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Trailer Talk: ‘The Sorcerer’s Apprentice’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Why are movies about apprentices so popular? Could it be that we just like accompanying rookies in their journey of mastering some special trade? Or is it just the underdog aspect if it? Yes, it seems people love to watch the novice figure out the hidden potential[...]

Under Review: ‘Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Making a film like “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans” requires a fearless determination, and luckily, director Werner Herzog has just that. His unorthodox portrayal of brilliance is presented in the lead character, Terrence McDonagh[...]

Two Scenes From ‘Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans’

— by CAM SMITH — “Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans” has been at the very top of my must-see list for months now — above even film-geek cinematic altars of worship like Cameron’s “Avatar” and Peter Jackson’s “The Lovely Bones.” After that[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Kick-Ass’

— by BEN FOWLER — It’s not unknown that I have a dislike of Mark Millar. I wish to clarify my position. I have a problem with Mark Millar — The Ego. The guy who thinks before him every knee should bend. I don’t have a problem with Mark Millar — the comic-book writer. The [...]

Poster Peek: ‘Kick-Ass’

— by CAM SMITH — Even in the world of film, everyone loves to rally behind a dark horse. The recent money-printing success of “Paranormal Activity” is a testament to that. And with the invention of social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook, not to mention the mass media-drive[...]

Five Clips From ‘Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call New Orleans’

— by JASON EAKEN — There are some directors I trust implicitly, and Werner Herzog’s on the list. Whether his films are ultimately good or bad, they are interesting, they have thought and care and perspective breathed into them by Herzog. Watching the five clips from his upcoming[...]

Under Review: ‘Astro Boy’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — “Astro Boy” is based on the 1950s Japanese comic series which was later adapted for television screens in 1963. Years later, the overseas hit enjoyed success in the American market. It has been remade once again but this time it’s being released in theaters[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Season of the Witch’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Generally speaking, I like Nic Cage. However, the man makes an awful lot of movies that I don’t want to see. I can usually look at the trailer for one of his films and know instantly whether I will ever see it. And I am not just talking about missing […][...]

A Trio of Scenes From ‘Astro Boy’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — A movie that includes a cast of Freddie Highmore, Kristen Bell, Nathan Lane, Eugene Levy, Matt Lucas, Bill Nighy, Donald Sutherland and Nicolas Cage is certainly one worthy of attention. In this case, those actors will be brought together in voice[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Bad Lieutenant: Port of New Orleans’

— by MARIUSZ ZUBROWSKI — Imagine TV’s House quitting the medical field and joining the New Orleans Police Department. That’s how Werner Herzog’s new film, “Bad Lieutenant: Port of New Orleans,” can be summed up to. Starring Nicolas Cage as Terence McDonough, a heroin[...]

Another Trip For ‘Ghost Rider’?

— by ROB COX — According to a recent Variety story, Columbia Pictures has begun serious work on a sequel to the 2007 Nicolas Cage superhero film “Ghost Rider.” This may be good news for hardcore Nicolas Cage fans, but for anyone who saw the original “Ghost Rider” [...]

Possible Picture of Nic Cage as ‘Superman’

— by SEAN GERSKI — For years, we have heard about the “Superman” movie Tim Burton was gearing up to direct. And the most surprising (or disturbing) aspect has always been his choice for the Man of Steel: Nic Cage. Anyone who knows anything about Superman can tell you Cage is [...]