Based on a true story and initially rousing before turning profoundly corny and cliched, the boxing drama Tiger takes a great story of overcoming prejudice and stereotypes and trades it all in for the most simplistic, pandering material possible.
New arrivals in a theatre near you this weekend: Colin Farrell stars as a blood-sucking monster in the remake, Fright Night; the great warrior of the eighties returns in Conan The Barbarian; plus Anne Hathaway and Jim Sturgess try to make their relationship work over the years in the drama, One Day.
This week’s new releases on Blu-ray and DVD include: Eat Pray Love, starring Julia Roberts as a woman trying to find herself in three very different parts of the world; and Sylvester Stallone’s action-adventure, The Expendables; plus I take a look at the Blu-ray release of The Complete Metropolis.
Mitch Glazer’s Passion Play made its Toronto International Film Festival debut at the Ryerson Theatre on Friday, September 10, where stars Mickey Rourke, Megan Fox, and Bill Murray were on hand to meet with the throngs of fans and the media who had waited hours to see the celebrities.
There’s a movie for just about everyone debuting this week in theatres. Julia Roberts stars in the romantic travel drama, Eat Pray Love; Sylvester Stallone and a cast of action heroes fight it out in The Expendables; and Michael Cera plays a would-be teenage hero in Scott Pilgrim vs. the World.
Opening this weekend at a theatre near you, Robert Downey Jr. stars as Mr. Tony Stark in Iron Man 2; and in the documentary Babies, a filmmaker follows the lives of four newborns in four very different countries.
On May 7, Paramount Pictures debuts director Jon Favreau‘s hotly anticipated sequel, Iron Man 2, which once again stars Robert Downey Jr. as the iconic Tony Stark.
The folks over at Yahoo! Movies have revealed the first official poster for Iron Man 2, in addition to nine photos from the upcoming 2010 film.
Out this week on Blu-ray, Kevin Costner stars in one of his last good films, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves. Plus, on DVD, Diane Lane and Mickey Rourke star in the adaptation of Elmore Leonard’s Killshot; Renée Zellweger is off to the boonies for the romantic comedy New in Town; and aliens attack the Vikings in the B-movie extravaganza, Outlander.
Two amazing, Oscar-nominated dramas make their debut on DVD this week: The Wrestler, featuring Mickey Rourke as an aging, down-on-his-luck star of the ring; and Ron Howard‘s film adaptation of the stage hit, Frost/Nixon. Also out this week, the biopic Notorious, Toronto Stories, Swing Vote, Smart People, and Into the Blue 2: The Reef.