Bong Joon-ho’s Snowpiercer tickled everyone’s post-apocalyptic happy place when it hit theaters recently (read our interview with the director). Based on the French graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob, Benjamin Legrand, and Jean-Marc Rochette, the film is set on a massive train powered by a perpetual-motion engine that circles the globe. It’s also the site of a violent class war. Think: 10th circle… Continue reading Japan Plans To Build a Luxury Train Worthy Of 'Snowpiercer'
This weekend’s battle of the sequels was supposed to be close, with nearly every pundit giving “How to Train Your Dragon 2″ a slight edge over “22 Jump Street.” To some experts, it wasn’t even going to be close, with the cartoon expected to earn as much as $ 70 million, contrasted with about $ 50 million… Continue reading Box Office: Why Did '22 Jump Street' Win Against 'How to Train Your Dragon 2'?
This week, “How to Train Your Dragon 2″ swoops into theaters and, trust us, it’s a treat (our review will be running later this week). It’s the tale of Hiccup (Jay Baruchel), a young dragon rider who was introduced in the first film, this time dealing with the reemergence of his long lost mother (played by… Continue reading 'How to Train Your Dragon' Facts: 10 Things You Didn't Know About the Kid-Friendly Franchise
On the surface, DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon is a fantasy story about a young boy who befriends a dragon and goes off on a wild and exciting adventure. But that’s just the surface read. This isn’t a fantastical tale of Vikings and mythical creatures as much as it’s a touching and beautiful examination of what it’s like to be a pet… Continue reading Why 'How to Train Your Dragon' Is the Best Movie Ever Made About Pet Ownership
A few days into the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, we have another big disappointment but also an out of nowhere favorite among the competition titles. Also, an anticipated sequel gets raves, as does Robert Pattinson.
Atom Egoyan’s latest stars Ryan Reynolds as a man whose daughter has been abducted, and it seems to be another dud from the once-great Canadian… Continue reading Cannes in 60 Seconds: 'How to Train Your Dragon 2' Premieres; Robert Pattinson Receives Strong Reviews