Archive | April, 2009

X-tra, X-tra – Wolverine review

X-Men Origins: Wolverine – Starring Hugh Jackman, Liev Schreiber and Danny Huston. Directed by Gavin Hood. Rated M for action violence. 100 mins. So much for a clean slate. After the immensely negative fan reaction towards the 3rd installment of the X-Men franchise, Fox Studios decided to go back to square one with the origin […]

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See Megan Fox go corset-crazy in Jonah Hex

source: moviegab.net The first images of Megan Fox dressed in western-garb for Jimmy Hex have landed online. And of course, she looks ridiculously attractive. You can see the rest here. Fox will play Leila, a gun-wielding beauty and love-interest of Josh Brolin‘s Jimmy Hex, a disfigured bounty hunter in the middle of the Wild West. […]

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Nolan’s Inception scores cast of the year

source: hollywoodreporter.com The Dark Knight director Christopher Nolan has put together a cast of Oscar-winners, cult heroes and breaking superstars for his next film Inception. Michael Caine, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Cillian Murphy will join the previously cast Leonardo DiCaprio, Ellen Page and Marion Cotillard in the highly secretive sci-fi project. Michael Caine told In Contention […]

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Robert Rodriguez goes to work on Predators

source: erc.com 20th Century Fox has announced that Robert Rodriguez will produce a new installment in the Predator franchise. The film, titled”Predators”, the film will focus on a group of commandos who must face off against a whole bunch of the face-tentacled alien assassins. The Desperado director was rumoured to have written a script for […]

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Sundance fave Paper Heart trailer debut

source: traileraddict.com The award winning Sundance feature Paper Heart has finally been given an official theatrical trailer, and it looks wonderfully quirky and lovely. We originally reported on the film back in November, when we didn’t have so much as a picture from the set. The film was developed as a low-key mockumentary starring Knocked […]

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Twilight fingersucking, Hancock’s sex scene and Alternate Arnie! Total Film’s best deleted scenes!

source: totalfilm.com Total Film have a great feature at the moment titled 27 Scenes That Shouldn’t Have Been Deleted that is definitely worth checking out. We’ve grabbed a couple of tasty samples that you need to see. And I mean, NEED to see. While the list mostly sticks to films that faced notorious cuts (Blade […]

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Scott Pilgrim video blog better than most feature films

source: scottpilgrimthemovie.com We’re pretty excited for Edgar Wright‘s upcoming adaptation of Bryan Lee O’Malley’s comic series Scott Pilgrim vs The World, if you can’t already tell. For a film without a trailer or non-blurry/obscured set picture, Wright is doing a great job of building buzz around his Michael Cera-starring film. The film tells the story […]

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Twilight with teeth – Let The Right One In Review

Let The Right One In – Starring Kare Hedebrant, Lina Leandersson and Per Ragnar. Directed by Tomas Alfredson. Rated MA for nudity and horror violence. 115 mins. So how do you sell a slow-burn Swedish drama about a 12-year-old boy and his peculiar love interest to cinema goers? You tell them it’s a vampire movie […]

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Head to Head – American Gangster

Welcome to the fourth installment of Head to Head, a new feature in which our Quickflix critics enter into a relentlessly bloody battle to the death based on the merits of a particular film. This week, our critics enter into a Crowe/Denzel-esque battle of wits over Ridley Scott‘s American Gangster. DVDman will argue FOR the […]

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Peter Jackson debuts his heaven in The Lovely Bones

source: empireonline.com The first images from Peter Jackson‘s adaptation of Alice Sebold’s beloved novel The Lovely Bones have debuted online. Empire Online (currently being edited by Jackson’s pal Steven Spielberg) has the first look at Atonement star Saoirse Ronan as murdered 14-year-old Susie Salmon. Sebold’s novel is told from Susie’s perspective, after being raped and […]

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Head to Head – Shakespeare in Love

Welcome to the third installment of Head to Head, a new feature in which our Quickflix critics enter into a relentlessly bloody battle to the death based on the merits of a particular film. This week, our critics get their quills out over the beloved/reviled Oscar winner Shakespeare in Love. Simon Miraudo will argue FOR […]

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Check out Russell Crowe as Robin Hood!

source: usatoday.com Universal has released the first picture of Russell Crowe as Robin Hood in Ridley Scott‘s long-delayed medieval epic. Crowe has chopped off his flowing locks and dropped some weight for the role, returning to his former physique after piling on the pounds for his past two films, Body of Lies and State of […]

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The 10 greatest war movies ever!

ANZAC Day is coming up, and we at Quickflix have decided to celebrate by selecting the 10 greatest war movies ever! It might be a controversial list, but hey, what war isn’t? 10. Apocalypse Now “We must kill them. We must incinerate them. Pig after pig. Cow after cow. Village after village. Army after army.” […]

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New Harry Potter trailer is terrifying … um, for children, I mean

source: traileraddict.com The final trailer for Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince has landed online in a flurry of terrifying screams, Argento-esque colour palettes and some haunting Lynchian imagery. Oh, and Draco Malfoy still looks like a member of Franz Ferdinand.It feels like we’ve been waiting for this film for, like forever! I honestly […]

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Brand new Transformers 2 footage!

source: traileraddict.comA brand new scene from Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen has debuted online, complete with a trailer-iffic little montage tied to its tail. Director Michael Bay debuted the footage at ShoWest last month, and has now shot it online for us all to enjoy. What do you say? Thankyou Mr. Bay. The clip includes […]

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Wolverine’s got a milk moustache

source: bodybymilk.com Hugh Jackman appears in the latest Got Milk campaign as Wolverine, promoting the regenerative, bone strengthening power of milk. Just one problem – Wolverine’s entire skeleton is fused to hardened adamantium! Why the hell would he need to drink milk? Apart from the deliciousness of course. Also, milk moustaches on facial hair are […]

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Trailer debut: Kathryn Bigelow’s The Hurt Locker

source: traileraddict.com The buzz surrounding Point Break director Kathryn Bigelow‘s upcoming film The Hurt Locker has been deafening. So, we are very pleased to bring you the brand new trailer for her Iraq bomb squad flick. The film stars Jeremy Renner and Anthony Mackie as part of an elite army bomb squad that risks their […]

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Check out Mike Myers in Inglourious Basterds

source: traileraddict.com Quentin Tarantino guest-mentored on American Idol this week, for reasons we will never fully understand. There is an upside though – the manic director gave audiences a short preview of his upcoming flick Inglourious Basterds.The footage isn’t particularly revealing, although it does give us our first look at Mike Myers as an English […]

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Man on Wire walks again!

source: ninemsn.com Legendary French tightrope-walker Philippe Petit (subject of Oscar-winning documentary Man on Wire) is planning a series of high-wire walks in the U.S. The 59-year-old is set to walk amongst the clouds in midtown Manhattan as well as several other undisclosed locations to promote literacy. Umm, OK. We’re big fans of Man on Wire […]

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Rose Byrne joins Russell Brand in Forgetting Sarah Marshall spinoff

source: thr.com Aussie starlet Rose Byrne has joined the cast of Nicholas Stoller‘s Get Him To The Greek, in which Russell Brand will reprise his role as rocker Aldous Snow from Forgetting Sarah Marshall. The Judd Apatow produced flick also stars Jonah Hill as a record company intern charged with getting drug-addled rocker Snow from […]

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Pen friends forever – Mary and Max review

Mary and Max – Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Toni Collette and Barry Humphries. Directed by Adam Elliot. Rated PG. 90 mins. The universe that is inhabited by Mary and Max is breathtaking, and must have required years of painstaking attention to detail to forge. The story however, is magical, and animating talent aside, could only […]

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Trailer debut: Mike Judge’s Extract

source: traileraddict.com Mike Judge, the patron saint of unsatisfied workers around the globe, is set to release his latest comedy, Extract. The film stars Jason Bateman as the owner of a flower-extract plant who can’t escape the dissatisfaction in his life. The cast includes the impossibly hilarious Kristen Wiig as his wife, J.K. Simmons as […]

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Sam Rockwell freaks out on the Moon

source: traileraddict.com The trailer for Sam Rockwell‘s upcoming sci-fi thriller Moon has debuted on-line, and it looks like we may have a contender for movie of the year on our hands. Directed by Duncan Jones (son of David Bowie), Moon tells the story of astronaut Sam Bell (Rockwell), who supposedly has a mental breakdown as […]

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Get an eyeful of the new Terminator: Salvation poster!

The latest one-sheet for Terminator: Salvation features a whole bunch of eyes, primarily provided by stars Christian Bale and Sam Worthington. Not really too much to say that hasn’t already been said about the upcoming Terminator flick, although it is quite interesting to see Worthington share top billing with Bale. Good work Sam! Here is […]

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Ship the light fantastic – The Boat That Rocked review

The Boat That Rocked – Starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, Bill Nighy, Nick Frost and Rhys Ifans. Directed by Richard Curtis. 129 mins. I remember the exact moment I fell in love with rock and roll. Following my grandfather’s passing, I was sent into his attic to clear out any boxes that might lay there. I […]

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Are you happy movie pirates! You broke Hugh Jackman’s heart!

source: ninemsn.com Hugh Jackman has expressed his disappointment about the leak of his upcoming film X-Men Origins: Wolverine a full month before its worldwide release. Jackman appeared at Sydney Harbour’s Cockatoo Island to screen 20 (completed) minutes of the film to fans and media. He, astoundingly, used a flying fox to evacuate a helicopter and […]

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Verbinski pulls out of Pirates 4 to direct Bioshock

source: variety.com Pirates of the Caribbean helmer Gore Verbinski has informed Disney and uber-producer Jerry Bruckheimer that he will not direct a fourth installment in the billion dollar franchise. He will instead focus on an adaptation of the critically acclaimed videogame BioShock. It was announced in September last year that Johnny Depp would reprise his […]

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Star Trek debuts in Sydney to rave reviews

source: slashfilm.com J.J. Abrams insanely anticipated Star Trek reboot debuted at the Sydney Opera House last night to a rapturous audience and rave reviews. Abrams joined stars Chris Pine, Eric Bana, Zachary Quinto, John Cho and Karl Urban on the red carpet at the film’s world premiere. Paramount Pictures are staggering the unveiling of the […]

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More blurry Scott Pilgrim pics!

source: edgarwrighthere.com A new batch of photos from the set of Edgar Wright‘s adaptation of the beloved graphic novel Scott Pilgrim vs. the World have debuted online. The film stars indie hunk-lite Michael Cera as Pilgrim, a Canadian slacker who must battle the evil ex-boyfriends of his beloved Ramona Flowers (Mary Elizabeth Winstead). Wright has […]

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Devolution – Dragonball: Evolution review

Dragonball: Evolution – Starring Justin Chatwin, Emmy Rossum and Chow Yun-Fat. Directed by James Wong. Rated PG for mild action violence. 82 mins. There are fewer depressing sights than Chow Yun-Fat performing stilted wire-fu in a Hawaiian shirt. Now, consider that this is one of the highlights of Dragonball: Evolution and the true nature of […]

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