Posts Tagged ‘Angelina Jolie’

Review: The Breadwinner

— by BEV QUESTAD — I couldn’t stop from noticing the ironic parallels in this film between the life of its producer, Angelina Jolie, and the life of women at large who are coming forward with complaints in one of the most advanced countries the world has ever known. Though “The Bread[...]

Top 5 Picks for the Next M:I Villain

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — Most viewers would question the need for another Mission Impossible film, but it seems like Tom Cruise and the other producers of the franchise have it in mind to create an MI5 and now they have asked fans via Twitter who they think should be the nex[...]

Photo: Angelina Jolie as Maleficent

— by ADAM POYNTER — If there is one thing you can say about Disney and the magical fairytales it has created on the big screen for the past 75 years is that it has given us many heroes, princesses and maniacal villains. The latter is the subject of this article because one of the [&helli[...]

Berlinale 2012 Hits the Midway Point

A splendid opening of the Berlinale’s new venue at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele on Schaperstraße, a decisive increase in participants and films at the European Film Market, and more than 250,000 tickets already sold — these are the midway results of the 62nd Berlin International Film Fe[...]

Angelina Jolie is Ready for More ‘Salt’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — A “Salt” sequel is in the works and Kurt Wimmer (“Salt,” “Total Recall”) is writing the script. “Salt” — which grossed roughly $300 million worldwide — starred action heroine Angelina Jolie as a Russian spy named Evely[...]

Will a ‘Wanted’ Sequel Move Ahead Without Angelina Jolie?

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — I remember “Wanted” was really well promoted, I remember “Wanted” had Angelina Jolie, and she looked bigger than life. I also remember the incredible over-the-top and action-packed last 20 minutes of the movie, but I don’t remember much [...]

Review: Kung Fu Panda 2

— by ADAM POYNTER — Our favorite panda is back and ready to kick some skadoosh in “Kung Fu Panda 2.” Po (Jack Black) has been living the high life ever since he was chosen to be the Dragon Warrior. While continuing his training with Master Shifu (Dustin Hoffman), Po has been[...]

Angelina Jolie’s Directorial Debut to be Released Dec. 23

Graham King and his producing partner Tim Headington, together with Peter Schlessel, CEO of FilmDistrict, announced in Cannes that Angelina Jolie’s directorial debut, “In the Land of Blood and Honey,” which was also written by Jolie, will be released by[...]

New ‘Tomb Raider’ Movie Adds Writers

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — We’re a step closer to a “Tomb Raider” reboot. GK Films just hired screenwriters Mark Fergus and Hawk Ostby to pen the script. If those two names sound familiar, it’s because the duo also co-wrote screenplays for both “Iron Man” and “Cowboys &[...]

Trailer: Kung Fu Panda 2

— by ADAM POYNTER — In case you couldn’t get enough of the 2008 hit “Kung Fu Panda,” then I am sure you will be happy to know that the sequel “Kung Fu Panda 2” is right around the corner. I am glad to announce that the entire original cast, plus many more talented[...]

Would ‘Cleopatra’ with Angelina Jolie be Profitable?

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — The Cleopatra project may have a director. Deadline Hollywood reported that Sony is courting Paul Greengrass (“Green Zone”) to helm the historical feature about the infamous Egyptian queen starring Angelina Jolie. To attract a wider audience, Sony is[...]

Under Review: ‘The Tourist’

— by JESSIKA OWENS — If “Salt” had a baby — a very predictable baby — with “The Italian Job,” that underachiever of a child would be “The Tourist.” And I would quickly like to apologize in advance to anyone and everyone involved with the fi[...]

Five Clips from ‘The Tourist’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — My roommate and I were discussing Angelina Jolie this week — mostly how she seems to play some sort of bad ass in many of her roles. She’s a spy, or an assassin. She kicks butt and looks hot doing it. In “The Tourist,” Jolie plays a mystery w[...]

Kung Fu Panda 2: Teaser

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — One word comes to mind after watching the teaser trailer for “Kung Fu Panda 2: The Kaboom of Doom”: hilarious. Just as the trailer dictates, the awesomeness returns next summer and if the sequel is as amusing as this teaser, the second film will be as funny [...]