Last night, I watched the 84th Academy Awards (while Tweeting 184 times and drinking a lot of caffeine). True, Billy Crystal pretty much gave the performance that we, as a society, expected; George Clooney is a charming man, as always; and most of the winners — save for a couple of surprises — were foregone conclusions. But! That doesn’t mean there weren’t lessons to be learned. So, with that… Continue reading 2012 Oscars: 5 Things I Learned
The Walking Dead just finished its panel at AMC’s press tour event in Pasadena, and here’s what we found out (there’s a spoiler for those who didn’t see last fall’s episodes):
– Showrunner Glen Mazzara confirmed season one showrunner Frank Darabont’s original epic plan for a Black Hawk Down-with-zombies season premiere was discussed, but said Darabont was on board with setting aside the idea. “That story was discussed internally… Continue reading ‘The Walking Dead’ TCA panel: 6 things we learned
For the last ten minutes I’ve been trying to think of a clever way to open this piece other than “The Avengers assembled Saturday night at New York Comic Con,” but I couldn’t. So that’s what’s you get: The Avengers assembled Saturday night at New York Comic Con and, yes, Moviefone (i.e. me) was there. Well, at least some of The Avengers – which included Chris… Continue reading 8 Things We Learned at 'The Avengers' Panel at New York Comic Con
Summer 2011 is officially in the books, but it’s never too early to start talking about the popcorn movies lined up for next summer. One of the most talked-about movies scheduled for 2012 is ‘Battleship,’ opening on May 28. Yes, it’s based on the board game, but trying to bring ‘Battleship’ to the big screen involved a lot more than saying “B5″; the production was given extensive access to real… Continue reading No One Sinks Rihanna's Battleship and 7 Other Things Learned on the Set of 'Battleship'