Teaser poster for The Dark Knight Rises

Enhance the sensation of inverted vertigo, officially super-sized. (Thanks to Marshall & Kevin Klawitter)
Posted On 11 Jul 2011

Trailer for Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn

(Thanks, Jun!) UPDATED: HD 720p
Posted On 11 Jul 2011

"Cuba's first horror film," Juan of the Dead

I’ll put “Cuba’s first horror film” in quotes because that’s how it’s being sold. I find the claim hard to believe — but when I tried to find another Cuban horror film, I stumbled across this essay: The Cuban horror film does not exist...
Posted On 08 Jul 2011

Dori, Nori, Ori, Oin & Gloin, dwarves from The Hobbit

JED BROPHY as Nori, ADAM BROWN as Ori and MARK HADLOW as Dori in New Line Cinema’s and MGM’s fantasy adventure THE HOBBIT: AN UNEXPECTED JOURNEY, a Warner Bros. Pictures release. Photo by James Fisher. DORI, NORI & ORI These three brothers, all sons of the same mother,...
Posted On 07 Jul 2011

Harry Potter & the Deathly Hallows sticks the landing

Reviews from the L.A. trades and London papers come tumbling in tonight, and critics are overwhelming happy with the grand finale of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, part 2. Todd McCarthy, The Hollywood Reporter: It ends well. After eight films in 10 years and a cumulative...
Posted On 06 Jul 2011

Daniel Craig prepares us for hardcore Dragon Tattoo

Remember all the fun we had last year finding neat similarities between The Social Network and Citizen Kane? Good times! Get ready for more of that same sort of cordial debate now that Daniel Craig has compared The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo to classic adult thrillers of the...
Posted On 06 Jul 2011

Duplicate shots in Transformers 3 and The Island

I don’t have a problem with Michael Bay borrowing a couple shots from his 2005 film The Island to fill in a gap or two in Transformers 3: Dark of the Moon. He could replace every scene featuring Shia LaBeouf with close-ups of Ewan McGregor for all I care. Not posting this...
Posted On 05 Jul 2011

Hugo Cabret now just plain ol' regular Hugo

The Invention of Hugo Cabret is now to be called simply Hugo. Because god forbid anyone should be challenged with a vaguely socialist silent T or anything the least bit linguistically frou-frou or suspiciously out-of-the-ordinary in these uncertain times of jingoistic distress.
Posted On 30 Jun 2011

Transformers: Dark of the Moon exceeds expectations

Transformers 3 screened today for movie writers and the takeaway message seems to be of you’re inclined to go at all then the 3D ticket is worth the price. Also that it’s better than first two installments, so there’s that.
Posted On 27 Jun 2011

Familiar Ground, Wish Me Away & Attack the Block win top awards at 2011 Los Angeles Film Festival

via filmindependent.org Narrative Award (for Best Narrative Feature) Winner: Familiar Ground written & directed by Stéphane Lafleur Producers: Luc Déry, Kim McCraw Cast: Francis La Haye, Fanny Mallette, Sylvain Marcel, Michel Daigle, Suzanne Lemoine Film Description: (Canada)...
Posted On 26 Jun 2011