For a while the villain in Matthew Vaughn’s “The Secret Service,” an adaptation of a limited comic book series by Mark Millar (“Kick-Ass”) and Dave Gibbons (“Watchmen”), was the movie’s biggest missing puzzle piece. The two leads — Colin Firth, set to play a veteran spy, and Taron Egerton, his young apprentice — were a lock, but the villain eluded the… Continue reading Samuel L. Jackson Set as Villain in 'The Secret Service'
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Ben Stiller is a daydream believer.
After what seems like a bazillion years, Stiller’s big-screen version of “The Secret Life of Walter Mitty” is ready to hit theaters. And if the gorgeous, evocative first trailer is any indication, this passion project may net Stiller some serious awards consideration.
Stiller directs and stars in the adaptation of James… Continue reading 'The Secret Life of Walter Mitty' Trailer: Ben Stiller Dreams a Dream (VIDEO)
Is Brad Pitt really the right guy to take on a global zombie epidemic in “World War Z”?
Sure, he’s got leading man and action hero credentials, not to mention a handful of Oscar nominations that suggest he’ll be convincing at playing a guy fighting off the undead.
Still, based on his filmography, shouldn’t we be a little suspicious? Judging by the roles he’s played, couldn’t he be a… Continue reading Is 'World War Z' Star Brad Pitt a Secret Zombie?
It’s almost impossible to compare a small, independent film with today’s no-holds-barred superhero blockbusters. However, if there’s one thing that Noah Baumbach’s “Frances Ha” manages to have in common with, say, “The Avengers,” is secrecy.
For the film — which was shot in secret during 2011 and 2012 — Baumbach decided to withhold parts of the script from the cast, providing them with only the scenes in which their characters appeared… Continue reading Noah Baumbach's 'Frances Ha,' or How to Make a Movie in Secret