Over the past few years, anti-Western sentiment has spread through portions of Russian society. Fortunately, that doesnít mean the country has adopted a completely negative attitude toward Hollywood.
Music has long played a very important role in Martin Scorsese's career. Whether it's the memorable uses of songs like Eric Clapton's "Layla" or ďIím Shipping Up to BostonĒ by Dropkick Murphys in features like Goodfellas and The Departed or concert documentaries he's helmed like The Last Waltz and Shine A Light, the filmmaker has long found a way to bring the two mediums into harmonious sync.
Similar to Screen Gems' other major franchise, Resident Evil, the Underworld movies were always far more successful internationally than there were here in the United States. While none of the films thus far have managed to break $65 million here in the States, the box office numbers balloon to triple digits when the foreign markets are accounted for.
Going back to 2008, Robert Downey Jr. has been the face of the Marvel Studios franchise. It was his performance as Tony Stark in Jon Favreau's Iron Man that lit the powder keg that wound up becoming the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and he has been a key player and figure ever since.
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Francis Lawrence's The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1 will have more than a few familiar faces, from Jennifer Lawrence's Katniss Everdeen (duh) to Liam Hemsworth's Gale, but just like in The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, we'll be meeting plenty of new faces as well.
Just because you don't hear about a certain in-development movie for a number of years doesn't actually mean that the project will never end up on the silver screen. Some are just destined to spend a bit of time in what has been dubbed "Development Hell." Take, for example, the Looney Tunes Acme factory film. We first wrote about the feature all the way back in October 2010, but haven't heard a peep about it since. That is, until now.
Media mogul Oprah Winfrey has been spending more time on the big screen lately, with roles in such high-prestige pics like Lee Daniels' The Butler and the upcoming Civil Rights docudrama Selma. But for her next film, she's going downright gritty.
Pixar Animation Studios tease an early look at Riley as part of the Disney Movies Anywhere app. The service promised subscribers access to exclusive footage, and a sneak peek inside Inside Out appears to be the latest video.
Marvel Studios has firmly established itself as one of the biggest - if not the biggest - brands in Hollywood. After six years of releasing movies, the company has not only made two of the highest grossing films of all time - Joss Whedon's The Avengers and Shane Black's Iron Man 3 - but also has proven able to take a property that nobody has ever heard of and turn it into gold.
Should humor be banned, completely, from DCís pending movies? Absolutely not. Itís OK to strike a serious tone with your characters (and somber Batman basically demands it). But some of the characters on the planned DC slate need levity and a lightheartedness if audiences are going to swallow their comic-booky exploits.
Following up on the new trailer for the feature adaptation of Joe Hill's Horns comes the international trailer, which takes a different approach in terms of the tone of the film. While the trailer that released at Comic-Con showed off a mixture of humor and horror, this one takes it to full horror and suspense, as we see Daniel Radcliffe getting in touch with his dark side...
If you've been looking forward to the film adaptation of The Lost Symbol, we would suggest you don't hold your breath. However, if you were looking forward to Tom Hanks and Ron Howard returning to the Robert Langdon franchise they helped make famous, you're going to love the news we've got for you.
Bong Joon-ho's Snowpiercer has become one of the most critically heralded film of the year. And now it's the first to be sent to the Academy of Arts and Sciences for consideration for awards season.
The NWA biopic Straight Outta Compton is in the thick of production, and picking up momentum with the announcement of a dash of Snoop Dog.