Archive for October, 2012

Trailer: Despicable Me 2

— by SEAN GERSKI — “Despicable Me” wasn’t a movie I sought out necessarily, but I caught it when it was playing on the TV during a party I attended. It was diverting and I kind of enjoyed it, but I don’t really recall much of it. I do remember those little yellow guys, but [&hell[...]

A Music Video from Wreck-It Ralph

— by KATHLEEN COLLINS — “Wreck-It Ralph” is one of those movies that had me hooked once I heard the concept. It’s about a video game villain who is tired of playing the bad guy, so he goes out looking for another game where he can be the hero. Of course, his absence puts his [&hell[...]

Disney to Release Star Wars VII in 2015

— by SEAN GERSKI — On April 1 of every year, plenty of otherwise responsible websites like to put up stories that are 100 percent fictional as April Fools’ gags. Reading the following news felt to me like one of those times. Not only has The Walt Disney Co. purchased George Lucas’[...]

Games Being Developed for The Hobbit Trilogy

Kabam, a leader in massively multiplayer games for connected devices, and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have partnered to co-publish games for mobile devices and the Web inspired by Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit” Trilogy, a production of New Line Cinema and Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictu[...]

Trailer: Save the Date

— by SEAN GERSKI — “Save the Date” may have comedic moments, but the trailer shows that it is not exactly a comedy. This fact is relevant because the main draw for “Save the Date” is that it stars Lizzy Caplan, Alison Brie and Martin Starr. Caplan and Starr were both in “Party [...]

Short Film: True Skin

— by FIANNA MacGREGOR — I am always disappointed when a lot of time and money is wasted on a film that isn’t well thought out. True Skin is one of those films. How do you make a film with such high-concept visual effects without thinking about the plot and whether or not it makes [&hel[...]

Win a Dark Shadows Blu-Ray Combo Pack!

— by SEAN GERSKI — Just in time for Halloween, we have a great giveaway for our readers thanks to our friends at Warner Bros. Warner Bros. Pictures released Tim Burton’s “Dark Shadows” on DVD and Blu-Ray on Oct. 2 — along with the Dark Shadows Blog App! To celebrate[...]

Reunited: Matt Damon & Ben Affleck

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — The writers of “Good Will Hunting” have not worked together on too many projects since their debut as screenwriters for the Oscar-winning film. In the interim, the best friends have achieved plenty during their solo careers as award-winning actor[...]

Trailer: Movie 43

— by ALEXA MILAN — When a project attracts the likes of Hollywood power players such as Kate Winslet, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry and Richard Gere, you might expect it to be the stuff of awards season greatness. But in the case of “Movie 43,” these stars and a slew of other rec[...]

Review: The World Before Her

— by BEV QUESTAD — “A lot of people think if you allow women to be liberated and get educated, you lose your culture,” says a Miss India contestant. The follow-up questions should be about what constitutes a culture and how the oppression of one group of people is ultimately benefici[...]

Short Film: Tumbleweed

— by FIANNA MacGREGOR — Since this is my first review for It’s Just Movies, you aren’t aware that I love shorts. I mean, I really, really LOVE shorts. They are usually the most innovative and amazing films around. Granted, some are terrible, but that’s to be expected in everything.[...]

Trailer: The Guilt Trip

— by ADAM POYNTER — Although there have been many road trip films made over the years, I don’t think there has ever been such an odd pairing as Seth Rogen and Barbara Streisand as mother and son in “The Guilt Trip.” Directed by Anne Fletcher (“The Proposal,” “27 Dresses”) a[...]

Treat Added Before Hotel Transylvania

“Hotel Transylvania” – the record-setting 3D computer-animated monster comedy from Sony Pictures Animation that ranked as the biggest September opening in movie history and the best opening ever for the studio – is releasing a new animated short as a special Halloween treat. Beginning Oct. 2[...]

A Good Die to Die Hard: Trailer

— by CHERRY BELL DAMASCO-FARRINGTON — “Try not to make a bigger mess of things” Lucy McClane (Mary Elizabeth Winstead, returning from “Live Free or Die Hard”) tells her father, John McClane (Bruce Willis), as she drops him off at the airport en route to Russia. It seems, though, [...]