Movie Blog Archives - February 2012



February 2012 Archive

Win 'Hunger Games' Fandango Bucks! Tix Go on Sale Feb. 22!

By: Lizerne Guiting on February 21, 2012 at 12:54PM Comments (654)

Hunger Games Fandango BucksIt's only a matter of hours before Hunger Games tix go on sale Feb. 22! We know you're excited to see Katniss and Peeta battle against 22 other tributes from the districts of Panem, and to add more fuel to the fire, we're giving away two $50 Hunger Games Fandango Bucks Collector Cards. To enter our giveaway, simply post a comment to this blog post (one blog post comment per entrant please) with your answer to the following: Which district will you be rooting for and why?

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End of Week Recap: Emma Watson, Kristin Kreuk Take On 'Beauty and the Beast' and A Busy Week For Michael Bay

By: Derrick Deane on February 17, 2012 at 3:38PM Comments

Emma Watson and Kristin Kreuk are all set to portray Beauty in a pair of Beauty and the Beast re-imaginings. Also, Michael Bay had a busy week, from Transformers 4 to Ninja Turtles and his pet project Pain and Gain. Plus, whether you like it or not, Scary Movie 5 is headed to theaters.

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End of Week Video Recap: 'This Means War,' 'Ghost Rider,' 'Arrietty' Interviews, 'John Carter' Clips and a Pixar Preview

By: Derrick Deane on February 17, 2012 at 1:38PM Comments (1)

After eight months of end of week recaps, we're switching things up a bit. This post gathers all the week's new trailers, random fun finds and our exclusive video cast interviews. This week, we have interviews for Ghost Rider, This Means War and Arrietty as well as trailers for Spider-Man, [REC] 3, John Carter Clips and a Pixar preview and more!

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Gael Garcia Bernal To Play Zorro in New Futuristic Reboot

By: Derrick Deane on February 17, 2012 at 12:57PM Comments (7)

After having built up a solid resume of independent films, actor Gael Garcia Bernal is making the leap to "tentpole actor" status by signing on to play Zorro in a futuristic reboot for Fox. Are you curious to see what the talented Mexican actor can bring to the role?

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You Pick the Box Office Winner (2/17-2/19)

By: Erik Davis on February 17, 2012 at 12:47PM Comments (4)

Three new releases arrive this holiday weekend looking to ride the same wave that’s helped the 2012 box office grow 14% from this time last year. Movie theaters have been busy these first couple months of the new year. Let’s take a look at what they’ll be busy with this weekend …

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'I Am Legend' Sequel Reignited at WB, Hoping for Will Smith to Return

By: Alison Nastasi on February 17, 2012 at 12:17PM Comments (13)

It looks like Will Smith will be reprising his role as scientist Robert Neville in the post-apocalyptic actioner I Am Legend.  A follow-up to the 2007 blockbuster has been talked about for several years, but deals have just recently been finalized. Are you excited for a new Legend movie?

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Exclusive: 'The Cold Light of Day' Poster Premiere!

By: John Halecky on February 17, 2012 at 10:26AM Comments (1)

Exclusive: 'The Cold Light of Day' Poster Premiere!

The kind folks over at Summit Entertainment have given us the exclusive poster premiere for The Cold Light of Day, opening in theaters on April 6th, 2012. The film stars Henry Cavill, Sigourney Weaver and Bruce Willis.

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Why Pocket-Size Heroes Win Our Hearts

By: Tara McNamara on February 16, 2012 at 2:04PM Comments (4)

 I’m not a psychologist, but logically, it seems kids can relate to the struggles of those who are perpetually looking skyward in the world they inhabit. Therefore, The Secret World of Arrietty should be a satisfying and relatable film for kids who are still waiting for a growth spurt.

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Trailers: Get Spooked by 'Intruders,' 'Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter,' Giggle at 'Damsels in Distress'

By: Derrick Deane on February 16, 2012 at 1:45PM Comments (2)

Clive Owen attempts to keep a terror known as Hollow Face out of his house in Intruders, Dominic Cooper as Henry Sturgess in the international Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter trailer and deadpan comedy is alive in Damsels in Distress.

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The Conversation: How Should Michael Bay Reboot 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles'?

By: Christopher Campbell on February 16, 2012 at 11:26AM Comments (16)

The fun thing about conceiving rebooted TMNT ideas is you can't get any more ridiculous than the initial concept of the whole property. So what are people suggesting or hoping for in the new Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reboot and what are Fandango Facebook fans saying? Here'sThe Conversation heard around the Internet...

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Alamo Drafthouse Guide (2/16-2/22): The Drafthouse Invite You to Spend Fat Tuesday with Peggy Sue, a Vigilante and William Shakespeare

By: Brian Salisbury on February 16, 2012 at 10:47AM Comments (1)

This week, the Alamo Drafthouse invites you to spend Fat Tuesday with Peggy Sue, a Vigilante, and William Shakespeare. Also, check out The Bodyguard starring Kevin Costner and the late Whitney Houston, screening at Alamo Lake Creek next Monday.

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Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum Get "Fingered" on the '21 Jump Street' Set--Say Wha?

By: Derrick Deane on February 15, 2012 at 2:35PM Comments

We visited the New Orleans set of 21 Jump Street to talk to directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller, stars Channing Tatum and Jonah Hill and producer Neal Moritz about making an action comedy out of the iconic '80s TV series. Oh, and why do the stars have their fingers in each other's mouths?

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'The Amazing Spider-Man' International Trailer; Less Talky, More Spidey

By: Peter Hall on February 15, 2012 at 2:19PM Comments

We'll be upfront about it: this new Belgian trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man is not drastically different than the US trailer that hit last week. You're not going to learn what happened to Peter Parker's parents or see Dr. Curt Connors transform into The Lizard, but it's still the better of the two trailers. Check it out and let us know what you think.

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'Bad Santa 2' to Film This Fall, 'Crank 3D,' 'Ghost Rider 3,' 'Real Steel 2' Coming Soon

By: Derrick Deane on February 15, 2012 at 1:59PM Comments

Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor reveal that they've had meetings with Sony about a potential third Ghost Rider movie. The duo also comments on where Crank 3D stands. Also, Billy Bob Thornton confirms Bad Santa 2 begins shooting this fall and Shawn Levy updates the sequel for Real Steel.

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'John Carter' Sequels? What They May and May Not Include

By: Derrick Deane on February 15, 2012 at 1:49PM Comments

In his first major interview for John Carter, director Andrew Stanton spoke about his fears in tackling the stories, the process of making the movie from story elements, characters and major plot points that will appear in the film. He also outlines in great detail the second and third book in the series by Edgar Rice Burroughs.

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