There are many who take one look at Daniel Radcliffe and automatically associate him with the Harry Potter franchise, which makes sense. The actor became an international star the moment he was cast as The Boy Who Lived. Ever since the monstrous movie franchise wrapped up, the twenty-something actor strives to further his acting skills through his continually diverse and intriguing set of film roles. When the script Joe Hill’s novel-turned-movie ‘Horns’ first came to the attention of Daniel Radcliffe, he knew the project wasn’t about to slip out of his grasp. The story centers around a young man named Ig who begins to grow devilish horns shortly after the [ Read More ]
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‘Saw’ is once again luring fans back into its traps and mysteries, with a special live Q&A with the original filmmakers and cast of the most successful horror franchise of all time. To celebrate the 10th theatrical anniversary of the series’ first instalmment, which was released on October 29, 2004, as well as the movie’s return to theaters this weekend, Arclight Cinemas will be hosting the film’s Q&A tonight. The ArcLight Hollywood will be holding tonight’s event, which will also be live streamed into four other Arclight locations in LA, including Beach Cities, Pasadena, Sherman Oaks and La Jolla. Tickets can be purchased on ‘Saw’s page on Fandango. Fans not [ Read More ]
Once again venturing into new and exhilarating territory to stand up for what she believes in, Tris is leading the eight new interactive 3D character posters for the anticipated sequel, ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent.’ The latest posters for the sci-fi adventure film were released by Summit Entertainment, following Tuesday’s announcement that the follow-up will be released in 3D. To help fans of the popular ‘Divergent’ franchise become excited about the news of the follow-up’s 3D release, Summit Entertainment released one poster every hour Tuesday online. The posters feature Caleb (Ansel Elgort), Tori (Maggie Q), Uriah (Keiynan Lonsdale), Max (Mekhi Phifer), Peter (Miles Teller), Christina (Zoë Kravitz) and, of course, Four [ Read More ]
Veteran actress Rene Russo has been working in film for quite awhile, gracing the big screen with her talent in a number of widely beloved movies such as ‘Get Shorty,’ ‘Tin Cup’ and many others. But suddenly back in 2005 she decided to take a break from it all, completely dropping out of the film world to pursue other avenues to her heart’s content. It wasn’t until she was presented the opportunity to be a part of ‘Thor’ that she finally returned to the fold of the film industry, and in a big way. Now it’s been a couple years since Russo decided to emerge back on the scene, and [ Read More ]
A MOST VIOLENT YEAR is a searing crime drama set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically the most dangerous year in the city’s history. From acclaimed writer/director J.C. Chandor, and starring Oscar Isaac (INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS) and Jessica Chastain (ZERO DARK THIRTY), this gripping story plays out within a maze of rampant political and industry corruption plaguing the streets of a city in decay. The film stars Oscar Isaac, Jessica Chastain, Alessandro Nivola, David Oyelowo, Albert Brooks, Catalina Sandino Moreno, Ashley Williams, Elyes Gabel, Harris Yulin, and Giselle Eisenberg. Written and Directed by J.C. Chandor. “A Most Violent Year” opens in a limited release in NYC [ Read More ]
Katniss is back! After the thrilling finale of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” Katniss Everdeen becomes the new face and leader of the rebellion against The Capitol. She joins forces with the mysterious District 13 and Plutarch Heavensbee (Philip Seymour Hoffman) to bring President Snow (Donald Sutherland) down! Lionsgate released a new trailer to get fans excited for the third installment in The Hunger Games Saga. Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) finds herself in District 13 after she destroys the Games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin (Julianne Moore) and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta (Josh Hutcherson) and a [ Read More ]
“A young programmer is selected to participate in a breakthrough experiment in artificial intelligence by evaluating the human qualities of a breathtaking female A.I.” The sci-fi film stars Domhnall Gleeson, Oscar Isaac, Alicia Vikander, and Chelsea Li as the Office girl. Alex Garland (“Dredd,” “28 Days Later,” “Sunshine”) “Ex Machina” hits theaters everywhere on April 10, 2015.
The comic book movie wars have certainly been taken up to 11. For most of the war between Marvel and DC, Marvel had been besting DC with their “Avengers” movie series and various solo superhero films, like “Iron Man,” “Guardians of the Galaxy” and “Captain America.” But DC began showing DC what its made of with “Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice” and the announcements of “Wonder Woman” “The Flash” and “Aquaman” films, with Wonder Woman played by Gal Gadot, The Flash played by Ezra Miller and Aquaman played by Jason Momoa. There’s also the slate of “Justice League” films we can expect in the coming years. So how did [ Read More ]
It’s now only a matter of time! “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” started production today in South Africa. In a little more than a year, we’ll all be in a nice theater watching “The Avengers” sequel in May 2015. At the moment, the new Marvel movie will feature Robert Downey, Jr., Chris Evans, Mark Ruffalo, Chris Hemsworth, Scarlett Johansson, Jeremy Renner, Cobie Smulders, Samuel L. Jackson, James Spader, Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Thomas Kretschmann, and Paul Bettany as J.A.R.V.I.S. and Vision. “The Avengers: Age of Ultron” will hit theaters everywhere on May 1, 2015, in 3D.
We’re getting closer and closer to The Witching Hour, but the thrills of Halloween never end with the horror genre! Horror continues to scare audiences Dec. 2, when “Kingdom Come” is released on DVD and VOD. The film comes from filmmaker Greg A. Sager (“Devil Seed”) and promises to be “one of the most frightening films you’ll see this year!” The description states that it’s a film that’s like “The Shining” by way of “Predator,” so if you’re fans of either of those, you’re in for a great time. The film focuses on a group of strangers who find themselves the prey of a strange force. “A group of strangers [ Read More ]
Oculus Rift has changed the way gamers approach their virtual worlds, but the technology is also changing the film experience as well! The first feature film released for virtual reality, the award-winning horror film “Banshee Chapter,” will be distributed for free on Oculus Rift by Xlrator Media through independent development studio Jamwix’s Chimera software. “Banshee Chapter: Oculus Rift Edition” is available for free through Jamwix.com. Blair Erickson, Jamwix’s creative director and writer/director of “Banshee Chapter,” said, “This is an incredibly exciting moment for technology and entertainment. We were thrilled to begin unlocking the potential of the next generation storytelling experiences in virtual reality.” Here’s more about the film: “Winner of [ Read More ]
Swashbuckling comes back to film in “Sinbad: The Fifth Voyage.” The action-adventure film, coming to VOD Dec. 2 and to DVD Feb. 3, 2015, stars Shahin Sean Solimon, who also wrote, directed and executive produced the film. “X-Men: Days of Future Past” star Patrick Stewart narrates this exciting tale. Here’s more about the film: “When the Sultan’s first born daughter, Princess Parisa, is abducted by an evil sorcerer, Sinbad is tasked with traveling through a desert of magic and mythical creatures to save her. He must defeat the Cyclops, the Goliath Crab, and the legendary Rok Bird to escape with their lives. Starring Shahin Sean Solimon, Patrick Stewart (‘X-Men, Star [ Read More ]
HORNS Radius/TWC Reviewed for Shockya by Harvey Karten. Data-based on Rotten Tomatoes Grade: B+ Director: Alexandre Aja Screenplay: Keith Bunin, based on Joe Hill’s novel Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Juno Temple, Max Minghella, Joe Anderson, Kelli Garner, Heather Graham, David Morse, Kathleen Quinlan, James Remar Screened at: Review 1, NYC, 9/9/14 Opens: October 31, 2014 “Horns,” or, “The Devil in Daniel Radcliffe” is targeted toward the same audience that made blockbusters of the “Twilight” series. At least that’s what two critics have said. I’m not in that group and would have to disagree, in that older adults should be just as involved in the goings-on in what starts as a romance [ Read More ]
Since the tragic and unexpected death of Paul Walker at the end of November, production on “Fast & Furious 7″ has been put on hold until the film’s writer and director could figure out what to do without Paul Walker and his character Brian O’Connor. Originally opening on June 11, 2014, “Fast & Furious 7″ will get a new release date for April 2015. The new movie stars Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson, Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Lucas Black, and Jason Statham. “Fast & Furious 7″ will hit theaters everywhere on April 10, 2015. Post by Fast & Furious.
See the downfall of the once serene retirement community, Crescent Bay, following a series of deadly animal attacks in the new trailer for the upcoming thriller, ‘Late Phases.’ The horror movie, which is set to be distributed in select theaters on November 21 by Dark Sky Films, has also released a poster that emphasizes the terrifying killings. ‘Late Phases’ was created by several horror veterans, including ‘Here Comes the Devil’ helmer, Adrian Garcia Bogliano, and ‘Under the Bed‘ scribe, Eric Stolze. The upcoming film stars Nick Damici, Ethan Embry, Lance Guest, Erin Cummings, Rutanya Alda, Tina Louise, Caitlin O’Heaney, Karen Lynn Gorney, Dana Ashbrook and Tom Noonan. Dark Sky Films [ Read More ]