Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix debuts in theatres on July 13, and The GATE has a few early images to give fans a preview of what they can expect.
In a long-awaited, but still controversial move by the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), smoking in movies has possibly become an ‘R’ rated activity. Many groups have been calling on just such an action for years now, but there is a catch to the way that the rating will be applied.
A stylish crowd gathered at Toronto’s Gladstone hotel recently to soak up the nouveau tavern dÃ©cor and welcome the line up for this year’s version of the Inside Out Film Festival.
Expected to attract 30,000+ filmgoers to 276 films that examine the GLBT experience from just about every angle possible, Executive Director Scott Ferguson called the range of offerings from all over the globe “an eclectic mix of the avant garde to the accessible”.
MTV has announced the nominees for the 2007 MTV Movie Awards, and leading the pack is the comic book adaptation 300, which got a total of five nominations, followed by the Johnny Depp driven action adventure, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man’s Chest.
We’ve seen him work magic in The Illusionist, plan elaborate cons in The Score, and take on the insanity of Tyler Durden in Fight Club, and now we’re about to see him go green. In casting news today Variety reported that Edward Norton has been tapped to play Bruce Banner, also known as the Hulk, in the upcoming sequel The Incredible Hulk.
Olivia Mojica: welcome to your newfound celebrity status. In case you don’t know her name, Mojica was a little-known contestant from season 2 of American Idol, only making it into the top twenty-four semi-finalists, but a new sex tape that’s about to be released from adult video company Vivid Entertainment could change all that. Olivia, who was dubbed one of the “best of the rest” on the show, apparently filmed an explicit sex tape with her boyfriend when she was just eighteen, and now it’s going public under the title Hardcore Idol.
Get out your shoe phones – Warner Bros. and Village Roadshow have started production on the comedy Get Smart, the big screen adaptation of the classic TV series of the same name. Yes, it could be one of the most important films ever made. Not buying it? Would you be the believe the most important film being made this month? Still no? How about the most important comedy announcement we heard about this week?
From the team that brought us Shaun of the Dead comes a brand new action comedy that’s sure to amuse. Hot Fuzz stars Simon Pegg as London cop Nicholas Angel, who’s so good at his job that he puts the entire force to shame. Deciding to rid themselves of the embarrassment Angel causes, they decide to ship him off to the quiet and apparently crime-free village of Sandford.
Halle Berry and Giovanni Ribisi stopped by MuchMusic last night to host MuchOnDemand and to visit with their fans. They were in town promoting their latest film, the sexual thriller Perfect Stranger, which stars Berry as an investigative reporter who finds out that her friend’s murder might be connected to powerful ad executive, played by Bruce Willis. Ribisi plays Berry’s associate, who helps her go under cover.
The Oscar race got a little bit tighter this past weekend as the Screen Actors Guild announced their favourite performances …