Posts Tagged ‘Robert Pattinson’

The Batman Production Shut Down

For decades, we’ve all liked to believe that Batman couldn’t be defeated. The Caped Crusader may not have supernatural powers in the same way that most TV and movie superheroes do, but that never mattered for Bruce Wayne’s alter-ego. Thanks to his resilient bat-suit, his wit and cunning, and h[...]

Is DC back from the brink?

It wasn’t so long ago that “Batman v. Superman” was splitting audiences down the middle. Some said it was okay, while others were cringing at the name Martha somehow being the ultimate resolution to a superhero conflict. No problem, fans thought nervously, surely they’ll bring it back in the[...]

Films that merited Best Picture nominations

— by CRAIG SMITH — The following films have managed to receive not only critical praise but acclaim with audiences as well, and more than qualified for a nomination for Best Picture at this year’s Oscars. Blade Runner 2049 The original “Blade Runner,” made back in 1982, turned out [...]

Review: The Lost City of Z

— by RON WILKINSON — Hardly the swashbuckling story on might expect, “Z” focuses on the life and motivations of British explorer Percy Fawcett (Charlie Hunnam). Like many others, he explores the Amazon jungle in the early 20th century looking for a legend. However, his motivation is [...]

Review: The Rover

— by RON WILKINSON — David Michôd ups the ante and hauls in a big one in this Aussie thriller set in the desolate outback 10 years after the collapse. The collapse? The comedians in the audience will point out that the outback 10 years after the collapse looks about the same as it did [[...]

Nine Clips from Cosmopolis

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — In David Cronenberg’s upcoming futuristic drama “Cosmopolis,” based on the 2003 novel by Don DeLillo, Robert Pattinson (the “Twilight” saga) plays 28-year-old Wall Street tycoon Eric Parker as he is being transported across midtown [...]

Catching Fire: Casting Finnick Odair

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — The much-anticipated sequel to “The Hunger Games” has settled on a title and now the focus goes to the casting of the central characters in the next two novels in the series. Among the most talked about casting decisions at this moment is centere[...]

French Trailer for Cosmopolis

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — The French trailer for David Cronenberg “Cosmopolis” is up and it certainly shows Robert Pattinson in a different — and very adult — light. Cronenberg, whose latest film was the critically-acclaimed “A Dangerous Method,” adapted this [...]

Under Review: ‘Water for Elephants’

— by LYNN TACKITT — Directed by Francis Lawrence, “Water For Elephants” is based on a novel by Sara Gruen, with the screenplay written by Richard LaGravenese. The movie takes us on a journey of innocence; choices that have to be made and the pursuit of dreams when the best laid plans[...]

Eight Clips from ‘Water for Elephants’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — When I first heard “Water for Elephants” would star Robert Pattinson, Christoph Waltz and Reese Witherspoon, my initial reaction was that it was an odd mix of talent. After watching the following eight clips, I still feel that way, but I think the movi[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Water for Elephants’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — Fun fact: Robert Pattinson and Reese Witherspoon previously acted together in “Vanity Fair,” although the scene was cut and can only be found on the DVD extras (and YouTube). However, it looks like in their new film, “Water for Elephants,” their sc[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Love & Distrust’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Star power isn’t everything, and “Love & Distrust,” unfortunately, might be the perfect movie to prove that. The film tells intertwining stories a la “Love Actually” of people searching for love and happiness. A waitress (Amy Adams), [...]

‘Twilight’ Star To Sink Teeth Into Cobain Biopic?

— by BEN FOWLER — “Twilight” star Robert Pattinson is potentially lined up to play Kurt Cobain in a biopic based on his tragic life. According to UK tabloid The Sun, Pattinson has been pestering Cobain’s widow, Courtney Love, to allow him to take on the role of the icon[...]

A Scene from ‘Eclipse’

With “New Moon” now out on DVD, it’s time to fully turn our attention to the next movie in the series, “Eclipse.” To get ready, the first clip from the movie is below.[...]