PINOCCHIO AS TOLD BY FRANKENSTEIN’S MONSTER: Bet You Ain’t Heard This One Before!

Chicago’s Neo-Futurists has come up with what is probably the most unique telling of the tale of Pinocchio ever in the form of Pinocchio as Told by Frankenstein’s Monster the Wretched Creature. Their website describes it as follows: “Neo-Futurist Founding Director Greg Allen presents Carlo Collodi’s original 1883 Italian masterpiece through the eyes of Mary Shelley’s nameless hideous Monster, using ... Read More »

Mirror Mirror: A Review

by Reuben Fairy tales are all the rage on the small and big screen lately with the first of several new Snow White adaptations hitting the box office this past Friday in the form of the Tarsem Singh-directed Mirror Mirror. The film stars Lily Collins (The Blind Side and Priest) as Snow White, while Julia Roberts (Erin Brockovich and Eat ... Read More »

RISE OF THE GUARDIANS: Trailer Released

The first trailer for Dreamworks’ Rise of the Guardians has been released, and this epic CG adventure brings Santa Claus, the Tooth Fairy, Easter Bunny and others together like a modern-day Justice League in an effort to protect the imagination of hopes of children around the world. Read More »

THE MORTAL INSTRUMENTS: Lily collins to Star in Adaptation

Sony Pictures is likely to team up with Constantin for the adaptation of Cassandra Clares’ The Mortal Instruments book series, the first entry  of which is City of Bones.  In its coverage of the subject, Deadline writes that City of Bones “is set in contemporary New York City, where Clary, a seemingly ordinary teenager, discovers she is the descendant of a line ... Read More »

ANGELINA JOLIE: Talking Maleficent

According to Angelina Jolie, she’s going to starting shooting the dark side of the Sleeping Beauty fairy tale, Maleficent, this June. Rumor is that the film will be directed by David Slade (Rock Candy, 30 Days of Night, The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, though he has been named director of the Hannibal TV pilot as well). Original director Tim Burton dropped ... Read More »

MIRROR, MIRROR: New Photos Released

Mirror Mirror

Happy Mirror, Mirror Premiere Day! To celebrate, we’ve got more photos from the Tarsem Singh film to share with you. If you’re going to see this with the family today, come on back in here and tell us what you think! Did you like it? Did your kids like it? Add your comments below. Read More »

MERLIN: Season Finale Preview

The True King of Camelot Meets His Destiny in “The Sword and the Stone, Part 2,” the Fourth Season Finale of MERLIN this Friday on Syfy. And note:  The legend’s most iconic moment arrives for Arthur, Merlin and all of Camelot in March 30 episode.    With Camelot firmly in the grasp of Morgana and her reign of terror, Merlin ... Read More »

CHARLIZE THERON & KRISTEN STEWART: Talking Snow White and the Huntsman

Despite the fact that Snow White and the Huntsman doesn’t open until June 1st, it seems that cast and crew have launched a pre-emptive strike against Mirror Mirror  by hitting the media now. One such example was the appearance of Charlize Theron and Kristen Stewart on NBC’s Today, where they were interviewed by Matt Lauer. What follows are some excerpts. ... Read More »

ONCE UPON A TIME: Robert Carlyle on Mr. Gold & Rumpelstiltskin

In a wide-ranging interview with the Scottish Express, actor Robert Carlyle discussed the ABC series Once Upon a Time and his dual role of the enigmatic Mr. Gold and Rumplestiltskin.  “I’m a lucky man to be a part of this show,” he said. “It must cost somewhere in the region of two or three million pounds an episode. Back home ... Read More »