Movie Blog Archives - November 2011

November 2011 Archive

Trailers: DeNiro Meets Paul Dano in 'Being Flynn,' Bruce Willis Is Caught in a 'Catch .44,' Michelle Yeoh Packs Emotional Punch as 'The Lady'

By: Derrick Deane on November 15, 2011 at 3:46PM Comments

Robert DeNiro plays a homeless father/ brilliant writer who through some fated coincidence meets his twenty-something son in Being Flynn. Also Bruce Willis dodges double-crossing drug dealers in Catch .44 and Michelle Yeoh hits all the right notes en route to a possible Oscar nomination in The Lady.


Felicity Jones to Star in Warren Beatty's Howard Hughes Film

By: Derrick Deane on November 15, 2011 at 3:11PM Comments

As proof of how quickly an unknown actress can become a highly sought-after rising star (just ask Jessica Chastain), Like Crazy star Felicity Jones has been cast as the female lead in Warren Beatty's Howard Hughes biopic. Check out who else is being considered for roles in the movie.


Kristen Stewart Offered Lead Role in 'Akira'

By: Peter Hall on November 15, 2011 at 12:13PM Comments (9)

Our good buddies Twitch Film are reporting that Warner Bros. has offered Twilight star Kristen Stewart the female lead in their long-brewing live action remake of seminal Japanese anime Akira. Of course, this doesn't mean that Stewart has accepted but we'll throw it to you to see if you like this casting decision.


You Rate the New Releases: ‘Immortals,’ ‘Jack and Jill’ and ‘J. Edgar’

By: Erik Davis on November 15, 2011 at 11:46AM Comments (1)

All three new releases were pretty much trashed by critics. But we're not here for to talk about what critics thought, we want to know what you thought. Sounds off with your thoughts on this past weekends new releases, inside!


New Images for Pixar's 'Brave,' 'Tangled' Short to Play Before 'Beauty and the Beast 3D'

By: Erik Davis on November 15, 2011 at 10:36AM Comments

Check out three new images for Pixar's Brave that have arrived online featuring the film's lead star, Merida, a feisty princess who attracts all sorts of trouble to her kingdom when she breaks an ancient custom. Also, Disney announces that a Tangled short will play before Beauty and the Beast 3D.


'Harry Potter' Director David Yates to Helm 'Doctor Who' Film

By: Peter Hall on November 14, 2011 at 4:43PM Comments (7)

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows director David Yates is working with BBC Worldwide Productions to develop a big screen adaptation of the immensely popular (and undying) BBC series Doctor Who. Having said that, take this story with a glacier of salt; not because the sources involved are unreliable, but because reliable sources aren't all saying the same thing. 


Watch: Live Stream of 'Twilight: Breaking Dawn' World Premiere

By: Derrick Deane on November 14, 2011 at 3:58PM Comments

The world premiere for Breaking Dawn begins today at 5p. PST/8p. EST and you can watch the live stream right here courtesy of Yahoo Movies! Tune in to see all your favorite Twilight stars walk the black carpet and find out how you can ask them a question!


Warner Bros. Greenlights CGI Live-Action 'Lego' Movie

By: Derrick Deane on November 14, 2011 at 3:26PM Comments (3)

With the unrelenting trend of reaching back into the childhoods of Generation Xers and adapting toys, games and other fond memories into big-budget motion pictures, it comes as little surprise that Warner Bros. has greenlit a movie based on the Lego toys. Which begs the question, would you watch a Lego movie?


Buzz Lightyear Breaks Out of Prison in 'Toy Story' Short Sneak Peek

By: Derrick Deane on November 14, 2011 at 3:14PM Comments (1)

The toys are back in Small Fry, the second Toy Story short set to screen before The Muppets. Check out the sneak peek clip released by Pixar which finds Buzz Lightyear in the midst of a prison breakout.


‘The Iron Lady’ = Meryl Streep’s Next Oscar?

By: Derrick Deane on November 14, 2011 at 3:06PM Comments (1)

Meryl Streep demonstrates why she is either a guaranteed lock for her 17th Best Actress Oscar nomination or the most unexpected snub of the awards season in this full-length UK trailer for The Iron Lady. Check it out, inside!

Jennifer Lawrence, Other Teens Prepare to Battle to the Death in New 'Hunger Games' Trailer

By: Erik Davis on November 14, 2011 at 9:23AM Comments (29)

The brand spanking new Hunger Games trailer premiered this morning on Good Morning America, and it definitely packs a larger punch than that first initial teaser. This one does a great job of setting up the premise while not giving away too much. Check it out, inside!


The 'Breaking Dawn' Cast Talks Weddings and Wig-Wearing Infants

By: Lizerne Guiting on November 11, 2011 at 4:09PM Comments (1)

Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart, Taylor LautnerThe recent Breaking Dawn press conference had Robert Pattinson, Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner talking all things Twilight, including their own opinions on weddings, imprinting, and pregnancy. Among the highlights: Pattinson explaining why he thinks a groom's role in a wedding is "just as a prop," ...


End of Week Recap: Ashton Kutcher's Twitter Gaffe, Morgan Freeman's Lifetime Achievement Award and a Nun Sues Disney

By: Derrick Deane on November 11, 2011 at 3:49PM Comments (1)

All eyes were on the revolving door that was the Oscars as Brett Ratner and Eddie Murphy stepped down from their gigs and Brian Grazer and Billy Crystal came to the rescue. The trailer for Snow White and the Huntsman debuted, Ashton Kutcher's Twitter debacle and more (frivolous) lawsuits highlight this week in movie news, pics and videos. Let's take a look back…


Send us Your Expectations for 'Breaking Dawn'!

By: Lizerne Guiting on November 11, 2011 at 1:55PM Comments

Breaking Dawn ExpectationsThe Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 hits theaters in just a few days, and we're really curious to know what your expectations for the film are. To get the discussion going, we've created a forum where you can post a video of yourself via VYou and Facebook and tell us all about it...


Jason Statham is World's Most Dangerous Babysitter in 'Safe'

By: Peter Hall on November 11, 2011 at 10:03AM Comments (3)

Don't worry Jason Statham fans, your favorite action star hasn't pulled a Rock or Vin Diesel or Hulk Hogan and taken on an emasculating role as a tough guy suburban Mr. Nanny, but he is still basically a babysitter in his new movie. Check out the trailer inside!