Teen-Heroine Smackdown: 5 Ways Katniss Is Better Than Bella With the second film in the Hunger Games series set to premiere this weekend, it’s tempting to throw The Hunger Games and Twilight series into the same category. Of course, comparisons were made last year when the Hunger Games destroyed Twilight’s box-office record, and they will surely be made again as the new movie opens. The similarities are there: they’re both young-adult novels turned ... 11/20/2013 - 5:50 am | View Link
'The Avengers' crushes 'Battleship' and 'The Dictator' with $55.1 mil (EW.com)-- Once again, it was all about "The Avengers" at the box office, as three new releases failed to even approach the Marvel superhero blockbuster's third-weekend gross of $55.1 million, according to studio estimates. The movie dropped 47 ... 05/21/2012 - 7:37 am | View Link
Movie Review: The Dictator Cracks are made at virtually every target, mixing jokes mocking American xenophobia with potshots that exploit stereotypes of weird foreigners and weird Americans (ew, hippies don't shave their armpits, etc.). Of course, the hallmark of Cohen's films is ... 05/17/2012 - 11:08 am | View Link
Sacha Baron Cohen sent Ryan Seacrest jacket 'made by slave child labor' And he’s nothing like the cruel Admiral General Aladeen he portrays in his new movie. Take for instance his red-carpet ... “Unbelievable.” Though EW has previously noted that Cohen wasn’t averse to being himself, Cohen boasted that ... 05/16/2012 - 5:57 am | View Link
Movie Review: The Dictator His Excellency's public relations campaign leading up to the movie's release has been a coup, a testament to a unique talent for character improv from the British comedian who created idiot British rapper Ali G, idiot Kazakh journalist Borat ... 05/15/2012 - 9:54 am | View Link
See the new poster for Sacha Baron Cohen's comedy 'The Dictator' -- EXCLUSIVE In March, Paramount released the full trailer, and we learned that the movie is a fish-out-of-water story in which Aladeen is stripped of his wealth and power (and prodigious beard) and set adrift in New York. Now Paramount has released the new ... 04/18/2012 - 9:49 am | View Link
If you were or were not keen on a Beach Boys biopic, you can either blame or thank the upcoming "I, Frankenstein" for its implosion.
Filming on "The Drummer," the biopic about the final years of late Beach Boys drummer Dennis Wilson, was originally slated to begin in June 2012. Then the already cast Aaron Eckhart had to pull out at the last minute citing exhaustion from filming on "I, Frankenstein", despite having spent six months learning to sing and play the piano and drums.
A year and a half on and the film hasn't made any further progress.
The Greatest Englishman
"Luther" star Warren Brown is playing the lead role in Justin Hardy's "The Greatest Englishman," a biopic about Captain Matthew Webb who, on August 24th 1875, became the first man to swim the English Channel.
Coated in porpoise oil, Webb battled jellyfish stings and strong currents to reach Calais after 21 hours and 45 minutes - swimming 39 miles in the process.
It's a bumper edition of the podcast this week, where Alex, Chris, Keza and Luke discuss everything from Microsoft's Xbox One sales to the interesting VGX awards ceremony.
We also reveal the sad news that the wonderful Keza MacDonald will be leaving us full time, becoming a contributing editor in the New Year.
Lars von Trier's two-part sex epic premieres in Denmark on Christmas Day. After the NSFW clips we've come to associate with Lars von Trier's upcoming sex epic Nymphomaniac, the latest sneak peek unveiled Friday by production company Zentropa is decidedly family-friendly. The short clip from Chapter 7 of the two-part feature shows Charlotte Gainsbourg, as the self-diagnosed nymphomaniac Joe of the film's title, stripping her apartment of anything that reminds her of her own sexuality.
The David O. Russell movie is nominated in all seven categories, including best director, best film and best actor for Christian Bale. David O. Russell's American Hustle dominates the field of nominations in the race for this year's Australian Academy of Cinema and Television Arts (AACTA) international awards. Russell's movie is the only production to receive a nomination in every single category, including best film, best direction, best screenplay and best actor, actress categories.
I just saw it and I absolutely loved the high frame rate. when I saw the first movie last year in high frame rate, it really bothered me. it just didn't look right. This time, I had no issues at all and felt it added quite a bit to the movie experience.