Frank Langella takes a turn as a charming curmudgeon in director Jake Schreier’s Robot & Frank, a sci-fi lite drama set in the near future when robots are becoming common helpers for anyone with enough money.
Fan Expo is buzzing in Toronto once again with thousands of excited fans expected at the event over the weekend, and among the highlights this year is Walt Disney’s Art of Frankenweenie Exhibition.
Toronto has played a multitude of cities on film and television, but director Len Wiseman’s dirty, urban remake of Total Recall takes the city to a new level with Colin Farrell as our confused hero, Doug Quaid.
There’s an inescapable landing between unimpeded childhood and the grown-up world with all of its resident angst and constraint, and it’s often aptly coined as the summer when everything changes. That middle place is Moonrise Kingdom.
Christopher Nolan has built the Batman franchise on one concept that few other superhero films have embraced, and it has made the difference between the relatively airy heroes found in other blockbusters this year, and Nolan’s grim Dark Knight.
To be honest, I have never seen either of these films before.
Like a lot of people, I have a soft spot for Pixar and their incredibly charming style of storytelling. Compared to their first few films though, the studio is not creating the vivid work we once were used to seeing, which is what established the company’s credibility with worldwide audiences from the start. That’s not to say that Brave is somehow a bad film, but the difference from a few years ago–when the studio released films with spellbinding stories–is just that Brave is not exactly exceptional.
The first official photo of Angelina Jolie as Maleficent, in the upcoming film of the same name from Disney. The film is set to open on March 14, 2014 in 3D.
Hot on the heels of The Avengers, Marvel has started principal photography for Iron Man 3 with plans to release the film on May 3, 2013.
Just got my copy of John Carter on Blu-ray and can’t wait to review it.
While some critics were less than impressed, I was a big fan and I would bet the film will do well on Blu-ray.