The director takes you inside his dark fairy tale.
“John Carter” may not have had quite the box office response its filmmakers were hoping for, but that isn’t to say it’s not a bombastic sci-fi flick with some downright memorizing scenes. One of those key sequences involved John Carter going toe-to-toe with a Martian monster, gladiator-style in an arena. With the film coming out […]
When recalling inspirations for his new action thriller “The Samaritan,” director David Weaver sites such classics as “The Crying Game” and “The Grifters.” The comparisons seem apt as Samuel L. Jackson plays an recent ex-con whose past begins to catch up with him while attempting to play the straight and narrow with a new-found love. […]
One of the more exciting films of last year was Steven Soderbergh’s “Haywire,” starring MMA champ Gina Carano as an elite undercover operative betrayed by her employer and out to get revenge. Under Soderbergh’s careful direction, the action flick featured some outrageously entertaining scenes, including one jaw-dropper fight between Carano and Michael Fassbender. Although Carano […]
Did you know the working title for “E.T.” was “A Boy’s Life”? Or that both Ben Affleck and Matt Damon were extras in “Field of Dreams”? All of those facts plus 98 more were released today by Universal Pictures to tease their 100th anniversary. Included are everything from the name of the mechanical shark in […]
Bruce Willis aside, there probably isn’t another pure “action” star these days than Jason Statham. From “Crank” to “The Transporter” and a million films in-between, the actor has become a first-class pleasure to watch as he pummels his way through triads, the mafia, foreign armies and anything else you can think of. That’s precisely the […]
He’ll write, produce and perform the score for the upcoming flick.
Brooklyn-based musician Paul Brill has made a name for himself in Hollywood, scoring songs for such films as “Page One: Inside the NY Times,” “The Devil Came on Horseback,” “Freakonomics,” and even shows like “Steven Seagal: Lawman.” But he’s also a solo artist, and we have the exclusive video premiere for his bouncy rock track […]
Anthony Hopkins has been planning to inhabit the skin of Alfred Hitchcock for years, and now we have our first glimpse of the actor appeaering as the legendary horror director. The resemblance is uncanny, as is to expected from anything involved the Hollywood vet. The photo is from Fox Searchlight’s “Hitchcock,” which details the love […]