-Con. Convention goers in San Diego will be the first audience to see one of the summer’s hottest super heroes beginning at noon PST on July 21, one-day ahead of its U.S. opening[...]

Was Harry Potter Worth the Wait?

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — In 2000, I read my first “Harry Potter” book. For the past 11 years, I have been waiting … waiting for the next book to come out, waiting for the movies to come out. I have spent over half my life with Harry, Ron, and Hermione keeping me company. I[...]

Teaser Trailer: The Amazing Spider-Man

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — Yesterday, the teaser for “The Amazing Spider-Man” was leaked, but now, there is finally an official HD version of it — take a look at the return of the web-slinger![...]

Joe Johnston Wants to Make a Boba Fett Movie

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Now I don’t want to get my hopes up, but the folks over at Screen Rant are doing a really good job teasing the geek-sides of the multitude of Star Wars fans out there. They were fortunate enough to interview Joe Johnston, who just finished directing “Capt[...]

Sony Pictures Entertainment to Build Landmark ‘Rainbow’

Sony Pictures Entertainment has plans to install a major work of public art called “Rainbow” by renowned American multimedia artist Tony Tasset, it was announced by Chairman and CEO Michael Lynton and Co-Chairman Amy Pascal. “This is an exciting moment for us,” Lynton[...]

Universal Backs Out of ‘The Dark Tower’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — As of today, “The Dark Tower” project is on hold. Uncomfortable with the ambitious undertaking, Universal decided to part ways with what could have been a most profitable franchise. This does not mean the prolific series will not be produced, however. Anothe[...]

‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Trailer Leaks Early

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Days before the Comic-Con presentation in Hall H, the teaser for “The Amazing Spider-Man” has leaked online. It’s dark and haunting and different than what I imagined, which was basically a “Twilight” styled superhero movie. Hopefully, the marketing te[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Come And Get Me’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — There’s a reason your mother taught you that it is not a good idea to get into a car with a stranger. The characters in the upcoming “Come And Get Me” are going to learn that lesson the hard way, and is there any other way to learn in a […][...]

Image of Karl Urban as Judge Dredd Unveiled

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — It’s been almost a year since the news about the upcoming Judge Dredd movie, titled “Dredd,” was announced, starring Karl Urban as the hero, and there hasn’t almost been an update on the project since then. But now, we finally have an update — a picture[...]

Harrison Ford Wants Indiana Jones to Die

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Harrison Ford is at it again, with talk of killing off one of his iconic characters. This is not new for him; he has thrown his fans into a panic before when we were all nervous about Indiana Jones’ fate in the last movie. Prior to that one, he mentioned [&hell[...]

‘Harry Potter’ Finale Shatters Box Office Records

With an estimated worldwide box office total of more than $476 million, Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” shattered multiple domestic and international box office records in a history-making opening weekend. The announcement was made today by War[...]

Teaser Trailer: The Dark Knight Rises

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — “The epic conclusion.” These words describe Christopher Nolan’s final story in the Batman franchise and while we are waiting a year for the movie’s release, we will probably see plenty of teasers, posters and scoops for “The Dark Knight[...]

Win Two Tickets to the ‘Rock Jock’ VIP Party at Comic-Con

— by ADAM POYNTER — This week is Comic Con down in San Diego, Calif., and throngs of fans, geeks and super fans will be heading to the city for one of the world’s largest fan conventions of the year. And Comic Con isn’t just about comics, of course; it is known for exclusive panels [[...]