Imagine it’s June 1982, and you’re faced with a decision at the multiplex between two new movies, “Poltergeist” (released on June 4) and “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” (released a week later, on June 11). Which film about a suburban family whose lives are overturned by a supernatural alien presence do you want to see?
At the time of their release, the horror/satirical approach of “Poltergeist” and the mythical/sentimental approach of “E.T.” seemed… Continue reading 'Poltergeist' And 'E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial': Are They The Same Movie?
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The war between one of TV’s most critically-acclaimed actors and reality’s reigning princess continues. Jon Hamm, along with castmates of his smash-hit AMC series Mad Men told The Today Show Monday, didn’t back down from his earlier comments to Elle UK about Kim Kardashian’s popularity — that “stupidity is being celebrated” and that “being a f—ing idiot is a valuable commodity.”
After Hamm’s… Continue reading Jon Hamm: Digs At Kim Kardashian Were Not ‘Careless,’ They Were ‘Accurate’
Three trailers for Prometheus have dropped online today in the thick of WonderCon festivites – two of which are new plot-heavy theatrical trailers and the other a briefer IMAX trailer — and all three do a tremendous job of sucking you into its freaky alien world, gripping and pulling at your attention more than any sci-fi film in recent years. These promos are just intense. Brutal intensity that… Continue reading Three 'Prometheus' Trailers Drop and They will Blow You Away -- Is This the Summer Film to Beat?
For a subject like short films, brevity is the key. So here’s everything you need to know in a nutshell: the Short Film Oscars are broken into three categories: Live-action, Animation and Documentary. They come from all over the world and usually serve as the big spoiler in your Academy Award pool. The films arrive in theaters this weekend (check the full listings to see when they will arrive to… Continue reading Oscar Short Film Nominees 2012: What Are They About?