Daily Archives: May 3, 2013

Christopher Nolan hearts Michael Caine — again, for “Interstellar”

For the sixth time, Christopher Nolan has found a place in a film of his for the venerable Mc. Michael Caine. The “Dark Knight” trilogy, “Prestige” and “Inception”   director cast Caine in his space travel drama, “Interstellar.” It promises … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “White House Down,” the second trailer

A bit more punch, a little more about characters, looks better than “Olympus Has Fallen,” but is Channing Tatum finally in possession of more screen presence than Gerard Butler? Nice guy, hunky and all, trusting that he has a better … Continue reading

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Next Interview: Got questions for Zoe “Lt. Uhura” Saldana?

The democratic nature of the J.J. Abrams version of “Star Trek” means that every character has plenty of nice moments, not just the leads. And Zoe Saldana brings pathos, flintiness and sexual heat to her turn as Lt. Uhura, lover … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: “Enders Game,” a first look

A teaser to the trailer? Yup. And scenes and footage.

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It’s cops and covert ops guys vs. crooks in “Candy Store,” and DeNiro’s on board

Variety says that Robert DeNiro has agreed to play a cop in Stephen Gaghan’s “Candy Store,” which also stars Omar Sy and Jason Clarke. Covert agent discovers his overseas nemesis has set up shop in his New York back yard. … Continue reading

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Pacino, Bening and Bobby Canavale “Imagine” their way into Lennon-inspired film

Cherubic funnyman Dan Fogelman (“Take Me Home Tonight”) will make his writing/directing debut with “Imagine,” which is about an aging rocker (Al Pacino, maybe) who discovers a letter he one got from John Lennon and changes his life accordingly. Annette … Continue reading

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Box Office: Will “Iron Man” hit $150 million this weekend? $200?

  That’s what Variety is predicting. It’s on a billion screens. It’s in 3D. Heck, “Oblivion” did $38. “Iron Man” should do a big multiple of that, right? Box Office Mojo prognosticates that those 4200+ screens and 3D (and in … Continue reading

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Movies on the Radio: Talking “Iron Man,” “Sapphires” and…”Happy Gilmore”?

It’s Friday AM, time to give the kids over at sports-talk 740 am The Game a break from chatting about Jason Collins, gay athletes and those who don’t have a lot of tolerance for gay anything. We’ll talk “Iron Man … Continue reading

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