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    Film Review: ‘Tomb Raider’ Blandly Reboots Lara Croft

    Casting is a big part of why a movie will succeed or not. Get the right actor or actress for your leading role, and a lot of the work is done. That being said, you still need to do more work. The reboot of “Tomb Raider” hits on its casting with Alicia Vikander, yet surrounds […] More

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    Sherman Augustus, Babou Ceesay, Ella-Rae Smith Join ‘Into the Badlands’ as Series Regulars; Dean-Charles Chapman, Lewis Tan Join as Recurring Characters

    “Into the Badlands” is cementing the roles of some of their newer characters, while others are set to make their own entrance this season. According to Deadline, Sherman Augustus (“Westworld”), Babou Ceesay (“Guerilla”) and Ella-Rae Smith (“Clique”) have been bumped up to series regulars, alongside the previously announced new series regular Lorraine Toussaint (“Cressida”). Dean-Charles Chapman (“Game […] More

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    The World’s End (★★★)

    After successfully taking the piss out of zombie movies with Shaun of the Dead and action movies with Hot Fuzz (while clearly showing off the love of both genres as well), Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg are back to finish their so called “Blood and Ice Cream trilogy” by turning their attention to the apocalypse/body […] More

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    Watch Two New Featurettes for ‘The World’s End’

    If you’re a big fan of Shaun of the Dead (2004) and even Hot Fuzz (2007), you’re likely eagerly awaiting the release of The World’s End with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost. Sit down with Edgar Wright, Simon Pegg & Nick Frost as they discuss the origins behind The Cornetto Trilogy in two new featurettes from […] More

  • First Trailer and Poster for Focus Features’ ‘The BoxTrolls’

    Have a look at the first teaser for Laika’s (the company that brought us Coraline and ParaNorman) stop-motion animated feature, The BoxTrolls. Focus Features isn’t releasing the film until September 26, 2014, so there is still a bit of a wait on this one. Based on Alan Snow’s best-selling novel “Here Be Monsters”, the BoxTrolls are […] More

  • New Trailer & Poster from ‘The World’s End’

    Director Edgar Wright re-teams with Simon Pegg and Nick Frost for The World’s End, the final installment in The Three Flavours Cornetto trilogy (Shaun of the Dead and Hot Fuzz being the first two). Each of the three films are connected to a Cornetto ice cream flavor, with Shaun being strawberry (red for blood), Fuzz being the blue original […] More

  • Teaser Trailer for Edgar Wright’s new film ‘The World’s End’

    Anyone who’s a fan of Shaun of the Dead or Hot Fuzz has likely been looking forward to The World’s End for some time now. The third and presumably final part of a loose series of films that Edgar Wright has been making with Simon Pegg, this one seems to be more of a satirizing […] More

  • The Adventures of Tintin (***)

    Part of me wishes so hard that Steven Spielberg had opted to film ‘The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn’ as a live action feature instead of motion capture.  My reasoning is this…if it had been live action, this would have been his best straight adventure story in years.  With motion capture however, […] More

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    Paul (***)

    The funniest movie of 2011 so far, Paul is an extraterrestrial/road trip comedy that knows how to tickle the funny bone.  It’s not exactly hilarious, but enough of the jokes are amusing that there’s no denying this is an effective comedy (it reminds me a lot of English comedy, actually).  It’s also just very well […] More