Wall-E Already a Phenom

If the kids at my daughter’s elementary school are any indication, Wall-E is going to be GIGANTIC. My daughter already seems to have a “relationship” with the cartoon character and has inserted his name into various songs, like the HSM2 song, Fabulous:...

Sex and the City Soars – Take That, Haters

Oh, with so much bad news around it’s nice to get a little good news. Yes, after weeks of trashing by many a fanboy blog, and even a Manohla Dargis pan, Sex and the City has defied expectations, as Fantasy Mogul’s Steve Mason reports, and made a whopping $27 mil...

Angelina on the Cover of Vanity Fair

Why does it seem like every cover Angelina does is a news event practically? But especially this one. Ange takes the July cover of VF to prepare for the opening of Wanted and eventually Changeling (The Exchange?). Source: Just Jared.

Burn After Reading Trailer

Another gem dug up by ONTD, the Coens’ Burn After Reading trailer. Looks funny, especially Brad Pitt and Frances McDormand. Once Clooney and Tilda show up it’s starts to feel like an Ocean’s 11 movie. But who cares; it’s still going to be a spectacular...

The Mac Tapped for Hobbit Role

ONTD points us to the IMDb news that the actor both Peter Jackson and Guillermo Del Toro were “thinking of” is none other than AD heart throb James McAvoy: “A number of names have been doing the rounds, including Daniel Radcliffe and Jack Black, but James...

From the Mouths of Babes

(Spoiler alert) I thought you would all enjoy this review by a ten year-old classmate of my daughter’s. She has written it as part of a newspaper we’re putting together: We all love Indy I mean, what‚Äôs not to love? First of all, there‚Äôs the hat. The hat is awesome...

Stone Apologizes for “Inappropriate Words”

After being pulled from Christian Dior ads in China, the company and Stone released a statement of apology, Stone said: “Due to my inappropriate words and acts during the interview, I feel deeply sorry and sad about hurting Chinese people,” Stone said in the...

Will the Perfect Bilbo Baggins Please Stand Up?

Cinematical posted this Peter Jackson/Guillermo Del Toro snippet about the casting of the young Bilbo: That doesn’t mean they aren’t hard at work trying to find the main hobbit himself. Says Del Toro: “We are writing based on [Ian Holm's performance], but other...

Oscar Miss: Revisiting The Painted Veil

In the flurry of last year’s hurried Oscar season, it seemed that The Painted Veil was kind of lost in the shuffle. The film seemed to have been screened too late. Many who saw it absolutely loved it. It took me a while to catch up with the film. Usually if it doesn’t...

Fact-Checking Indy (SPOILERS)

EW points us to this Asylum piece that takes issue with some of the things that don’t make sense in Indy 4. For my money, the three waterfalls part was where I scratched my head, not just because they never could have survived the third one but because it lacked dramatic...