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The Hobbit 2: Fan Event Video

— by ADAM POYNTER — On Nov. 4, Warner Bros., MGM and New Line held a global fan event for “The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug” to celebrate the movie’s upcoming Dec. 13 release. Taking place in four cities around the world – Los Angeles, New York, London and Wellington, [...]

Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars: Full Film

— by BEV QUESTAD — This investigative documentary was posted by Robert Greenwald last week (Oct. 30, 2013 into my email) and it is just as disturbing as it is factually based. It is the story of a 16-year old boy, Tariq Aziz, who signed up to work for two non-profits involved in document[...]

Catching Fire: Trailer and Featurette

— by CHERRY BELL — With less than a month until its release, Lionsgate is pulling all the stops for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” giving the audience more of a glimpse into the treacherous arena for the 75th Hunger Games. We also see howler monkeys, Jabberjays and, of co[...]

Carrie: Don’t Go to Prom Featurette

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Remakes of horror films, if you ask me, are almost as common as horror films. Sometimes it works, other times I hate it. The upcoming re-imagining of “Carrie” has me dubious to say the least. Many iconic horror films have been redone, and a lot of them di[...]

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire: Updates

— by CHERRY BELL — There are several pieces of news for “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” to catch up on, including an international trailer, a new image and soundtrack information as the film’s release date approaches. Starting with the international trailer, we don[...]

Catching Fire: District 12 Salute Image

— by CHERRY BELL — It’s a good week to be a Tribute. Comic-Con San Diego is underway and the big panels are taking place this weekend. To whet the appetites of the fans, Lionsgate has unveiled a new image of Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh Hutcherson) i[...]

The World’s End: Cornetto Featurette

— by ADAM POYNTER — Those who are unfamiliar with “Shaun of the Dead” and “Hot Fuzz” might find it confusing that stories about a zombie apocalypse and stupid cops could form a trilogy with “The World’s End,” which revolves around a legendary pub crawl between life-long fri[...]

The Mortal Instruments: Trailer & Stills

— by CHERRY BELL — With exactly two months to go until the release of “The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones,” the promotional attempts are being ramped up to attract a larger audience to the movie. It may prove a little difficult to top this summer’s top releases like [...]

A music video for World War Z by Muse

— by SEAN GERSKI — For a movie featuring both zombies and Brad Pitt, the hype surrounding “World War Z” seems pretty small. I have heard a number of conversations by people regarding which movies they are most interested in seeing this summer and — I don’t remember anyone rea[...]

Classic Magicians Reappear in Ricky Jay Film

— by RON WILKINSON — In the performing arts world today, there are two kinds of magic. The best known kind is the arena magic of Penn & Teller and the other big Las Vegas and Atlantic City acts. These acts are massive productions with massive attendance and, yes, they make massive m[...]

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[...]

Monsters University: Mother’s Day Promo

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Just in time for Mother’s Day, here’s a cute promotional clip from the “Monsters University” gang. The spot not only has new footage, it also features a brand new character we haven’t seen before named Mrs. Squibbles, voiced by Julia Sweeney. M[...]

Now You See Me: The First 4 Minutes

— by ADAM POYNTER — Magic may be abundant in movies and fairy tales, but in the real world we know it’s all an illusion. Illusions, sleight of hand and misdirection are all present in this opening scene for Louis Leterrier’s “Now You See Me,” brought to us by our friends at Fanda[...]

After Earth Video Series Launched

When it comes to survival, we could all use a pointer or two from an expert. Overbrook Entertainment with Sony Pictures Entertainment have teamed up with Generator to develop a seven-episode web series inspired by themes from the upcoming action movie “After Earth,” which hits theaters theaters [...]