Posts Tagged ‘Helen Mirren’

Seven Clips from ‘Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Director Zack Snyder has taken us to 480 B.C. Sparta and an alternate 1985 New York City, and now he’s taking us … to a sky full of talking owls? In a departure from the violent and gritty “300” and “Watchmen,” Snyder’s next mo[...]

Behinds the Scenes of ‘Legend of the Guardians’

— by ROB COX — “Legend of the Guardians” looks about as close to epic as a cartoon can get. The digital animation is gorgeous; even viewed on a computer screen in low resolution, it crackles with color, depth and atmosphere. I imagine it’ll be a visual feast on the big screen. Even[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘RED’

— by ALEXA MILAN — What’s possibly more dangerous than James Bond and Jason Bourne combined? Helen Mirren with an enormous gun. They might be a little past their prime, but the eclectic characters at the center of “RED” can still whip their younger counterparts into sha[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Love Ranch’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Helen Mirren. Joe Pesci. Bordello. You may think this is a grown-up version of the “Sesame Street” game “One of These Things Is Not Like the Other.” But, it isn’t. Those three words actually go together in director Taylor Hackford’[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Legend of the Guardians’

— by BEN FOWLER — Wow! Awesome! A film called “Legend of the Guardians,” obviously about some mystical warriors protecting and fighting for their people. With epic battles as they take on their evil nemesis in a fight to the bitter end. What? It’s about owls? Oh. To be fair[...]

Under Review: ‘The Last Station’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — Leo Tolstoy is famous for his stance on passive resistance and belief that all men should be equal. In “The Last Station,” however, the path to these things is not easy. “The Last Station” takes place during the last few days of[...]

Five Clips from ‘The Last Station’

— by BEN FOWLER — Could you have a more “all-star” team of actors than director Michael Hoffman has assembled for “The Last Station”? Christopher Plummer, Helen Mirren, Paul Giamatti and James McAvoy all star in “The Last Station,” based on the biographical[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Last Station’

— by JASON EAKEN — I’ve never been a fan of stuffy British movies. The Merchant-Ivory collection would be wasted on me. I don’t know what it is, it just seems like a slog. In the opening moments of the trailer for “The Last Station,” I felt that pang of stuffiness[...]