Tell the truth: After all the hype and build-up, the speculation about how the trilogy will end, whether Batman will die, whether Joseph Gordon-Levitt plays Robin and whether Marion Cotillard plays the daughter of Liam Neeson’s Ra’s al Ghul and all the rest, are you maybe getting a tad tired of The Dark Knight Rises before it even opens? Each new trailer and poster, every TV spot and every star [...]

Savages will offer adult moviegoers respite this weekend from superheroes and kiddie flicks. Here are two video featurettes that focus on the two female stars of the crime drama – Blake Lively, who plays an American who is kidnapped by a Mexican drug cartel that wants to muscle in on a marijuana operation, and Salma Hayak, who plays the imperious cartel boss. The R-rated crime thriller opens Friday and also [...]

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The new trailer for The Dark Knight Rises emphasizes mayhem and the fearsome malevolence of Bane (Tom Hardy), the oddly masked villain who proclaims himself “Gotham’s reckoning.” See it after the jump. 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 a [...]

This cool behind-the-scenes feature explores the making of Brave, Pixar’s first movie to focus on a female central figure. The five-minute video features Emma Thompson, Kelly Macdonald, Craig Ferguson, Robbie Coltrane, Billy Connolly and other voice talent along with executive producer John Lasseter and others discussing the intricacies of making the animated, family feature. The story centers on Merida, an impetuous princess who is determined to shape her own destiny [...]

Warner Bros. released a new, far less brooding version of the

  Christopher Nolan shot an hour of The Dark Knight Rises in IMAX, so you’ll be getting less than the full experience if you don’t see it on an IMAX screen. IMAX theaters are going to sell out quickly, so you will want to buy your tickets in advance. Share: Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin Share via MySpace share via Reddit [...]

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In Greek mythology, Prometheus created mankind and then angered Zeus, the king of the gods, by giving man the gift of fire. As punishment for continually defying Zeus, Prometheus found himself chained to a mountain top where a screeching eagle feasted daily on his ever-regenerating liver. Given this horrifying tale, why would a space expedition searching for the origin of human life fly a ship bearing the name Prometheus? The [...]

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