Officially speaking, things have been quiet on the "Justice League" front; while the film is in development, movement has been a little protracted. However, the rumor mill is practically ablaze at the … More »Rumor: Joseph Gordon-Levitt Will Be Batman in Justice League
There still seems to be a backlash in the thought of a male actor portraying a notable female figure. So far, every female impersonation by a male actor in a film has been a fictional character rather … More »Who Will Play Susan Boyle in a Biopic? Why Robin Williams Should Still Be Considered
One of the aspects that makes Steven Spielberg's "Lincoln" the biographical film of America's 16th President to which all others made before and after have to be compared is the way it integrates comedy … More »What's so Funny 'bout Steven Spielberg's `Lincoln'?
`Star Trek into Darkness' Synopsis Reveals Cumberbatch May Be Playing Khan After All...Thematically …Yahoo! Contributor Network - Tue, Nov 27, 2012 10:37 AM EST
What's the deal with "Star Trek" and Herman Melville's story about that white whale? According to the latest information about what "Star Trek Into Darkness" will be about, we are going to dive into Herman … More »`Star Trek into Darkness' Synopsis Reveals Cumberbatch May Be Playing Khan After All...Thematically Speaking
'Rise of the Guardians' as Communion of Classic Characters: More Marketable as a Group or Individual …Yahoo! Contributor Network - Mon, Nov 26, 2012 3:54 PM EST
When a film examining the complexity of one classic character becomes laborious, then it compounds the complexity when a bevy of classic characters commune on the big screen. Not that it's stopped Hollywood … More »'Rise of the Guardians' as Communion of Classic Characters: More Marketable as a Group or Individuals?
It is an established fact of movie history that serious movie franchises tend to eventually lighten in mood and tone the longer they go on. This truism produces exceptions, of course, such as Christopher … More »How `Cowboys and Aliens' Could Still Be Useful as a Film Franchise
"Man of Steel," Zack Snyder's Superman reboot, is somewhat shrouded in mystery; aside from a short teaser and some exclusive Comic-Con footage released earlier this year, Warner Brothers has kept a lid … More »Zack Snyder Discusses Connection Between 'Man of Steel' and Justice League
The subject of who is the greatest film actor ever is a touchy, difficult and especially prickly one. Much of the debate is unconsciously going to depend on quantity as much as quality. Those who might … More »Has Daniel Day-Lewis Asserted His Claim to Title of Best Film Actor Ever?
As is typically the case at the end of the year, recent weeks have seen a deluge in new releases in time for awards season (this past Thanksgiving weekend was especially crowded). This week is a little … More »Opening This Week: 'Killing Them Softly' and 'The Collection'
French horror maestro Alexandre Aja has been pretty content to direct and/or produce remakes since breaking through with "High Tension" all the way back in 2004. Since then, he's been behind the updates … More »Alexandre Aja Adapting Joe Hill's "Horns," Danielle Radcliffe to Star
Tom Hiddleston and Benedict Cumberbatch have both expressed and interest in appearing in the "Star Wars" sequel trilogy. While Hiddleston and Cumberbatch have both made their name as dramatic actors of … More »Why Benedict Cumberbatch & Tom Hiddleston Should Become the New Star Wars Android Comedy Team
Democracy, like vampirism, is a messy business. "Let the Right One In" may not seem to have much in common with Steven Spielberg's return to greatness in "Lincoln" but that is only true if you let your … More »`Lincoln': The `Let the Right One In' of Films About American Politics
Hollywood took many years before they finally addressed mental illness in film so conditions were specific rather than vague. If certain movies in the first half of the 20th century tangentially approached … More »'Silver Linings Playbook' Sets New Pattern for Movies to Resume Addressing Mental Illness
Burgermeister Meisterburger: The Key to Making a Live Action Dark Political Comedy of `Santa Claus is …Yahoo! Contributor Network - Sat, Nov 24, 2012 9:03 AM EST
The history of turning animated Christmas specials into live action movies is not one that promises success should it become a trend. Ron Howard and Jim Carrey managed to transform the Grinch from one … More »Burgermeister Meisterburger: The Key to Making a Live Action Dark Political Comedy of `Santa Claus is Comin' to Town'
Larry Hagman's death following Thanksgiving 2012 brings to mind first some jokes about his monopoly on the available organs available for transplant. What should be remembered foremost on this subject … More »Larry Hagman's Legacy on the Big Screen
Although personification has become quite the fad in family films of late, "Wreck-It Ralph" attempts to take the whole concept of attribution of humanity to inanimate beings to a whole new level. Interesting … More »How `Wreck-It Ralph' Attempts to Change the Game of Personification in Animated Movies
America's shopping day of Black Friday perhaps can't be branded with comedy when the events of that day have turned so ugly and tragic in the last few years. If nothing else, we can attach the word "black" … More »When Will Hollywood Get Serious About Making a Comedy Taking Place on Black Friday?
Since "Star Wars: Episode VII" was announced, fans immediately turned their minds towards the cast, particularly the trio of Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, and Carrie Fisher. However, there were a few other … More »Lando Calrissian Rumored to Return in 'Star Wars: Episode VII'
You want the reason why found footage is such a popular genre and will continue to be a popular genre for years to come? Possibly even decades? Even when most found footage movies are of the quality of … More »Why Found Footage is a Genre that Speaks to a Lost Foundational Concept of Cinema
3D re-releases have been rather successful during the past couple of years, with both "Titanic" and "The Lion King" proving to be notable revivals. More are in the pipeline, but movie-goers can strike … More »Fox Cancels 'Independence Day' 3D Release
When it comes to movies released on Thanksgiving Day weekend (Special Extended Edition), nobody beats Disney. Or should that be Disney and Pixar? Is it appropriate to mix and match Disney and Pixar? One … More »Disney is King of the Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Movie Release, but Those Hits May Surprise
Thanksgiving, kids, used to be day of sitting around a dining room table and stuffing yourself on turkey and stuffing (what some call dressing) before heading to the living room to stuff yourself full … More »Dramatic Movies You May Not Remember Were Thanksgiving Holiday Releases
Those who think that Sean Connery or Roger Moore are worthier claimants to the title of the second best James Bond behind Daniel Craig are obviously not aware of one of the best comedic performances in … More »'Flash Gordon': Now I'm Talking About Talking About Timothy Dalton!
If you're tired about hearing about "Star Wars: Episode VII," good news: today, we're here to talk about Episodes VIII and IX, as reports indicate that Disney and Lucasfilm have secured writers for the … More »Lawrence Kasdan Returning to Pen 'Star Wars' Sequel Trilogy Film
In the last 40 years, if you said a character named Captain Christopher Jones would be a figurehead in a movie about the first Thanksgiving, those born within that time frame would think it was the name … More »What Movie in History Best Captures the Spirit of Thanksgiving?