Month: May 2009

It is another dazzling film from Pixar with Up. I don’t think I’ve ever cried so hard during an animated film but this one tugs at the heartstrings like no other. It is all good things – breathtaking animation, vibrant ...

Here are the rest of the categories for tomorrow night’s MTV Awards. Anyone who missed voting for the first set of nominees can find them here. Best Male Performance(polls) . Best Female Performances, Breakthrough and Comedic Performances, after the cut.

There has got to be some kind of major financial potential lost when Nicole Kidman drops out of a project. You’d think that she would be replaced with someone of equal star power. Funnily enough, Woody Allen decided not to ...

It’s Pixar’s world; we just wish we could live in it. With this summer’s Up mission accomplished, and before we can say, “Next!” the new teaser for Toy Story 3 appears. We assume this preview will be seen preceding screenings ...

As Pablo noted overnight, “UP! just got 98% approval on RT !!! That’s higher than any other Pixar film.” Up has 18 perfect scores of 100 on Metacritic, for a year’s-best average of 90. Last year, WALL-E had 20 100’s ...

IndieWire has polled a group of critics and bloggers and published scores for the top films and filmmakers at Cannes. Jacques Audiard’s A Prophet placed first in every category except, not surprisingly, Worst Film. FILM 1) ‚ÄúA Prophet‚Äù – 14 ...

Brad Brevett at Rope of Silicon has found a promo for Bad Lieutenent that he suspects might have been made to drum up interest in Cannes. Not strictly a remake — since Herzog claims never to have seen the original ...

Maybe you’ve heard about families cutting back this summer. Forgoing vacations for staycations — finding ways to escape on the cheap without leaving home. Instead of sampling exotic flavors at a trendy new restaurants, go grocery shopping and buy off ...

Waitress: Well, there’s shrek, sausage, panda and shrek. That’s not got much shrek in it. Dreamworks has announced its slate of animation through 2012, and it reminds me of Monty Python’s classic spam bit. Except Shrek substituted for spam would ...

A tale of good and evil battling for souls that’s made with Gilliam’s fantastic and fantastical visual imagination, “Imaginarium” is the director’s best, most entertaining film in years. — Kenneth Turan, LATimes Although many critics at Cannes deemed Imaginarium of ...

…a terrifying thriller in which two crew members wake up on an abandoned spacecraft with no idea who they are, how long they’ve been asleep, or what their mission is. The two soon discover they’re actually not alone — and ...

USAToday has 5 shots on location with Denzel Washington and The Book of Eli. “You occasionally ask yourself why you’re shooting a movie in these conditions,” says Allen Hughes, who co-directs the thriller The Book of Eli, due Jan. 15, ...

Another high point in this year of science-fiction peaks? One unfair complaint about the genre is that it’s often cold and too emotionless. In space, no one can hear you sigh. Maybe that’s why sci-fi grounded in familiar surroundings usually ...

Warning: Non-movie news. Anyone sensitive to such topics are advised to shield their eyes and skip to another story. Reach out and tamper with someone. Remember a few years ago when AT&T allowed the National Security Agency to set up ...

Hate to post two items in a row with question marks in the headline, but that’s all we have to work with on a slow news day. ScreenRant cobbles together fresh rumors for a story they’ve been following since January. ...

This may — or may not — be an artist’s conception or ‘spy photo’ of a CG representaion of a Mech unit device/apparatus/contraption to be featured in James Cameron’s Avatar. It comes via Alex Billington at First Showing, with the ...

Thanks to vcb for pointing us to the new trailer for The Burning Plain. Having seen the movie a few weeks ago, I can say that you won”t find the usual intricate structure and scripty flourishes we’ve come to expect ...

Trying to provide a video sampler today of the major award-winners at Cannes, but it hasn’t been easy finding a representative clip from Kinatay which earned Best Director honors for Brillante Mendoza. I wondered how this video could possibly have ...

Though Jane Campion’s Bright Star came away from Cannes with no awards, its premiere generated respectable reviews and established good buzz for Abbie Cornish. More accessible and Academy-friendly than many of the more audacious films at the festival, it managed ...

Funnier than the Red Band trailer we posted 6 weeks ago, Brüno is back with fewer dildos, less dominatrix, and more of his adopted baby, OJ.

Sign In

Register

Reset Your Password

Email Newsletter