Meryl Streep in Into The Woods

First look at Meryl Streep as the Witch in ‘Into the Woods’

Is there anything that Meryl Streep can’t do? The multiple Academy Award-winning actress has starred in a diverse range of films over her long and impressive career, and now Disney has released the first image of Streep as the Witch in their upcoming 2014 film, Into The Woods, a “humorous and heartfelt musical” based on the works of the Brothers Grim fairy tales where she plays a scary looking witch trying to remove a curse that ruined her beauty.

Media Box Podcast Episode 6

Media Box Podcast: Episode 6

Listen to the sixth episode of Media Box, featuring highlights from San Diego Comic-Con with X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Amazing Spider-Man 2, Ender’s Game, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, Thor: The Dark World, and details for Dead Rising 3, coming to Xbox One; announcements from the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival; discussing the Emmy Award nominations; reviews of The To Do List, R.I.P.D. and Red 2, upcoming Blu-ray releases, plus my Favorite Summer Movies.

Ender's Game

Rant: The ‘Ender’s Game’ debate

The first person who tells me that we all should ban Ender’s Game, because of something the writer, Orson Scott Card, did or said, can go stick a fork in their ear, because that’s what I believe they should do. Now, hopefully, my beliefs won’t override this person’s own good sense, and they’ll decide that maybe my opinion doesn’t matter enough to stick a fork in their ear.

Thankfully, I believe the same thing.

David Cronenberg #2

David Cronenberg’s work to be celebrated in major TIFF exhibition

The work of legendary filmmaker David Cronenberg is to be celebrated with a TIFF film exhibition called the Cronenberg Project. It will showcase different elements of his work and responses to it including academic writing, live performances, TIFF commissioned work, behind-the-scenes footage, and old props and costumes. It will run from November 1, 2013 to January 19, 2014.