Superman is a problem. He’s just too darn super for a compelling story. When approaching Superman it becomes important to decide how you are going to handle his superpowers and what their limits are. He can very easily fall into being as strong as he needs to be.
An upcoming movie will chronicle the absurd and arrogant attempt of car mogul Henry Ford, as he attempted to build an "American style" city in the jungles of Brazil. Entitled Fordlandia, it will largely be based off of the book, Fordlandia: The Rise and Fall of Henry Ford’s Forgotten Jungle City by Greg Gandin. While I have not read the book, it apparently deals with the situation on a Heart of Darkness-style level of the futility of white men’s efforts to force their view of the world on indigenous people.
In our very first official look at the long-awaited adaptation, we not only get to see star Asa Butterfield in costume, but also a very intimidating Harrison Ford looking very Harrison Ford-y. Ender's Game takes place in a future where mankind is losing a war against an alien race called the Formics. In preperation for the next Formic invasion, humanity is recruiting young children and training them as future fleet commanders. The story follows Ender, Asa Butterfield's character, during his time in this program.
The first Hunger Games took me by surprise, and was a hell of a lot more interesting for non-fans than I would have thought. The trailer for the sequel should be here any day now, but until then, Lionsgate has officially unveiled the new logo with a pretty kickass motion poster.
Ang Lee's Life of Pi is less than a week away! If you can't wait, read on for a gallery of 25 new images from the film! Life of Pi opens nationwide on November 21.
This... this was not the movie I was expecting. This is pretty much nothing like the slow, procedural novel it was based on. This is something entirely different, and I'm not convinced that's a bad thing.
After all of the production problems and reshoots World War Z has gone through, I know I'm not the only one who's very, very curious what the end result is going to look like. Thanks to a short preview from Entertainment Tonight, we've got our first look at the film.
Nicolas Cage is at it again. The Oscar winner and eccentric character has signed on to star in the reboot/adaptation of the Left Behind series. The original trilogy of films starred Kirk Cameron, a faithful Christian, and went over relatively well for its limited budget and release. My guess is that Nicolas Cage is counting on his star power to make this film a hit. At this point, audiences go to theaters just to see what the heck the actor has put his name on now.
Hey, I don’t know if anyone’s noticed, but apparently there’s a movie adaptation of The Hobbit coming out, and pretty soon at that. Its first TV ad is out, and it mostly confirms that, yup, this is The Hobbit all right. You’ve got Bilbo, played by the always-welcome Martin Freeman, you’ve got Ian McKellen returning as Gandalf. Not to mention there's dwarves, mountains, monsters, Sting (the sword not the singer, although considering the way the cast is ballooning, I wouldn't count him out entirely). And of course, there’s Gollum, popping in to make a retching noise just to make sure people don’t forget how much they enjoyed The Lord of the Rings.
Classic newspaper comic Family Circus will be getting a film adaptation from the writers of Disney's The Game Plan, Nichole Millard and Kathryn Price. The film, in the works at 20th Century Fox and Walden Media, will take the late Bil Keane's long-running series to the big screen.