Archive for April, 2012

Rock of Ages Soundtrack Details Released

WaterTower Music has announced the release of the soundtrack album for the upcoming movie musical “Rock of Ages” on June 5. The “Rock of Ages: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack” boasts 20 rousing anthems that defined a generation — reinvigorated for the film by a stellar c[...]

Review: The Five-Year Engagement

— by ADAM DALE — Tom (Jason Segel) and Violet (Emily Blunt) have only known each other for a year. After meeting at a New Year’s Eve party, they just seemed to click and now he wants to propose. After she accepts, everything seems great. Tom is a sous chef at an upscale San Francisco [[...]

Crackle Expands In Latin America

Crackle Inc., Sony Pictures Television’s multi-platform video entertainment network, launched in 17 Spanish-speaking countries across Latin America including Mexico this month, becoming the only online network to offer always free-to-consumer, full-length, ad-supported movies and television se[...]

Full-Length LEGO Movie in Production

The first-ever full-length, theatrical LEGO movie will open nationwide on Feb. 28, 2014, Dan Fellman, president of Domestic Distribution for Warner Bros. Pictures, announced. Currently in production, the 3D computer animated adventure will be directed by Phil Lord & Christopher Miller from[...]

Nine Clips from The Raven

— by ADAM POYNTER — In the new gritty thriller “The Raven,” director James McTeigue (“V for Vendetta”) brings Edgar Allan Poe to life in a way never seen before. Relativity Media has released nine clips –over nine minutes of footage total — from the fi[...]

Jackie Robinson Movie Gets Release Date

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures are teaming up with director Brian Helgeland for “42,” the story of baseball great Jackie Robinson. Slated for release on April 12, 2013, the film will open in time to commemorate the 66th anniversary of Jackie Robinson Day — April 15, the d[...]

Jack White to Score The Lone Ranger

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — I’ve been lukewarm about “The Lone Ranger” since its inception, but this new development has me excited. Jack White, the former lead guitarist and vocalist for The White Stripes, will compose the score for Gore Verbinksi’s “The Lone Ranger.” [...]

Music Video: Pitbull’s Men in Black 3 Song

Here is the music video for Pitbull’s “Back In Time,” the theme song from “Men in Black 3,” which will be released in 3D in theaters nationwide on May 25. “Back In Time” was written for the film by Armando C. Perez (AKA Pitbull), Marc Kinchen, Adrian Trejo a[...]

Review: The Lady

— by BEV QUESTAD — Critics be tarred, feathered, hung and shot. Of the 150 films I have reviewed in the last three years, I have given few rave reviews, but “The Lady” would be in those top three. The reason is simple – it’s an important story about principle, sacrifice a[...]

TDKR Has an Hour-Plus of IMAX Footage

— by ADAM POYNTER — IMAX has become synonymous with major summer blockbuster releases. Some of the biggest movies of all time have been released in this format — films like “Avatar,” “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 2,” “Transformers: Dark of the Moon” and [...]

Review: The Lucky One

— by ADAM DALE — Director Scott Hicks (“Hearts in Atlantis,” “No Reservations”) has brought Nicholas Sparks’ 2008 war-torn love drama “The Lucky One” to the big screen with former “High School Musical” star Zac Efron in the lead. Logan Thibault (Efron) is a young U.[...]

Trailer: Ted

— by ALEXA MILAN — Everyone, at one time, had a childhood dream — to be a princess, to go to Mars. But what would happen if that childhood dream came true, and what impact would it have on your adulthood? That’s the premise of “Ted,” the big screen directorial[...]

More GLAAD Media Awards Announced

GLAAD Media Award recipients were announced in four of this year’s 35 media categories at the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards at the Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites in Los Angeles on April 21. The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representa[...]

Trailer: The Lady

— by BEV QUESTAD — History and current events have collided in the last weeks with the coincidental release of Aung San Suu Kyi from 15 years of house arrest in Myanmar (Burma) and the film about her life — “The Lady.” As the world now knows, Suu Kyi left Burma and even[...]