Archive for August, 2012

Four Stars Join The Lego Movie Cast

Will Arnett, Elizabeth Banks, Chris Pratt and Morgan Freeman will lend their vocal talents to the LEGO world, starring as characters in the upcoming original 3D animated LEGO feature, currently in production, from Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures. The first-ever full-length[...]

Review: Lawless

— by ADAM DALE — As we go into the final weekend of August, the summer movie season is coming to an end. Big-budget blockbusters are in the rearview mirror as more artful, Oscar-geared flicks begin to pour into theaters. But where does director John Hillcoat’s “Lawless” fit into th[...]

End of Watch Red-Band Trailer

— by ADAM POYNTER — As cop movies go, there have been quite a few in recent years and the tendency as of late is to go darker, grittier and almost have a hyper realism to the action and violence. “End of Watch,” the upcoming action drama by writer/director David Ayer (“Street Kings[...]

Sony Keeps Company with Robert Redford

Sony Pictures Classics announced it has acquired all U.S. Rights to Robert Redford’s “The Company You Keep.” Redford, who directed and produced the film, also stars alongside a cast including Shia LeBeouf, Julie Christie, Sam Elliott, Brendan Gleeson, Terence Howard, Richard Jenkins, Anna [...]

Review: Premium Rush

— by ADAM DALE — When it comes to action and excitement, the summer season isn’t lacking in big budget blockbuster films, but it is very rare to see the kind of intensity shown in “Premium Rush” without massive special effects and explosions. Director David Koepp wants to take you [...]

Top 5 Big Screen Adventurers (The Men)

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Hollywood has taken us on great adventures, with fearless heroes to lead us into the face of danger and into the unknown. Some of these bold characters already existed in book form, and perhaps had been taking reader on adventures for much longer, but in their minds.[...]

Review: Hit and Run

— by ADAM DALE — If I was an actor in Hollywood and had a talent for writing, I would definitely write movie scripts with myself in mind. And that is exactly what actor and funny man Dax Shepard has done with his latest project “Hit and Run.” Not only did he write the script [&hellip[...]

Cameras Roll on Hidden

Principal photography is underway in Vancouver on Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Hidden,” starring Alexander Skarsgârd (TV’s “True Blood”) and Andrea Riseborough (“Shadow Dancer”). Ray (Skarsgârd), Claire (Riseborough) and their seven-year-old daughter, Zoe[...]

Trailer: The Tents

Documentary Channel will offer viewers a front-row seat at New York’s famed Fashion Week with the U.S. television premiere of director James Belzer’s “The Tents” on Sept. 8 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. In the fashion world, “The Tents” are understood to be the iconic giant white tents seen by millio[...]

Kevin Costner’s Big Return

— by JOSUE SANCHEZ — Kevin Costner is making a fantastic comeback. He has been doing movies and small projects here and there, but he hasn’t been in the spotlight for quite some time. I personally have been a fan of his for decades, and yet, I think the last movie of his[...]

Top 5 Picks for the Next M:I Villain

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — Most viewers would question the need for another Mission Impossible film, but it seems like Tom Cruise and the other producers of the franchise have it in mind to create an MI5 and now they have asked fans via Twitter who they think should be the nex[...]

Review: True Wolf

— by BEV QUESTAD — When Koani’s partner Indy died, she, like many of us, lost interest in life. Indy was a friendly dog, but Koani was a wolf. Their Montana owners were Wild Sentries, members of a non-profit dedicated to public education about the wildlife in the northern Rockies. “T[...]

Sony, LucasFilm Release Alembic 1.1

Alembic 1.1, the open source project jointly developed by Sony Pictures Imageworks (SPI) and Lucasfilm Ltd., released its newest improvements and updates at this year’s ACM SIGGRAPH Conference. Joint development of Alembic was first announced at SIGGRAPH 2010 and Alembic 1.0 was released to th[...]

Domestic Trailer for Looper

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — Sony Pictures has released a domestic trailer for Rian Johnson’s “Looper.” The film opens in theaters on Sept. 28 and stars Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt, Paul Dano, Noah Segan, Piper Perabo and Jeff Daniels. Thirty years down[...]