Archive for January 27, 2012
Star Wars: Episode 1 – The Phantom Menace (and everyone’s favorite Lucas-creation Jar Jar Binks) is set to return to the big screen after just over a decade – this time with a 3D post-conversion. As with any Star Wars release (rerelease, special edition, rererelease, etc), die-hard fans are already polishing their stormtrooper cosplays, shining their lightsaber replicas, and dusting off their Darth Vader helmets in anticipation of midnight screenings and other special events.
To reward fans (and moviegoers alike) for their continued dedication to the series – Lucasfilm is preparing free Star Wars swag and special events to coincide with the film’s 3D rerelease on February 10th.
While some of the events are definitely exclusive to larger geographic areas (more on that in a ...
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Screen Rant’s Kofi Outlaw Reviews Man on a Ledge
Man on a Ledge has a title that pretty much explains its central premise: escaped convict Nick Cassidy (Sam Worthington) re-surfaces in an expensive Manhattan hotel, and suddenly steps out onto the ledge outside his window. At first it seems that Nick is intent on ending his life, but a series of curious decisions (as well as an unusually composed demeanor for a potential jumper) lead disgraced police negotiator Lydia Mercer (Elizabeth Banks) to discern that this mysterious jumper is actually a part of something much bigger.
That “something” involves Nick’s former life as a prominent NYPD cop who was convicted of stealing from ruthless businessman Deavid Englander (Ed Harris), and paid the price with a long prison ...
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Starring Oscar-nominee Liam Neeson, The Grey isn’t really a typical film about a group of rugged men fighting against the forces of nature. The movie’s marketing may make it look like a film about a pack of wolves devouring a group of plane-crash survivors, but the story is about something more than survival of the fittest. It’s about a group of men coming to grips with who they are, and their own mortality. In a recent interview, we spoke to director Joe Carnahan about his new film and why some people are so riled up about it.
Most of The Grey takes place after a plane crash leaves a few men isolated in the harsh world of the Alaskan wilderness. These characters each have their own archetypical personalities: One is sensitive, ...
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Sony is in the midst of its marketing blitz for the comic book sequel, Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance – with multiple TV spots and featurettes having been released, in the hope of heightening anticipation for Nicolas Cage’s second round as the super-powered motorcyclist clad in (often, melted) black leather, Johnny Blaze.
You can check out more than a dozen images from the film by scrolling through the gallery above – or, continue on for more information (and early analysis) of the movie, along with higher-defintion versions of the above pics.
Spirit of Vengeance revolves around an older, wiser, and more subdued Johnny (Cage), who has been living in self-imposed exile in Romania, while he attempts to rid himself of the Ghost Rider curse. A mysterious warrior monk named Moreau (Idris Elba) says that if Johnny agrees to protect a young boy named Danny Ketch (Fergus Riordan) and his ...
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With Doctor Who season 7 set to air later this year, the many (many) months of waiting for new episodes may be a bit much for Whovians to bear. Fortunately, YouTube user “BabelColour” has created the perfect compilation to help satisfy fans’ much-needed fix for the Doctor.
Spanning almost 50 years, Babelcolour’s tribute combines all of the available episodes of Doctor Who, from 1963-2011, into a single 10-minute video. The use of the word “available” refers to the fact that there are 106 episodes of Doctor Who missing from the BBC’s television archives.
Besides providing a wonderful platform for new Doctor Who fans to experience the series’ origins, it also serves as a visual episode guide, from which fans could highlight specific episodes to later watch in their entirety.
From William Hartnell’s introduction as the grumpy Doctor, to ...
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