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Review: Mortdecai

— by RON WILKINSON — Even in the middle of watching this hugely entertaining Johnny Depp slapstick-a-thon, the viewer may start to wonder whether the great actor’s best days are behind him. The edginess is mostly gone and in its place are double the cleverness and four times the action[...]

Review: Charge

— by RON WILKINSON — Screened at the 2013 Cinedigm Docurama series, “Charge” is the story of one of sport’s longest and most treasured institutions rediscovering itself. The International Isle of Man TT (Tourist Trophy) Race is the most treasured and dangerous competition in a spor[...]

Review: Jack the Giant Slayer

— by ADAM DALE — After multiple delays, director Bryan Singer’s fairy tale epic “Jack the Giant Slayer” is finally in theaters. Inspired by tales of Nordic and Celtic origins, Jack and his adventures defeating giants has been in print since the early 18th century and has many adapt[...]

Trailer: Jack the Giant Slayer

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — New Line Cinemas has revealed the new trailer for Bryan Singer’s “Jack the Giant Slayer.” The film (previously known as “Jack the Giant Killer”) had been moved from its June 15, 2012, release date to March 1, 2013, and is now taking ove[...]

Review: Salmon Fishing in the Yemen

— by ADAM DALE — There may have been stranger concepts for a book turned into a movie than Paul Torday’s 2006 novel “Salmon Fishing in the Yemen.” — but none come to mind. Directed by Lasse Hallström (“Dear John” and “What’s Eating Gilbert Grape”) and sporting an a[...]

Trailer: Jack the Giant Killer

— by ADAM POYNTER — Fairytales have been a part of modern-day story telling for years, constantly being re-invented for new generations. “Jack and the Beanstalk” can be added to the recently-revised list as it hits theaters with a new twist. “Jack the Giant Killer” is[...]

Bryan Singer in Production on Jack the Giant Killer

Principal photography is underway in London on Bryan Singer’s 3D action adventure “Jack the Giant Killer,” with Nicholas Hoult in the title role of Jack, for New Line Cinema and Legendary Pictures. “Jack the Giant Killer” tells the story of an ancient war that is[...]

The Top 5 Most Dateable Male Movie Characters

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — It’s not hard to be perfect in a movie. Characters don’t have to snore, chew to loudly, be a neat freak, be so unorganized it’s dysfunctional, etc. If a movie calls for a romantic male lead then gosh darnit there had better be nothing unattractive about [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Perfect Sense’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — I hate when trailers don’t reflect the films they are supposed to represent. Reading about and viewing the trailer for “Perfect Sense” made me feel like I was potentially dealing with two completely different movies. The trailer focuses about 95 pe[...]

Up for Charity Auction: Voicemail Messages Personally Recorded by Celebrities

— by AMANDA MC KEEVER — Charity Buzz has a few auctions listed that will help to raise money for a worthy charity called Children Mending Hearts. One of the many celebrity items on offer is a voicemail by the talented actor Ewan McGregor. McGregor is one of the most astounding actors of [...]

The Top 5 Most Intriguing Films of 2010

— by CAM SMITH — In perusing this list, you might find your blood-pressure rising an iota, your mind heatedly asking “Where’s ‘Iron Man 2,’ ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1’ or ‘Free Willy 4: Escape from Pirate Cove’?!! How could they possibly be excluded?[...]

Review: The Ghost Writer

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — There was a “clash of the titans” this weekend. No, Sam Worthington or Louis Leterrier are not implicated in any way. Instead cinema giants Martin Scorsese and Roman Polanski simultaneously released their latest films. Both[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Ghost Writer’

— by RACHEL COYNE — Roman Polanski may do horrible things in his personal life, but there’s no denying that he has made some pretty good — and chilling — movies. His latest offering, “The Ghost Writer,” looks like it has the potential to be an engaging thriller, assuming[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘I Love You Phillip Morris’

— by ALEXA MILAN — A charming con man vying for the affections of his soft-spoken love interest sounds like a classic romantic comedy plot. This is the set-up for “I Love You Phillip Morris,” only in this case the charming con man has recently discovered he’s gay and the[...]