Archive for February, 2013

Identity Thief: Review

— by ADAM DALE — When you take two comedians such as Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman — each with a fine-tuned style that works for them and audiences don’t mind seeing again and again – and put them in a movie together, it would be pretty funny, would it not? Well, unfortuna[...]

Review: Reality

— by BEV QUESTAD — “Reality” is about one man who craves notoriety, whether it be through cross-dressing or starring in a reality TV show. Even though he has a family who adores him, his self-interest and growing obsession with chasing fame propels him to risk all he has – his true[...]

Review: English Vinglish

— by BEV QUESTAD — Richly leveled with wit, warmth and wisdom, “English Vinglish” is a film for every person, regardless of age, nationality or politics. Set first in India, an exquisitely beautiful woman, played by India’s most popular actress, Sridevi, finds that not being profic[...]

Will Halle Berry Play Storm Again?

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Josh Horowitz of MTV News spoke briefly to Bryan Singer about the progression of “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and what we can expect from the sequel to “X-Men: First Class.” Right off the heels of the CGI heavy “Jack the Giant Slayer” — which a[...]

Man of Steel: Empire Images

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — I still remember the first official photo that was released for “Man of Steel.” It showed so much, yet so little. Speculation ran wild about Superman’s suit, about his hair, even about his muscles. Now, months later, we have seen the suit in its ent[...]

Speed Filmmaking Contest Calls for Entries

The 168 Film Project announced the Call for Entries today for the 11th annual speed filmmaking contest ( “168” is a global competition in which teams are challenged to create a short film based on randomly-selected scripture in one week (168 hours) from any location. Filmmakers [...]

Review: The Sapphires

— by BEV QUESTAD — Four Aborigine gals, an alcoholic Australian DJ and the Vietnam War combine to make up a film you’re going to love. It is a rockin’ tribute to human drive and values and a poignant story of love, forgiveness and race amidst the bombs and casualties of war. Based on[...]

Promised Land: Review

— by BEV QUESTAD — With “Promised Land,” Matt Damon, John Krasinski and Dave Eggers combine forces to knock out a challenging screenplay on the ongoing American battle over environmental issues. The battle du jour is over fracking, which involves breaking up the earth’s crust sever[...]

Oz: The Great and Powerful: Major Spoiler

— by ADAM POYNTER — With just over two months left until its theatrical release Disney’s “Oz: The Great and Powerful” has been slowly rolling out new content including a full-length trailer as well as a very interesting poster. While the story and the Land of Oz is one quite famili[...]

Iron Man 3 Super Bowl Trailers

— by ADAM POYNTER — Well the Super Bowl has come and gone and with it quite a few new trailers were unveiled (you can see the others HERE), one of which was a new trailer for “Iron Man 3.” We have the Extended Version that popped online shortly after here for you now. Take […][...]

Review: The House I Live In

— by BEV QUESTAD — Eugene Jarecki, a filmmaker with notable family fame and never-ending connections, might not be here today if it had not been for his father’s family escaping the Holocaust and his mother’s family eluding Russian pogroms. Born from a lineage of nightmares but raise[...]

Eva Green Lands in Sin City Sequel

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — The sequel to “Sin City” has been a long time coming. With production continuously pushed back, like many of you, I was beginning to wonder if it would ever happen. Thankfully, my disappointment diminished last spring when Dimension Films announced “Sin Ci[...]