Posts Tagged ‘Brendan Fraser’

Review: The Whale

— by WILLIAM STERR — In 2012, Darren Aronofsky (“Mother!”), attended a performance of “The Whale,” a play by Samuel Hunter. A decade later, he directed a movie version with Hunter as screenwriter and Brendan Fraser (“Gods and Monsters”) starring as the protagonist, Ch[...]

Review: HairBrained

— by RON WILKINSON — Screened at this year’s yeasty Brooklyn Film Festival, emerging director Billy Kent’s new “HairBrained” is a funny, if not hilarious, exploration of the college eccentric theme. Having taken a few years off since his modestly received “The Oh in Ohio,” Ke[...]

Trailer: Escape from Planet Earth

— by ADAM POYNTER — We have seen our fair share of animated films about aliens over the years. Some have been incredibly successful, like 2009’s “Monsters vs Aliens” by DreamWorks Animation, while last year’s “Mars Needs Moms” flopped at the box office. So what makes one anim[...]

New Line Taking Another Journey

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — According to The Hollywood Reporter, New Line Cinemas has decided to move on with “Journey 3,” the sequel to this year’s “Journey 2: The Mysterious Island.” With “Journey 2” propelling its way through the int[...]

Brendan Fraser Not Taking Another ‘Journey’?

— by CAM SMITH — Call me crazy, but these days Brendan Fraser doesn’t like the type to turn down an easy paycheck when it’s offered to him. “The Mummy: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor” and “Extraordinary Measures” seemed to prove this theory while the trailer for “Furry Vengeanc[...]

Poster Peek: ‘Furry Vengeance’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — When I wrote the article for the “Furry Vengeance” trailer, a close friend of mine that read it approached me in private and said that I was “too kind in my articles to these types of movies.” I find that, lately, it has become popular to hate[...]

Under Review: ‘Extraordinary Measures’

— by ALEXA MILAN — “Extraordinary Measures” is a fairly typical tearjerker. It tells a remarkable story, but unfortunately that isn’t enough to make it a remarkable film. Based on a true story, the film follows John and Aileen Crowley (Brendan Fraser and Keri Russell), [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Furry Vengeance’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Who do you know that can go from making a powerful, real-life drama with Harrison Ford called “Extraordinary Measures,” and then turn around and do a comedic movie that mixes animated characters (in this case, forest animals) and real-life people at war? [...]

Two Clips from ‘Extraordinary Measures’

— by RACHEL COYNE — I like Harrison Ford, Brendan Fraser, and Keri Russell, yet I really can’t seem to care less about their upcoming drama, “Extraordinary Measures.” The fact that I keep getting it confused with the 1996 Hugh Grant/Gene Hackman medical “thriller” “Extreme[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Extraordinary Measures’

— by ROBERT DeFEIS — Brendan Fraser stars in this well-done film based on a true story. He plays John Crowley, a man who risks his family’s future to find a cure for his children’s life-threatening diseases. Keri Russell plays his beautiful wife Aileen, distraught to find out the[...]