Movie Blog Archives - July 2012



July 2012 Archive

'The Dark Knight Rises' Reviews Are In! Does Christopher Nolan Deliver Another Masterpiece? Plus Red Carpet Live Stream

By: Sean OConnell on July 16, 2012 at 11:23AM Comments (8)

Early reviews for Christopher Nolan's The Dark Knight Rises have reached the Web. What are the nation's top critics saying about one of the year's most-anticipated films? 

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Exclusive SDCC 'Pacific Rim' Video Interviews: Charlie Hunnam, Rinko Kikuchi, Charlie Day, Ron Perlman, and Guillermo del Toro

By: Trey Alexander on July 15, 2012 at 9:44PM Comments

Pacific RimPacific Rim director Guillermo del Toro and actors share details about their characters, the scope, and physicality of filming the robots-versus-monsters film.

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Hall H: Marvel Announces 'Guardians' as Second 2014 Movie, Releases Concept Art; 'Iron Man 3' Trailer Wows

By: Derrick Deane on July 15, 2012 at 1:57AM Comments (2)

The movie marketing machine behind Marvel took the stage to announce new titles for upcoming films and show off a new Iron Man 3 sizzle reel. And yes, Robert Downey Jr. made a very Tony Stark-like entrance, dancing his way from the back of the room, through the audience and up onto the stage.

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Hall H: Surprises Galore from WB, Which Amazes with Scenes from 'Pacific Rim,' 'The Hobbit,' 'Man of Steel,' and More

By: Derrick Deane on July 15, 2012 at 1:16AM Comments (5)

Fans expected WB's trio of films - Pacific Rim, Man of Steel and The Hobbit to be good. They didn't realize what kind of other surprises the studio had in store for them, though, including appearances by Will Ferrell, Zach Galifianakis and the rebirth of the giant monster that ravaged Tokyo.

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Hall H: Tarantino Brings 'Django' Cast; 'End of Watch,' 'Silent Hill 3D' Premiere New Footage

By: Derrick Deane on July 15, 2012 at 12:38AM Comments

Django Unchained kicked off a long day inside Hall H by offering up an 8 minute long sizzle reel from the movie. Following Django were Open Road Films' End of Watch and Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, both of which offered new scenes from their films.

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Exclusive SDCC 'Iron Man 3' Video Interviews: Robert Downey Jr., Don Cheadle, Kevin Feige and Shane Black

By: Trey Alexander on July 14, 2012 at 10:41PM Comments

Robert Downey Jr.Superstar Robert Downey Jr. shares what's new in the latest installment of the Iron Man franchise, and also reveals to Fandango which of the Iron Man comic book story arcs is his favorite. Plus, Don Cheadle, director Shane Black and producer Kevin Feige on more in the Marvel universe.

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Exclusive SDCC 'Django Unchained' Video Interviews: Christoph Waltz, Kerry Washington and Walton Goggins

By: Trey Alexander on July 14, 2012 at 9:26PM Comments

Christoph WaltzChristoph Waltz talks about the difference between southern and spaghetti westerns, how it relates to imported wine grapes, and his own proximity to the genre and the original Django. Plus, Kerry Washington shares her emotional experience filming on a slave plantation, and Walton Goggins gives us the proper pronunciation of "Django."

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Exclusive SDCC 'The Hobbit' Video Interviews: Ian McKellen, Peter Jackson, Philippa Boyens and Richard Armitage

By: Trey Alexander on July 14, 2012 at 8:45PM Comments

Ian McKellanIan McKellen shares details of playing a younger Gandalf, director Peter Jackson and screenwriter Philippa Boyens describe the challenges of adapting The Hobbit  to the big screen, and Richard Armitage chats about being cast as Thorin Oakenshield.

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Exclusive Comic-Con 'Elysium' Video Interview: Sharlto Copley

By: Trey Alexander on July 14, 2012 at 8:10PM Comments

Sharlto CopleySharlto Copley describes his villainous character and the immigration storyline of Elysium, and thinks director Neill Blomkamp enjoys seeing him suffer!

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Exclusive SDCC 'Paranorman' Video Interviews: Anna Kendrick, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Christopher Mintz-Plasse

By: Trey Alexander on July 14, 2012 at 7:41PM Comments

Paranorman castAnna Kendrick, Kodi Smit-McPhee and Christopher Mintz-Plasse chat about jumping into the paranormal kids-versus-zombies genre and Paranorman's storyline in a nutshell.

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Exclusive SDCC 'Total Recall' Video Interviews: Jessica Biel, Kate Beckinsale, Bryan Cranston, Len Wiseman

By: Trey Alexander on July 14, 2012 at 12:15AM Comments

Jessica BielJessica Biel and Kate Beckinsale share Comic-Con experiences and details on Total Recall's new look, Bryan Cranston gives details about his character's questionable morals, and director Len Wiseman admits he loves seeing Beckinsale kick butt!

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Exclusive SDCC 'Elysium' Video interviews: Matt Damon and Jodie Foster

By: Trey Alexander on July 13, 2012 at 11:18PM Comments

Matt DamonMatt Damon talks about playing poker and losing to Elysium co-star Sharlto Copley, and Jodie Foster can't help but mention Damon's shaved head in the film. 

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Exclusive SDCC 'Looper' Video Interviews: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Emily Blunt and Rian Johnson

By: Trey Alexander on July 13, 2012 at 11:05PM Comments

Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily BluntJoseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt describe Looper as a thought-provoking, time-traveling movie, and director Rian Johnson discusses Gordon-Levitt's transformation into a young Bruce Willis.

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SDCC Hall H Recap: Major TV Shows Overshadow ‘ParaNorman,’ Sony Panels on Day 2

By: Derrick Deane on July 13, 2012 at 10:48PM Comments

Two studios sandwiched a bunch of hit TV panels for The Big Bang Theory, The Walking Dead and Game of Thrones. ParaNorman kicked things off while Sony's quartet of Resident Evil, Total Recall, Looper and Elysium wrapped things up. In between, premiere dates were announced and someone won a trip to outer space.

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Cine Latino: 'Ice Age 4' Star John Leguizamo, on Making Prehistoric Animals Come to Life

By: Elisa Osegueda on July 13, 2012 at 5:50PM Comments

The multifaceted actor talks to us about returning as Sid in Ice Age 4, his documentary on bringing his one-man show to Broadway, and opening doors for Latino actors.

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