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Review: A Walk in the Woods

— by RON WILKINSON — “A Walk in the Woods,” Ken Kwapis’ peon to growing old gracefully, features Robert Redford and Nick Nolte as the unlikeliest pair ever to walk the Appalachian Trail. Based on the book by travel raconteur Bill Bryson (with a screenplay by Rick Kerb and B[...]

Review: Saving Mr. Banks

— by BEV QUESTAD — We get caught up in our own difficult stories, in patterns of expectation that recycle old troubles, but the trick is to change our mindset. Walt Disney will reveal his difficult childhood story that ironically fueled his happy-ending films and magical kingdoms. He als[...]

Quvenzhane Wallis to play Annie

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Two years ago, Overbrook Entertainment partners James Lassiter, Ken Stovitz, Jada Pinkett Smith and Will Smith announced plans to remake the classic musical “Annie.” Rap artist and entrepreneur Jay Z would arrange the music and Willow Smith would portray Ann[...]

Beautiful Creatures: Review

— by ADAM DALE — There has been much talk about what film or franchise will replace the niche left empty by the ending of the super successful “Twilight” franchise now that the fifth and final film has been released, and while “The Hunger Games” is looking to cash-in on the newly[...]

Beautiful Creatures Moved to Feb. 14

Warner Bros. Pictures has moved the release date of Alcon Entertainment’s “Beautiful Creatures” back one day to Valentine’s Day, in keeping with the film’s blend of magic and romance. Directed by Richard LaGravenese from his own screenplay, “Beautiful Creatures[...]

Filming Underway on Beautiful Creatures

Principal photography has begun on Alcon Entertainment’s “Beautiful Creatures,” based on the first novel in the best-selling series by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl. Oscar nominee Richard LaGravenese (“The Fisher King,” “P.S. I Love You”) directs the fil[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Men in Black III’

— by ADAM POYNTER — The Men in Black are back, with a third installment to the highly-successful franchise that grossed over $1 Billion between the first two films. But with nearly 10 years having passed since the last installment, can director Barry Sonnenfeld (“Men in Black,” “Ge[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Brave’ (Teaser Version)

— by ADAM POYNTER — Walt Disney has a long history of making fairytales, but Pixar Animation Studios has never done one before. Now, the two studios are teaming-up to bring the first Pixar fairytale to life. Directed by Mark Andrews, who has only previously done the shorts that tradition[...]

A Look at ‘Men in Black III’ on Location

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — If you were in the Bronx Monday afternoon you may have seen two Men in Black. Will Smith and Josh Brolin (Agent J and Agent K respectively) were filming a few scenes yesterday for the upcoming MIB sequel. In this installment, Agent J must travel back in time to [...]