Posts Tagged ‘Gerard Butler’

Review: Olympus Has Fallen

— by ADAM DALE — While there have been many situations and tragedies that have shocked and impacted the American people over the years, if the events in “Olympus Has Fallen” were to actually occur, it would be an unbelievable tragedy that would have repercussions in the American psyc[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Coriolanus’

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — Ralph Fiennes is best known for his many dramatic roles in films such as “The English Patient” or “The Constant Gardner” and, most recently, the “Harry Potter” series as Lord Voldemort. In my opinion, Fiennes has this knack for selecting [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Machine Gun Preacher’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Here is a story worthy of a movie. It’s not fiction, since its mostly based on the inspiring true story of Sam Childers, the reformed drug dealer who becomes the savior of hundreds of kidnapped and orphaned children in East Africa. The movie is called “Ma[...]

FilmDistrict Scores U.S. Rights to ‘Playing the Field’

FilmDistrict has acquired all U.S. rights to “Playing the Field” from Nu Image/Millennium Films. “Playing the Field” kicks off with the homecoming of George (Gerard Butler), a retired soccer pro whose glory days are behind him. Burnt out on his playboy lifestyle and bankrupte[...]

Under Review: ‘How to Train Your Dragon’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — Having two younger sisters means that I’ve had to watch some pretty horrible kid movies. From “Garfield: The Movie” to “G-Force,” it hasn’t been pretty. Luckily, “How to Train Your Dragon” wasn’t horrible at all. The plot of “How to Train Y[...]

Under Review: ‘Bounty Hunter’

— by JESSICA CARSON — There is always the hope when one sits down to watch a romantic comedy that it will meet or surpass expectations. At first glance, “Bounty Hunter” appears to be a well-done romantic comedy, but upon further examination, the movie has missed the mark and [...]

Six Clips from ‘How to Train Your Dragon’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Here we are, right at start of what may be one of the biggest movie years ever. Yes, this year we will be bombarded with super-hero movies, computer animated movies and action movies galore. And I can’t forget to mention the avalanche of 3-D movies that will be[...]

Six Clips from ‘The Bounty Hunter’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — When I was younger, I thought bounty hunters hunted people and then killed them. Basically, I thought they were hit men. As I grew older (and watched some “Dog the Bounty Hunter”), I learned the error of my ways. However, when I saw these clips[...]

Poster Peek: ‘The Bounty Hunter’

— by JON MARTINCIC — Gerard Butler’s star is still on the rise. His latest adventure is with Jennifer Aniston in “The Bounty Hunter,” a story about a bounty hunter (Butler) who is assigned his ex-wife (Aniston) as his next target. “The Bounty Hunter” is[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Bounty Hunter’

— by SEAN GERSKI — It seems like one of the most fun jobs in Hollywood would be casting the lead roles of a movie like this. I mean, let’s be honest, there are practically an infinite number of actors and actresses who could take on these roles. There are some movies you watch and [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘How to Train Your Dragon’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Though they might not be up to the artistic standards of Pixar, there’s no denying that Dreamworks animation films also rake in the box office gold. The studio’s latest film, “How to Train Your Dragon,” will likely be no exception. Jay Baruchel voices[...]

Under Review: ‘Law Abiding Citizen’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Justice is a touchy subject and thus is prone to discussion, but unlike this summers “District 9,” which was a successful social commentary on the topic of discrimination, F. Gary Gray’s new film “Law Abiding Citizen” fails to deliver the same blend of [...]