First Look at ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ DVD and Trilogy Box Set
Depending on where you live, Christopher Nolan’s superhero smash ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ might still be playing in multiplexes… sometimes even on your local IMAX screen. But thanks to the ever-shrinking window between theatrical and DVD release, you now can start planning to own ‘Rises’ on December 3, and here are a few of the options that will be at your consumer-driven fingertips.
‘Amazing Spider-Man’ Confirmed as First Part of a Planned Trilogy
The official Facebook page for Marc Webb’s ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ celebrated the film’s release with some choice words about the movie’s place in a larger picture. Was it a typo? Wishful thinking? Or confirmation that we’re getting at least one more Spidey film (and possibly two more)?
‘Ghostbusters 3′ Ditches Old Script, Hires New Writers
Everywhere they go, members of the original ‘Ghostbusters’ cast will be asked about the rumored third movie up until that movie’s actually playing on a screen somewhere. And every once in a while, one of those cast members will cough up a nugget of somewhat-significant news … like the fact that new writers are tackling the screenplay.
Wanna See ‘The Amazing Spider-Man’ Before Everybody Else?
Sony senses they have something special on their hands with Marc Webb’s upcoming reboot ‘The Amazing Spider-Man.’ Tracking numbers released on Thursday say the film could earn as much as $125 million over the July 4 frame. (The numbers were slightly behind ‘The Avengers,’ and we all know how that movie played out.) And early reviews hitting the Web have been positive. So Sony’s making a wise decis
Emma Stone To Receive "Trailblazer" Award From MTV
One of the new awards MTV’s adding to this year’s Movie Awards will be the ‘Trailblazer’ trophy recognizing “actors beloved by the MTV audience who are carving out their own unique and diverse path within Hollywood,” according to the network. Today, it was revealed that Emma Stone will be the award’s first recipient.
‘Anchorman 2′ Teaser Poster Promises ‘The Legend Continues’
Is Will Ferrell’s ‘Anchorman’ sequel going to be a ‘Chorus Line’-style musical? Probably not. That’s too much to ask. But that’s the vibe I’m getting off of this early teaser poster for ‘Anchorman 2,’ which may (or may not) be subtitled ‘The Legend Continues.’
‘Gravity’ Delayed: George Clooney and Sandra Bullock Space Thriller Pushed to 2013
One of our most-anticipated movies for 2012 just moved to 2013. That’s would be ‘Gravity,’ Alfonso Cuaron’s 3D, sci-fi thriller starring George Clooney and Sandra Bullock. The film would be Cuaron’s first feature-length directorial effort since 2006’s brilliant ‘Children of Men.’
R.I.P. Maurice Sendak, Author Of ‘Where The Wild Things Are’
There’s going to be a wild rumpus in heaven tonight. Maurice Sendak, beloved author and illustrator of such children’s classics as ‘Where the Wild Things Are’ and the controversial ‘In the Night Kitchen,’ passed away in Danbury, Conn. following complications from a recent stroke. He was 83.
Anna Faris Not Returning For ‘Scary Movie 5′
The fourth ‘Scary Movie’ hit theaters in April 2006, and topped out at $90.7M at the domestic box office. It didn’t set the world on fire, but it earned enough to warrant ‘Scary Movie 5,’ which tentatively is set to open on Jan. 11, 2013. Just don’t look for series staple Anna Faris, who plans to pass on the franchise that launched her comedic career.
‘Men In Black 3′ Saves The Universe One Ice Cream Flavor At A Time
Have you ever wondered what Tommy Lee Jones tastes like? Baskin-Robbins wants to help you find out … sort of.
Surprise! ‘The Hunger Games’ Leads This Year’s MTV Movie Awards Nominees
‘The Hunger Games’ and ‘Bridesmaids’ topped all nominees for the MTV Movie Awards – announced this morning – and will compete against each other for the title of Movie of the Year. Which begs the question: What year are we talking about?
What Happened to the ‘Step Brothers’ Rap Album?
Has anyone out there ever listened to the ‘Step Brothers’ audio commentary? It’s 100 times funnier than the actual film. How? Well, it’s a musical, which means Will Ferrell, John C. Reilly and director Adam McKay sing the entire track. They dance through rap, opera, country … everything, all scored by composer Jon Brion. It’s genius – and apparently was supposed to be the start of something bigger.