Archive for May, 2012

Sony Pictures Classics Says Yes to No

Sony Pictures Classics has acquired all North American rights to Pablo Larraín’s Cannes Directors’ Fortnight sensation “No” from financier Participant Media in association with Funny Balloons and Fabula. “No” stars Gael García Bernal (“Babel,” “The Motorcycle Diaries”),[...]

The First Clips from Pixar’s Brave

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Some people feel Disney and Pixar can never go wrong whenever they collaborate on one these animated movie projects they treat us too every few years. Most of them become instant classics, like “WALL-E,” the “Toy Story Trilogy,” “Up,” and “The Incredibl[...]

Review: Snow White and the Huntsman

— by ADAM DALE — Fairy tales enchant us as kids and teach us lessons to be remembered later on in life. “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” — the first full-length animated feature by Disney — was no different. Ever since it was first announced that they would be making a d[...]

Catching Fire: Casting Finnick Odair

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — The much-anticipated sequel to “The Hunger Games” has settled on a title and now the focus goes to the casting of the central characters in the next two novels in the series. Among the most talked about casting decisions at this moment is centere[...]

Report: The Mandarin IS in Iron Man 3

— by ADAM POYNTER — Ever since “The Avengers” arrived, it has been setting box office records domestically and internationally — and it continues to do so. Even though the world has caught Avengers fever, the minds at Marvel Studios are looking to the future of their many franc[...]

Andie MacDowell Books Hallmark Series

Hallmark Channel has announced that actress Andie MacDowell is set to star in the two-hour pilot, “Cedar Cove,” which commences production in mid-June. “Cedar Cove,” the movie, is the basis for the network’s first-ever primetime series. The movie pilot will premiere in late 2012, with the [...]

Trailer: The Great Gatsby

From the uniquely imaginative mind of writer/producer/director Baz Luhrmann comes the new big screen adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel “The Great Gatsby.” The filmmaker will create his own distinctive visual interpretation of the classic story, bringing the period to life i[...]

Cinemark Presents: Summer Classics Series

Cinemark has announced that the “Summer Classics Series,” featuring eight legendary Hollywood movies, will take place in over 100 Cinemark theatres across the country. All of these digitally restored movies from the Warner Bros. film catalogue will be scheduled to play each Wednesday, du[...]

Cannes Film Festival Winners Named

Un Certain Regard 2012 presented 20 films directed by 26 directors hailing from 17 different countries. Four of the works were first films. Presided over by Tim Roth (actor, director), the Jury was comprised of Leïla Bekhti (actress), Sylvie Pras (head of cinema – Centre Pompidou Paris, artis[...]

Trailer: The Expendables 2

— by JESSIKA OWENS — A sequel is defined as a literary work, movie, etc., that is complete in itself but continues the narrative of a preceding work. I generally become squeamish at the site or sound of another sequel making the scene in the film world. It is rare that a sequel surpasses[...]

Review: Battleship

— by ADAM DALE — In 2005, we discover an extra solar planet with life-sustaining conditions similar to Earth. We start a program that will beam a signal to this planet in hopes of contacting any intelligent life existing there. We also meet the intelligent, yet lazy, Alex Hopper (Taylor [...]

Rumor: The Rock to Play Lobo

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — With The Avengers making $1 billion in less than two weeks of release, I expected there to be rumblings from DC’s camp. Lets face it, if you’re like me, a comic-book geek, right now you’re probably wondering, what if anything, does Detective Comics plan to[...]

Review: What You Need

— by ALEXA MILAN — At some point in every kid’s life, it’s natural to feel like you don’t belong. To feel like for whatever reason, you’re different than everyone else. But imagine how much those feelings would amplify if your outward appearance reflected those in[...]

Poster: Prometheus

— by ADAM POYNTER — As you probably already know, director Ridley Scott is about to have a most-anticipated return to the genre he helped revolutionize when “Prometheus” opens in less than a month, on June 8. We have been excited for this film since its announcement and speculating o[...]