SXSW: The Raid 2 Loses A Battle, But Boyhood Blows Us Away
Boyhood reeks of the collaborative DNA of Linklater’s more-introspective Before trilogy. But it’s a stunning achievement, and unlike anything you have ever seen (or likely will see again).
This Rotten Week: Predicting Need For Speed And Single Mom's Club Reviews
Fresh off the Academy Awards and back into the swing of crappy, late winter movies. At least last Sunday we were reminded that Hollywood can put out quality work. Now just isn’t the time of year those movies see the light of day. This week we’ve got speed and single moms.
The Fear Monger: Leatherface In 4K, A Horror Musical With Meat Loaf, And A Freaky New Oculus Trailer
We already knew that MPI/Dark Sky Films and Tobe Hooper were celebrating the 40th anniversary of his seminal 1974 classic The Texas Chain Saw Massacre by debuting a restored version of the film at this year’s SXSW on Monday, followed by a limited theatrical run. But we weren’t quite sure just how big a restoration project this was until now.
SXSW: 5 Amazing Stories We Learned At The Veronica Mars World Premiere
Marshmallows! You don’t need me to tell you that Veronica Mars held its World Premiere at the South By Southwest film festival in Austin. And the movie reunion of the beloved (but defunct) television cast played like gangbusters.
SXSW: Chef Is A Blast, Check Out Our Video Review Shot On A Food Truck!
Favreau’s movie is a return to his roots (and, depending on how you read it, a rejection of the popcorn blockbusters that have become his calling card in the days of Iron Man and Cowboys & Aliens). It has biting commentaries about the film industry, but a much bigger heart when it comes to the relationships forged between fathers and sons.
SXSW 2014: Find Out What The Buzz Is During The Festival's First Day!
We are going to do our best to bring you the flavor of Austin with all of our SXSW updates this year. We’re going to lean on video coverage whenever possible, and help you feel like you are in Austin, enjoying South By right alongside us.
To 3D Or Not To 3D: Buy The Right 300: Rise Of An Empire Ticket
Considering seven separate categories, To 3D Or Not To 3D evaluates the full scope of the 3D viewing experience. Think of it as a consumer's guide for your movie-going, complete with a viewers poll where you can weigh in on how you plan to see 300: Rise of an Empire.
This Week In Home Entertainment: Catching Fire And A Paul Walker Flick
This week in home entertainment, we’re throwing you a bit of a doozy, releasing our home entertainment column the day of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire release. All other releases mentioned in the column were released on Tuesday, March 4.
Hero Blend #7: 6 Things You May Not Know About Captain America
From his origins as a propaganda-esque character back during World War II to his reintroduction as a hero lost out of time due to being frozen in a block of ice, Captain America has one of the most complex backstories in the history of the medium, and as a result can be a challenge to get into for new fans. But that’s where the latest episode of Hero Blend comes in.
The 24 Hour Action Sequel Marathon
This week’s marathon is twenty four (and a half!) straight hours of ass-kicking repeat performances. Part one was great, but wait until you see the follow-up! There are kicks and punches, car chases and gunfights, all in this 24 hour salute to following a tough opening act.
Frozen's 5 Most Mind-Blowing Accomplishments
With this in mind – from the Oscars to the $1 billion mark – we reached out to Disney Animation and asked them to share with us some of the movie’s most mind-blowing accomplishments. They came back with so many, that we had to compile them into this list.
How To Do Naval Warfare Without Water And 4 Other Things We Learned About 300: Rise Of An Empire
Last week I had the chance to attend a press event held in Los Angeles for 300: Rise of an Empire and had the opportunity to sit down one-on-one with the film’s director, Noam Murro. During our conversation he revealed a number of interesting stories and details behind the making of the new film, all of which you can read more about inside!
We're Giving Away A Tablet And More In Celebration Of 300: Rise Of An Empire!
In preparation for Noam Murro’s 300, Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures are teaming with Cinema Blend to hand out one (1) glorious prize package for our readers.
The Amazing Spider-Man 2: What We Know So Far
Sony’s plan is to have a new Spider-Man movie in theaters every year. But we have to start with Webb’s Amazing Spider-Man 2, first, as it opens in a few weeks on May 2. What do we know about the sequel, so far? Quite a lot, actually.
March Movie Preview: The Muppets, Noah And Wes Anderson Usher In A Great Month Of Cinema
March is the month where both Hollywood and the indie circuit really kick into high gear, parading out big budget spectacles, quirky comedies, action romps and yes, even a Tyler Perry movie.