Archive for March, 2011

Poster Peek: Seven More from ‘Thor’

— by LAUDELYS MIRANDA — As we get closer to the date of release for one of the summer’s most anticipated blockbusters, Marvel has taken no prisoners [no pun intended!] when it comes to promoting their latest comic book hero. The film has been receiving positive press due to its incredi[...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Hobo with a Shotgun’

— by H.G. WATSON — “Hobo with a Shotgun” is a strange-looking cocktail of other films; two parts “The Warriors,” one part “The Road Warrior,” and just a dash of “Batman” for good measure. This Canadian film is all violence and mayhem and, a[...]

A New ‘Wonder Woman’ Image and Some Video Footage

— by SEAN GERSKI — Yesterday, a flurry of shots of Adrianne Palicki and her stuntwoman in the Wonder Woman costume made the rounds on the Internet (including here at It’s Just Movies, of course). When you film in public, that’s a bound to happen. Plus, with the quality of cel[...]

Paramount Pictures Options ‘Earthseed’

Paramount Pictures Film Group President Adam Goodman announced the studio has optioned the novel “Earthseed,” with Melissa Rosenberg (“Twilight,” “Dexter,” “Highlander”) attached to pen the script and produce through her Tall Girls Productions. Set in the future, “Earth[...]

Review: Source Code

— by ADAM POYNTER — Mystery, chase, suspense and time displacement are all served up in director Duncan Jones’ “Source Code.” In the movie, Captain Colter Stevens (Jake Gyllenhaal) is a decorated army pilot fighting in Afghanistan. He wakes up on a train bound for Chicago[...]

A Music Video from ‘Brownstones to Red Dirt’

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — Here is a music video for the documentary “Brownstones to Red Dirt” under the track title “Children of the Future.” And here is the movie’s official description: “Brownstones To Red Dirt” follows four pairs of pen pals[...]

Trailer Talk: MTV’s ‘Teen Wolf’

— by SEAN GERSKI — When I first heard MTV was making a TV show based on the Michael J. Fox “Teen Wolf” movie, it wasn’t news that thrilled me. Like many, I enjoyed the heck out the first one when I was younger. However, after seeing the show, I now realize I had absolut[...]

Jennifer Garner to Play Super Sleuth Miss Marple

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — I grew up watching and reading Agatha Christie crime movies and novels. I vividly remember reading “And Then There Were None” at 12 years old, and watching favorites like “Murder on the Orient Express” with my dad around that same time.[...]

Seven Clips from ‘Arthur’

— by AMANDA KOEHLER — Is a grown man with a nanny and no job attractive? Many women would probably say no, but I think audiences will find the title star of the remake “Arthur” to be entertaining and sweet. Arthur (Russell Brand) is having fun with his life that includes no[...]

‘Tron 3′ Teaser Clip: The Dillingers’ Chat

— by JESSICA MORALES — Are you ready for more “Tron”? Well, it looks like this time around we won’t have to wait nearly 30 years for another one. I remember seeing “Tron” for the first time on television when I was a kid and really enjoying it; so when I heard t[...]

Bryan Cranston Zeroing in on Total Recall

— by SEAN GERSKI — I don’t know if rebooting “Total Recall” — the Arnold Schwarzenegger sci-fi flick from 1990 — is a great idea. I do, however, know that hiring Bryan Cranston to act in anything you are doing is an excellent idea. In the newest incarnation [...]

New and Improved Wonder Woman Costume in Action

— by ADAM POYNTER — So there has been a lot of talk, good and bad, about David E. Kelley’s re-imagining of the classic “Wonder Woman” television show. Hopes were high and, at first, the announcement of the casting of Adrianne Palicki as Wonder Woman was said to be a good decision[...]

Movie Theatre Etiquette: A Rough Guide

— by H.G. WATSON — Put yourself in a movie theatre. The lights have dimmed, you’ve already forgotten what the trailers were, and the 20th Century Fox logo has tricked you into thinking you’re watching “Star Wars” for the millionth time. At this time, the person two seats [...]

Thomas McDonnell Joins Dark Shadows

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Newcomer Thomas McDonnell has been cast as a young Barnabas Collins in Tim Burton’s re-invisioning of the 1960’s television series, “Dark Shadows.” McDonnell is receiving early praise for his work in Disney’s teen film, “Prom” which opens April 29 [...]