Emma Watson’s ‘Belle’ An “Activist” In ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Beauty and the Beast, one of this year's most anticipated films, may be a grand romance and adventure. However, it also manages to subtly spotlight the importance of reading and expanding one's knowledge and imagination. Audio from Emma Watson, as she talks about how Paige O'Hara influenced her as a child, is found after the … Continue reading Emma Watson’s ‘Belle’ An “Activist” In ‘Beauty and the Beast’

Trailer: ‘Beauty and The Beast’ Debuts With New Images

The new trailer to Disney's live-action adaptation of Beauty and the Beast has debuted, and the trailer's pretty excellent. The picture, starring Emma Watson and Dan Stevens as the titular characters, is directed by Bill Condon (Dreamgirls, Mr. Holmes). The trailer, as well as images from the film, are available after the jump. Co-starring Luke Evans … Continue reading Trailer: ‘Beauty and The Beast’ Debuts With New Images

‘Regression’ With Emma Watson And Ethan Hawke Hits Blu-Ray In May

  Movies such as The Others, The Sea Inside, and Open Your Eyes (which was later remade by Cameron Crowe with Vanilla Sky) has showcased the storytelling acumen of filmmaker Alejandro Amenábar, and his latest film Regression hits Blu-ray, DVD, and On Demand May 10. Set amidst a wintry 1990 Minnesota, a detective (Ethan Hawke) … Continue reading ‘Regression’ With Emma Watson And Ethan Hawke Hits Blu-Ray In May

‘Noah’ Aims To Surprise Moviegoers With Darren Aronofsky’s Vision

Darren Aronofsky's unique and singular vision has served him well with Black Swan and Requiem for a Dream, yet one wonders if audience members will give Noah a lukewarm reception due to its subject matter. Biblical epics definitely have their place in cinema, yet the filmmaker's previous stab at a far reaching, humanistic epic (The … Continue reading ‘Noah’ Aims To Surprise Moviegoers With Darren Aronofsky’s Vision

‘Noah’ Pre-Game Super Bowl Spot Comes Up Snake Eyes

The good news is director Darren Aronofsky (Black Swan, The Wrestler) has only helmed superior work, and his most ambitious effort, the life affirming tale The Fountain, is ridiculously underrated. But will Aronofsky's cerebral approach fit into Noah, a film of biblical (literally) proportions? Russell Crowe stars as Noah, the man who's called by God to build … Continue reading ‘Noah’ Pre-Game Super Bowl Spot Comes Up Snake Eyes