Archive for April, 2012

Francis Lawrence Offered Catching Fire

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — With Gary Ross officially turning down the sequel to the highly successful “The Hunger Games” in early April, Lionsgate embarked on a quest to find his replacement a few weeks after the release of the film. The Hollywood Reporter reported[...]

Film Explores What Black Men Think

Documentary Channel has announced the U.S. television premiere of director Janks Morton’s award-winning documentary film “What Black Men Think” on Tuesday, May 29, at 8 p.m. as part of Black Documentary Cinema. The film will also be made simultaneously available[...]

Review: Marvel’s The Avengers

— by ADAM DALE — With just under three weeks until its United States release date, Marvel granted a very select few people tickets to see “The Avengers” in stunning IMAX 3D in four locations. This was the ultimate reward for the most diehard of fans, and although it was[...]

Dark Shadows Score Set for May 8 Release

WaterTower Music will release the “Dark Shadows” original score digitally and in stores on May 8. The album features original music by Grammy Award-winning and four-time Oscar-nominated composer Danny Elfman, which is featured in director Tim Burton’s new gothic comedy “Dark [...]

Five NFB Films to Play at Hot Docs 2012

The National Film Board of Canada’s leadership in documentary cinema will be showcased at the Hot Docs Canadian International Documentary Festival, North America’s largest documentary festival, taking place April 26 to May 6 in Toronto. Hot Docs has selected five NFB films for[...]

Prometheus: New Videos

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Fox Studio’s marketing campaign for “Prometheus” continues to amaze. The first clip introduced us to Peter Weyland (Guy Pearce), CEO of Weyland Corp, this past February.[...]

Review: Caught

— by ALEXA MILAN — Despite the inevitable issues that families face, many people would say they can always turn to their mother, their father, their siblings for support. For Hannah (Lori Martini), the protagonist at the heart of the short film “Caught,” this isn’t the [...]

Catwoman Costume Fully Revealed

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Until recently, we didn’t really know what our favorite cat burglar — Catwoman — would look like in the Batman movie sequel “The Dark Knight Rises.” But now we’ve got a various good images of the gorgeous starlet Anne Hathaway in[...]

NFB Nets Seven Webby Nominations

The National Film Board of Canada (NFB) has received a record seven nominations at the 16th annual Webby Awards — surpassing the five nominations Canada’s public producer received annually in 2010 and 2011. The interactive documentary “Bear 71” has been nominated three times: for Act[...]

Jaws Blu-ray Has a Release Date

— by ADAM POYNTER — One of the most influential motion pictures of all time is coming out of the water and onto your television screens once again, only this time in high definition. Steven Spielberg’s Academy Award nominated 1975 classic “Jaws” is set to arrive on Blu-ray with ful[...]

Review: The Cabin in the Woods

— by ADAM DALE — If anything could get genre enthusiasts and fanboys excited for a film it would be “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” creator Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard (“Cloverfield,” “Alias”) in a writing collaboration on a horror thriller. This is exactly what happened with “[...]

The Godfather Part 2 Back in Theaters

Cinemark Holdings Inc. is following up the successful presentation of Francis Ford Coppola’s restored version of his Academy Award-winning “The Godfather” with an exclusive, one-night only XD presentation of “The Godfather Part 2” on April 19. The “Coppola Restoration” of[...]

Man of Steel Logo Unveiled

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Here it is, folks, the Superman logo being used for the movie “Man of Steel.” See it below … Earlier this week, a lower quality version of this photo was released, inciting lots of discussion. Some fans loved it, and immediately made it their Twitte[...]

Review: Lockout

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — A ripped Guy Pearce (“Memento,” “The King’s Speech”) proves he’s action star material in the sci-fi thriller “Lockout,” directed by James Mather and Stephen St. Leger. Luc Besson, the man who brought us the brilliant and outlandis[...]