Archive for March, 2009

Watchmen

Watchmen

| March 9, 2009

I came to the film Watchmen by what is perhaps a slightly different trajectory than either the die-hard fanboys or the uninitiated filmgoer. I did not read Watchmen when it first came out, since I considered it to be just a “comic book”. Real literature had words and didn’t need pictures, and that’s what I […]

KRISTEN STEWART SHAKES OFF BELLA

KRISTEN STEWART SHAKES OFF BELLA

| March 8, 2009

It would be fair to say that much has changed in the life of Kristen Stewart since we first met about 5 or 6 years ago. Her star has definitely risen since her involvement in the Twilight franchise As we chat about her latest film, the Mary Stuart Masterson-directed Indie drama The Cake Eaters, Stewart […]

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ROSARIO’S INDIE STREAK

ROSARIO’S INDIE STREAK

| March 8, 2009

While beautiful Rosario Dawson is comfortable starring in some of Hollywood’s bigger movies opposite superstars such as Will Smith, occasionally she’ll take on a small role in a low-budget film such as Explicit Ills, because of what it says. Explicit Ills follows a group of seemingly unrelated South Philadelphia characters who try to lead normal, […]

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MONICA POTTER RAISES HELL IN CRAVEN REMAKE

MONICA POTTER RAISES HELL IN CRAVEN REMAKE

| March 8, 2009

Monica Potter has been a steady actress for over a decade, while also balancing life as a mom. The acclaimed actress is at most challenging as a wife and mother helping to defend her home from a trio of killers, which involves shooting a gun and getting her hands dirty. Potter talked exclusively to PAUL […]

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WES CRAVEN REMAKES HIS OWN CLASSIC

WES CRAVEN REMAKES HIS OWN CLASSIC

| March 8, 2009

Horror maestro Wes Craven has made many a classic horror film in his time, from seminal hits such as the original Nightmare on Elm Street to his first two features, The Hills Have eyes and Last house on the Left, through of course to the Scream franchise. It seems that Craven’s films are ripe for […]

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WATCHMEN

WATCHMEN

| March 7, 2009

A fan is like a nagging mother in law who always wants her way. Let’s face it – the characters in comic books are stuck on the printed page. No matter how much we wish for a world like theirs to come true – it won’t. Our imaginations are the vehicles to get us there. […]

Everlasting Moments

Everlasting Moments

| March 4, 2009

Everlasting Moments is a beautiful, quiet, and subtle film about the power of hope. It tells the story of a woman’s family in a poverty-ridden Sweden in the early 1900s, with moments of happiness, despair, hatred, and love – each beside a passion for photography and light. Maria Larsson’s life is in turmoil; her hopes […]

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Grosse Point

Grosse Point

| March 4, 2009

Once upon a time, there was Beverly Hills: 90210. No, this is not the retread with the shortened title basically taking up the OC slot on CW. This was the 1990 troubled teens melodrama created by Darren Star for Aaron Spelling, which went on to spawn Melrose Place, which begat Models, Inc. It also went […]

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Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li

Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li

| March 2, 2009

That old saying has some truth in it, doesn’t it? Those who can not remember the past are condemned to repeat it…Thanks to the big execs from Hollywood, we now have a choice between watching films like Super Mario Bros (1993) and the 2003 block buster hit – House of the Dead. Yes, some of […]

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SNYDER’S WATCHMEN GAMBLE

SNYDER’S WATCHMEN GAMBLE

| March 1, 2009

From his first major feature film, Dawn of the Dead, it was clearly that 43-year old Zack Snyder was a filmmaker with an extraordinary visual eye. That of course was confirmed with his critically acclaimed and audacious 300, and further cemented with his stylish and dark tale of clawed superheroes in a twisted version of […]

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