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Tom Hooper’s screen adaptation of one of the most beloved musicals in the theatrical history opened on Christmas day in the United States to great acclaim of movie critics and “Les Mis’ fans alike.  Although it was hard to make a new version of ‘Les Misérables’ after all the countless stage and screen adaptations of Victor Hugo’s 1862 classic novel, Tom Hooper’s movie breathes new life into the epic story of [...]

Christmas Season is fast approaching and one of the necessary ingredients of the best part of the year are surely movies. What can be better than enjoying great movies on your home cinema with snacks? In our view, the term ‘Christmas movie’ refers not only to the movies that are related to the Christmas holidays, but also the ones that use the magic of cinema to extend and deepen the [...]

Brad Pitt’s ‘Plan B Entertainment’ production company successfully won the bidding war with Leonardo DiCaprio’s ‘Appian Way’ over the screen rights to the Mark Brooks’ horror novel ‘World War Z’ in 2007. After almost five years of development, the ‘World War Z’ movie starring Brad Pitt, Mireille Enos, James Badge Dale, and Matthew Fox is finally set for release in June 2013. Judging by the freshly released World War Z [...]

Mr. James Bond (1900 – 1989), a distinguished American ornithologist and a wonderful gentleman who knew more about the birds of the Caribbean than anyone else probably never dreamed that his very name would be one of the most popular movie quotes of all time, but we all know it is. This world is a strange place, indeed – one day you write a book about the birds of the West Indies and [...]

The Wachowskis shook the cinematic world with the iconic ‘Matrix’ movies and marked the first decade of the 21st century along with the epic ‘Lord of the Rings’ trilogy by Peter Jackson. Once again, Lana (previously Larry) and Andy Wachowski are expanding the possibilities of cinema with their latest release, ‘Cloud Atlas’. While showing the concept of synchronicity on the screen is not the easiest thing a moviemaker can do, [...]

‘Universal’ has confirmed that the deal for the new Conan movie with Arnold Schwarzenegger returning to his signature role has been secured. The movie titled ‘The Legend of Conan’ will be produced by Fredrik Malmberg and Chris Morgan and it is to be released sometime in 2014. The first movie of the franchise ‘Conan the Barbarian’ was released in 1982 and unlike the bulk of the failed sword and sorcery [...]

Well, it seems like the time has come to go back to the Middle Earth. The much anticipated, much delayed and carefully crafted new motion picture trilogy produced, co-written and directed by Peter Jackson, the mastermind of ‘The Lord of the Rings’ movie trilogy finally launches on December 13 2012 with the release of the first Hobbit instalment, ‘An Unexpected Journey’. Peter Jackson revolutionized the film industry, put New Zealand [...]

Django Unchained, the ninth movie of the cult director Quentin Tarantino opens on December 2012 in the United States and Canada. Tarantino’s first Western movie is apparently inspired by Sergio Corbucci’s 1966 spaghetti Western ‘Django’ and its both official and unofficial sequels. One of the greatest things about Tarantino is that he was never afraid to pay tribute to the artists and movies that influenced him. It is quite a rarity [...]

‘Hotel Transylvania’, the debut animation feature of Genndy Tartakovsky, a famous U.S. animator, director and producer best known for his Cartoon Network animated series such as ‘Star Wars: Clone Wars’, ‘Dexter’s Laboratory’, ‘Sym-Bionic Titan’ and ‘Samurai Jack’ was released last week to a mixed reviews while the audience simply love it – ‘Hotel Transylvania’ is already a tremendous box office success. Is there something the critics didn’t get? In all probability [...]

Good news for all fans of Quentin Tarantino out there – Lionsgate and Miramax decided to celebrate the first 20 years of the director’s work with a Collector’s Edition Blu-Ray box set featuring all eight of Tarantino’s feature films and two discs with over five hours of brand new bonus features.  Tarantino XX: 8-Film Collection comes on November 20, bringing all the Tarantino classics: Reservoir Dogs (1992), Pulp Fiction (1994), Jackie Brown [...]