Archive for October, 2011

Elizabeth Berkley to Star in ‘Lucky Christmas’ for Hallmark

Elizabeth Berkley (“Saved by the Bell”) will star with Jason Gray-Stanford (“Monk”) in the world premiere of “Lucky Christmas,” a Hallmark Channel original movie premiere, on Nov. 12 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C). Holly Ceroni (Berkley) is a single mother who has been destitute when it comes to luck[...]

A Clip from ‘Puss in Boots’

— by ADAM POYNTER — The “Shrek” series was what helped to launch DreamWorks Animation into the stratosphere after just a few other mildly-popular films such as “Antz” and “The Prince of Egypt.” When “Shrek” hit the big screen in 2001, it connected with audiences l[...]

Under Review: ‘Sing Your Song’

— by BEV QUESTAD — Harry Belafonte became an icon while at the same time a victim of rampant, incomprehensible American racism. Whether it was in Las Vegas or in the south, Belafonte, like other Black entertainers, didn’t have access to the front door of the theater he headlined. As he[...]

‘Harold & Kumar’ Headed on 12-City ‘Munchies’ Tour

To get a head start on the spirit of holiday giving and celebrate the Nov. 4 theatrical release of New Line Cinema’s “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas,” college students will vote for their school and the chance to have the “A Very Harold & Kumar 3D Christmas̶[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Justice League: Doom’

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — A few weeks ago, the cast for Warner Bros./DC Universe’s next animated movie, “Justice League: Doom” (which was the last thing written by Dwayne McDuffie, who sadly passed away earlier this year), was announced and it was said that an official trail[...]

Under Review: ‘Footloose’

— by ADAM POYNTER — On the list of films that need to be remade, it seems like the most obvious ones are ignored while the iconic ones that people usually don’t want to be remade are first on the list. The latest in a long list of Hollywood remakes to hit the big screen […][...]

Under Review: ‘George Harrison: Living in the Material World’

— by BEV QUESTAD — “Material World” invades your conscious and subconscious, your memory and your present, and your mind and heart. It is an intimate encounter with a plucky, quiet guy who, through his music, took the world on a journey searching for alternative forms of musical[...]

Under Review: ‘Batman: Year One’

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — In 1987, Frank Miller wrote one of the most famous and significant Batman stories of all time with “Batman: Year One,” which was an inspiration for Christopher Nolan’s “Batman Begins” and “The Dark Knight,” where the focus was on making the worl[...]

A Music Video from ‘Footloose’ by Big & Rich

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — Below we have a music video from the soundtrack of the upcoming film “Footloose.” The song is “Fake ID” by the band Big & Rich. Starring Kenny Wormald, Julianne Hough, Dennis Quaid and Andie MacDowell, “Footloose” will be r[...]

Seven Images Appear from ‘Mirror Mirror’

— by ALEXA MILAN — First it was wizards and vampires. Now fairy tales are at the top of the list of hot Hollywood commodities, and it seems “Snow White” is the latest go-to classic. There are two “Snow White” projects coming to theaters next year, the first[...]

Berlinale Launches ‘Made in Germany – Perspektive Fellowship’

In 2012, the Perspektive Deutsches Kino section’s eleventh year, the Berlinale is launching the “Made in Germany – Perspektive Fellowship,” funded by Glashütte Original. The 15,000-euro fellowship is conceived to support emerging German directors in developing[...]

Tricia Helfer to Star in ‘Mistletoe Over Manhattan’

Mrs. Claus’ mission to find Christmas spirit for her stressed-out husband also ignites a family, torn apart by divorce, to rediscover the power of love just in time for Christmas in “Mistletoe Over Manhattan,” a Hallmark Channel original movie world premiere Nov. 6 (8p.m. ET/PT, 7C). Tricia He[...]

Trailer: The Avengers

— by ANDY BEHBAKHT — If you loved the movies “Captain America: The First Avenger,” “Thor,” and “Iron Man,” then the word “love” will not be enough for what you are about to see — the first teaser trailer for Marvel Comics’ biggest movie ever. While I know that[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Raven’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — If you have ever read any of the works of Edgar Allan Poe, you know being part of one of his stories would not be a fun experience. In “The Raven,” a serial killer in Baltimore is using Poe’s works as the basis for a string of brutal murders. To [&he[...]