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Archive for May, 2013

Review: Now You See Me

— by ADAM DALE — If there is one form of entertainment that really needs to be seen in person to get the full effect, I would say that it would have to be magic shows. If you see it on television, where it was prerecorded, then your first instinct is to think that what […][...]

Win a Space Warriors Blu-Ray Pack!

— by SEAN GERSKI — Walden Family Theater is proud to announce the Space Warriors Blog App and a chance to win a family trip to Space Camp! Watch “Space Warriors” on the Hallmark Channel (May 31 at 8/7C) for a chance to win a trip to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center’s Space Camp[...]

Review: The English Teacher

— by RON WILKINSON — Julianne Moore plays Linda Sinclair, a high school English teacher in the small town of Kingston, Pa., who is almost believable as the town spinster (she has a problem with uncontrollable sexiness). Unmarried and seeking refuge in her job, her apartment and her two c[...]

Jon Vitti to write Angry Birds

Comedy writer Jon Vitti — a veteran of “The Simpsons,” “King of the Hill,” “The Office” and “The Larry Sanders Show” — will write the screenplay for “Angry Birds,” the upcoming animated 3D film based on Rovio’s bestselling app. Additionally, veteran producer Cat[...]

Sony acquires Only Lovers Left Alive

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Jim Jarmusch’s “Only Lovers Left Alive,” which had its world premiere at the Cannes Film Festival May 25 in the In Competition section. Starring Tilda Swinton, Tom Hiddleston, Mia Wasikowska, John Hurt, Anton Yelchin and Jeff[...]

Review: Shadow Dancer

— by RON WILKINSON — It is 1993 in Belfast and the Irish Republican Army has not yet been brought to the table. Although voices within the movement are calling for peace, the hardliners hang on, and they hang on hard. They have been forged into the most ruthless fighting force in the wor[...]

Godzilla: Two On-Set Videos

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Due to hit theaters May 16, 2014, Legendary Pictures’ “Godzilla” reboot stars Ken Watanabe, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olson, Juliette Binoche, Bryan Cranston, Sally Hawkins and David Strathairn. For those of you who may not recall, the last Godzi[...]

Review: The Hangover Part III

— by ADAM DALE — When “The Hangover” opened in 2009, nobody saw it coming. It was one of the biggest surprise comedy hits in years and become one of the highest-grossing comedies of all time. It was so off the wall and raunchy that it was a breath of fresh air in a genre […][...]

Review: Fast & Furious 6

— by ADAM DALE — Not many action franchises can tout an impressive six films over 12 years as “The Fast and Furious” can. While every entry in the franchise might not have been a highlight — and some even fell short of being decent movies — this franchise has made many of[...]

Review: Star Trek Into Darkness

— by ADAM DALE — It has been four years since J.J. Abrams “Star Trek” debuted and the eventual sequel to the hit has finally landed in theaters. “Star Trek Into Darkness” is using the same hit formula that worked for the franchise’s reboot, as well as adding a multitude of new [...]

Sony to Release Angry Birds Movie

Sony Pictures Entertainment has won the exclusive worldwide distribution rights to the Angry Birds animated film, making it one of the most high-profile deals of the year. The 3D film is being developed, produced and financed by Rovio Entertainment and will be released worldwide by Sony Pictures on [...]

Byzantium: International Trailer

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Vampire stories have been all the craze, so pardon me if I don’t get especially thrilled when I hear of a new one about to be released. My biggest concern with any new vampire movies to hit the screen? They try so desperately NOT to be “Twilight” th[...]

Billy Crystal set for Winter’s Discontent

Billy Crystal is attached to star in “Winter’s Discontent” as a widower who moves into a reputed active adult community in hopes of reinvigorating his sex life. Frank Oz will direct the comedy. Written by Paul Fruchbom, “Winter’s Discontent” was featured on Hollywood’s “T[...]

Warner Bros. Shifts Two Release Dates

Warner Bros. Pictures has announced release date changes for two of its films: “All You Need is Kill,” from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures, and “300: Rise of an Empire,” from Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures. “All You Need is Kill”[...]