Movie Blog Archives - October 2011



October 2011 Archive

NYCC Recap: Sony Screens New 'Underworld: Awakening,' 'Total Recall' and 'Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance' Footage

By: Derrick Deane on October 17, 2011 at 2:45PM Comments

Despite a lack of The Amazing Spiderman at NY Comic Con, sony presented new footage from Underworld: AwakeningTotal Recalland Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance. Which of these movies are you looking forward to the most?

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Hasbro in Talks with Michael Bay for 'Transformers 4,' J.J. Abrams to Produce 'Micronauts' Movie

By: Derrick Deane on October 17, 2011 at 2:21PM Comments (13)

On the strength of third quarter profits from their line of Transformers toys, not to mention the $1.1 billion the third movie raked in worldwide, Hasbro is in talks with Steven Spielberg and Michael Bay for Transformers 4. CEO Brian Goldner also revealed the company is in talks with J.J. Abrams to produce a Micronauts movie. Do either sound appealing?

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Exclusive 'Paranormal Activity 3' TV Spot

By: John Halecky on October 15, 2011 at 2:28PM Comments (7)

Exclusive 'Paranormal Activity 3' TV Spot

Paramount has given us the new TV spot for Paranormal Activity 3 that includes some creepy new footage from the horror/thriller. The movie opens wide on October 21st but fans in 20 lucky cities around the world will be able to see it first...

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'Hunger Games' Capitol Seal, More District Seals Revealed

By: Derrick Deane on October 15, 2011 at 12:16PM Comments

The Capitol Seal along with seven other District Seals promoting The Hunger Games have been revealed. Check them out inside and find out what District you belong in.

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'Green Lantern' New on DVD and BD Today, with UltraViolet

By: Stacie Hougland on October 14, 2011 at 5:33PM Comments (3)

Ryan Reynolds stars in the Friday DVD/BD release of Green Lantern, the perhaps most unfairly maligned comic book movie of the summer. Find out what's included in the extras, and what you'll get with the new UltraViolet cloud format debuting this week.

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End of Week Recap: 'Avengers' Assemble, Javier Bardem, Don Johnson Play Bad Guys and Henry Cavill, Olivia Munn Shirtless on Set

By: Derrick Deane on October 14, 2011 at 4:57PM Comments (4)

Highlighted by the release of The Avengers trailer, this week found Javier Bardem and Don Johnson signing on to play bad guys, Die Hard 5 getting its official title and Henry Cavill and Olivia Munn shirtless on set and only one of them is wearing a bikini top. Let’s take a look back at a busy week in movies…

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Trailers: Michael Fassbender in Steve McQueen’s 'Shame,' Daniel Radcliffe Searches for 'The Woman in Black' and 'Alvin and the Chipmunks' Are Back

By: Derrick Deane on October 14, 2011 at 4:26PM Comments (1)

Michael Fassbender reunites with director Steve McQueen as a Manhattan sex addict in the NC-17-rated Shame. Also, a flashy new U.K. trailer for Daniel Radcliffe's The Woman in Black and Alvin and crew are back in Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked. Check out the trailers inside!

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Paul Walker, Ben Foster Among Actors Being Considered To Play John McClane Jr. in 'Die Hard 5'

By: Derrick Deane on October 14, 2011 at 4:08PM Comments (6)

Say what you will about the amended title for Die Hard 5 aka A Good Day to Die Hard, but Fox isn’t wasting any time in trying to find an actor to play Bruce Willis’ son for their Valentine’s Day 2013 release, eyeing Ben Foster  and Paul Walker for the role among other actors. Who do you like for the role?

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If Taylor Lautner Jumped Off the Top of a Building, Would You Do It Too?

By: Tara McNamara on October 14, 2011 at 3:56PM Comments (2)

Teenagers acting reckless, that's to be expected whether its 1984 or 2011. But movies providing the ideas? That's so 20 years ago. Hollywood's history is full of tragedies from kids trying to act out scenes from movies.

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You Pick the Box Office Winner (10/14-10/16)

By: Erik Davis on October 14, 2011 at 1:07PM Comments (2)

It’s a showdown of the ‘80s remakes this week at the box office, with two popular films from that decade getting modern-day facelifts in the hopes of taking down the giant boxing robots that stand in their way. Also: a bird-watching comedy. Yay! Let’s take a closer look …

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Joel Schumacher Says Val Kilmer Was the Best Batman; Studio Killed His Version of 'The Dark Knight'

By: Derrick Deane on October 13, 2011 at 3:59PM Comments (24)

During an interview with IFC to promote his new movie Trespass, the discussion turned to director Joel Schumacher’s Batman movies. The director touched on topics, ranging from the failure of Batman and Robin, his envy toward Christopher Nolan and who he thought the best Batman was. What do you think of Schumacher’s take on the best Batman and what would his version of The Dark Knight has been like?

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Glenn Close is a Kind Little Man in 'Albert Nobbs' Trailer

By: Derrick Deane on October 13, 2011 at 3:38PM Comments (2)

With its premiere yesterday, the first trailer of Albert Nobbs, starring Glenn Close, has Hollywood buzzing about a potential sixth career Oscar nomination for the actress. Check out the trailer to see if you agree.

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'Taken 2' Release Date and Plot Revealed

By: Derrick Deane on October 13, 2011 at 3:25PM Comments (15)

Liam Neeson returns for Taken 2, which gets a Columbus Day 2012 weekend release. Plot details have surfaced as well, as many wondered what a second Taken movie could possibly be about. Find out inside and let us know if you like what you see.
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Alamo Drafthouse Guide (10/13-10/19): The Drafthouse Exorcises Your Boredom with Jack Torrance and 'The Walking Dead'

By: Brian Salisbury on October 13, 2011 at 10:58AM Comments

This week The Drafthouse helps exorices your boredom with the help of Jack Torrance, Austin O'Brien and The Walking Dead. Also talking is encouraged during the Shaun of the Dead and The Big Lebowski Quote-Alongs and check out the original The Thing! Plus Ghostbusters and The Goonies come to Alamo Winchester!

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Exclusive Video: 'Footloose' Dance Finale!

By: cwalton on October 13, 2011 at 9:00AM Comments (9)

Ready to cut loose? You'll have to wait another day to see the full version in theaters of Paramount's update of their 1984 hit movie, but we've got an exclusive look right now at the toe-tapping, foot-stomping, breakdancing and ultra-energetic dance extravaganza finale. Take a look...

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