Previews, Trailers for Three Hot Button Political Movies

By at August 6, 2007 | 9:36 pm | 1 Comments

QUESTION: Which of these three movies are you most interested in seeing? TELL US Rendition. Lions for Lambs. The Kingdom. While attending The Bourne Ultimatum, I saw movie trailers for all three, one after another -- chances are you did too. All are dramas with some relation to our dangerous presence in the Middle East. And Matthew Michael Carnahan, hot more...

Movie Previews , Trailers

Preview: Todd Haynes’ Bob Dylan Bio “I’m Not There”

By at July 29, 2007 | 9:57 am | 3 Comments

QUESTION: Who do you picture playing Bob Dylan on film? TELL US Cate Blanchett playing Bob Dylan? Sure. And Christian Bale and Heath Ledger and Richard Gere. The film is I'm Not There, Todd Haynes' (Far From Heaven, Safe) first theatrical movie in five years, a Bob Dylan bio with various actors playing the songwriter-poet at different stages. This week, The Film Forum more...

Independent Film , Movie Previews , Trailers

Summer 2007 Box Office Update

By at July 26, 2007 | 3:21 pm | 9 Comments

See our most recent update  We've been getting requests for more summer box office news. It's probably just Transformers disciples praying (oh, please, great god Optimus Prime) that it'll be the year's #1 movie ...Consider this now a regular midweek report. And put on some sunscreen before you go outside. SUMMER MOVIE HITS 2007 1. Spider-Man 3: $335 million 2. more...

Box Office , Comedies , Trailers

Cloverfield Hype: A Vague Trailer, ABZ3293 and Lots of Online B.S.

By at July 14, 2007 | 7:11 pm | 4 Comments

Cloverfield Hype: A Vague Trailer, ABZ3293 and Lots of Online B.S.

They say there's no such thing as bad publicity. Maybe. But when the hype has its own hype, that's just a pain in the ass. The latest case-in-point begins with the grandly overrated trailer for Cloverfield (a fake title... oooooh!), the new film from Lost creator J.J. Abrams, directed by TV helmer Matt Reeves. The trailer premiered before Transformers screenings and more...

Science Fiction , Trailers