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Movie Review: After Earth

Movie Review: After Earth

  There are a few things that I come to expect from director M. Night Shyamalan: spectacular camera angles, technically precise editing and of course a twist/turn when the audience least expects it. Unfortunately, After Earth, Shyamalan’s latetest film doesn’t deliver as I was hoping it would. When you take the storyline of Ferngully, mix it with a slightly less awesome level of Avatar visuals and add in the action of Battle LA, you basically get After Earth. Read the […]

The Academy Showcases Hitchcock

The Academy Showcases Hitchcock

BEVERLY HILLS, CA – As part a citywide celebration of Alfred Hitchcock films, the Academy will present “Blackmail Times Two!” a double feature of the silent and sound versions of “Blackmail” (1929), featuring live musical accompaniment, on Tuesday, June 18. “Blackmail Times Two!”  The celebration continues with a screening of the 3D digital projection of “Dial M for Murder,” hosted by Oscar®-winning visual effects artist Rob Legato on Wednesday, June 19. Both screenings are at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy’s […]

World War Z Original Score Released on Warner Bros Records June 18th

World War Z Original Score Released on Warner Bros Records June 18th

WARNER BROS. RECORDS TO RELEASE ORIGINAL SCORE TO WORLD WAR Z, COMPOSED BY OSCAR-NOMINATED COMPOSER MARCO BELTRAMI, ON JUNE 18TH   EAGERLY ANTICIPATED MOTION PICTURE STARRING BRAD PITT   DUE IN THEATERS JUNE 21ST Warner Bros. Records has announced that it will release the original score to Paramount Pictures’ World War Z on June 18th, three days before the eagerly anticipated film, which stars Brad Pitt, hits theaters nationwide.   The score was composed by two-time Academy Award nominee Marco […]

Movie Review: Fast & Furious 6

Movie Review: Fast & Furious 6

Do you like explosions, car chases, witty one-liners and pulse racing action scenes? Well then you will LOVE the latest installment of the Fast & Furious franchise; Fast & Furious 6. We begin this movie following Toretto (Vin Diesel) and O’conner (Paul Walker) as they wind their way along the Caymen Island coastline taking every curve at the highest possible speed until they stop at what is now the home of O’Conner, his wife Mia (Jordana Brewster) and their newborn […]

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost return with The World’s End

Simon Pegg and Nick Frost return with The World’s End

THE WORLD’S END opens in theaters on August 23rd, 2013! ———————————- Director: Edgar Wright (“Shaun of the Dead,” “Hot Fuzz,” “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World”) Writers: Simon Pegg & Edgar Wright Cast: Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Paddy Considine, Martin Freeman, Eddie Marsan, Rosamund Pike ———————————- Director Edgar Wright and actors Simon Pegg and Nick Frost reunite for a third film following the successes “Shaun of the Dead” (2004) and “Hot Fuzz” (2007). In “The World’s End,” 20 years after attempting an epic pub […]

METALLICA THROUGH THE NEVER – Official Teaser Poster and Trailer

METALLICA THROUGH THE NEVER – Official Teaser Poster and Trailer

Picturehouse will release METALLICA THROUGH THE NEVER exclusively in IMAX theatres for a one-week engagement starting Friday, Sept. 27, 2013. The film will expand into additional theatres on Oct. 4, 2013. Award-winning filmmaker Nimród Antal (Predators, Kontroll) creates a groundbreaking 3-D motion picture event, Metallica Through the Never. The music-driven feature film combines a bold narrative and spectacular live-performance footage of one of the most popular and influential rock bands in history to produce a bracing, raw and visceral cinematic […]

Alex Winter’s acclaimed VH1 rockDoc DOWNLOADED makes its way to theatrical and VOD

Alex Winter’s acclaimed VH1 rockDoc DOWNLOADED makes its way to theatrical and VOD

Napster Documentary in Theatrical Showings in Late June In Advance of July 1st Bow On Demand Flagship VH1 “rockDoc” Piles on Accolades, Leads Debate on Online Content Distribution Trailer at: http://www.vh1.com/shows/vh1_rock_docs/series.jhtml NEW YORK, NY- May 20, 2013– Following its triumphant debut at SXSW® and Toronto’s Hot Docs, VH1 is presenting summer theatrical and VOD runs of its VH1 rockDoc DOWNLOADED, the comprehensive music and technology documentary from noted filmmaker and actor Alex Winter. “VH1 is so proud of this timely project, and we want to […]

Movie Review: Star Trek: Into Darkness

Movie Review: Star Trek: Into Darkness

J.J. Abrams returns with the all-star cast of the 2009 reboot of ‘Star Trek’ for this inevitable second act. So how was it? Was it as good as the last movie? How did it compare to the original series, etc? Let’s first get one thing clear – as these more recent iterations of the Star Trek universe exist within an alternate timeline to that of the original(s), expect there to be some moments of hesitation in feeling satisfied with how […]

After Dark Films Announces CHILDREN OF SORROW

After Dark Films Announces CHILDREN OF SORROW

Los Angeles, CA (May 16th, 2013) ­ After Dark Films proudly announces the fourth film in its After Dark Originals 2 series (ADO2), CHILDREN OF SORROW.  A film that delivers a petrifying look into a cult psyche. CHILDREN OF SORROW is directed by Jourdan McClure (Rogue River, Die Maniacs Die!), written by Ryan Finnerty (Rogue River, Smosh), starring Bill Oberst Jr (Abraham Lincoln vs. Zombies, Take this Lollipop) and Hannah Levien  (The Palace Players) . “We are so excited to welcome Jourdan McClure into the After Dark […]

eigoMANGA Announces Its FanimeCon 2013 Plans

eigoMANGA Announces Its FanimeCon 2013 Plans

(San Francisco, San Jose) – May 15, 2013: San Francisco based comic book publisher, eigoMANGA unveils the company’s event schedule for FanimeCon 2013 which is held on May 24-27, 2013 at the San Jose Convention Center in San Jose, California. ‘Vanguard Princess’ Arcade Gaming:   eigoMANGA is inviting attendees to play the acclaimed fighting game, ‘Vanguard Princess’ at FanimeCon’s Gaming Hall.   ‘Vanguard Princess’ is a 2D fighting game that features an all-female cast each with their own unique fighting […]

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