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New Movie Poster, Trailer: Andrew Niccol’s THE HOST

By at November 16, 2012 | 6:47 am | 1 Comments

New Movie Poster, Trailer: Andrew Niccol’s THE HOST

If you squint at the new movie poster for Andrew Niccol's film adaptation of Stephenie Meyer's The Host, you might confuse it with another Meyer franchise. Hmm, a lithe young lady, two severe-looking gentlemen... turn one or two into a vampire and, poof, you've got Twilight. And lord knows we've had enough Twilight. (Click on the movie poster for the large more...

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Drama Tweens: 5 STAR DAY Film / DVD Review

By at January 25, 2012 | 12:15 am | 1 Comments

Drama Tweens: 5 STAR DAY Film / DVD Review

2 / 5 stars As if we haven’t been inundated with enough melodramatic tween films, along comes another from first-time feature writer-director Danny Buday. 5 Star Day is a cliched, unimaginative addition to a genre of movies which seem to focus on young adults in the midst of mid-life crises. About as deep as a greeting card, 5 Star Day is a not-so-cleverly more...

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Catching Fire: New Jennifer Lawrence THE HUNGER GAMES Movie Poster

By at January 21, 2012 | 9:31 am | 4 Comments

Catching Fire: New Jennifer Lawrence THE HUNGER GAMES Movie Poster

Earlier this week, we heard from colleague Sean O'Connell that Lionsgate not only sealed up director Gary Ross (Pleasantville, Seabiscuit) to return for the second Hunger Games film, Catching Fire -- great continuity, guys -- but have hired Oscar-winner Simon Beaufoy (Slumdog Millionaire, 127 Hours) for screenwriting detail. This is proof positive that the studio is more...

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Hope You Like Second Helpings: The Top Box Office Movies of 2011

By at December 26, 2011 | 9:59 am | 0 Comment

Hope You Like Second Helpings: The Top Box Office Movies of 2011

Moviegoers complain about ticket prices all the time and 2011 was no exception -- especially with that extra fee for showings on those "modified" IMAX screens (which the geeks humorously call "LieMAX".) But even with the perpetual, widespread whining, something unique in the American movie industry is about to happen: The U.S. total box office is going to suffer its more...

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