Posts Tagged ‘Saoirse Ronan’

Previewing the 90th Academy Awards

The 90th Academy Awards ceremony is growing agonisingly close and the film industry is on tenterhooks to see who will seize glory. Jimmy Kimmel is returning to host Hollywood’s most celebrated event of the year at the Dolby Theatre in LA on March 4 and speculation is raging among fans over who wil[...]

Review: Violet & Daisy

— by RON WILKINSON — Anybody who watched 2009’s astounding “Precious” knows that when screenwriter Geoffrey Fletcher digs into the far corners of dysfunctional women’s minds, he comes up with eye-opening realities. In “Violet & Daisy,” he not only writes the screenplay, [...]

Byzantium: International Trailer

— by JESSIKA OWENS — Vampire stories have been all the craze, so pardon me if I don’t get especially thrilled when I hear of a new one about to be released. My biggest concern with any new vampire movies to hit the screen? They try so desperately NOT to be “Twilight” th[...]

The Host: Two New Trailers

— by CHERRY BELL — On the heels of a very successful teen driven saga (“The Twilight Saga”), Stephenie Meyers’ second book-to-film adaptation — “The Host” starring Saoirse Ronan, Max Irons, Jake Abel, Diane Kruger and William Hurt — is picking up mom[...]

The Host: First Character Poster

— by CHERRY BELL — With “The Twilight Saga” finishing its run in theaters over the holiday season, author Stephenie Meyer’s next novel, “The Host,” is ready for its turn. The book is about parasitic aliens called “Souls” that have invaded Earth and have begun to[...]

Trailer: The Host

— by ADAM POYNTER — I don’t think it’s a coincidence that Stephenie Meyers second book-to-film adaptation’s first full-length trailer is being released the same week “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” — the conclusion to the Twilight movie franchise — opens i[...]

Poster: The Host

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — The teaser trailer was released not too long ago for the film adaptation of “The Host,” from the novel by Stephenie Meyer, and the official poster has now come out. The poster features Saoirse Ronan, who plays the title character Melanie [...]

Teaser Trailer: The Host

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2” is due for a November theatrical release and author Stephenie Meyer has another film adaptation coming to the big screen on March 29, 2013, with “The Host.” This time, Meyer steers cle[...]

Under Review: ‘Hanna’

— by ADAM POYNTER — “Hanna” is a new thriller from director Joe Wright (“The Soloist” and “Atonement”), who has worked with the young Saoirse Ronan before, but is a newcomer to directing action. Focus Features and Sony Pictures Entertainment have given Wright[...]

Seven Clips from ‘Hanna’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Around this time last year, Chloe Moretz was dropping F-bombs and attacking criminals as pint-sized vigilante Hit Girl in “Kick-Ass.” Now “Atonement” and “The Lovely Bones” star Saoirse Ronan is the underage, gun-toting assassin in &[...]

Armie Hammer Lands Princely Role

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — In other Snow White news … Taking advantage of the media coverage surrounding Viggo Mortensen’s exit from Universal’s Snow White film, Relativity Media announced Armie Hammer will play Prince Andrew Alcott in “The Brothers Grimm: Snow White” and[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Hanna’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Secret agents and assassin thrillers have been on the rise in recent years; we’ve even seen an increase in the female leads in these films and television shows (such as “Salt,” ”Get Smart” and “Alias”). There haven’t been too many child assassins i[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Way Back’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — It’s been seven years since a Peter Weir film has hit the cinema. In 2003, the Academy Award-nominated director brought us the epic “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.” Now, he has returned with what appears to be another masterpiece: “The [...]