Monday, March 22, 2010

La Mission ~ Pili Montilla from LATV interviews Benjamin and Peter Bratt

It's going down in Hollywood - La Mission Press Day!



Enjoy the trailer! La Mission hits theaters 4/9

Clash of the Titans - Fan kit



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Clash of the Titans "fan kit" it was launched on their official website and it’s awesome!!! It’s filled with downloadable buddy icons, screensavers, wall papers, web banners, twitter skins and a profile generator. It's awesome!!

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Clash of the Titans - In Theaters April 2nd!

Saw VI - Mike's Netflix Movie 411



I had the chance to watch this one late last night. I must say - it definitely got the job done...as soon as it started...BAM! People cutting their arms off - cutting their belly from their body...loved it!! The movie pretty much starts off where the last one ended. The Jigsaw murders are still happening and people are still having to see their evil ways. If your looking for some crazy, bloody, jacked up scenes...and your a fan of the other films...definitely check out Saw VI.

Have a great week!

Sunday, March 21, 2010

Picked up this weekend...







New Movies in da mail...

It was Christmas at my house today...here's what I got from Mr. Netflix!






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Weekend Box Office!

Movie/Weekend/Gross

Alice in Wonderland $34.5M $266M
Diary of a Wimpy Kid $21.8M $21.8M
The Bounty Hunter $21M $21M
Repo Men $6.15M $6.15M
She's Out of My League $6.01M $20M
Green Zone $5.96M $24.7M
Shutter Island $4.75M $116M
Avatar $4M $737M
Our Family Wedding $3.8M $13.7M
Remember Me $3.28M $13.9M

Wednesday, March 17, 2010

City Island - Letter from Director



by writer/director Raymond De Felitta
Dear Film Club Members,
As an ardent New Yorker and life-long (practically) Manhattan-ite, I've often needed reminding that there is a big world outside of Manhattan Island.

But when I started making my own films in New York, I began to notice that most New York movies are actually mis-labeled; really they should be called Manhattan movies. Only when Spike Lee began to venture regularly into the lives of the residents of Brooklyn did mainstream audiences begin to sense how much life exists in the outer-boroughs and how unrepresentative most New York movies are.

In 2000, I made a film called Two Family House which explored life in Staten Island in the 1950s among a tight knit Italian-American enclave. I didn't think there was anything unusual about portraying this group of folks˜it was a story and group of people I grew up around and wished to explore.

So I was surprised when, upon the films release, I found myself praised for having depicted Italian-Americans who weren't gangsters. Similarly a number of critics mentioned how refreshing it was to see a New York movie with no Manhattan in it. To me, the outer-boroughs of New York are, in fact, the center of the city˜the homes of the people who make the place run: the cops, firemen, teachers, secretaries, roadworkers, shopowners. These are the true New Yorkers. Many of them live in the Bronx˜a large and often misunderstood borough (it happens to be where my family comes from). And within the Bronx lay a "secret" that I was privileged to discover˜one which gave me the foundation for a movie.

City Island is that secret˜a place that even hard core New Yorkers like myself might not know exists. City Island is a fishing village located in the Bronx˜and if that sounds incongruous, you ought to see the place for yourself. About a mile long, jutting out into the sound, it feels like a New England fishing village that somehow got towed into the wrong port. It's a place where time stands still, where the residents all know each other and their families, where the true life acquatic is lived... Read more

SPECIAL APPEARANCE BY ACTOR ANDY GARCIA!
CITY ISLAND starts Friday, March 19 at The Landmark. Andy Garcia, who stars as the film's patriarch, will appear in person at The Landmark on Saturday, March 20 after the 7:25pm show!

CITY ISLAND:

Set in a quaint fishing community on the outskirts of New York City, City Island is a hilarious and touching tale about a family whose comfortable co-existence is upended by surprising revelations of past secrets and present day lies. Vince Rizzo (Andy Garcia) is a lifelong resident of the tiny, tradition-steeped Bronx enclave of City Island. A family man who makes his living as a corrections officer, Vince longs to become an actor. Ashamed to admit his aspirations to his family, Vince would rather let his fiery wife Joyce (Julianna Margulies) believe his weekly poker games are a cover for an extramarital affair than admit he's secretly taking acting classes in Manhattan. When Vince is asked to reveal his biggest secret in class, he inadvertently sets off a chaotic chain of events that turns his mundane suburban life upside down. Inspired by the exercise, he decides to bring his long-lost ex-con son Tony (Steven Strait) home to meet the family, and it soon becomes clear that everyone˜including his college student daughter (Dominik GarcĂ­a-Lorido), teenaged son Vinnie, Jr. (Ezra Miller), charismatic acting partner (Emily Mortimer) and drama coach (Alan Arkin)˜has something to hide. Written and directed by Raymond De Felitta (The Thing About My Folks, 'Tis Autumn: The Search for Jackie Paris).

CITY ISLAND TOTE BAG GIVEAWAY!
CITY ISLAND starts Friday, March 19 at The Landmark. The first 25 ticket holders to enter the auditorium at any showing of CITY ISLAND on Friday, March 19 and Saturday, March 20 will receive a complimentary CITY ISLAND tote bag! (While quantities last.)

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Sunday, March 14, 2010

The Thing - 411

Antarctica: an extraordinary continent of awesome beauty. It is also home to an isolated outpost where a discovery full of scientific possibility becomes a mission of survival when an alien is unearthed by a crew of international scientists. The shape-shifting creature, accidentally unleashed at this marooned colony, has the ability to turn itself into a perfect replica of any living being. It can look just like you or me, but inside, it remains inhuman. In the thriller The Thing, paranoia spreads like an epidemic among a group of researchers as they’re infected, one by one, by a mystery from another planet.

Paleontologist Kate Lloyd (Mary Elizabeth Winstead) has traveled to the desolate region for the expedition of her lifetime. Joining a Norwegian scientific team that has stumbled across an extraterrestrial ship buried in the ice, she discovers an organism that seems to have died in the crash eons ago. But it is about to wake up.

When a simple experiment frees the alien from its frozen prison, Kate must join the crew’s pilot, Carter (Joel Edgerton), to keep it from killing them off one at a time. And in this vast, intense land, a parasite that can mimic anything it touches will pit human against human as it tries to survive and flourish.

The Thing serves as a prelude to John Carpenter’s classic 1982 film of the same name.


Genre: Thriller
Cast: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Joel Edgerton
Directed by: Matthijs van Heijningen
Writers: Ronald D. Moore, Eric Heisserer
Produced by: Marc Abraham, Eric Newman
Executive Producers: J. Miles Dale, David Foster, Lawrence Turman

SANCTUM

The 3-D action-thriller Sanctum, from executive producer James Cameron, follows a team of underwater cave divers on a treacherous expedition to the largest, most beautiful and least accessible cave system on Earth. When a tropical storm forces them deep into the caverns, they must fight raging water, deadly terrain and creeping panic as they search for an unknown escape route to the sea.

Master diver Frank McGuire (Richard Roxburgh) has explored the South Pacific’s Esa-ala Caves for months. But when his exit is cut off in a flash flood, Frank’s team—including 17-year-old son Josh (Rhys Wakefield) and financier Carl Hurley (Ioan Gruffudd)—are forced to radically alter plans. With dwindling supplies, the crew must navigate an underwater labyrinth to make it out. Soon, they are confronted with the unavoidable question: Can they survive, or will they be trapped forever?

Shot on location off the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, Sanctum employs 3-D photography techniques Cameron developed to lens Avatar. Designed to operate in extreme environments, the technology used to shoot the action-thriller will bring audiences on a breathless journey across plunging cliffs and into the furthest reaches of our subterranean world.

Monday, March 8, 2010

Legend of the Guardians - Trailer



Yeahhh...this movie looks awesome!!!!


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The Crazies - Mike's Movie 411



The Crazies...not going to lie - I had been waiting for this one - I'm all about zombie flicks - if it looks like a zombie flick - I'm watching it. (LOL) The movie reminded me of Cabin Fever - another favorite of mine. Well, I'm not going to spoil it for ya people - but - there's this town - "something" happens...and...well, things start happening to the people of this lovely town - - whatever it is - its making the people nuts...CRAZZZYYY!! Not going to lie - while I was watching it - I was thinking to myself, "Mike, could this really happen?" and I told myself - "Yep, it sure could!!" DAMN DAMN DAMN!~

The Crazies is definitely a movie worth checking out - it's got plenty of blood - and fellas - the ladies will definitely be jumping in yo lap!!! (LOL)

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Shutter Island - Mike's Movie 411



Martin and Leo team up once again in Shutter Island. You know when they team up - it's going to be a damn good movie!! WORD! It's about two Federal U.S. Marshall's who investigate a disappearance at a criminally insane hospital...and this hospital - is on a island. Yeah, pretty nuts. Come on peeps - - check out the trailer - you'll see what I'm talking about!!!

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Cop Out - Mike's Movie 411



Cop Out - already in theaters...Funnnyyyy flick here...if your looking to laugh anytime soon - visit your closet theater location! (LOL) - Tracy Morgan's a nut! Bruce Willis is a pimp! Nuff said!!

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The Hurt Locker - Mike's Netflix Movie 411



It won Oscars all night! The Hurt Locker is definitely a movie you need to check out. Good luck renting it on NetFlix - my boy John has been waiting like FOREVER!! (LOL)
You might be better off buying the movie!! (LOL) Don't worry - it's worth adding it to your DVD collection.


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Alice in Wonderland - Mike's Movie 411



Not much to say about Alice in Wonderland - LOL - this weekend it made 116 MILLION ~ crazy numbers!! Who hasn't seen it? Tim Burton is mad crazy...Johnny Depp is dope! Tha Red Queen - ROCKS! This movie definately takes you on a ride. Everyone of my friend's whose seen it - "2 thumbs up!"

If you haven't seen Alice in Wonderland - go check it out!

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Top 10 Video Rentals

1 Law Abiding Citizen
2 Couples Retreat
3 The Time Traveler's Wife
4 The Informant!
5 Zombieland
6 Cirque du Freak: The Vampire's Assistant
7 The Box
8 The Stepfather
9 Sorority Row
10 Love Happens


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Weekend Box Office!

Movie/Weekend/Gross

Alice in Wonderland $116M $116M
Brooklyn's Finest $13.5M $13.5M
Shutter Island $13.3M $95.8M
Cop Out $9.14M $32.4M
Avatar $7.7M $720M
The Crazies $7.02M $27.4M
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief $5.1M $78M
Valentine's Day $4.27M $106M
Crazy Heart $3.35M $29.6M
Dear John $2.85M $76.7M


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Sunday, March 7, 2010

Jackie Earle Haley Talks Playing Freddy Krueger



Last June, along with several other genre journos, I had the opportunity to visit the Chicago set of Platinum Dunes A Nightmare on Elm Street reboot. You can read my full set visit report here. Below you'll find the bulk of a very revealing conversation we had with Jackie Earle Haley aka your new Freddy Krueger. Hit the jump for our full discussion and a big thanks to my fellow journos for all of their great questions! Platinum Dunes A Nightmare on Elm Street hits theaters April 30th, 2010.

Q. Robert Englund once said that Freddy Krueger’s glove was the instant circumcision kit. Have you ever had any mishaps?

JEH: That’s a good line. Yeah, I constantly worry about that, but so far there’s only been one time where I had to call Andrew, the designer of this make-up, so that I could ask, ‘Did I just cut into this appliance?’

Q. How does it feel under there?

JEH: It’s pretty encumbering. All of this stuff is just glued from here all the way to the back. Every square inch of my back has got appliances glued to it. It feels like crap when you’re sitting around, but it’s kind of oddly motivating for the character between action and cut because it’s just such a weird feeling. I’ve got fake fingertips over here and the glove over here. I’ve got a cloudy contact and I can’t see out of this eye at all and this one’s bloody and I can kind of see out of it and of course I don’t have my glasses so the whole experience is just this weird thing, but it oddly helps for Freddy once we’re moving.

Q. Are you a fan of the originals?

JEH: I wasn’t a huge horror fan growing up. Certain ones I really loved and I do remember being very intrigued by this one. I actually saw the first one in the theater and I dug it. The whole concept was just really neat. Of this group of monsters from the mid-‘80s, he was always the most interesting to me because there was some depth to him that drew me in. It made me curious what made this guy tick, as opposed to the other one’s where it was just kind of masks and people running at you.

Q. Did you go back to it before this?

JEH: Yeah, I re-watched the first one and I’ve seen bits and pieces of the other ones. The process is like, ‘Wow, should I pour through every bit of this?’ For a while I was even like, ‘Should I even watch any of it.’ Then I decided it was probably a good idea to watch the first one and I’m glad I did. It really got me back into everything that was going on and I think that’s the one that we’re mostly paying homage to and redoing.

Q. Freddy is one of the few monsters that actually talks. How long did you work on the voice?

JEH: It’s me. A lot. Trying different things, just providing information to my conscious level so that the subconscious could kind of brew on it. You know, while I’m driving around different sounds would come out. I really found it motivating to go with this face into the mirror and just kind of play around a little bit.

Q. What was the deciding factor to take this because in Watchmen your face is also obliterated.

JEH: I’m trying to become Lon Chaney. I’ve got 998 more roles to go. You know, I first heard about it on the internet. People were suggesting me for the part and it immediately grabbed my attention because the character was so iconic. The more I thought about it, I was like, ‘Well how could you not play Freddy Krueger?’ It’s just such an incredible opportunity. Fun and different, to get to do this kind of genre film is neat.

Q. Do you worry about being locked into playing Freddy Krueger for years?

JEH: Well, you know, I’m signed on for a few of them, so I think it could be great. Aside from the few I’m signed on to do, we’ll have to see where we’re at.

Q. Obviously the plan would be to keep it dark it would seem as opposed to say, hosting MTV specials in makeup like Robert Englund did.

JEH: No but it’s certainly fun playing the part and working on the film. It’s a kick.

Q. How long does the makeup take?

JEH: I think we’ve got it down to like three hours and twenty minutes. Today was about four and a half hours because we added the top. A lot of times this doesn’t need to be here because I’m wearing the hat. It’s great when this isn’t here because I can get a little air into my brain.

Q. Can you talk about the process of it? What do they do first?

JEH: It’s a bunch of different appliance pieces that were designed by Andrew Clement, you know the whole look. And then they break it down into several pieces and they kind of put it on one at a time, these various pieces, and then they blend all of the edges together and slowly blend it into this one piece. At the end of the night it takes about 50 minutes, so still an hour to go when everybody’s done. At the end of the day, it literally looks like it’s all one piece just because it’s all melded together. It’s really fascinating what they’ve done.

Q. Does sitting in the chair all those hours make you reconsider the part or are you getting used to it?

JEH: You know, I’m getting used to it now. The first few times I was kind of thinking, ‘Oh man, what have I done?’ But then when I saw the pictures, because you know I can see in the mirror but I wear glasses and everything’s a little fuzzy. The next day I had my glasses on and Andrew showed me some pictures and it’s like, that’s worth it. It’s such an incredible new look. You just kind of picture this with all of the Freddy elements that we know - the hat and the sweater and the glove and the whole thing. This is just grounded in a little more reality I think. It’s bad-ass. It really made it worth it. Slowly over time I’ve been getting a little more acclimated. At first I had no filter. They’d throw all this makeup on and I’d go out and I’d lost my political filter. So I slowly got used to this and I’m more of a normal human being.

Q. Did you shoot in the makeup first before the scenes of Freddy out of makeup pre-accident?

JEH: I think one of the first things we shot was pre-burn Fred just coincidentally. I mean, they are kind of oddly separate. They are kind of related. In a sense it’s the same guy but it’s before the transition, before the metamorphosis. So I think, a lot of what Fred was drove who Freddy is, but there’s still different beings in there.

Q. You mentioned becoming the new Lon Chaney, but you are actually carving out a niche as these psychologically damaged characters. Are these fun for you to play?

JEH: I think what I was playing before was tortured souls, so I figured in this one I’d play the torturing soul.

Q. What is Freddy’s demeanor like?

JEH: I think he’s a bit more serious than what we’ve seen before.

Q. So he’s not as gleefully evil? What’s his intent as he’s stalking these people?

JEH: Well, I’ll leave it at, it’s probably a little darker, a little more seriousness. There’s some of that gleefulness, but it’s probably a little more serious. A little more pissed.

Q. Vengeful?

JEH: Perhaps, yeah.

Q. How much more do we get to know Freddy as opposed to the original series?
JEH: I think everything we’re doing is definitely related. But I do think we delve in a little bit more and we learn a little bit more. But it’s based on stuff that we’ve learned prior.

Q. Have you gotten some looks at what will fill in the neon green (referring to the green patch on his face that will be filled in later with CG!)?

JEH: Ah, yeah, I think it’s gonna be kind of like what you guys saw earlier, just with a little more depth and stuff moving around a little, I hope. I wouldn’t be surprised if you saw a little vein jumping here or there.

Q.Have they told you how quickly they’re going to move on an Elm St. 2?

JEH: I have no idea.

FEAR NET
by Lawrence P. Raffel, Wed., Mar. 3, 2010 8:00 AM PST

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Trick 'R' Treat - Mike's NetFlix Movie 411

I watched this one after the club last night - I must say...I was a little confused in the beginning - but - then it all came together. (LOL)

Trick 'R' Treat is a dope little horror movie - kind of reminded me a little movie called, Creepshow. The movie takes place in this little town - where it's Halloween...basically like 4-5 little stories that all wrap in one. Ain't going to lie - it's a little freaky - with the little dude running around.

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‘THE ALICE IN WONDERLAND DICTIONARY’

An A-Z feature on all relevant things you need to know about Alice and the language used in the film, e.g. list words like ‘Jabberwocky’, etc.

THE “ALICE IN WONDERLAND” DICTIONARY
“Alice in Wonderland” is the latest film from director Tim Burton. As you would expect from the man behind “Edward Scissorhands” and “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory,” Burton has taken an already fantastical story, full of well-known characters like the Mad Hatter and the Cheshire Cat, and put his own highly original spin on it. Impress your friends with your knowledge of the Mad Hatter and the Bandersnatch and never again confuse the Red and White Queens.

ALICE - A 19-year-old woman contemplating her future. An independent soul, she feels trapped in the narrow-minded views of women in aristocratic Victorian London. Alice Kingsleigh is uncertain how to balance her dreams with other people’s expectations. Following the death of her beloved father, she attends a garden party with her mother and sister, although, unbeknownst to her, it’s been planned as her engagement party. Just as the arrogant and dull Hamish Ascot proposes to her, Alice spots a White Rabbit wearing a waistcoat and pocket watch scurrying across the grounds. She rushes off after the furry fellow, tumbling down a rabbit hole and into Underland, a place she first visited as a child (and called Wonderland)—though she has no memory of it or its inhabitants. Alice nevertheless reunites with her childhood friends, including Absolem the caterpillar, the Cheshire Cat, Tweedledee and Tweedledum, and of course, the Mad Hatter—and seeks her true destiny.

BANDERSNATCH - A disgusting, drooling, foul-smelling creature with a big filthy body, and the squashed, teeth-baring face of a rabid bulldog. As Alice will discover to her cost, the Bandersnatch has very sharp claws.

CHESHIRE CAT - A dapper tabby with the ability to appear and disappear. He is all calm, casual sensuality with a seductive grin that masks his cowardice. It’s the cat’s disembodied head that first appears to Alice in Tulgey Wood after she’s been attacked by the vicious Bandersnatch. He offers to purify the gashes on her arm by licking them. Alice declines, although she allows him to lead her to the Hatter’s Tea Party where the Hatter blames him for deserting them on the day the Red Queen seized control of Underland. Using his skills and the Hatter’s coveted top hat, Chessur later finds a way to redeem himself.

DODO - one of the first residents of Underland Alice sees upon entering the fantastical world. One of the oldest Underland inhabitants, the Dodo wears eye-glasses and carries a walking stick. Both quiet and wise, he stops his friends bickering over Alice’s true identity by suggesting they bring her to the even wiser Absolem.

DOWNAL WYTH BLUDDY BEHG HID- Down with the Red Queen, the slogan of the Mad Hatter and his cohorts who wish to overthrow the malevolent ruler.
“EAT ME / DRINK ME” - Be careful what you eat or drink in Underland or else you could dramatically change shape or size. At the start of her latest adventures Alice encounters a bottle labelled “DRINK ME”—its contents shrink her—and a cake with the words “EAT ME” iced on top which makes her grow.

FUTTERWACKEN: The Underlanders’ dance of unbridled joy.

GRIN - See Cheshire Cat.

HARE, MARCH - The March Hare may be as mad as his friend the Mad Hatter, whose Tea Parties he hosts at Hare House. He is paranoid and anxious and is constantly wringing his paws and ears and has a thing for tossing teapots.

IRACEBETH - Otherwise known as the Red Queen, Iracebeth is the tyrannical monarch of Underland. With her fiery temper and propensity to scream for people’s heads to be chopped off, she rules her subjects through fear.

JABBERWOCKY - is tall as a dinosaur with reptilian wings, scales, long sharp claws, a pronged tail and a vest. This ferocious hissing beast is a favorite weapon of the Red Queen and will stand between Alice and her ultimate destiny.

KNAVE OF HEARTS - Also known as Ilosovic Stayne, the Knave of Hearts is the head of the Red Queen’s army. He is very, very tall and has a scarred face and a heart-shaped patch covering his left eye.

LEWIS CARROLL – The British author of the two books “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland” and “Through the Looking Glass & What Alice Found There” that inspired Tim Burton’s film. The first book was published in 1865 and immediately became one of the best sellers of its day. Although the two Alice books are now close to a 150 years old, they have never been out of print and have been translated into more than 100 languages.

MAD HATTER, THE - On her return visit to Wonderland, Alice discovers a little more about the eccentric Mad Hatter. Perhaps Alice’s one true friend in the fantastical underground kingdom, the Mad Hatter was once the official and proud hat-maker for the White Queen but has since been affected by mercury poisoning, an unfortunate side effect of the hat-making process. Whether he is entirely mad or not is open to question. Anyway, as the Cheshire Cat likes to point out, “We’re all mad here.”

NOSE - The most talented nose in Underland belongs to Bayard the Bloodhound, who is an unwilling accomplice to the Red Queen and assigned to track down members of the resistance. He becomes one of Alice’s closest allies.

ORACULUM - The Oraculum is an ancient document that records every major event, past, present and future in Underland’s history. It is guarded by the all-knowing caterpillar, Absolem.

PISHSALVER – potion that makes Alice shrink; see DRINK ME

QUEEN, THE WHITE - Also known as Mirana, The White Queen is the pretty younger sister of the terrifying Red Queen, but while she appears to be all sweetness and light on the surface, there is a hint of darkness underneath. Alice had better watch out when the White Queen takes her under her wing.

RIDDLES - As well as poetry, the inhabitants of Underland are very fond of complicated riddles. Most famous of all is the riddle the Mad Hatter asks Alice: “Why is a raven like a writing desk?” Unfortunately the Mad Hatter never tells Alice the answer.

SUGAR - The Mad Hatter may be a bit loopy but even he probably wouldn’t forget to serve sugar at one of his famous tea parties, where frequent guests include the March Hare and the Dormouse and none of the cups and saucers ever get washed. “It’s always tea-time, and we’ve no time to wash the things between whiles,” the Hatter explains.

TWEEDLEDEE AND TWEEDLEDUM - Tweedledee and Tweedlum are rotund twin brothers who constantly disagree with each other and whose confusing chatter makes little sense to anyone but them.

UNDERLAND - On Alice’s second tumble down the rabbit hole, she finds herself in the same fantastical land she visited when she was a small child but she discovers that last time she misheard the name. The Red Queen’s kingdom is called “Underland” not “Wonderland.”

UPELKUCHEN – cake that makes Alice grow; see “EAT ME”
V - ”V” is for “Vah-she-kov-ska”, which is how you pronounce the last name of “Alice in Wonderland” star Mia Wasikowska, a former ballerina turned actress who was born in Australia.

WHITE RABBIT, THE - The White Rabbit always worried about being late, always in a hurry, always rushing about. Charged with finding Alice and bringing her back to Underland so that she can fulfill her destiny, he shows up at her garden party in an effort to lure her back down the rabbit hole.

Zzzz – is the sound you can hear sometimes when dormice sleep. In the film Mallymkun, the dormouse, is a swashbuckling mouse in Underland who wears riding breeches. She refuses to believe that the White Rabbit has found the right Alice, the one who can help return Underland to its true splendor, and is only too happy to poke poor Alice in the ankle with a hat pin when Alice insists she’s only dreaming. But the tough little mouse comes through in a pinch when Alice is threatened by a clawing creature called a Bandersnatch. Her loyalty to the Hatter is unmatched, and she willingly faces the prospect of death to stand by him.

“Alice in Wonderland” will be in the movie theatres NOW!


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Thursday, March 4, 2010

A Nightmare on Elm Street



“A Nightmare on Elm Street”

The film opens nationwide on April 30th, 2010. For more information, please visit the official site at:

http://www.nightmareonelmstreet.com/

Sweet dreams…


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Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Green Zone - New Stills!



Official Website: http://www.greenzonemovie.com

Green Zone Synopsis:
Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum, United 93) re-team for their latest electrifying thriller in Green Zone, a film set in the chaotic early days of the Iraqi War when no one could be trusted and every decision could detonate unforeseen consequences.
During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller (Damon) and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that inverts the purpose of their mission.
Spun by operatives with intersecting agendas, Miller must hunt through covert and faulty intelligence hidden on foreign soil for answers that will either clear a rogue regime or escalate a war in an unstable region. And at this blistering time and in this combustible place, he will find the most elusive weapon of all is the truth.
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Monday, March 1, 2010

Features for Universal Pictures' GREEN ZONE starring Matt Damon, directed by Paul Greengrass!

**NEW WEBSITE Features!**

Navigate the Green Zone Feature:
During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, soldiers searched for deadly chemical agents, rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next. Be sure to take time to Navigate the Green Zone! Visit the Official Site for all things GREEN ZONE and explore the brand new terrain. Uncover new features from the film, including downloads, trailers, production notes, and an exciting new photo gallery. Be careful, because you never know what truths you may discover. (http://www.greenzonemovie.com/site.html )


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Green Zone releases in theaters March 12, 2010!
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Green Zone Sponsored Branded Badge on Social Vibe:
Take the movie quiz and support the IAVA Charity - Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America. (http://www.socialvibe.com/#/ sponsors/50)




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Release Date: March 12, 2010
Genre: Thriller
Rating: R
Cast: Matt Damon, Greg Kinnear, Amy Ryan, Brendan Gleeson, Jason Isaacs, Khalid Abdalla
Directed by: Paul Greengrass
Written By: Brian Helgeland
Produced by: Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner, Lloyd Levin
Executive Producers: Debra Hayward, Liza Chasin
Official Website: http://www.greenzonemovie.com


Green Zone Synopsis:
Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass (The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum, United 93) re-team for their latest electrifying thriller in Green Zone, a film set in the chaotic early days of the Iraqi War when no one could be trusted and every decision could detonate unforeseen consequences.
During the U.S.-led occupation of Baghdad in 2003, Chief Warrant Officer Roy Miller (Damon) and his team of Army inspectors were dispatched to find weapons of mass destruction believed to be stockpiled in the Iraqi desert. Rocketing from one booby-trapped and treacherous site to the next, the men search for deadly chemical agents but stumble instead upon an elaborate cover-up that inverts the purpose of their mission.
Spun by operatives with intersecting agendas, Miller must hunt through covert and faulty intelligence hidden on foreign soil for answers that will either clear a rogue regime or escalate a war in an unstable region. And at this blistering time and in this combustible place, he will find the most elusive weapon of all is the truth.
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Become a Fan of Green Zone on Facebook! http://www.facebook.com/GreenZone
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Official Green Zone Downloads
Trailer.mov:
http://pr.mammothnyc.com/greenzone/GZ_Trailer_MOV.zip
Trailer.wmv:
http://pr.mammothnyc.com/greenzone/GZ_Trailer_WMV.zip

Featurette:
http://pr.mammothnyc.com/greenzone/GZ_Featurette.zip
Stills:
http://pr.mammothnyc.com/greenzone/GZ_Stills.zip
Official Poster:
http://pr.mammothnyc.com/greenzone/GZ_Poster.zip
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Visit the Official Green Zone Site for more updates and information! http://www.greenzonemovie.com/


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Weekend Box Office!

Title Weekend Gross
Shutter Island $22.2M $75.1M
Cop Out $18.6M $18.6M
The Crazies $16.5M $16.5M
Avatar $14M $707M
Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief $9.8M $71.2M
Valentine's Day $9.51M $100M
Dear John $5M $72.6M
The Wolfman $4.12M $57.2M
Tooth Fairy $3.45M $53.9M
Crazy Heart $2.54M $25.1M