After twelve years as a director, film fans like myself have come to know exactly what we can expect from director McG. He’s the guy who brought us Charlie’s Angels, Terminator Salvation, and now, the action-comedy, This Means War.
Daniel Radcliffe is a thoughtful bundle of nerves and energy, exuding charm and sincerity the moment he walks in the room. On top of that, he’s one of the most conversational actors you could hope to interview, and one of the most quotable.
At a recent reception in Park City, Utah, Chinese Canadian director and screenwriter, Yung Chang wasn’t hard to spot, wearing a red fundraiser toque and flanked by two prominent cast members from his most recent documentary, China Heavyweight.
Former mixed martial arts star Gina Carano is Mallory Kane, a freelance hired gun who works for governments to deal with tough situations, like hostage situations where normal covert tactics are not possible. As we first see her, waiting for someone at a small diner in the middle of nowhere, Mallory ends up getting the crap beaten out of her as an ex-coworker shows up to drag her back to her boss.
From the United Kingdom comes Thorne: Sleepyhead, a modern and disturbingly realistic mystery about a sharp detective hunting for a serial killer that reminds him all too clearly of one of his early investigations that went terribly wrong.
Jason Statham, Clive Owen and Robert De Niro star in what I can only call one of the most testosterone-filled movies I’ve seen some time, and as far-fetched as it seems at times, it’s apparently based on a true story.
Whenever I think of launch parties–whether it is a new film, an album, or in this case, a new book–one thing always springs to mind; celebrating in style. The launch party for author Andrew Antoniades’s impressive new book Steve McQueen: The Actor and His Films was no exception.
There have been few films in the last 40 years that have truly changed the genre of sci-fi and horror at the same time. The only one that can really claim such an honour is Ridley Scott’s 1979 sleeper hit Alien. From its ‘B-movie’ beginnings to having a multiple film franchise and several video games spinoffs, the film has claimed multiple successes.
Sitting in a downtown Toronto hotel’s health club, dressed in a casual blue top, jeans and flip flops, Christopher Heard looks every bit as comfortable in this surroundings as he would in his own house. This should come as no surprise, as he has recently spent 2 years living in The Royal York hotel as a “Writer in Residence” while completing his latest book The Suite Life – The Magic and Mystery of Hotel Living.
New this week on DVD and Blu-ray: Ryan Reynolds suits up for a comic book adventure in Green Lantern; Jason Bateman, Jason Sudeikis and Charlie Day take on the people who make their lives hellish in Horrible Bosses; plus a look at Todd And The Book Of Pure Evil – Season 1 on DVD.