Movie Blog Archives - July 2012

July 2012 Archive

Cine Latino: ‘Step Up’ Star Ryan Guzman, on Learning to Dance and Those Channing Tatum Comparisons…

By: Elisa Osegueda on July 27, 2012 at 3:18PM Comments

Mexican-American newcomer Ryan Guzman makes his debut as the lead in the fourth installment of the Step Up franchise, playing a waiter at an ultra-posh Miami hotel who during his off hours heads a dance crew known as "The Mob." You’d never guess, but prior to filming Guzman had no professional dance training; in fact, he didn’t even know how to dance. The 24-year-old actor landed the lead role thanks to his Mixed Martial Arts skills and... 


First Look: Clint Eastwood, Amy Adams, Justin Timberlake in 'Trouble with the Curve'

By: Derrick Deane on July 27, 2012 at 2:48PM Comments (1)

Clint Eastwood hasn't starred in a film since 2008's Gran Torino, which makes his leading role in Trouble with the Curve all the more special. The first two images from the film have appeared courtesy of Entertainment Weekly and find the film icon in two-shots with his co-stars Amy Adams and Justin Timberlake. Check them out, inside.


'Step Up: Revolution' Star Ryan Guzman and His Abs Featured in New Pics

By: Derrick Deane on July 27, 2012 at 1:21PM Comments

If it seems like Summit is trying to launch the next Channing Tatum in Step Up: Revolution star Ryan Guzman, you might not be far off. The studio released 12 new images from the film of the star baring his chiseled abs and you can check a few of them out inside!


You Pick the Box Office Winner: 'The Watch' and 'Step Up: Revolution' Battle 'The Dark Knight Rises'

By: Erik Davis on July 27, 2012 at 11:22AM Comments (2)

Can Step Up Revolution or The Watch knock The Dark Knight Rises off the top of the box office? Sound off on which film you think will win the weekend box office!


Alamo Drafthouse Guide (7/27-8/1): Play a Little 'Jumanji' and Get Completely 'Spellbound'

By: Brian Salisbury on July 27, 2012 at 11:00AM Comments (1)

This week, the Alamo takes a drive with Christine, plays a little Jumanji, and gets completely Spellbound.


Daily Recap: John Moore Talks 'A Good Day to Die Hard,' 'Battle Royale' Could Be Reborn as CW TV Series

By: Derrick Deane on July 26, 2012 at 6:13PM Comments

Director John Moore opens up about the tone and a car chase that took 78 days to film in A Good Day to DIe Hard. Also, CW is in early talks of adapting Battle Royale into an hour-long drama, Lady Gaga joins Machete Kills and since it's a slow news day, a bunch of Batman stuff.


Do You Agree With Quentin Tarantino's Top Ten Favorite Spaghetti Westerns?

By: Derrick Deane on July 26, 2012 at 1:32PM Comments (9)

With Django Unchained set to hit theaters in five months, writer/director Quentin Tarantino revealed his top ten spaghetti westerns on the Django Unchained Facebook page. When it comes to Tarantino, lists are nothing new. Check out his selections and let us know if you agree. Which ones are your favorites? Which ones would you be interested in checking out?


Tom Hanks, Halle Berry in Dazzling 6 Minute 'Cloud Atlas' Trailer

By: Derrick Deane on July 26, 2012 at 11:04AM Comments (8)

An utterly beautiful, phenomenal and complex international trailer for Cloud Atlas has arrive online this morning and is generating solid buzz. Co-starring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry (along with an all-star supporting cast) check out the trailer inside and let us know if we're potentially looking at one of the Best Picture nominees for next year's Oscars.


Daily Recap: Don Cheadle Talks 'Iron Man 3,' 'Indy 5' Looks Doubtful

By: Derrick Deane on July 25, 2012 at 6:22PM Comments (4)

Don Cheadle opens up about the conflict between James Rhodes and Tony Stark in Iron Man 3. Also, producer Frank Marshall says a fifth Indiana Jones film is unlikely, Jon Favreau updates us on some projects, WB bumps Gangster Squad to January, The Expendables 2 acapella and more!


Anthony Russo Talks 'Captain America: The Winter Soldier'

By: Derrick Deane on July 25, 2012 at 12:19PM Comments

Since Marvel's hiring of brothers Anthony and Joe Russo to helm the Captain America sequel Captain America: The Winter Soldier, we haven't heard much from the duo. Anthony spoke with Huffington Post about the upcoming Marvel film, touching on topics ranging from tone, story arc, character development and more.


Trailer: Watch Ang Lee's Eye-Popping 'Life of Pi'

By: Derrick Deane on July 25, 2012 at 11:02AM Comments (3)

Following up a brief clip and still images revealed via the official site a couple months ago, today we get our best look yet at Ang Lee's adaptation of Yann Martell's novel Life of Pi with a new trailer. Check out the beautiful trailer and let us know if you're adding this to your fall must-see movies list.


Here's How You Can Support the Aurora Victim Relief Fund

By: Derrick Deane on July 25, 2012 at 10:33AM Comments

Our thoughts and prayers continue to focus on the victims, families, friends, loved ones, and all those affected by the tragic events in Aurora, Colorado. Find out how you can make a donation to the victim relief fund.


Daily Recap: Will 'The Hobbit' Become a Trilogy? and Christian Bale Visits Aurora Shooting Victims

By: Derrick Deane on July 24, 2012 at 5:53PM Comments (5)

It has long been a subject of debate - should Peter Jackson's The Hobbit expand from two films into a trilogy? Warner Bros. seems to be on board, but what do you think? Also, Christian Bale visits victims of last Friday's Aurora theater shooting, behind the scenes on Total Recall and The Bourne Legacy, witness the softer side of Thor and more!


New on DVD/BD: 'Silent House,' 'Singin' in the Rain' Coll. Ed.; Plus More Chuck Norris to Give Away!

By: Stacie Hougland on July 24, 2012 at 4:15PM Comments (7)

Elizabeth Olsen experiences the paranormal--or does she?--in the horror thriller Silent House, while Jiro makes some sushi, Chuck Norris kicks some ass and Singin' in the Rain enjoys 60 years of fame.


Denzel Washington is 'The Equalizer' in Film Adaptation of '80s TV Series

By: Derrick Deane on July 24, 2012 at 3:09PM Comments (1)

Looks like Denzel Washington is staying in the thriller genre for a little while longer. The award-winning actor has officially been cast in the lead role of The Equalizer, an adaptation of the late '80s television series.