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The Beaver Saves the World : A Movie Review

August 7, 2011

How can a puppet save someone’s life? As puzzling as it may sound, a film starring Mel Gibson and Jodie Foster was able to show that it MAY be possible.

The Beaver is a film about a toy executive named Walter Black who started to lose touch with reality and is seriously thinking about taking his life. He was saved by a puppet that looks like a Beaver, also handled by himself, which in turn helped him communicate his way to recovery.

Plot

At first I was really uninterested to see this film because the plot summary was just ridiculous. But watching the movie, it actually made complete sense. The story was knitted gracefully on film by Kyle Killen, carefully giving The Beaver a face that is far from being that old worn-out puppet. Read more…

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Movie Review: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

August 6, 2011

I hate open ended endings. This is one thing I hate about the original Planet of the Apes starring Mark Wahlberg, having said that, I was really apprehensive about watching the new prequel. But the movie being a prequel, I was quite expecting that it will have an open ended ending, probably not as blunt as the original Planet of the Apes. Read more…

Much-anticipated First Look at Star Henry Cavill as Superman

August 5, 2011

Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures have provided the first look at the new “Man of Steel,” revealing star Henry Cavill as Superman in the film from director Zack Snyder.

The film also stars three-time Oscar® nominee Amy Adams (“The Fighter”) as Daily Planet journalist Lois Lane, and Oscar® nominee Laurence Fishburne (“What’s Love Got to Do with It”) as her editor-in-chief, Perry White. Starring as Clark Kent’s adoptive parents, Martha and Jonathan Kent, are Oscar® nominee Diane Lane (“Unfaithful”) and Academy Award® winner Kevin Costner (“Dances with Wolves”).

Squaring off against the superhero are two other surviving Kryptonians, the villainous General Zod, played by Oscar® nominee Michael Shannon (“Revolutionary Road”), and Faora, Zod’s evil partner, played by Antje Traue. Also from Superman’s native Krypton are Lara Lor-Van, Superman’s mother, played by Julia Ormond, and Superman’s father, Jor-El, portrayed by Academy Award® winner Russell Crowe (“Gladiator”).

Rounding out the cast are Harry Lennix as U.S. military man General Swanwick, as well as Christopher Meloni as Colonel Hardy.

Man of Steel” is being produced by Charles Roven, Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer, from a story by Goyer and Nolan, based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster and published by DC Comics. Thomas Tull and Lloyd Phillips are serving as executive producers.

Currently in production, “Man of Steel” is slated for a Philippine release on June 14, 2013 and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.

Mel Gibson might need some advice from “The Beaver” with his real life dilemmas

August 4, 2011

            Plagued by his own demons, Walter Black (Gibson) was once a successful toy executive and family man who now suffers from depression. No matter what he tries, Walter can’t seem to get himself back on track…until a beaver hand puppet enters his life. Read more…

HOW NEIL PATRICK HARRIS MET “THE SMURFS”

August 3, 2011

When the Smurfs come through the magical portal from their village and into New York City, they enter the life of Patrick Winslow, played by Neil Patrick Harris (TV’s “How I Met Your Mother”) in Columbia Pictures and Sony Pictures Animation’s hybrid live-action and animated family comedy, “The Smurfs.” Read more…

RYAN GOSLING IN HIS FIRST-EVER COMEDY FILM “CRAZY, STUPID, LOVE”

July 22, 2011


Ryan Gosling, who is known for the acclaimed roles he’s delivered in complex dramas like “Blue Valentine,” “The Notebook” and “Half Nelson” (for which he was nominated for a Best Actor Oscar), takes on his first-ever comedic role as ladies’ man Jacob Palmer in Warner Bros.’ new romantic comedy “Crazy, Stupid, Love.”

Gosling describes Jacob as “sort of this guy who haunts this bar, and then he notices that Steve’s character is being even creepier than he is, so he figures he can teach him to be a Lothario. But the truth is that Jacob’s at the end of his heyday. He’s lost his luster and he’s kind of trying to pass on the baton.” Read more…

Do you want to watch the Glee Cast in Concert?

July 22, 2011

You can! In 3D! This is something that I will definitely watch. :)

20th Century Fox brings in a unique concert experience in “Glee The 3D Concert Movie” this coming September. TV’s most electrifying singing group steps up on stage to give fans their glee of a lifetime in the immersive magic of 3D.

            On stage is the eclectic mix of the singing teens of Glee Club’s New Directions whom every fan roots for on the phenomenal tv show.  Recently concluded Glee Live! U.S. tour has been recorded in 3D for the widespread passionate international Gleeks and non-Gleeks alike to experience dance and music like never before.  Discover the Glee Club anew on stage for a unique concert tour, showcasing the best pop songs ever, from Lady Gaga to Michael Jackson to Queen with amazing behind-the-scenes footage.

This group of lovable teen outcasts who were encouraged by their vocal coach and each other’s work to reach their star potential has reached ultimate dream, they have made it to the big screen!

            Discover the ultimate Glee theatrical experience with family and friends in 3D on September 21.