All posts for the month March, 2010

The Pacific Update

Although the first two hours have already aired in the United States, viewers in the United Kingdom will have to wait until Monday night to catch The Pacific, a World War II mini-series about three U.S. Marines and their exploits in the Pacific theatre. The series is a companion to the very successful Band of [...]

John le Carré Documentary

King of Spies is a documentary about the espionage author John le Carré. For those who don’t know him, his real name is David John Moore Cornwell, and he himself has got a very interesting back story – and he won’t even tell you about the very interesting parts.

Bond 23 Update

Things appear to be moving forward on Bond 23: MGM has signed a Bond girl and Sam Mendes (American Beauty, Road to Perdition) has apparently agreed to direct.

Nolan to Return for Batman Sequel

Without having officially confirmed anything, it appears that Christopher Nolan will indeed be directing the third installment of the relaunched Batman franchise. In an interview with Geoff Boucher of the L.A. Times, Nolan says he likes the idea of bringing the story to an end.

Clash of the Titans Preview

Hot on the heels of that other movie about Greek mythology (which also features a Perseus or ‘Percy’ for short), comes one that is perhaps more traditional. Clash of the Titans is a remake of a previous film from 1981, based on the story of Perseus. Liam Neeson as Zeus, Ralph Fiennes as Hades? Giddy [...]

Green Zone Review

Roy Miller (Matt Damon) heads a team of inspectors charged with finding WMD stockpiled in Iraq shortly after the capital has been taken in 2003. To put it simply, the Chief Warrant Office and his team are adept at kicking ass and taking names, but they are getting tired of fighting their way through to empty, long out of use warehouses.

Wall Street 2 Preview

When I first saw the poster for ‘Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps’ with a noble-looking Shia LaBeouf sitting next to Michael Douglas I thought, ‘Really?’ After a second thought and a look at the trailer, perhaps it is the right time to get the smooth talking corporate raider extraordinaire Gordon Gekko out of the slammer.

Film Finding – Movie Recommendations Done Differently

For anyone that has been on the Internet Movie Database or Amazon looking for films similar to ones they like, they’re usually disappointed or often times baffled. Now there is a solution, maybe.

The Ghost Writer Review

The Ghost Writer is based on the polemic by Robert Harris, is true to the source material but not restricted by it. The film is full of suspense and is still enjoyable for fans of the book.

Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief Review

While certainly an adventure for kids, ‘Percy Jackson & the Lightning Thief’ will have probably have older generations rolling their eyes. Anyone allergic to the modern teenage melodrama is better off taking a pass.