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Review: A Hologram for the King

PLOT : An American businessman travels to Saudi Arabia hoping to make a huge financial deal for his company. While there he befriends a taxi driver and a beautiful doctor, both of whom give the man a unique perspective on his own life. REVIEW : Anyone who has ever traveled abroad is fully aware of the culture shock, jet lag and all the side effects of traveling to an unknown...
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Bad voiceover is just one of Tom Hanks' problems in Hologram trailer

Here's a challenge for you... Press play on the trailer below for A HOLOGRAM FOR THE KING, Tom Tykwer 's adapation of David Eggers' novel starring Tom Hanks , and see how far you can get before you feel absolutely compelled to hit the Stop button, thus ending your misery. If you can get beyond a minute, you may be deserving of some type of medal. Roadside...
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TV Review: Sense8

Synopsis: One gunshot, one death, one moment out of time that irrevocably links eight minds in disparate parts of the world, putting them in each other's lives, each other's secrets, and in terrible danger. Ordinary people suddenly reborn as "Sensates." Review : I am a firm believer that a book needs to hold your attention within the first twenty to thirty...
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Awesome Art We've Found Around The Net: Beetlejuice, True Grit, X-Men

Some cliche somewhere said that 'a picture is worth a thousand words.' This has proven to be the case for me and especially when it comes to fan art. I have always sought out great fan art and have wanted to share it with as many people as possible. "Awesome Artwork We've Found Around The Net" is the outlet for that passion. In this column I will showcase the kick-ass...
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Hugh Grant talks Cloud Atlas and says he is "out of show business"

Without a doubt, the most divisive movie of 2012 was the The Wachowskis' CLOUD ATLAS. It landed on many "Best of" and "Worst of" the year lists, with some declaring it a brilliant work of art, and others calling it a "unique and totally unparalleled disaster." The film also didn't do great numbers at the box office, grossing $130 million...
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Cool Videos: To celebrate his birthday, this is how Tom Hanks does it

I never really thought I'd be posting a Justin Bieber video . . . ever, but fortunately I'll be doing so in the strictest literal sense of the term. Bieber was behind the camera for this endeavor posted on his Instagram account. What we have in front of his lens is far more entertaining, and that's Tom Hanks breaking it down to Montell Jordan's 'This Is How We Do It' in full-on...
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Image released of new Tom Hanks flick; bonus slice of Patrick Wilson

CLOUD ATLAS was an ambitious project, to say the least.  I think it was a film I admired more than enjoyed, but all three directors have projects in the works that I'm willing to check out.  The Wachowskis have another slice of Sci-Fi headed our way in the form JUPITER ASCENDING, starring Channing "Gambit" Tatum and Mila Kunis . The wait wont be long as that...
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Tom Hanks and director Tom Tykwer will adapt the Dave Eggers' novel A Hologram For The King

Tom Hanks is attached to a new project and it will reunite him with one of his directors from CLOUD ATLAS. Deadline is reporting that the actor and Tom Tykwer will be bringing Dave Eggers ' A Hologram for the King to the big screen. The novel (adapted by Tykwer) was a National Book Award finalist. Here's a synopsis from Amazon: In a rising Saudi Arabian city, far from...
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Cloud Atlas blu-ray/DVD release date and specs announced!

For those that missed the Wachowski's/ Tom Tykwer 's CLOUD ATLAS, starring Tom Hanks , Halle Berry , Hugh Grant , Jim Broadbent , Hugo Weaving , Keith David , Ben Whishaw , James D'Arcy , Susan Sarandon , and Xun Zhou, your opportunity to finally see it is on the horizon.  Warner Home Entertainment will release the film on Blu-ray/DVD/digital download on May 14, 2013.   The...
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Cool Videos: The year-end mash-up, Final Cut 2012 is here!

Well, I'm not sure if the Mayan's or whatever apocalypse-of-the-week group predicted the end today, but so far so good.  To show our appreciation for our still-beating hearts and a year of mostly stellar flicks, our very own editor Nick Bosworth has provided a beautifully sliced year-in-review mash up for 2012.  Featuring clips from the years best (and worst), including THE...
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Review: Cloud Atlas

PLOT: Several characters' fates intertwine throughout five centuries. REVIEW: CLOUD ATLAS is a true journey of a movie; an ambitious, soaring cinematic experience that will delight, confound, frustrate, thrill and enthrall those who are willing to travel along with it. If movies are supposed to take us out of our own lives and transport us to places new and unfamiliar, CLOUD...
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Review: Cloud Atlas

PLOT: A multi-narrative epic, following the evolution of a group of souls throughout hundreds of years- from the adventures of a 19th century slave trader, to two dueling composers in pre-WW2 Britain, to a journalist fighting a corrupt corporation in the 1970's, to a synthetic human in 24th century Seoul, to a post-apocalyptic tribesman who battles to protect his family....
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