The Wolverine is quite daring in terms of how much it tries to not be exactly like every other comic book based blockbuster from the past decade, and despite some problems, it's still vastly better than the character's last big screen outing.
Earlier today our head film critic had his faith in movies nearly destroyed by Hansel and Gretel:Witch Hunters, tonight our other main film writer suffers the same nervous breakdown inducing fate fate at the hands of the already infamous Movie 43.
Some excellent performances, great music, and fast pacing make Les Misérables worth seeing, despite director Tom Hooper directing with an unsteady hand.
We got a chance to get a preview of the TIFF Bell Lightbox's newest film related exhibit taking a look at the work of X-Men make-up effects artist and Ontario native Gordon Smith and talked to him briefly about his own origins and working with Bryan Singer.
We talk to Real Steel director Shawn Levy about the challenges of making a film about robot boxing and the DVD release of his latest film.
It might seem hard to believe that the guy who made the remakes of Cheaper by the Dozen and The Pink Panther got something incredibly right, but he honestly knocks his latest film, Real Steel, out of the park. Shawn Levy gets right what Michael Bay has gotten wrong over the course of three straight Transformers films. Real Steel is a gratifying and visually stylish blend of high end special effects and a lowbrow, meat-headed story. Most importantly, Levy and his team of writers keep things simple by applying the standard sports movie template to a film about robots beating the snot out of each other.
A couple of weeks ago Walt Disney Studios, Touchstone Pictures, and Dreamworks had the Canadian premiere of their latest film Real Steel at the Scotiabank Theatre in Toronto. The event was attended by Canadian actors Kevin Durand (from Thunder Bay) and Dakota Goyo (from Newmarket) and the film's Canadian director Shawn Levy (from Montreal). It was also attended by a guy best known for playing a really pissed off Canadian (despite being Australian): Hugh Jackman.
The Hollywood Reporter just dropped some pre-production news about the upcoming Wolverine sequel. Christopher McQuarrie is set to script the sequel, which will be set in Japan. If you suffered through the first Wolverine film, and actually stuck around until the end of the credits, you’ll know that Wolverine is briefly shown at a bar in Japan. […]
USA Today has posted the final theatrical trailer for the Wolverine movie a day early. X-Men Origins: Wolverine stars Hugh Jackman as the titular mutant and opens May 1st. Update: Now with postage stamp-sized embedded video goodness! Hit the full screen button to make it bigger. Wolverine Trailer @ USA Today While the involvement of […]