Archive for March, 2012

Trailer: Lockout

— by ADAM POYNTER — How would you feel about a movie that seems to have taken aspects of many popular action films and combined them together? Would your attitude change if I mentioned “Con Air” meets “Escape from New York” with a twist of “The Rock” thrown in there? What if [...]

Trailer: Step Up Revolution

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — The fourth installment of the “Step Up” franchise has finally come to fruition. This is a franchise that started with Channing Tatum and his now wife, Jenna Dewan, and has evolved to a hugely successful series of dance films that has take[...]

Review: Goon

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — When a movie starts with the words “Based on a True Story,” I have the unfortunate habit of trying to determine, or guess, what in the movie actually really happened, and what was simply made up for entertainment purposes. With the movie “Goon”[...]

Six Clips from Mirror Mirror

— by ADAM POYNTER — Director Tarsem Singh (“Immortals,” “The Cell”) has long talked about his approach to the Snow White fairy tale and the direction that he wanted to go with it, keeping some of the classic iconic images from the original tales while refreshing some of the other[...]

Review: Bully

— by ADAM DALE — “Bully,” the new documentary film by award-winning director Lee Hirsh, has had as much publicity over the controversy of the MPAA’s rating the film “R” as it has because of the touching and emotional stories it shows. The Weinstein Company has announced[...]

Teaser Trailer: The Host

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” is due for a November theatrical release and author Stephenie Meyer has another film adaptation coming to the big screen on March 29, 2013, with “The Host.” This time, Meyer steers cle[...]

Michael Fassbender Gives X-Men Update

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Michael Fassbender spoke about the” X-Men First Class” sequel at the Empire Awards ceremony last week where he accepted the Empire Hero Award. During the very brief Q & A with RedCarpetnewsTV, when asked about the project, Fassbender[...]

Review: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

— by ADAM DALE — There may have been stranger concepts for a book turned into a movie than Paul Torday’s 2006 novel “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.” — but none come to mind. Directed by Lasse Hallström (“Dear John” and “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”) and sporting an a[...]

Trailer: Rise of the Guardians

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — When I first heard about “Rise of the Guardians” — and being unfamiliar with the series of books written by William Joyce — I assumed the 3D animated picture was a sequel to “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’hoole.” Of course, my ass[...]

Review: Red Desert (aka Il Deserto Rosso)

— by BEV QUESTAD — Forget about the name of this film. Maybe it refers to communism, global warming, anomie or the red-headed lead character, Giuliana. Michelangelo Antonioni, a classic art film director with ambitions nearly as great as his first name, once said he just gave it a random[...]

Bully to be Released Unrated

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — “Bully” director Lee Hirsch and the Weinstein Company have announced that due to their ongoing battle with the MPAA over the film’s rating, the Weinstein Company has decided to move on with the film’s release on March 30 as an[...]

Get Ready for Another Hangover

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures are re-teaming with Todd Phillips for “The Hangover Part III,” the third installment in the record-breaking comedy franchise, which is slated for release on May 24, 2013. The announcement was made by Jeff Robinov, President Warner Bros. Pictur[...]

Empire Awards 2012: Winners Announced

Stars of the film world gathered on March 25 to celebrate the Jameson Empire Awards 2012 and to witness what has been an outstanding success for British film and British acting talent. “Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy” dominated the awards, winning Best Thriller, Best British Film and Best Act[...]

French Trailer for Cosmopolis

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — The French trailer for David Cronenberg “Cosmopolis” is up and it certainly shows Robert Pattinson in a different — and very adult — light. Cronenberg, whose latest film was the critically-acclaimed “A Dangerous Method,” adapted this [...]