Conspicuous Trailer of the Week: Mao’s Last Dancer

Happy Friday folks! Time for a new trailer since I skipped last week. From Oscar nominated Aussie director Bruce Beresford (Tender Mercies, Driving Miss Daisy), it's a drama based on the autobiography by Li Cunxin. At the age of 11, Li was plucked from a poor Chinese village by Madame Mao's cultural delegates and taken …

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Upcoming Flix Spotlight: Tarsem’s ‘War of Gods’ is now renamed ‘Immortals’

So now that we've got the story of Perseus, we'll see how the other Greek mythology tale is going to pan out. As I've outlined in the Battle of the Greek Mythologies and an updated news item on this project, this one centers on Theseus. He's a demigod (half-god, half-man), the son of mortal parents …

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Upcoming Flix Spotlight: The Expendables

Every once in a while comes a movie where simply the cast alone gets me intrigued. Well, The Expendables definitely did it for me. I first learned of it a few months ago when a British film magazine had a picture of Sylvester Stallone with his hands in the air on top of corpses of …

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Inception International Teaser Trailer (English version)

A new International teaser trailer for the upcoming Christopher Nolan movie is here, showing a lot more footage than the original teaser back in August. Unfortunately, it's in French right now. I saw the exact same version in English when I saw Sherlock Holmes yesterday and I literally jumped off my seat when I saw …

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Prince of Persia ‘Courageous’ Posters

If there’s a Razzie award for posters, these Prince of Persia movie posters should take the cake! Boy, I thought the trailer was terrible and now this. Is this supposed to be a motivational poster with that humdrum blocky Helvetica (or is that Arial) font? Yeah, as if that’s supposed to convey Arabian adventure or …

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Conspicuous Trailer of the Week: Remember Me

Interesting title. I don't think Robert Pattinson will ever that problem for quite some time now. With a slew of teeny-boppers — and their moms — swarm the theater to see New Moon, I couldn't help being intrigued by the trailer of R-Patz new flix. Check it out below: Pattinson plays a rebellious young man …

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Daniel Day-Lewis musical NINE’s release delayed

This is a bummer! I was really looking forward to seeing this on Thanksgiving weekend, alas the release has been pushed back to December 25. Well at least I don't have to wait as long as four months, which is the case for Scorcese's Shutter Island (delayed from October to February!). According to aceshowbiz, the move …

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