Day: August 19, 2015
Check Out The Latest Trailer For ‘The Martian’
20th Century Fox has released an awesome new trailer for Ridley Scott’s ‘The Martian’ with new footage.
During a manned mission to Mars, Astronaut Mark Watney (Matt Damon) is presumed dead after a fierce storm and left behind by his crew. But Watney has survived and finds himself stranded and alone on the hostile planet. With only meager supplies, he must draw upon his ingenuity, wit and spirit to subsist and find a way to signal to Earth that he is alive. Millions of miles away, NASA and a team of international scientists work tirelessly to bring “the Martian” home, while his crewmates concurrently plot a daring, if not impossible, rescue mission. As these stories of incredible bravery unfold, the world comes together to root for Watney’s safe return.
Based on a best-selling novel, and helmed by master director Ridley Scott, “The Martian” features a star studded cast that includes…
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Batman & Robin (1997): Figures and Vehicles Sold Separately. Batteries Not Included.
This is part of my “Batman on Film” blog series. To read other entries in this and other Batman-related blog series, head over to my Batman page.
Background & History
After the success of Batman Forever, Warner Bros. decided to fast track a sequel. They hired Joel Schumacher to return as the sequel’s director, and work quickly began. Most of the cast from Batman Forever returned, with the notable exception of Val Kilmer, who was replaced by George Clooney.
Filming began in September 1996, and wrapped the following January. Much of the film’s production set the stage for what the final product would look like. When asked about his work on the film, Chris O’Donnell said, “On Batman Forever, I felt like I was making a movie. [On Batman & Robin, I felt like I was making a kid’s toy commercial.”
O’Donnell’s sentiments were echoed by John…
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Movie Review: Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation (2015)
Running time: 131 minutes
Director: Christopher McQuarrie
Rogue Nation starts with the IMF team intercepting an A-400 that is carrying nerve gas to be sold to terrorists. Running out of time to stop the airplane, Ethan Hunt, finds himself hanging on to the side of the plane as this takes off, while his tech guy, Benji, has some difficulty opening the door for him. And, as he did in the unforgettable scene from GhostProtocol where Hunt had to climb the Dubai building, this time Tom Cruise also harnessed himself to the side of a taking-off airplane. That is commitment to a role and it is definitely the consolidation of Tom Cruise as the ultimate action star.
After Hunt disappears when trying to prove the existence of the Syndicate, CIA chief, Hunley (Alec Baldwin), and IMF agent William Brand (Jeremy Renner), stand in front of a Senate committee and Hunley…
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Star Wars Takes to the Air with ANA and Themed Planes
The new Alice through the looking glass posters
Looking at these posters I felt a profound sadness.
The Mad Hatter is saying to everyone good-bye, leaving the scene with, behind him. a lot of wasted and broken time,
in a desert land without serenity, but also the poster with Alice as protagonist is incredibly sad.
The girl is walking on these clocks, the term of our human measure for the Time but she doesn’t appear joyous at all. The uncertainty of life…
Disney is confident with Alice through the looking glass and will launch the movie next year.
Alice in Wonderland, the first part, earned $1 billion in 2010 thanks also to the big and wonderfully beauty popularity of Johnny Depp. The director of the first Alice, Tim Burton.
In the cast Anne Hathaway, Helena Bonham Carter, Rhys Ifans, Sacha Baron Cohen, Stephen Fry, Alan Rickman, Michael Sheen, Toby Jones, and Timoth Spall.
The movie always…
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