Archive for November, 2010

Six Clips from ‘All Good Things’

— by ALEXA MILAN — After brilliant performances in “Half Nelson” and “Lars and the Real Girl,” Ryan Gosling is quickly becoming one of the most under-appreciated young actors around. Too bad one of his most recent movies has flown largely under the radar. In ̶[...]

Nominees for Spirit Awards Announced

The nominees for this year’s Film Independent Spirit Awards have been announced. The ceremonies will take place Feb. 26 in a beachside tent in Santa Monica, Calif., and will be hosted by Joel McHale of TV’s “Community.” Here are this year’s nominees …[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘The Nutcracker in 3D’

— by RACHEL COYNE — When I first read there was a movie version of “The Nutcracker” being made in 3D, my initial response was to snipe, like the frustrated theater geek I am, “If you want to see ‘The Nutcracker’ in 3D, why don’t you see it how it’s meant to be seen: At [&he[...]

A Clip from ‘Frankie and Alice’

— by ALEXA MILAN — Halle Berry has had her fair share of flops in her day (“Gothika” and “Catwoman” spring to mind), but when she’s on her game, she’s on, and “Frankie and Alice” looks like the kind of movie that could return her to her [...]

Win a Copy of Rob Reiner’s ‘Flipped’ on DVD

— by SEAN GERSKI — Rob Reiner’s latest film, “Flipped,” arrives on DVD and blu-ray today and to celebrate, we are giving away a copy of the movie on DVD. For a refresher on the movie, read Adam Poynter’s review HERE and Jessika Owens’ take on the trailer is [...]

Franco, Hathaway to Host Academy Awards

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — … and suddenly I’ve lost a bit of interest. Not that my attention hasn’t waned over the past few years. Due to the obvious politics surrounding the ceremony and who is deemed worthy of winning the prestigious statue, it most certainly has waned. However, I[...]

A Music Video from ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — The following is a music video featuring music by composer Alexandre Desplat from the soundtrack of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part I.” The video also includes footage from the movie.[...]

Three Clips from ‘Tron: Legacy’

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Do you hear that? It is the sound of millions of anxious fans awaiting the release date of “Tron: Legacy.” If you are one of them and have been following all of our updates then you will surely appreciate this one. I am especially pleased with everything I have s[...]

Leslie Nielsen, 1926-2010

— by SEAN GERSKI — Although he won renown later in his career as a terrific comedic actor, Leslie Nielsen did plenty of serious work. But he took his comedy seriously as well and his greatest asset as a comedian was that he never seemed to be in on the joke. Playing his comedic roles [&h[...]

Daft Punk’s ‘Derezzed’ Music Videos from ‘Tron: Legacy’

— by SEAN GERSKI — Below are both versions of the music video for the song “Derezzed” by Daft Punk from the soundtrack to the upcoming movie “Tron: Legacy.” The movie — which stars Garrett Hedlund, Jeff Bridges, Michael Sheen, Olivia Wilde and Bruce Boxleitn[...]

Short Film Theater: ‘Paddle Oregon 2010’

— by BEV QUESTAD — Sounds of Indian drumming and chants merge with lapping riverwater as a kayak drifts through delicate green filigreed forests and crystal clear water. Herons swoop low over water and beach, paddlers drum on congas, an expert kayaker gracefully turns his craft and blue [...]

Under Review: ‘The King’s Speech’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — “The King’s Speech” is a brilliant and compelling film directed by Tom Hooper, helmer of the Emmy Award winning HBO series “John Adams.” In this very well-acted account of the future King George VI’s (Colin Firth) struggle with stammering, we[...]

Test Screening Review of Paul

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Since the entertaining 30-minute presentation of “Paul” at this year’s Comic-Con, I’ve been anticipating the film’s arrival in theaters. The panel at Geek mecha was comprised of Greg Mottola, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Jason Bateman, Seth Rogen, Jeffrey T[...]

Under Review: Disney’s ‘Tangled’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Walt Disney Animation Studios is back this holiday season with the new animated movie “Tangled.” Originally called “Rapunzel” but later changed to make it a more gender-neutral sounding title, “Tangled” is the 50th animated feature released from Disney in [...]