Off the Shelf…’Tomorrowland’

Brad Bird has an affinity for telling heartfelt stories and infusing them with incredible amounts of whimsy and delight, charm and inventiveness. The Iron Giant, The Incredibles, and now Tomorrowland, Bird is proficient in spinning yarns that are as nostalgia-fueled as they are forward-thinking. Tomorrowland presents itself as a duality, which is to say Bird shows […]

Sweet (Teaser) Trailer…Brad Bird’s ‘Tomorrowland’

With New York Comic-Con this weekend, Walt Disney Pictures has unleashed the first teaser trailer for Brad Bird’s Tomorrowland, a film that’s been shrouded in mystery for a while now – remember this suitcase photo from way back? But man oh man, this is exactly what a “teaser” trailer should be. It gives us just […]

“The CineMagic 8-Ball” – In Theaters 10/05/12

When so many movies are released each weekend and trailers often seem better than the movie itself, what should one do? In this precarious situation, we consult the The CineMagic 8-Ball (TM) to help us see through the nebulous marketing haze. Doing so just might save us all a disheartening trip to the cinema and […]

Hugh Laurie Cast In MGM/Sony Remake of 'RoboCop'

TV’s one and only “shock Doc” Hugh Laurie has been officially cast in  and Jose Padilha’s remake of Paul Verhoeven’s 1987 classic RoboCop. Laurie, 53, now free from the enormously successful “House M.D.”, will be playing the villain/super-rich CEO of  Omni Corp. For those who missed out on the paragon of 80’s awesomeness that is Robocop (so awesome in fact that it’s […]

G-S-T Review…Arthur Christmas

Christmas gets here earlier and earlier each year to the point that it’s finding a foothold on the calendar just days after Halloween and causes little children to ask “mommy, did we skip a holiday?“. This time however you won’t mind Christmas jumping the gun. Sony Pictures Animation and Aardman bring us a funny holiday film […]

Hugh Laurie and 'House M.D.' are the People's Choice!!

Since I refused to watch the People’s Choice Awards, I happily came running in like a little kid when my fiance yelled, “House is up for an award!”.  I’ve  said it before, I love House, can’t get enough House, refuse to admit Season 4 of House actually happened, but I love love love love love House. […]