Since Thursday, I’ve been running around the Toronto International Film Festival, nabbing interviews, red carpets photos, and screening films, and with everything going on, it feels like it’s been my biggest year ever at the festival. That’s saying something since we’re only through the first weekend, but it’s been phenomenal.
- Toronto International Film Festival
Once again, some serious star power is headed to Toronto for the 37th Toronto International Film Festival, and today the full list of expected stars and filmmakers has been announced.
In the hands of your average director, The Avengers could have been ridiculous. There are long stretches of conversation where superheroes just talk to each other in small spaces, loads of complicated special effects, and the film is a whopping 2 hours and 22 minutes. On top of that, The Avengers is charged with bringing together three heroes from their respective blockbusters, and giving them some sort of likable chemistry together with new characters we don’t know all that much about.
After watching so many slasher movies, monster films, and gory extravaganzas, it’s easy to forget there is such a thing as horror with a new perspective, but The Cabin in the Woods laughs its way through a bloody story that is filled with surprises that you likely won’t see coming until they’ve grabbed you by the throat.
The Avengers assembled at the El Capitan Theater in Hollywood yesterday, April 11 for the official red carpet premier of Marvel Entertainment’s big blockbuster.
Marvel Studios released behind-the-scenes images today from production of their big-screen adaptation of The Avengers, featuring glimpses of director Joss Whedon and the rest of the cast as they completed work on the would-be blockbuster.
During a recent interview for the Blu-ray release of Thor, actor Clark Gregg–who has made cameos as Agent Coulson in Iron Man, Iron Man 2 and Thor–commented on how his life has changed thanks to this role of a lifetime.
Debuting this week on DVD and Blu-ray: Viggo Mortensen and Kodi McPhee star in the post-apocalyptic drama, The Road; Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried get romantic in Dear John; Neil Patrick Harris leads the geeky musical, Dr. Horrible’s Sing-Along Blog; and a look at the second season of True Blood.
As a TV junkie, I can’t help but be a fan of Joss Whedon. Between Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Firefly, he’s done some pretty cool stuff, but this one takes the cake.