Stanley Kubrick fans have had few opportunities to see his first feature film. He intended Fear and Desire, a 1953 war movie, as a poetic, European-style meditation on the state of man. The movie had champions, but Kubrick later dismissed it as “a bumbling amateur film exercise” and tried to keep it from being seen. The movie was pulled from theaters shortly after its release and was never properly released [...]

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Whatever the merits of The Avengers as a movie experience (and its merits are considerable), it is safe to say that a huge part of it’s commercial success had to do with the build up. For four years, every Marvel superhero movie pointed to the ultimate assemblage of a supergroup – a diverse set of super-powered beings brought together to save the Earth. Marvel just announced that it is bringing [...]

    John Carter, the Disney adaptation of the sci-fi classic John Carter of Mars is just out on Blu-Ray and DVD. Here’s your chance to win a John Carter two-disc combo pack. Share: Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share on technorati Tumblr it Subscribe to the comments on this post Tell [...]

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Whitney Houston’s biggest screen hit, The Bodyguard, is returning to theaters for one night on March 28th. Tickets are on sale now for the screening, which takes place the day after The Bodyguard 20th Anniversary Edition Blu-ray comes out on home video. The Bodyguard initially opened in November 1992. There’s no need to wonder why Warner Bros. is marking the anniversary six months early. There also were reports that Houston’s [...]

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Jessica Chastain discusses Terrence Malick and The Tree of Life This has been a big year for Jessica Jessica Chastain discusses Terrence Malick and The Tree of Life This has been a big year for Jessica Chastain. Most of us hadn’t heard of her when Terrence Malick picked the lithe, red-haired beauty to play the role of Brad Pitt’s wife in The Tree of Life, a stunningly beautiful and ambitious [...]

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