Archive for June, 2011

Trailer Talk: ‘Brave’ (Teaser Version)

— by ADAM POYNTER — Walt Disney has a long history of making fairytales, but Pixar Animation Studios has never done one before. Now, the two studios are teaming-up to bring the first Pixar fairytale to life. Directed by Mark Andrews, who has only previously done the shorts that tradition[...]

‘The Wolverine’ Starts Shooting in October

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — During a phone interview with Darren Osbourne of, Hugh Jackman revealed “The Wolverine” will begin filming this October. “We shoot in October, so it will probably come out a year after that,” he said. “That’s usually around the timeline.” [...]

Poster Peek: ‘Crazy, Stupid, Love.’

— by ADAM POYNTER — In the upcoming comedy “Crazy, Stupid, Love” — starring the infinitely funny Steve Carell, along with Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling, Emma Stone, Kevin Bacon and Marisa Tomei — we will see a group of people put love, lust and friendship to the test when [...]

Trailer Talk: ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Paramount Pictures has released the official trailer for “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.” It’s basically the same as the French version but, of course, it’s in English. I have to say, the more I watch this action-packed trailer the m[...]

Under Review: ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’

— by ADAM POYNTER — After the massive success of “Transformers” in 2007, Paramount Pictures immediately green-lit a sequel, “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” for 2009 and although it was a commercial success, fans and critics were not happy with the film. Now director Michae[...]

An Exclusive Interview with Mohammad Kharoti

— by BEV QUESTAD — Mohammad Kharoti had just a moment. He was kindly dropping off a gift copy of “Stealing the Light.” It’s a documentary on his life growing up in a nomadic caravan, entering school at age 12, becoming a surgeon and then building a school in the roughest area i[...]

Is Superman’s Comic-Book Makeover a Preview of His Movie Look?

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Check out the recently-revealed image of Superman’s new suit for the comics. Since it was revealed, it has been the constant subject of comic-book fans worldwide. Some like it, other hate it, and others just don’t see much difference with it. I like it &#[...]

A New Trailer for ‘Immortals’

— by ADAM POYNTER — When you think of epic-action war stories, a few movies come to mind. One of them is “300” and whether you liked the movie or not, there is no denying it had a look and style like none before it. There have been many films that have tried to[...]

Under Review: ‘Ask Us Who We Are’

— by BEV QUESTAD — One young man, now a dad, says that on his last night at home he was in a nightmare. He would gulp for air between his father’s blows to his stomach. He was so mad by the time the beating was over he snarled at his dad, “When you go […][...]

‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol’ Trailer Leaks

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Your mission, should you choose to except it, is to watch the first “Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol” trailer. Granted, it’s dubbed in French, but if you can’t wait to watch the English version, which is set to debut[...]

A Trio of Images from the Set of ‘The Hobbit’

— by JESSICA MORALES — Entertainment Weekly has released three preview images straight from the set of “The Hobbit.” In the first image, we see Martin Freeman as Bilbo Baggins. He is intently studying a contract, while in the background we see some dwarves intently studying h[...]

Columbia Options Remake Rights for ‘Big Man Japan’

Columbia Pictures has optioned remake and sequel rights to “Big Man Japan,” which will be developed and produced into a new feature film by Neal H. Moritz through his Original Film banner. “Big Man Japan” was a breakthrough hit in Japan in 2007 and a cult hit in the United St[...]

Under Review: ‘Bad Teacher’

— by ADAM POYNTER — Elizabeth Halsey (Cameron Diaz) thinks her life is set — until she finds out her rich fiancée is breaking off the engagement and dumping her. Elizabeth has to go back to work as a high school teacher, but she’s not very committed to her kids and she never[...]

Short Film Theater: Tim Hetherington’s ‘Diary’

— by BEV QUESTAD — Stacato shots, gasping breaths, sirens, honking, shouts, dangerous car rides, unintelligible voices in distress, chaos. Impressionist film collage and war poetry. “Diary” begins with a barrier, a light silken curtain, that obscures vision. A fan whirs, perhaps to f[...]