FlixChatter Review – ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL (2019)

So apparently James Cameron has dreamed of making this movie, an adaptation of Yukito Kishiro's "Battle Angel Alita" manga, for over 20 years! It was before he made Titanic in 1997 and Avatar in 2009, and it’s his commitments to the latter that made him relinquish his directing duties to Robert Rodriguez. I have to …

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FlixChatter Review: The Legend of Tarzan (2016)

Did you that if you type 'Tarzan' on IMDb, there'd be about 200 titles popped up since 1918 all the way to 2016. So yeah, you could say that Edgar Rice Burroughs' titular character has been adapted to death in various formats. But hey, Hollywood loves to recycle stuff over and over, and this one promises to …

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Trailer Spotlight: SPECTRE first teaser is here!

I normally hate the adverts for a trailer, but at least it's not an actual trailer for a trailer. But when I saw a tweet from @007, I gotta say I couldn't wait to see it! As a longtime Bond fan, I'm always excited when a new Bond movie came out, well except for the last two Brosnan …

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007 Chatter: BOND 24 is now called SPECTRE

Boy it's been a while since I posted anything about Bond and this morning a press release came to my email that I simply had to do a post! "Welcome back commander!"  [you can see the motion poster over on 007 Facebook] LONDON, UK, December 4, 2014 – 007 Soundstage, Pinewood Studios, London. James Bond …

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New Releases Double Reviews: Jack Reacher & Django Unchained

Thanks to Ted for these reviews as I was on vacation when the screenings took place. Jack Reacher Tom Cruise continues his “comeback” on the big screen with another action thriller after the success of last year’s Mission: Impossible – Ghost Protocol, this time he’s playing another super-spy type in Jack Reacher. It’s based on …

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Musings on Django Unchained First Trailer

So the trailer of one of my most anticipated movies of year has arrived, Django Unchained. In case you didn't know what it's about, here's the basic plot: With the help of his mentor, a slave-turned-bounty hunter sets out to rescue his wife from a brutal Mississippi plantation owner. ...  http://youtu.be/WGPWDn8zBDs ... So what do …

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Weekend Viewing Roundup: Three Musketeers (2011) & Lambent Fuse Premiere

Happy Monday all! Did you watch an Irish-related movie or were you at the cinema watching 21 Jump Street? I have zero interest in seeing it but surprisingly that movie's a hit w/ the critics AND audiences to make #1 at the box office! My hubby and I got Apple TV over the weekend and …

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Weekend Roundup: Golden Globes 2012, Henry’s Crime, Water for Elephants

Hope y'all had a fine weekend. I skipped the Golden Globes telecast this Sunday, I only tuned in every once in a while when the winner I was rooting for did get the trophy. So I updated this Golden Globes nominees list with the winners. Incidentally I only got two of my predictions right: Best …

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Conspicuous Trailer of the Week: Water for Elephants

Happy almost-Friday folks! Wow, I just realize I haven't posted ANY trailer since the Jane Eyre one last November. Heh, I guess I should be more consistent, but why be predictable? 😉 This movie has been on my radar since casting began, something about the story intrigues me. The movie is adapted from a novel …

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31 Days Movie Meme Day #10: Movie I ended up loving

A movie you thought you wouldn't like but ended up loving: Inglourious Basterds When the buzz for this movie started even months before it opened, I had no interest whatsoever in seeing it. I've never been a Tarantino fan and though I enjoyed Pulp Fiction, I'm not familiar with his work. Plus, Brad Pitt's mug …

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