In lieu of a trailer today, here are the gathered Super Bowl ads that ran during the game yesterday for Disney’s upcoming flicks
What examples can you think of in which the choice of actor in a particular role adds to a movie’s joke? (Inspired by an aspect of Mirror Mirror.)
Katniss Everdeen. Snow White. Lisbeth Salander. Are we finally starting to see heroine’s journeys?
Because he’s so darn cute in Mirror Mirror…
It’s astonishing how little crazy one needs to bring to a movie at the moment to make it leap out as fresh and distinctive.
Am I getting a little Princess Bride vibe? Dare I hope?
If there’s one thing that comes across stridently and passionately from Clint Eastwood’s curiously blah biopic J. Edgar, it is this: Leonardo DiCaprio really wants an Oscar.
Disney shuts down production on The Lone Ranger over budget concerns even though it seems like a sure thing. Have we finally hit a ceiling on production costs?
Plus, Avatar sex toys, Cory Doctorow on the real cost of free, how the rich buy journalists, and more.
The Social Network isn’t overly concerned with the obvious irony: ha ha, an antisocial nerd invented the most popular social-networking Web site on the planet. As Fincher frames it, Zuckerberg’s loneliness is hardly ironic. It is, in fact, inherent in the mindset that got him to where he is…