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Daily Archives: January 15, 2013
You’ll want to stay through the closing credits of the new motion capture animated adventure “Mars Needs Moms,” a film from the people who gave us “The Polar Express.” There are four minutes of clips of the real-live cast of … Continue reading
Absurdly plotted, ineptly scripted and haplessly acted, “Creature” is a new variation on the “Creature from the Black Lagoon” theme. Take half a dozen good-looking but under-credited actors, surround them with horror hacks and turn them loose in the bayou … Continue reading
The last time we took any note of Roland Joffe, the director of “The Mission” and “The Killing Fields,” it was through his take on the ugly genre “torture porn” titled “Captivity” back in 2007. To be fair, he followed … Continue reading
scuss This: Comments Off | Add to del.icio.us | Digg it A sickly boy milks his illness to try and convince his school to break a world record in this lighthearted wintry kids’ comedy.
“Scream,” that cutlery, cleavage and quips franchise returns to life — sort of — with “Scream 4″ or “Scre4m,” another sashay down self-aware “meta-movie” lane with director Wes Craven and writer Kevin Williamson. It’s a fitfully amusing, not remotely scary … Continue reading
Toward the end of “Fast Five,” the latest installment in the long-running action film franchise, characters, and by extension the characters in the film, gaze longingly at a new jet-black Dodge Challenger SRT. This at the end of a movie … Continue reading
Aaron Paul Alison Poots and Dominic Cooper are the leads in Dreamworks’ big screen adaptation of the video game “Need for Speed.” Scott Waugh is directing, and Oscar nominee (“Flight”) John Gatins is co-writing with George Gatins. The EA games … Continue reading
The Wrap says that Abi Morgan, the screenwriter whose “Iron Lady” and “Shame” won attention a couple of winters ago, is set to adapt Shakespeare’s complicated knockabout comedy “The Taming of the Shrew” for the screen, with Anne Hathaway as … Continue reading
“Submarine” is an eccentric coming-of-age comedy from Britain, that rare teen comedy where the kids aren’t gorgeous, the hero isn’t heroic and the object of desire has a lot of reasons why she isn’t necessarily desirable. And no, it has … Continue reading