Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles – Review

Posted in Movie Reviews by - Aug 11, 2014

The Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles have undergone several changes since they first appeared 30 years ago in the black and white pages of the superhero comic book parody written by Kevin Eastman and Peter Laird. Since then, the property has ditched its darker tones in favor of a more child-friendly version which has reaped several cartoon series, films, video games and a mountain of other merchandising. It should come as no surprise that producer Michael Bay attached himself to the project after Nickelodeon purchased the rights to Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles in late 2009, as he has a history of …

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Colin Trevorrow Teases T-Rex as Jurassic World Wraps Production

Posted in Latest News by - Aug 07, 2014

Production has wrapped for Colin Trevorrow’s Jurassic World and to celebrate Trevorrow posted the following image to twitter with the text “Wrap.”

The highly-anticipated next installment of the Jurassic Park franchise stars Chris Pratt, Bryce Dallas Howard, Ty Simpkins, Jake Johnson, Nick Robinson, Irrfan Khan, Vincent D’Onofrio, BD Wong, Omar Sy, Judy Greer, Katie McGrath, Lauren Lapkus and Andy Buckley.

Jurassic World hits theaters June 12, 2015.

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Trailer Revealed for Left Behind Starring Nicolas Cage

Posted in Latest News, Trailers by - Aug 07, 2014

Stoney Lake Entertainment has debuted the trailer for Left Behind starring Nicolas Cage, Chad Michael Murray, Cassi Thomson, Nicky Whelan, Lea Thompson, Jordan Sparks, Quinton Aaron and Martin Klebba. The Vic Armstrong adaptation is based on the New York Times best-selling series by Jerry B. Jenkins and Tim LaHaye.

The most important event in the history of mankind is happening right now. In the blink of an eye, the biblical Rapture strikes the world. Millions of people disappear without a trace. All that remains are their clothes and belongings, and in an instant, terror and chaos spread around the world. The vanishings cause unmanned …

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Frozen Director Jennifer Lee to Adapt A Wrinkle in Time

Posted in Latest News by - Aug 07, 2014

Frozen screenwriter and co-director Jennifer Lee, who co-directed with Chris Buck, is set to adapt Madeleine L’Engle’s classic “A Wrinkle in Time.” Lee will write the film for Walt Disney Pictures with Jim Whitaker and Catherine Hand set to produce. No director is currently attached to the project. 

The novel is described as follows:

It was a dark and stormy night; Meg Murry, her small brother Charles Wallace, and her mother had come down to the kitchen for a midnight snack when they were upset by the arrival of a most disturbing stranger.“Wild nights are my glory,” the unearthly stranger told them. “I just …

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Peter Chelsom to Direct Out of This World

Posted in Latest News by - Aug 07, 2014

Peter Chelsom has signed on to direct Relativity Media’s science-fiction family film, Out of This World. Chelsom’s latest project, Hector and the Search for Happiness hits theaters September 19, 2014.

Per Deadline,  the Allan Loeb script tells the story of “a youngster named Gardner, who’s raised in secret by scientists on a Mars colony after the death of his astronaut mother. Sixteen years later, he goes from the Red Planet to Earth and hits the road travelling across America with a young woman, in search of the father he never knew.

 

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Elijah Wood Joins The Last Witch Hunter

Posted in Latest News by - Aug 07, 2014

Elijah Wood is the latest to join Breck Eisner’s supernatural action flick, The Last Witch Hunter. Wood joins Vin Diesel, Rose Leslie and Michael Caine for the Lionsgate film which is set to being production next month. 

In The Last Witch Hunter, an immortal witch hunter (Diesel) partners with his natural enemy, a female witch (Leslie), to stop the covens of New York City from unleashing a plague on humanity.

Wood can currently be seen on FXX’s Wilfred for its fourth and final season and will appear in theater next in Set Fire to the Stars.

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Before and After Posters for Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day

Posted in Latest News by - Aug 07, 2014

Walt Disney Pictures has released “before and after” posters for the upcoming Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day.

Disney’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day follows the exploits of 11-year-old Alexander (Ed Oxenbould) as he experiences the most terrible and horrible day of his young life-a day that begins with gum stuck in his hair, followed by one calamity after another. But when Alexander tells his upbeat family about the misadventures of his disastrous day, he finds little sympathy and begins to wonder if bad things only happen to him. He soon learns that …

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Taylor Kitsch in Talks for The Raid Remake

Posted in Latest News by - Aug 07, 2014

The Wrap is reporting that Taylor Kitsch (John Carter of Mars, Lone Survivor, Friday Night Lights) has been offered the lead role in Patrick Hughes’ English-language remake of the Gareth Evan’s The Raid. This isn’t the only new project that Taylor Kitsch is linked to – as he is one of the forerunners in talks for the second season of HBO’s True Detective, which should wrap filming just as The Raid begins theirs.

The Raid tells the story of an elite DEA FAST team that becomes trapped in a tenement run by a notorious drug lord, his two highly-violent martial arts killers, and a personal militia armed with …

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$50 Fandango Gift Card Giveaway!

Posted in Latest News by - Aug 06, 2014

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Returns from the Grave

Posted in Latest News by - Aug 05, 2014

The film version of Seth Grahame-Smith’s re-imagining of Jane Austin’s “Pride and Prejudice” has been in the works for a long time. Deadline is now reporting that production of Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is moving forward with Cross Creek Pictures acquiring domestic film rights and principle photography set to begin in September. The  film stars Lily James (Cinderella), Same Riley (Maleficent), and Bella Heathcote (Dark Shadows).

Burr Steers is set to direct the adaptation based off a screenplay by Steers and David O. Russell. Pride and Prejudice and Zombies is being produced by Natalie Portman, Marc Butan, Sean McKittrick, Brian Oliver, Annette Savitch, Allison Shearmur and Tyler …

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