Hilary Swank has become one of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood thanks to her commitment to playing complex characters. Though her talents, she has earned two Academy Awards for Best Actress in her brief career, one for “Million Dollar Baby” and the other for “Boys Don’t Cry.”
Thanks to the success of those two films, Swank has gone on to star in a variety of films that show off her great range. From “P.S. I Love You” to “The Reaping,” Swank has shown the ability to transcend any genre to Read the rest of this entry »
Looking for the scariest horror movies to watch this Halloween? Then you don’t have to look any further than the classics of the horror genre. The 1970s and the 1980s were ground-breaking decades for flinch-inducing spectacles that current horror films are now measured by. Let this Halloween become incredible spooky with these top three horror Halloween movies.
“Halloween” (1978) Directed by John Carpenter
What more appropriate way to celebrate the season of jack-o-lanterns and monster masks than to watch the creep-fest that took its title from the Halloween holiday? The silent, Read the rest of this entry »
The next installment in The Avengers saga will include Samuel L. Jackson again as the head of S.H.I.E.L.D., Agent Nick Fury, or, as Iron Man referred to him, “THE spy,” The man whose secrets have secrets. Nick Fury’s character is a steadfast and strong leader who shows no signs of weakness, not even with one eye MIA. So from where did Nick Fury arise?
Depending on your source, you may know Nick Fury as a former Read the rest of this entry »
The X-Men: Origins series continues where Wolverine left on from the last movie in Japan. Telling from the perspective of the comic book, Wolverine learns the art of Ninjutsu as well as the way of the Samurai. Hugh Jackman recently revealed that Wolverine 2 does have a release date of July 26, 2013. It is keeping on with Wolverine’s relentless journey to find himself.
Wolverine is making his travels through Japan and falls in love with a woman named Yuriko Oyama aka Lady Deathstrike. Lady Deathstrike was featured in X-Men 2, but played by another actress was non-canon to the Read the rest of this entry »
Disney studios have entertained the young and the young at heart. In their theatrical releases, Disney animators, actors, and voice over artists have captured the family unlike any other film studio.
In the latest release to hit the big screen, Disney elevated a classic animated version of “Beauty and the Beast,” to 3D. This film was one of Disney’s biggest box office draws and DVD releases. “The story,” as Angela Lansbury sings in the character of Mrs. Potts, “as old as time,” is Read the rest of this entry »
There was a time when cartoons were an art form. Their scenes were created by artists, frame by frame. Each detail was created methodically and with the utmost care. The cartoons not only showed great cinema but also showed great artistic talent. However, technology has made such art forms useless. Cartoons are now almost exclusively created with CGI effects. These effects make it possible for cartoon characters to be created quickly and efficiently. They can be modified into whatever the movie’s director and producer want them to be.
While it is sad for Read the rest of this entry »
3D Films are not a new technology. Members of Generation X may remember the horror movies that were filmed in 3D. The cheap glasses that were handed out with the movie allowed the viewer to enjoy the visual effects of the film to the full extent. The technology remains the same for new viewers, but the film makers use better equipment than they did in the past. The glasses people sue to enjoy these blockbuster movies has also improved. People no longer receive cheap glasses that are designed to be disposed of at Read the rest of this entry »
Following his successful return to the action film genre with Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol, Tom Cruise is trading his spy gear for a six string and a mullet for his next role. Cruise is currently in production of a film version of the popular musical Rock of Ages.
Cruise joins an all star cast in the adaptation of the Broadway hit chronicling the spectacular rise and fantastic fall of fictional hair metal star Stacee Jaxx. Cruise plays the lead role and is supported by Read the rest of this entry »