Archive for March, 2013

Catching Fire: Peeta Mellark Portrait

— by CHERRY BELL — The fun continues and the next character clue left by the Capitol was “Solid as a rock with just the right touch of shyness.” The first “Catching Fire” character that comes to mind is Josh Hutcherson’s Peeta Mellark. In the Capitol portrai[...]

Review: Oz the Great and Powerful

— by ADAM DALE — L. Frank Baum created the wonderful world of Oz in 1900 and with 14 novels in the series, Oz has vast and interesting characters to draw upon and elaborate lands to explore. In 1939, “The Wizard of Oz” sky-rocketed Judy Garland to stardom. It remains the most signifi[...]

Catching Fire: Johanna Mason Portrait

— by CHERRY BELL — We have seen six Capitol Portraits so far — for Effie Trinket (Elizabeth Banks), Caesar Flickerman (Stanley Tucci), Haymitch Abernathy (Woody Harrelson), Cinna (Lenny Kravitz), Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Beetee (Jeffrey Wright) — and now Lions[...]

Catching Fire: Beetee Portrait

— by CHERRY BELL — It’s time for the revealing of another Capitol Portrait character poster. Lionsgate left fans wondering who of the Catching Fire characters is “eccentric and electric” and who could possibly be the “Capitol Tastemakers.” At first, I thought pe[...]

2013 PIFF Awards Announced

— by BEV QUESTAD — The results of the respected Portland International Film Festival (PIFF) Alaska Airlines Audience Awards are in. With more than 37,000 attendees, 93 feature films and 42 shorts, the 36th year of PIFF was a tremendous success. Traditionally held in conjunction with the [...]

Catching Fire: Three New Portraits

— by CHERRY BELL — Lionsgate is continuing its “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” promotional campaign with not just one Capitol Couture portrait, but THREE (yes, that’s right, three!) new portraits. Previously, we saw Elizabeth Banks in Effie Trinket garb and Stanley Tu[...]

Catching Fire: Caesar Flickerman Portrait

— by CHERRY BELL — Lionsgate is continuing the promotional campaign online for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” by hitting up all the social media sites as well as the more popular entertainment sites. When releasing Effie Trinket’s couture portrait on their Tumblr site (on In[...]

Catching Fire: Effie Trinket Portrait

— by CHERRY BELL — As a follow up to the teaser posters of recent Academy Award winner for Best Actress Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen and Josh Hutcherson’s Peeta Mellark last week, Lionsgate is flooding social media outlets and the “Catching Fire” online community with [...]

Review: Jack the Giant Slayer

— by ADAM DALE — After multiple delays, director Bryan Singer’s fairy tale epic “Jack the Giant Slayer” is finally in theaters. Inspired by tales of Nordic and Celtic origins, Jack and his adventures defeating giants has been in print since the early 18th century and has many adapt[...]

Iron Man 3: New Theatrical Trailer

— by ADAM POYNTER — Marvel and Disney have been building hype around “Iron Man 3” for months now. Every trailer and new poster we have seen have looked awesome. The film hits theaters May 3 and the newest trailer will have every fan drooling with anticipation and might even convert e[...]

Catching Fire: Victory Tour Posters

— by CHERRY BELL — We are less than nine months until “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” fights its way into theaters on Nov. 22 and Lionsgate Pictures is keeping the excitement going by releasing Victory Tour Posters announcing Katniss Everdeen and Peeta Mellark as the winner[...]

Iron Man 3: Battle-Worn Suit Poster

— by CHERRY BELL — New promotional materials were released in Empire magazine earlier this week for one of the most anticipated summer blockbusters and now Yahoo Movies has also debuted the newest “Iron Man 3” poster. This poster features Tony Stark in a battle-worn suit with seven o[...]

Short Film: Paperman

— by ADAM POYNTER — Fresh off its win at the 85th Annual Academy Awards for Best Animated Short, “Paperman” is available to watch online now. “Paperman” tells the story of love and the magic that surrounds it. Set in 1940s New York City, we meet a young man waiting on an elevated[...]