Million Dollar Arm: The worst face of Disney

‘Million Dollar Arm’, directed by Craig Gillespie is one of the largest cases of deception in recent months. The director is interesting enough to give him a vote of confidence, and what he has showed us is his entire and absolute selling to the mainstream and the most conservative and tendentious Disney ideology. The cast is full of actors’ solvents, more than that. Let us note: Jon Hamm, Bill Paxton and Alan Arkin. It is sufficient to justify the viewing of the film, and even the payment of an entry.

Million Dollar Arm

The story is well kneaded in American cinema and it’s believed global superiority. A sports agent, to the brink of ruin, the India cricket leagues just the perfect players for his baseball team. Two kids who know poverty and injustice of this world firsthand. But nothing happens. The great Yankee society opens its doors to see their personal dreams fulfilled, however, in their world of lollipop, rainbow, happy princes and other elements of the American way of life today. Based on true events, eye. Continue reading

‘The Prince’, that action film of 25 years ago

‘The Prince’ (id, Brian A. Miller, 2014) is a film that will surely stop by our billboard unnoticed, imagine drawing closer to the former than the latter. We just have to borrow the figure of Bruce Willis, here an important supporting role in trying to change its image in the underrated action movie, to see that the character that Jason Patric gives life falls squarely within the model of action hero introduced in those years of actors such as Willis.

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In those years, certain key players in this subgenre, always unjustly undervalued, were led by even more imperative names. Surnames like McTiernan, Cameron or Donner gave personality products which, in the hands of others, would have fallen into oblivion. Brian A. Miller is a complete stranger with a filmography also unknown to the public. Continue reading

The Gambler: Trailer and poster for the interesting remake with Mark Whalberg

Despite the much improved poster, with Paramount Pictures need to leave clear that Mark Wahlberg is the star, this movie looks pretty good. You can check it by taking a look at the first trailer for ‘The Gambler’ expected second work of Rupert Wyatt, the director of the wonderful ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’.

The Gambler

This production of Paramount Pictures is a remake of ‘The Player’ (‘The Gambler’, Karel Reisz, 1974) has written to William Monahan, screenwriter of one of the best remakes that have never been made. ‘Infiltrators’ (‘The Departed’, Martin Scorsese, 2006). John Goodman, Brie Larson, Michael K. Williams and Jessica Lange complete the cast headed by Wahlberg, who lost weight about 30 kilos for this role (to Oscar hunt?). Continue reading

Goodbye Oscar de la Renta, the king of the red carpet

Comes the sad news of the death of Oscar de la Renta, one of the most important fashion designers in the world and essential name to the world of cinema and its red carpet. Disciple of Balenciaga and Antonio del Castillo, the designer of Dominican origin was died in the United States at the age of 82 after suffering from cancer since 2006.

Oscar de la Renta

Penelope Cruz, Amy Adams, Cameron Diaz, Nicole Kidman, Oprah Winfrey, Kristen Stewart or Sarah Jessica Parker are just some of the stars who have worn designs by Oscar de la Renta on the red carpet: female dresses, tail, mermaid cuts and tight corset. Continue reading

James Gunn hints at new signings for ‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2′

Guardians of the Galaxy of Marvel has grossed over $732 million worldwide and its director, James Gunn, is already working on the sequel, Guardians of the Galaxy 2, which will be released in the US next 28 July 2017.

James Gunn

Now, Gunn has spoken to the sequel, and although it does not say too much, yes that says enough, such that there could be new additions to the team. Continue reading

Fury wins the battle of the box office

Fury, the new film starring Brad Pitt, diving gore in the horror of the end of World War II, won the battle right out of the North American box office, according to preliminary figures released Sunday by Exhibitor Relations.

Fury

The film very raw and violent, already adapted video game, reported $23.5 million in its first weekend of operation.

It crushes and dethroned Ben Affleck, suspicion for the disappearance of his wife in Gone Girl, which however roundup $17.8 million after two weeks on the screens (total 107 million). Continue reading

After Hunger Games, Jena Malone could play Robin in Batman V Superman

We suspected since early August that Jena Malone was part of the cast of Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice. The 29 years actress dragged on set with director Zack Snyder, who had already directed her in Sucker Punch in 2011. But the television channel of Michigan WILX, who was reporting on the shooting of Dawn of Justice, feels able to reveal the role of Jena: that of Robin, Batman’s faithful crew (Ben Affleck).

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For now, this is just a rumor, but Warner studio would be bringing complaint against the listed which would have disclosed information in breach of his confidentiality agreement. Continue reading

Stephen Frears honored at London Film Festival

British director Stephen Frears was honored for his entire career at the London Film Festival, where the Russian film Leviathan took home the prize for best film.

Stephen Frears

Promoted in the (Fellowship) Brotherhood of the British Film Institute (BFI), the 73 years director, behind Philomena, The Queen and Dangerous Liaisons, joked about the fact that this distinction made him feel “old”.

“It is not yet over”, he said, adding that he had “almost finished” his latest film, a biopic about the American cyclist Lance Armstrong. Continue reading

Leonardo DiCaprio teams up with Netflix for a documentary on gorillas

Hollywood actor Leonardo DiCaprio has partnered with video-on-demand service Netflix to produce a documentary on gorillas of East Africa, an endangered species.

Leonardo DiCaprio with Netflix

Leonardo DiCaprio, who in addition to his work on screen is “messenger of peace” of the UN in the fight against global warming, is one of the producers of Virunga. According to Netflix, the movie stars “both of the investigative journalism that the documentary” and is directed by Orlando von Einsiedel.

Virunga follows a team of forest guards in the Democratic Republic of the Congo “taken in the middle of the poachers, militias, and economic interests in the oldest national park in Africa”, explains Netflix. Continue reading

The surprising poster of Big Eyes by Tim Burton

Amy Adams and Christoph Waltz paint their obsession on the poster for the next Tim Burton.

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Tim Burton has unveiled the poster for his upcoming film Big Eyes on his Facebook page. We already waiting the film like the return of the Burton that we love so much, that of Ed Wood and Edward in the hands of money, after the lazy command films where his style is more than process (after the highly profitable Alice in Wonderland and the least profitable Dark Shadows). Continue reading