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Review: "Planes: Fire and Rescue" Lights My Fire

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My head can rattle off numerous problems with Planes: Fire and Rescue. It’s storyline and character twists just recycle the first Planes movie. Several of the plot twists that aren’t recycled are still predictable from a mile off. It relies a bit too heavily on paper-thin stock characters, if not extremely stale ethnic stereotypes. It […]

Archer And Armstrong Go From Comic To Big Screen

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Archer – no, not that Archer – and Armstrong, a pair of comic book superhero buddies from the Valiant Comics stable, will be moving out of their comic book digs and onto the big screen with a movie based on their exploits. The movie version – fully funded by Valiant Entertainment – will follow Obadiah […]

Disney Releases New Trailer for "Big Hero 6"

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The New Jungle Book Finds Its New Mowgli

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The rebooted live-action/CG hybrid version of “The Jungle Book” being directed by Jon Favreau has cast screen virgin Neel Seethi as Mowgli the Man Cub – the 10-year-old’s first acting gig. Seethi’s role as Mowgli will be the only live-action character while the remainder of the cast will be CG with Scarlett Johansson [Kaa], Idris […]

Another New Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer

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Marvel offered up a double shot of “Guardians of the Galaxy” trailers this week, this one providing a snippet of the back story behind Star-Lord [Chris Pratt] and some of his motivation behind his desire to save the galaxy along with another song off the soundtrack ["Cherry Bomb" by The Runaways]. “Guardians of the Galaxy” […]

New Guardians Of The Galaxy Trailer

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A new trailer for “Guardians of the Galaxy” [release date: August 1, 2014] details how Ronan the Accuser [Lee Pace] has decimated the families of both Gamora [Zoe Saldana] and Drax the Destroyer [David Bautista], thus motivating them to seek revenge against him while Star-Lord [Chris Pratt] merely has the hots for Gamora…

Walt Disney Animation Studios Unleashes "Big Hero 6" Voice Cast and Character Posters

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WALT DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS UNLEASHES “BIG HERO 6” LINEUP Ensemble Voice Cast Brings Action-Packed Adventure to Life Official Character Descriptions Revealed BURBANK, Calif. (July 14, 2014) – Walt Disney Animation Studios officially announced the voice cast behind the new action-packed comedy-adventure “Big Hero 6,” including Maya Rudolph, James Cromwell, Damon Wayans Jr., T.J. Miller, Alan […]

Spielberg’s BFG Gets A Release Date For The UK

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Steven Spielberg’s film adaptation of Roald Dahl’s classic children’s tale, “The BFG” has finally received a UK release date. Spielberg is directing Dahl’s BFG [big friendly giant] story about a young girl who enlists a benevolent giant to help capture man-eating evil giants who are terrorizing the world. An earlier animated film version of the […]

Remake For The Incredible Mr. Limpet Surfaces

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Warner Bros. is exploring a remake for “The Incredible Mr. Limpet” – a 1964 animation/live-action hybrid feature film which starred Don Knotts as a meek office worker who imagines himself in heroic scenarios and turns into an animated fish. Jon Hamm and Zach Galifianakis are reported to be interested in the film directed by Richard […]

Disney Bringing Dumbo Back To Life

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The Disney classic “Dumbo” is set to fly again – this time as a live-action feature film – written by Ehren Kruger [who has written most of the “Transformers” feature film franchise]. “Dumbo” was released in 1941 with a whopping $950,000 budget but pulled in $1.6 million at the box office [approximately $26 million today]. […]

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