Gary Ross Announces He Will Not Direct ‘Catching Fire’

The final and official verdict is in: Gary Ross will not direct Catching Fire, the follow-up to the current box office juggernaut, The Hunger Games. “As a writer and a director, I simply don’t have the time I need to write and prep the movie I would have wanted to make because of the fixed and tight production schedule,” Gary ...

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OPENING SCENE: Lockout

Check out the first five minutes of the sci-fi ‘prisoners-in-space’ actioner Lockout, starring Guy Pearce and Maggie Grace. The FilmDistrict/Open Road thriller is set for release on April 13th. Luc Besson (The Fifth Element, The Professional) co-wrote the screenplay in addition to serving as executive producer. Official synopsis: “Set in the near future, Lockout follows a falsely convicted ex- government agent ...

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Film Review – AMERICAN REUNION ★★½☆☆☆

It’s hard to believe that American Pie was released thirteen years ago, which makes some of us (starting right here), feel a lot older than we like to these days. The 1999 film that introduced us to Jim, Stifler, Oz, Kevin, and Finch managed to find an unexpected balance of raunchy humor and a coming of age story that re-invigorated ...

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TRAILER: ‘Total Recall’

The full length trailer for Total Recall has hit the web. The 2012 movie update of the Arnold Schwarzenegger sci-fi actioner (which was based on the short story We Can Remember It For You Wholesale, written by Philip K. Dick) is directed by Len Wiseman (Underworld, Live Free or Die Hard) and stars Colin Farrell, Kate Beckinsale, Jessica Biel, and Bryan Cranston. The film promises to stay closer ...

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New Superman ‘S’ Logo For MAN OF STEEL Revealed

Via the Superman: Man of Steel Facebook Page, Warner Bros. revealed the first official look at Superman’s ‘S’ shield for next year’s Man of Steel starring Henry Cavill in the title role. Few on the record details have been released by the studio regarding the film, which is being produced by Dark Knight mastermind Christopher Nolan and directed by Zack Snyder ...

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Film Review – WRATH OF THE TITANS

Let’s start off by addressing the elephant in the room right away: Yes, there is a marked improvement in the 3-D for Wrath of the Titans over the poor conversion process that plagued 2010’s Clash of the Titans. Two years ago, the reboot of the 1981 mythical swords and sandals classic quickly became the whipping boy for the growing trend ...

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ANCHORMAN 2 Will Continue The Legend of Ron Burgundy

San Diego will have to continue to stay classy. News anchor icon Ron Burgundy made a surprise appearance on Conan last night, flute in hand and ready to “jam with the cats” that are Jimmy Vivino & The Basic Cable Band. Keeping in character for the entire sketch on the late night talk show, Will Ferrell as Ron announced that ...

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James Cameron Wants To Be First In Line For PROMETHEUS

At the Titanic 3D premiere in London tonight, James Cameron, the only director with TWO billion dollar grossing films under his belt (Avatar and Titanic), was asked his thoughts on the upcoming Alien prequel Prometheus. Cameron of course directed Aliens, the 1986 sequel to Ridley Scott’s ground breaking sci-fi thriller, which not only took the series into an action packed new ...

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TRAILER TO THE TRAILER: ‘Total Recall’

The Hollywood trend nowadays seems to be releasing a teaser just before a full movie trailer is set to debut. A trailer just isn’t enough it seems. Neither is a teaser trailer. Now you need a trailer to the trailer. Paramount did so for Marvel’s The Avengers just before letting loose its much hyped Super Bowl spot. And most recently 20th Century ...

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TMNT – Neither Mutants Nor Teenagers In New Movie

As ‘TurtleGate’ rages on, the latest round in the talkbacks comes directly from Michael Bay, who now confirms that the title of the new live action / CGI film will be simply Ninja Turtles, adding fuel to the already raging recent fan fire that the iconic superhero team will be neither teenagers nor mutants in the reboot. Bay took to his ...

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New Behind-The-Scenes Images From THE AVENGERS Hit The Web

Courtesy of Yahoo! Movies check out the latest set of images from Marvel’s “The Avengers,” which offer some great new character shots in addition to a behind the scenes preview from the set with the cast and Director/Screenwriter Joss Whedon. Marvel’s “The Avengers” is to hit the big screen with its all-star superhero cast in 2-D, 3-D, and IMAX 3D on May 4th…   Official ...

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Film Review – THE RAID: REDEMPTION

The Raid: Redemption is that rare, exceptional, and simply unstoppable action film that will leave you gasping for air at every turn. Once it gets into gear, which is within mere minutes after its opening scene, prepare to have your senses beaten to a pulp in the best way possible. The plot is pretty straightforward, a SWAT team comprised mostly ...

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FAIRY TALE SHOWDOWN: ‘Snow White & The Huntsman’ Vs. ‘Mirror Mirror’

In one corner: Universal Pictures’ Snow White & The Huntsman, weighing in with Kristen Stewart as Snow White, Academy Award Winner Charlize Theron as The Queen, and Chris Hemsworth as The Huntsman. In the other corner stands Relativity Media’s Mirror Mirror, with Lily Collins as Snow White, Academy Award Winner Julia Roberts at The Queen, and Armie Hammer as Prince Alcott. Both films will ...

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