Posts Tagged ‘Jim Carrey’

Movies based on lesser-known comic books

There are many well-known movie characters that are celebrated and loved today and yet their origins are in comics. Characters like Batman, Superman, Spiderman and many more all come from comic books. But many people may be surprised to realize that there are actually a lot more popular movies that [...]

Valentine’s Day Top Five Movie Playlist

Well, you have one less problem to think about this Valentine’s Day. You can just go and catch a movie with your date. Instead of running around looking for things you can do, go back to your online gambling or favourite kiwi pokies and play your game, because your chance to-watch movie list is he[...]

The Top 5 Christmas Movies of All Time

Christmas is a time for family, food and — perhaps most importantly — films. When you have finally got rid of the in-laws and you are happily slumped on your sofa in a post-turkey food coma, nothing beats watching classic festive movies on Christmas Day. From cosy rom-coms like “Love A[...]

Sonic The Hedgehog redesign is official

The fan base of Sonic the Hedgehog is notoriously loyal, to the point of fanaticism. Each new game is awaited anxiously when announced, debated passionately upon arriving, and likewise defended ferociously from outside criticism. So, when an official Sonic the Hedgehog live action film was announced[...]

Review: Kick-Ass 2

— by ADAM DALE — “Kick-Ass” was somewhat of a success when it hit the screens in 2010, with a faithful adaptation from the graphic novel by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr. Fans were thrilled and appalled at the same time, and the movie went on to much more success when it hit homes [[...]

Eight Clips from ‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Keeping with a hot trend right now, Hollywood is adapting another book into a feature film. This time, it’s Richard Atwater’s 1938 children’s classic “Mr. Popper’s Penguins,” which updates the old tale into a contemporary setting. In the movie, we have Tom[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Mr. Popper’s Penguins’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — I love penguins, and they’ve been my favorite animal for a long time. Once my mom realized my love for them, she started buying me everything penguin-related … which is the reason why, at 26, I still own four pairs of penguin pajama pants (thanks, Mom). Sexy[...]

‘Batman Forever’ (1995)

— by CHAS BLANKENSHIP — Conflicted by his thirst for justice and desire for happiness, Bruce Wayne finds redemption in orphaned acrobat Dick Grayson. Taking the boy in, the caped crusader forms an alliance with Robin the Boy Wonder…just in time to tackle the dual threat[...]

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?[...]

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[...]

Five Clips from ‘I Love You Phillip Morris’

— by CAM SMITH — As I made clear previously, in my Top 5 Most Intriguing Films of 2010 List (You haven’t read it?! Well, then skedaddle over to that link and check it out, as there’s some uber cool upcoming releases to keep track of!), Jim Carrey’s upcoming indie “I Love You[...]

Six Clips From ‘Disney’s A Christmas Carol’

— by CAM SMITH — It’s been almost 10 years since Robert Zemeckis directed a film with flesh-and-blood actors in front the camera and I don’t really see this as a particularly stellar accomplishment. His first two experimentations with motion-capture animation — “The Polar[...]

Under Review: ‘Disney’s A Christmas Carol’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — The holidays are a time of family, merriment and long lines at department stores, but they also mark a good time to sit next to the burning yule-log and read the Charles Dickens tale “A Christmas Carol.” Since it was published on Dec. 19, 1843, the[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Disney’s A Christmas Carol’

— by JON MARTINCIC — Robert Zemeckis is doing “A Christmas Carol.” Need I say more? It’s an animated version of the Charles Dickens classic tale and from the looks of the trailer, it’s done very well. Zemeckis — whose resume includes the “Back to the Future” trilogy[...]