I Want My DVD: Tuesday, January 21, 2014

by Ethan Alter January 21, 2014 6:00 am
I Want My DVD: Tuesday, January 21, 2014

Tom Hanks regrets his choice of career in a big way in Captain Phillips.

I Want My DVD: Tuesday, August 6, 2013

by Ethan Alter August 6, 2013 6:00 am
I Want My DVD: Tuesday, August 6, 2013

Tom Cruise peers through the murk of Oblivion.

Pacific Rim: Go Big or Go Home

by Ethan Alter July 12, 2013 6:00 am
<i>Pacific Rim</i>: Go Big or Go Home

It's a shame that Roland Emmerich's botched Godzilla remake already bogarted the tagline "Size Does Matter," because that phrase handily sums up the experience of watching Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim. In a summer that's been dominated by spectacles that feel small and self-contained despite the enormous wads of cash thrown at the screen, this is the first movie to come along that thinks big. Actually, "big" doesn't quite cut it. Try "giant," "gargantuan" or just plain "ginormous." And I'm not just talking about the size of the Kaiju (monsters) and Jaegers (human-powered robots) that are locked in near-constant battle amidst the windy, stormy Pacific seas. Unlike most America-centric Hollywood super-productions, Pacific Rim takes place on a grand, global stage, sporting an internationally diverse cast and a watery battlefield located far from the shores of the U.S. of A. Handed the opportunity to make the biggest movie of his career, del Toro meets the challenge head-on and delivers the one blockbuster so far this year that actually deserves -- nay, demands -- to be seen on an IMAX screen, extra ticket price bump be damned.

I Want My VOD: November 2012

by Ethan Alter November 8, 2012 11:30 am
I Want My VOD: November 2012

The multiplex isn't the only place that's crowded with movies this fall movie season. Deadfall, starring Olivia Wilde and Charlie Hunnam, is one of many titles available right now on most video-on-demand service.

I Want My DVD: Tuesday, November 6, 2012

by Ethan Alter November 6, 2012 6:00 am
I Want My DVD: Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Hey there, there goes the new Spider-Man.

Three Musketeers Origins and Our Casting Suggestions

by Mindy Monez June 11, 2008 11:09 am
Three Musketeers Origins and Our Casting Suggestions IESB has uncovered a plot by Millenium Films to make a new Three Musketeers movie. The film will reportedly be an origins story, focusing on the Musketeers' early lives and how they all got together, which means that D'Artagnan, the fourth musketeer, may not be included until the inevitable sequel. This news both makes my day and breaks my heart.

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