Movie Blog Archives - December 2011

December 2011 Archive

Peter Weller Joins 'Star Trek' Sequel, Benicio Del Toro Out

By: Derrick Deane on December 5, 2011 at 4:44PM Comments (3)

The revolving door is spinning at the Star Trek 2 casting lounge. While Peter 'Robocop' Weller has signed on to star in the sequel, word has leaked that Benicio del Toro is no longer involved as his team and Paramount couldn't agree on monetary terms. With Del Toro out, who do you think should play the lead villain?


Trailer: Chris Hemsworth Stars in Joss Whedon's Sci-Fi Horror Flick 'The Cabin in the Woods'

By: Derrick Deane on December 5, 2011 at 3:01PM Comments (1)

The plot comes from a familiar horror movie staple – a bunch of friends travel out to a remote cabin to get away from it all. But that's where writers Joss Whedon and Drew Goddard add a sci-fi twist. Check out the first trailer for The Cabin in the Woods.


'Kung Fu Panda 2' Earns 12 Annie Award Nominations

By: Derrick Deane on December 5, 2011 at 12:27PM Comments

Kung Fu Panda 2 chalked up 12 Annie Award nominations, including best animated feature. The sequel will look to repeat its sweep performance from 2008, when it went 16 for 16.


Bradley Cooper: 'The Hangover: Part III' Will Take Place in L.A.

By: Derrick Deane on December 5, 2011 at 12:19PM Comments (5)

Reigning Sexiest Man Alive Bradley Cooper stopped by British talk show The Graham Norton Show to promote The Hangover Part II DVD release when he teased deatils about the third movie in the franchise.


'The Dark Knight Rises' Prologue: Find Out Where It's Playing By You

By: Erik Davis on December 4, 2011 at 11:01AM Comments

On December 16th, Mission Impossible - Ghost Protocol will open five days earlier than it's scheduled release in IMAX theaters only. With it (in select IMAX theaters) will be a 7-to-8-minute prologue for The Dark Knight Rises, which, as director Christopher Nolan has previously noted, will...


End of Week Recap: 'Breaking Dawn' Causes Seizures, 'Mission: Impossible' Babe Battle and the First Wave of Awards Season Winners

By: Derrick Deane on December 2, 2011 at 4:07PM Comments (1)

While Breaking Dawn is said to be responsible for two men suffering seizures, we also recap the first wave of Awards Season winners, showcase the new John Carter trailer as well as the Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol babe battle between Paula Patton and Lea Seydoux.


Steven Moffat Says David Yates Not Directing 'Doctor Who' Movie

By: Derrick Deane on December 2, 2011 at 12:52PM Comments (8)

Doctor Who executive producer and lead writer Steven Moffat took to his Twitter account this morning to squash rumors of a movie reboot to be helmed by Harry Potter director David Yates. Fans of the series, would you like to see a feature length film in the future or are you content with the TV series? Oh TARDIS, where are you when we need you?


Liam Neeson Takes On Wolves in New 'The Grey' Trailer

By: Derrick Deane on December 2, 2011 at 12:36PM Comments (3)

A couple months ago, we got our first glimpse of Liam Neeson taking on a pack of hungry wolves in The Grey. This time, Neeson is back, fighting to protect his crew from the blizzard-like elements and trying to find a way to get back to his wife. Oh, and yea, and there's those wolves again. Check out the trailer courtesy of Moviefone.


Is 2011 the Year of Dark Kids’ Movies?

By: Tara McNamara on December 2, 2011 at 10:19AM Comments (3)

Tara McNamara, editor of share her take on a season filled with dark family films. Did you find Hugo, Breaking Dawn or Happy Feet Two to be dark? Sound off in the comments section!


First Look: Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton are 'Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters'

By: Erik Davis on December 2, 2011 at 10:05AM Comments (4)

Due out on March 2nd, the Hansel & Gretel fairytale gets a new, adult-oriented spin with Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters, starring Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as the witch-hatin' duo all grown up and out for vengeance. Check out the first pic inside, courtesy of Entertainment Weekly.


Trent Reznor Unveils 39 Track Score in 8-Minute Trailer from 'The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo' Soundtrack

By: Mike Bracken on December 2, 2011 at 9:58AM Comments

Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross have been hard at work composing the soundtrack for David Fincher’s The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo for the past fourteen months – and now, they’re ready to unveil the fruits of their labor in a massive, six LP, 39 track score for the highly anticipated thriller. The best news? You can check out a sample of it for free.


Alamo Drafthouse Guide (12/1-12/7): The Drafthouse Rocks Rare Exports and All-You-Can-Eat Cheese Pizza

By: Brian Salisbury on December 1, 2011 at 3:10PM Comments

This week, the Alamo Drafthouse will rock you with a new batch of rare exports, all-you-can-eat cheese pizza and Die Hard! Plus, check out The Nightmare Before Christmas Sing-Along, Elf Quote-Along and enjoy It's A Wonderful Life in the park.


Tintin? Mission Impossible? Sherlock Holmes? What is Your Most Anticipated December Movie?

By: Derrick Deane on December 1, 2011 at 2:43PM Comments (4)

So here we are, the final month of the 2011 movie year. This month brings a mix of blockbuster comedies, sequels and awards season contenders. Let's take a look at what's arriving in theaters and vote on which movie is your most anticipated!


National Board of Review Declares 'Hugo' Best Film of 2011

By: Mike Bracken on December 1, 2011 at 1:06PM Comments (2)

It’s only the first of December, but the National Board of Review is already doling out awards for the best films of 2011. Check out the full list of winners inside.


Scholastic Unveils New 'Hunger Games' Cover Art

By: Derrick Deane on December 1, 2011 at 12:16PM Comments (3)

Scholastic has unveiled new cover art for their Hunger Games franchise. Check out the new cover for the first book in the trilogy as well as the covers for the Tributes Guide and Movie Companion books which will go on sale in February.


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