Archive for June, 2012

Review: The New Year

— by SEAN GERSKI — Without too much effort, Sunny can bowl a 300 game … or she can roll a series of gutter balls. She has the talent to bowl as well as she wants, but she has to be motivated. And for Sunny, life is much the same way. She has the tools […][...]

Cloud Atlas Set for Oct. 26 Release

Warner Bros. Pictures has officially slated the epic “Cloud Atlas,” from acclaimed filmmakers Lana Wachowski, Tom Tykwer, and Andy Wachowski, for domestic release on Oct. 26, 2012. In addition, the studio has acquired rights for the film in the major markets of the UK, France, Spain, Aus[...]

Sony to Distribute I’m So Excited

Sony Pictures Classics announced today that they have acquired all North American rights to Pedro Almodóvar’s new comedy, currently titled “I’m So Excited,” from El Deseo. The film, an ensemble comedy written and directed by Almodóvar, is set to begin production in July and will be[...]

Photo: Angelina Jolie as Maleficent

— by ADAM POYNTER — If there is one thing you can say about Disney and the magical fairytales it has created on the big screen for the past 75 years is that it has given us many heroes, princesses and maniacal villains. The latter is the subject of this article because one of the [&helli[...]

Trailer: E.T. on Blu-Ray

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Good news, E.T. fans! It has been announced that for the first time ever, “E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial” will be available on Blu-ray this October. The 30th Anniversary combo pack includes a digitally re-mastered copy of the movie on blu-ray, UltraViolet, digi[...]

Trailer: Resident Evil: Retribution

— by ADAM POYNTER — Who knew that when “Resident Evil” was released for the PlayStation in 1996 that it would be as successful as it was? It has spawned multiple games over many different gaming systems, a set of novels, a computer-animated movie and, of course, a very successful fil[...]

Are The Avengers Returning to Theaters?

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Hot rumor! To coincide with the extended Blu-ray release of “The Avengers” this fall, Disney and Marvel Entertainment might re-release the film in theaters this August. As of now, “The Avengers” has made $586 million domestically, making it the third hig[...]

Review: To Rome with Love

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Last year, Woody Allen cleverly wrote and directed the magical and memorable “Midnight in Paris,” for which he won an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay. Previous to “Paris,” Allen revisited London a fourth time with “You Will Meet A Tall Dark [...]

Review: Rock of Ages

— by ADAM DALE — “Rock of Ages” is a hit, award-nominated Broadway Jukebox Musical that has ran on and off since its debut in 2006. In the film version, director Adam Shankman (“Hairspray,” “A Walk to Remember”) has used his background in dance and music to bring the light-he[...]

Review: Special Flight (aka Vol spécial)

— by BEV QUESTAD — Throughout the third world, there is the class of people who work incredible hours at incredibly demanding jobs who don’t get paid a living wage. They live like squatters with make-shift flimsy walls to cover a bed or mat. There is no education for their children and[...]

Searching for Sugar Man: 3 Clips & a Trailer

— by SHERICE ANTOINETTE — Sixto Rodriguez was a folk singer from Detroit during the 1960s whose music never resonated in the states. Strangely enough, somehow Rodriguez’s albums managed to make its way over to apartheid South Africa where his songs became hits. In the new documentary [...]

Review: Bitter Seeds

— by BEV QUESTAD — He leverages his land to buy seeds, fertilizer and pesticides. Bugs infest his crops. His harvest is meager. He can’t pay enough dowry for his daughter’s marriage. Suicide peeks out as a pretty popular response. Every 30 minutes, a farmer in India kills himself. Mo[...]

Comic Con: The Iron Man 3 Panel

— by ADAM POYNTER — Comic Con International is held every year down in San Diego and it is the place to be for everything exclusive to upcoming movie and television projects. June 14 was one of the largest days in Hall H for hardcore movie lovers and fanatics. Not only was there news and[...]

Trailer: The Possession

— by JESSIKA OWENS — From first glance at the poster for “The Possession,” my brain only goes in one direction, and that is directly to “The Exorcist.” It’s an automatic turn off, as I don’t like copy-cat films. Ah, but then I remember, most horror fil[...]