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Archive for August, 2011

Under Review: ‘Conan the Barbarian’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Today, two remakes from the ’80s will hit theaters nationwide, one being the reboot of the Arnold Schwarzenegger classic “Conan the Barbarian” and the other “Fright Night.” I was fortunate to view both. However, when I watched “Fright Night” it[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Faces in the Crowd’

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — Milla Jovovich is best known for her kick-butt character Alice in the “Resident Evil” franchise or as Leeloo in “The Fifth Element” with Bruce Willis. She has had many roles between her debut film “Two Moon Junction̶[...]

Under Review: ‘Don’t Go Breaking My Heart’

— by BEV QUESTAD — I’m writing from Hong Kong about a film produced here called “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart.” Set primarily in the downtown business district of HK, I’m analyzing it from a cultural perspective, trying to gain some insight about the seemingly very we[...]

The Rock Tweets First Image from ‘G.I. Joe 2’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — With last year’s “Faster,” this year’s “Fast Five,” and next year’s “G.I. Joe 2: Retaliation,” Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is diving back into action movies head first, and his fans couldn’t be hap[...]

Kid Cudi’s Music Video from ‘Fright Night’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — Here is the music video for the song “No One Believes Me” by Kid Cudi. The song appears on the soundtrack for the upcoming “Fright Night” remake. Directed by Craig Gillespie, written by Marti Noxon, and starring Anton Yelchin, Colin Farrell[...]

Under Review: ‘Captain America: The First Avenger’

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — Before I start with my review, I would like to point out that the reason why my review isn’t out until now is because it was just released here in Sweden (almost a month after the U.S release). “Captain America: The First Avenger” is the best of the[...]

Short Film Theater: ‘Henry & Sunny’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Most celebrity crushes never go beyond admiration from afar. You see them onscreen, swoon over their good looks and charm, and that’s that. But in the Irish short film “Henry and Sunny,” one optimistic young man’s celebrity crush may just turn o[...]

Five Clips from ‘One Day’

— by ADAM POYNTER — After one night together — July 15, 1988, the day of their college graduation — Emma Morley (Anne Hathaway), a working-class girl with ambition and principles, and Dexter Mayhew (Jim Sturgess), a wealthy and charming television producer who acts as if the [...]

Austin Powers set to Return

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — Remember when Mike Myers was really and truly funny? Growing up in the late ’80s and early ’90s, I’m familiar with his “SNL: Saturday Night Live” characters. My favorite was always “Wayne’s World.” With Myers and Dana Carvey[...]

Ben Stiller to Launch ‘The Fake Trailer Project’

— by ALEXA MILAN — As hilarious as the 2008 movie “Tropic Thunder” was, I think most people would agree the best part of the movie was the collection of fake trailers at the beginning. It seems Ben Stiller feels the same way, as Deadline announced this week Stiller’s Re[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Take This Waltz’

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — Some of you may remember the Canadian-based television show “Road to Avonlea” growing up, like I do, and you would remember that Sarah Polley was Sara Stanley on that show. She’s come a long way since that time and she has starred i[...]

Possible Script Details Emerge for ‘Riddick’ Sequel

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — I don’t think “The Chronicles of Riddick” was as bad as some folks claim. But was it on par with “Pitch Black,” the one that introduced us to Riddick (played by Vin Diesel)? Not by a long shot. This is why I like what I’m hearing a[...]

An Exclusive Interview with Actor-Filmmaker Paul Sampson

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — At some point in our lives, we’ve all wanted to be an actor. We hear about the glamorous lifestyles and the paychecks and we ask ourselves “how hard could that be?” However, once most of us do that school play, we realize that maybe acting isn’t[...]

‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2’ is 2011’s No. 1 Film

Continuing to make box office magic, Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2” has now become the top-grossing release of 2011 in all categories: domestic box office, international box office and worldwide box office. The announcement was made today by W[...]