Posts Tagged ‘Benicio Del Toro’

Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

— by RON WILKINSON — The Force lives on with new blood. The same special effects and light saber hokum stalls for time in what appears to be a rebuilding year for the franchise. Notice is given at the outset when a 100-decibel opening dose of John Williams knocks you back in your seat li[...]

Star Wars: Episode VIII begins production

Rey took her first steps into a larger world in “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” and will continue her epic journey with Finn, Poe and Luke Skywalker in the next chapter of the continuing Star Wars saga, “Star Wars: Episode VIII,” which began principal photography at Pinewood S[...]

Review: A Perfect Day

— by RON WILKINSON — Benicio Del Toro and Tim Robbins have done better things. Having won two Oscars between them and been nominated for two more, this screenplay is light weight for them. The treatment seems to be perpetually caught between “Mash” and “Hurt Locker” with nods to [...]

Josh Hutcherson Headed for Paradise Lost

— by CHERRY BELL — The young stars of “The Hunger Games” are not having any trouble finding work these days it seems. Deadline is reporting that Josh Hutcherson is negotiating to star with Benicio del Toro in “Paradise Lost,” a drama about notorious drug kingpin Pablo Escobar. Th[...]

Trailers and Videos from Savages

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Oliver Stone’s “Savages” opens in theaters tomorrow. In advance, Universal Pictures released a new trailer a few days ago. It includes more sex and more Nate Dogg. Along with the extra footage, interwoven within the preview, members of the cast announce [...]

Trailer: 7 Days In Havana

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — “7 Days In Havana” is a collaboration of three film houses — Full House, Morena Films and Havana Club International — in which the city’s cultural background is explored by seven international directors. Each of the dire[...]

Under Review: ‘The Wolfman’

— by JOEL CRARY — I’ll say this for Joe Johnston’s “The Wolfman”: It spares us the hyperbole and gets down to brass tacks. There are no needless scenes of exposition informing us that a lycanthrope can only be assassinated by the use of silver bullets, that the full moon brings o[...]

Seven Clips from ‘The Wolfman’

— by ROB COX — I can’t say I’ve been eagerly anticipating the upcoming “Wolfman” — I’ve always been a vampire man myself, “Twilight” not withstanding — but I admit, these seven clips do build a teensy bit of excitement. The most intriguing aspect[...]

Go Behind the Scenes with ‘The Wolfman’

— by JON MARTINCIC — Some great movies inspire sequels, few inspire whole genres. The latter was the case in the 1940s and ’50s with the wave of monster features. The introduction of Dracula, Frankenstein’s Monster, and the Wolfman to the film world led to uncountable franchises.[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Wolfman’

— by VANNA LAND — Benicio Del Toro has been cast in the title role of this update of the classic 1941 horror movie of the same name set in 1880s Victorian-era Great Britain. Del Toro plays an American, Lawrence Talbot, who returns to his ancestral home to search for his brother who has d[...]