Archive for July 20, 2012
The first teaser trailer for Paul Thomas Anderson’s The Master hinted at the depths of depravity reached by Freddie Sutton (Joaquin Phoenix), a WW II veteran caught in a downward spiral of self-destruction. We were thereafter treated to an equally-cryptic second teaser that introduced Lancaster Dodd (Philip Seymour Hoffman), a man Sutton comes to believe holds the key to his salvation – only to gradually realize that Dodd is a delusional charlatan, who disguises his own insanity with a dignified facade and eloquent manner.
Today we have a full-lenth theatrical promo for Anderson’s Master project, which illustrates how those two men form an immediate connection that, at first, seems mutually beneficial. However, as Sutton steadily awakens to Dodd’s true nature, he relapses into an inescapable nightmare state that makes him a potential obstacle to the cult that Dodd and ...
Click to continue reading ‘The Master’ Trailer Teases Paul Thomas Anderson’s Scientology Drama
At the time of writing this The Dark Knight Rises review, it is impossible to view the finale to the story of Bruce Wayne and his crime-fighting alter-ego, Batman, as just a movie. The film arrives on a wave of massive hype, yet it is still trying to outrun the long shadow of its predecessor, The Dark Knight - a film that not only set a new bar for what a comic book movie could be, but also blew away critics, snagged two Oscars, and excited fans to the tune of a $1 billion worldwide box office. TDK also changed the course of the industry by launching the “full IMAX” trend in filmmaking, and even coerced the Oscars to expand its ...
Click to continue reading ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Review
Today is the day a LOT of people have been waiting for: The final film in the Chris Nolan Batman trilogy: The Dark Knight Rises! But will it live up to the sky-high bat-expectations?
As usual – talk about whatever you like as long as it’s related to movies, TV or Screen Rant itself – just remember to play nice.
Click to continue reading Open Discussion – July 20, 2012
Fourteen people are confirmed dead and up to fifty have been wounded at the Century 16 film theaters at the Aurora Mall in suburban Denver reports The Australian.
A man wearing body armor and a gas mask apparently used teargas and then began shooting during a midnight screening of "The Dark Knight Rises". Most of the dead in the cinema itself were children or teenagers, while a baby was shot point blank.
Moviegoers apparently initially thought it was part of the film. A suspect has been taken into custody, but no name was released.
Ahead of the release of the next James Bond film "Skyfall", some new photos have gone online at KinoPoisk along with a video blog entry about Bond's classic car - the Aston Martin DB5.
A new IMAX-only trailer will premiere with copies of "The Dark Knight Rises", while a more regular cinema trailer is expected to hit sometime in the next few weeks.