Posts Tagged ‘James McAvoy’

Under Review: ‘Gnomeo and Juliet’

— by ADAM POYNTER — “Romeo and Juliet” is one of William Shakespeare’s most renowned and retold stories about two-star crossed lovers who experience love and loss due to a family rivalry. Well, Touchstone Pictures has teamed up with Walt Disney Pictures to re-invent and int[...]

Six Clips from ‘Gnomeo and Juliet’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — We all know the story of “Romeo and Juliet.” Billy Shakespeare’s gem has been revisited, rehashed and reheated in many films … but never in a CGI-animated movie based on garden gnomes. That is, until now. Gnomeo (voiced by James McAvoy) and J[...]

See More New Images from ‘X-Men: First Class’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — This is much better. Michael Fassbender (Magneto) and James McAvoy (Charles Xavier) look pretty darn cool. Kevin Bacon — suave. January Jones, appearing very trim in her white leather outfit, still doesn’t do it for me. I really like the suit, however[...]

Mutants Gathering for Registration in Vaughn’s X-Prequel

— by BEN FOWLER — The pupils for Matthew Vaughn’s mutant reboot/prequel/reimagining are starting to take their seats, and it’s an interesting collection of talent that is coming together for Marvel’s new take on Xavier and company. The first name that presents itself is the casting[...]

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[...]

‘The Hobbit’: A Premise of Contradictions?

— by BEN FOWLER — I could not be more split down the middle when it comes to the thought of a “Hobbit” film/s. Don’t get me wrong, I want to see “The Hobbit” onscreen. But when I read stories and information released about what they are planning and quotes from the film[...]

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[...]