Category Archives: Movies

OZ THE GREAT AND POWERFUL: Leading Ladies

The 2012 Fairy Tale sweepstakes will continue to heat up with Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful, prequel to 1939’s The Wizard of Oz and starring James Franco in the title role. Now Perezhilton.com offers up a pair of quick interviews with the film’s leading ladies, Michelle Williams (who plays the good witch, Glinda) and Mila Kunis (as the destined-to-be-crushed-by-a-house-from-Kansas ... Read More »

MIRROR, MIRROR VS. THE HUNTSMAN: Battle of the Snow White Trailers

Of all the fairy tales, the one that seems to have captured the imagination of Hollywood the most at the moment is Snow White, as evidenced by ABC’s Once Upon a Time and no less than two feature films coming in 2012, Relativity Media’s March release of Mirror, Mirror and Universal’s June release of Snow White and the Huntsman. Both ... Read More »

HOOK AT 20: A Look Back at Spielberg’s Underrated Classic

When Steven Spielberg’s Hook was released to theatres in 1991, it was pretty much dismissed by critics as an empty exercise in Hollywood excess. But closer examination of the film as it celebrates its 20th anniversary reveals it to be one of the director’s most under-appreciated efforts. Hook tells the tale of mid-40s corporate lawyer Peter Banning (Robin Williams), who ... Read More »

BANNER ART: Snow White and the Huntsman

Universal has released a new advertising banner for next June’s Snow White and the Huntsman, starring Kristen Stewart, Chris Hemsworth, Charlize Theron and Sam Claflin. The studio describes the film as follows: “In the epic action-adventure Snow White and the Huntsman, Kristen Stewart (Twilight) plays the only person in the land fairer than the evil queen (Oscar® winner Charlize Theron) ... Read More »

BEAUTY & THE BEAST:

On November 22nd, Walt Disney Home Video revisits the tale as old as time, Beauty and the Beast, with the Blu-ray release of two specials that tie in to the animated classic. The first, Beauty and the Beast: The Enchanted Christmas Special Edtion, is a delightful tale! Share in the wonder as Mrs. Potts recounts another “tale as old as time” ... Read More »

MIRROR, MIRROR: Director Tarsem Singh Takes on Snow White

In an interview with Moviefone.com, Immortals director Tarsem Singh discusses his Snow White project for 2012, Mirror, Mirror, which stars Lilly Collins and is, he points out, decidedly a family film. “They asked me if I wanted to make it edgy and I said, ‘No interest, absolutely no interest, It’s a children’s movie,” he emphasizes, “but my stuff tends to ... Read More »

KRISTEN STEWART: Snow White Sequels & Slapping Chris Hemsworth

Despite the box office success of The Twilight Saga, Kristen Stewart has never struck anyone as being an actress who was particularly thrilled with the notion of doing sequels, yet in an interview with MTV.com she makes no secret of the fact that she’d be in to the idea of a follow up to her forthcoming Snow White and the ... Read More »