Get ready for Halloween, because here comes Chucky! The GATE and Universal Home Entertainment are giving away one of five copies of Curse of Chucky, which arrives on Blu-ray this Tuesday, October 8.
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.
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.
Chasing Shakespeare, a movie about love, nature and lighting, will open the ninth Montreal International Black Film Festival. It is a love story about a young Native American woman who is searching for her destiny, set in rural Arkansas. After her death, her husband tries to reunite with her.
Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Entertainment released the first look at their upcoming film, Seventh Son, a fantasy epic that stars Jeff Bridges as Master Gregory, and Julianne Moore as Mother Malkin, based on author Joseph Delaney’s Wardstone Chronicles series.
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.
Aram Rappaport grew up in the hills of Los Angeles. His father was a screenwriter. Talking to him you get the impression that he could care less about celebrity or fame. He didn’t grow up in that LA. He grew up in a world of artists who made movies because they loved it.
Director Roland Emmerich seems to be taking a break from blowing up the world and focusing on more intimate targets, like the centre of the American government, but whatever scale you’re talking about, White House Down is exactly what we have come to expect from the bombastic filmmaker.
R.I.P.D. exists at the point where Men in Black meets The Frighteners, but leaning heavily towards the MIB side of things. Somewhere in that mix, there is probably a winning combination, but R.I.P.D. only gets it about half right, with a storyline that is more than likely to bomb until it rises again in a few months on Blu-ray.
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.