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Daily Archives: January 25, 2013
“Transformers” really whetted Hollywood’s appetite for movies about gigantic fighting/flying bipeds. But they don’t necessarily have to be Battle Bots with funny voices to qualify. Anime has a long tradition of soldiers/etc. inside gigantic fighting machines. “Pacific Rim” will have … Continue reading
A March release, this could work. Farrell could use a hit, and having the Swedish director of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo” behind the camera may be a bonus. Noomi Rapace probably thinks so.
“Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters,” is in 3D. So if nothing else, it’ll have that higher ticket price going for it as it plays in theaters across America this weekend. The Box Office Guru figures it’ll do $20 million or … Continue reading
The heist doesn’t go wrong. Five guys, some dressed as clowns, one wearing a priest’s collar and the getaway guy in a fire chief’s uniform – knock over the cash office of the Ohio State Fair. But just afterward, four … Continue reading
“Movie 43” is a collection of one-joke short films strung together as a feature, movies built seemingly built around this guiding directive – find big name stars and see how far “out there” they’ll go for a laugh. Thus, you … Continue reading
With his spot-on work impersonating Tony Blair (“The Deal,” “The Queen”), TV interviewer David Frost (“Frost/Nixon”) and soccer coaches (“The Damned United”), Michael Sheen has established himself as the cinema’s reigning King Mimic, an actor who gets under the skin … Continue reading