Posts Tagged ‘“The Smurfs”’

Global Smurfs Day returns June 22

On June 22, in celebration of the birthday of Peyo, the creator of the Smurfs (born June 25, 1928), Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation will once again coordinate events all over the world as part of Global Smurfs Day, a worldwide event in anticipation of the release of “The Smurfs 2,”[...]

Under Review: ‘The Smurfs’

— by LYNN TACKITT — When my kids were small, they watched “The Smurfs” on Saturday mornings. They thought they were cute and knew all the characters by name and their traits. I was more of a Bugs Bunny girl, so I didn’t follow them as closely as my kids did[...]

Eight Clips from ‘The Smurfs’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Numerous remakes and feature film versions of our favorite cartoon shows are continuing to be brought to life in live-action versions. One show that entertained so many will be hitting the big screen in 3D this summer, “The Smurfs.” In what is to be a sure-fire hi[...]

A Featurette from ‘The Smurfs’

— by JESSICA MORALES — In this first featurette, we see Gutsy, Smurfette, Brainy, Grouchy, Clumsy and Papa Smurf get magically transported into our world. These wonderful characters are smurfed to life by Alan Cumming, Katy Perry, Fred Armisen, George Lopez, Anton Yelchin and Jonathan Wi[...]

A Teaser from ‘The Smurfs’

— by ALLISON HIGGINBOTHAM — It’s always a risky proposition revamping any childhood staple. Nostalgia may sell tickets, but it doesn’t mean that the movie-goers will be as happy with the experience as they were in their childhood. With any luck, though, the franchise will become popu[...]

The Good, The Bad and The Smurfy

— by ADAM POYNTER — For those of us in our 20s and 30s, we can reminisce about our childhoods and the Saturday morning cartoon we use to watch, but that wasn’t the beginning of the “Smurfs.” No, they got their start in Belgium by a cartoonist named Peyo in 1958. It has[...]

‘The Smurfs’ Get A Legendary Addition

— by BEN FOWLER — In a move that has seriously dented his awesomeness quota in my books, Neil Patrick Harris has confirmed on his Twitter feed that he is indeed involved in the upcoming Avatar 2 … I mean “The Smurfs” Movie. Initially reported by Deadline Hollywood[...]

First Look: CGI Smurf

— by BEN FOWLER — Currently in the “facepalm” section of films in development — alongside the “Yogi Bear” movie — is “The Smurfs.” The movie is starting to take shape and below you can see the first leaked image from the film of one of the titular [...]

Poster Peek: ‘The Smurfs’

— by SEAN GERSKI — It’s really hard to not use “smurf” as a verb or an adjective when talking about the Smurfs, but I am going to give it a shot. This poster is for the Smurfs 3-D movie due out next year and it looks exactly like what one would expect a 3-D […][...]