I am very excited about the upcoming release of “The Tempest” (described here as “Shakespeare’s final masterpiece”), starring Helen Mirren and directed by Julie Taymor (forever known as the woman behind the stage version of “The Lion King”). “The Tempest” […]
Two young wolves are told that everyone is either an “alpha” (pack leader) or “omega” (fun-loving comic relief). When they are captured and have to find their way home together, they learn that you can decide who you want to […]
I’m looking forward to this film about the unsung people who are responsible for some of the most indelible movie moments, cinematographers, production designers, storyboard artists, and others. Without them, the movies would be empty.
Here are my thoughts on fall movies: Sept 24 “Legend of the Guardians: The Owls of Ga’Hoole” Director Zach Snyder is known for striking visuals (“300” and “The Watchmen”) so his first family-friendly film, the 3D animated story of Kathryn […]
This trailer for the “epic of epic epicness” is interactive — you can click on the screen to get points and find out facts about the movie, for example, how they got that amazing shot where Michael Cera throws an […]
Thanks to my son, Ben for suggesting this fan-made trailer for “The Expendables” that challenges all those XY chromosome types out there to make sure the Stallone/Li/Statham/Austin/Crews/Willis/etc. stunts and explosions movie opens up a can of whup-ass on the Oprah-approved, […]
One of the highlights of Comic-Con is the very early glimpses of the films that are still in production. The big, splashy events for the movies opening in the next few months are great, but the people behind the movies […]
Two things I can’t resist — Helen Mirren taking down bad guys and movies where someone says, “We’re getting the band back together.”