Reboots continue to be the order of the day at big Hollywood studios, and next on the slate for Universal Pictures is The Mummy franchise.
Riding across Manhattan in a stretch limo in order to get a haircut, a 28-year-old billionaire asset manager's day devolves into a odyssey with a cast of characters that start to tear his world apart.
3D re-releases have come thick and fast over the last few months with the likes of The Lion King and Star Wars Episode 1: The Phantom Menace leading the way. With the recent announcement that Jurassic Park will be given the 3D makeover for a 2013 release, classic blockbusters have most certainly found their way back to the big screen. 2012 seems perfect timing, then, for James Cameron to re-release his hugely successful 1997 film Titanic, as it not only coincides with this current fad, but also marks the centennial year of the ship’s ill-fated maiden voyage.
“Twas brillig, and the slithey toves,” an elder intones, aghast. A traveller has arrived, beaten and battered, at a medieval village – a nice clean one, with a friendly Labrador wagging its tail in the main square– claiming to have been pursued by a flying monster. Said monster descends upon the village, causing mayhem, and is quickly identified as the Jabberwock, as featured in a prophecy of old which bears a strong resemblance to Lewis Carroll's famous nonsense poem.
A team of explorers discover a clue to the origins of mankind on Earth, leading them on a journey to the darkest corners of the universe. There, they must fight a terrifying battle to save the future of the human race.
You probably heard that the latest Prometheus trailer was released over the last two weeks, causing a lot of hype for fans of Ridley Scott’s return to the Alien franchise, but that wasn’t the only highly anticipated film to get a new promo video. This week we also look at the latest trailer for Snow White And The Huntsman, a number of first trailers for films including Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part 2, Cosmopolis, and House At The End Of The Street, and also a handful of films that have recently made their debuts at a number of film festivals over the past couple of months. You’re sure in for a treat.
The Hunger Games wins the weekend box office deathmatch against new releases Wrath of the Titans, The Pirates! and Street Dance 2.
Having killed half the sex traffickers in Northern Europe, taken on wolves up in Alaska and loved it when a plan came together, Liam Neeson's action thriller career is going up a step, or several thousand feet to be exact. The Taken star is in talks to star in Dark Castle's new airline-based thriller, Non-Stop.
Welcome back one and all to Multiplex Goes Retro, the place to revisit films from all eras and see whether they've improved with age like a fine wine or grown old so badly they've become a dusty old relic.
Anyone who relished Melanie Laurent's breakthrough performance as the vengeful, cinema-torching orphan Shosanna in Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds will be curious about this, her directorial breakthrough. It's the tale of Lisa (Laurent) and her adoptive sister Marine (Marie Denarnaud). The two couldn't be closer, but at the same time they are very different – Lisa is buttoned-up and controlling, while Marine lacks self-confidence and yearns for better things. Tension flares between the sisters when Marine falls in love with kindly food-writer Alex (Denis Menochet.) Then the pregnant Marine is struck down by a car and winds up in a coma, forcing Lisa and and Alex to confront their differences.