Movie Blog Archives - April 2012

April 2012 Archive

The Five: Strangest Uses for a Pie in the Movies

By: Sean OConnell on April 5, 2012 at 2:19PM Comments

It has been 13 years since Jason Biggs first did something…well, strange with an apple pie. Now that the American gang is getting back together for a Reunion, we decided to run through the Five Strangest Uses of a Pie in the Movies. They range from gross to funny and we end on a sweet one. Come see which films we've singled out.


Alamo Drafthouse Cinema to Make Its New York City Debut!

By: Erik Davis on April 5, 2012 at 1:11PM Comments

We've known it was coming for awhile now, we just didn't know when and where. Today, the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, which just recently announced expansion to San Francisco, Colorado, North Austin, Ashburn and Virginia, has followed that news up with word that it's finally coming to New York City.


Robert Rodriguez Joins Alamo Drafthouse Founder Tim League to Discuss New Theater Opening

By: Brian Salisbury on April 5, 2012 at 1:04PM Comments

Filmmaker Robert Rodriguez joins Alamo Drafthouse founder/CEO Tim League to christen the opening of the new Slaughter Lane theater. The duo discuss the Alamo brand and what bred their love affair with the cinmenatic experience. Where should the next Alamo Drafthouse open?


Casting: Skarsgard Gets 'Hidden,' JGL Drops Out of 'Django,' 'Die Hard 5' Villains

By: Derrick Deane on April 5, 2012 at 12:37PM Comments (4)

While Alex Skarsgard continues to add films to his resume, Joseph Gordon-Levitt had to drop out of Quentin Tarantino's upcoming movie. Also, A Good Day to Die Hard (Die Hard 5) casts a pair of villains.


Alamo Drafthouse Guide (4/5-4/11): Belt Out '80s Anthems with 'Cool Hand Luke' at a 'Cabin in the Woods'

By: Brian Salisbury on April 5, 2012 at 10:47AM Comments

This week, the Alamo Drafthouse invites you to belt 80s anthems with Cool Hand Luke at a Cabin in the Woods.


Taylor Lautner in Talks to Star in 'Grown Ups 2'

By: Derrick Deane on April 4, 2012 at 5:00PM Comments

Taylor Lautner is in talks to play a "fun, key role," in Grown Ups 2, the sequel to Adam Sandler's comedy about a group of childhood friends who reunite after their high school basketball coach dies. Do you think Lautner has the chops to pull off a comedic role?


New 'Avengers' Clip Has Scarlett Johansson All Tied Up and Kicking Butt, Plus New Wallpapers!

By: Derrick Deane on April 4, 2012 at 4:25PM Comments (1)

It seems like there's new Avengers content arriving on a daily basis with the superhero movie exactly one month from hitting theaters. While Disney has locked down an estimated $100 million in marketing tie-ins for the film, we get another clip today, featuring Scarlett Johansson's Black Widow, tied up and kicking butt. Plus, check out the ten new wallpapers inside!


Michelle Williams Falls For Neighbor in 'Take This Waltz,' Is This Another Oscar Worthy Performance?

By: Derrick Deane on April 4, 2012 at 3:48PM Comments (1)

Michelle Williams returns fresh off her Oscar nomination for My Week With Marilyn, in Take This Waltzplaying a young woman whose marriage is jeopardized when she falls in love with her next door neighbor. Co-starring Seth Rogen, Luke Kirby and Sarah Silverman, Sarah Polley directs this bittersweet romantic drama that looks to feature another strong performance from Williams. What do you think?


'Prometheus' Writer Tapped to Reboot 'The Mummy'

By: Derrick Deane on April 4, 2012 at 3:15PM Comments (3)

Another day, another reboot. This time, Universal has tapped Prometheus writer Jon Spaihts to reboot The Mummy. While Spaihts is eager to tap into the "dark, scary source material" of the franchise, are you ready for more Mummy?


Could 'Hunger Games' Sequel 'Catching Fire' End Up With a New Director?

By: Derrick Deane on April 4, 2012 at 3:00PM Comments (203)

It has taken less than two weeks for The Hunger Games to cross the $250 million mark domestically and $373 million worldwide. Director Gary Ross, who co-wrote the first film, never officially signed for a sequel after what is described as a "terrible experience" negotiating the first film. While Ross is looking for a significant pay raise, should Lionsgate sign him or go with another director?


Schwarzenegger Thinks 'Twins' Sequel Will Be 'Real Entertainment'

By: Derrick Deane on April 4, 2012 at 2:37PM Comments

While most folks are still shaking their heads in disbelief at the proposed sequel to the 1988 comedy Twins, Arnold Schwarzenegger thinks it's going to be a blast! Check out Arnie's quotes and let us know if you like his promotional ideas.


'Avatar' Sequels Delayed, 2014 Release Date Was 'A Bit Optimistic'

By: Derrick Deane on April 4, 2012 at 2:32PM Comments (1)

The sequel to the biggest movie of all time has been bumped a couple of times now. While the plan of shooting two films back to back is still on track, the release date for Avatar 2 looks like it will be getting bumped out of its 2014 target date. Producer Jon Landau explains why.


Trailers: Freida Pinto is 'Trishna,' 'Step Up: Revolution' Takes to the Streets

By: Derrick Deane on April 4, 2012 at 2:01PM Comments

Freida Pinto stars in the domestic of Michael Winterbottom's Trishna while the fourth Step Up movie looks to take down Peter Gallegher's evil real estate corporation, flash-mob style. Also, the UK looks to capture a bit of the hometown Olympics fervor with the indie Fast Girls.


'Titanic' Time Warp: An Exclusive, Vintage James Cameron Interview As 'Titanic' Sets Sail

By: Sean OConnell on April 4, 2012 at 12:45PM Comments (1)

Our exclusive Titanic Time Warp concludes with a vintage interview with director James Cameron from 1997. Watch the video, then head to the theaters to see Cameron's Oscar-winning epic as you've never seen it before…in 3D!


Fun Find: Hitchcock's 'Rear Window' Gets Cool Time-Lapse Panorama Edit

By: Derrick Deane on April 3, 2012 at 2:11PM Comments (1)

Alfred Hitchcock's classic Rear Window has been around for almost 70 years and it wasn't until Jeff Desom took the bits and pieces from the movie to compile this impressive panorama time lapse of the apartment complex that Jimmy Stewart spies into throughout the film.


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