All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘cinema’

Martin Scorsese Defends Kodak’s Production of Film

In January 2012, things could not have looked worse for Kodak. After 123 years of filmmaking, the company, created by George Eastman, had applied for Chapter 11 bankruptcy and looked destined for ultimate failure. Surprisingly, though, Kodak was able to stay on its feet and continue production a little over a year and a half later behind the supervision of …

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Netflix Won’t Kill the Movie Theater, Says Christopher Nolan

Acclaimed director Christopher Nolan thinks that you and I will “lay down [our] money to those studios, theaters and filmmakers who value the theatrical experience and create a new distinction from home entertainment.” Do you? Nolan has penned an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal where he laments movies as content and acknowledges the “bleak future” created by this path. …

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Bollywood Star Farooq Shaikh Dies at 65

Indian actor Farooq Shaikh, 65, passed away on Friday after suffering a heart attack. The Bollywood legend was in Dubai visiting family at the time. His funeral was held in Mumbai on December 28. Shaikh was best known for his work in Hindi films from 1977 to 1989, as well as for his work in television between 1988 and 2002. …

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Nicolas Cage’s Latest Film “Tokarev” Gets An Official Trailer

If you’re a fan the Nicolas Cage face, you’ll love the trailer for “Tokarev”. If you’re not sure what I mean by this, it’s the face Cage makes whenever he is screaming or showing pain. In “Tokarev” Cage plays a reformed criminal who has been living a quiet family oriented life. This all goes down the drain when a Russian …

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“Pompeii” Full-Length Trailer Released

Before John Snow can resume his fight against the White Walkers, he must first fight for his life in the Roman arena and ultimately against the famed volcano eruption that destroyed the city of Pompeii. The film, which will get a 3D release, was directed by Paul W.S. Anderson (form your own judgments about this). If you’d like a little …

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“The Monuments Men” International Trailer Released

One film that I personally was looking forward to this Holiday season was, “The Monuments Men”, which was based on Robert M. Edsel’s non-fiction bestseller. It’s the story of eight ordinary art experts who are sent behind enemy lines to save some of history’s greatest works of art before being destroyed by Hitler’s army. Sadly, the film has been pushed …

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Watch Joaquin Phoenix Fall In Love With His Smartphone in “Her”

In the same vein as Ryan Gosling’s “Lars and the Real Girl” comes Spike Jonze latest film, “Her”. The film sees Joaquin Phoenix meet the woman of his dreams… she’s funny and sympathetic to his needs, the only probelm is he’s fallen in love with his smart phone, specifically the artificial voice of his phones operating system. If you’d like …

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“I, Frankenstein” Hits Theaters Next Year

Early next year we’re going to be “treated” to another outing from the producers of Underworld, this time they’re applying their unique style to Frankenstein’s monster in the film “I, Frankenstein”. In the upcoming 3D film, Aaron Eckhart stars as Mary Shelley’s iconic horror character… though it’s hard to tell he’s Frankenstein, considering he only has a few facial scars. …

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“The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty”: Extended Trailer

If you haven’t seen any previews for Ben Stiller’s imaginative film adaptation of the James Thurber classic “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty”, you’re in luck as an extended trailer was recently released. The new trailer comes in at a little over six-minutes, and pretty much lays out everything you need to know about the comedy. If you’d like a …

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New Teaser Trailer For “The Boxtrolls”

Laika Studios, the genuises behind “Coraline” and “ParaNorman”, are currently hard at work on their next 3D animated feature, “The Boxtrolls”. The films tells the story of some odd little critters that live in the sewers of a Gothic-style Victorian City. If you’d like a little more information about the film, you can read the official synopsis below: “The new …

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New TV Spot for “Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues”

In the new spot for the eagerly-awaited sequel we get a glimpse of how Ron Burgundy is cutting in the so-called “big leagues” of the 24-hour news network world. One who may not be handling so well is Brick (Steve Carrell). We also get to see the dynamic of Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) versus fellow anchor Jack Lime (James Marsden), …

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New Trailer For “The Secret Life Of Walter Mitty” Released

We’ve seen a number of trailers for “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty“, but today one was released that focuses on Mitty’s globe-trotting adventure. The trailer offers a glimpse of of Sean Penn, who plays the famed Life Magazine photographer whose missing photo negative sends Mitty on his around the world adventure, where he ultimately finds himself. We also see …

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