Archive | July, 2009

Twisted sister’s misery porn – My Sister’s Keeper review

My Sister’s Keeper – Starring Cameron Diaz, Abigail Breslin and Sofia Vassilieva. Directed by Nick Cassavettes. Rated M for mature themes and infrequent coarse language. 103 mins. By Simon Miraudo. My mother is going to hate this review. In fact, I can guarantee that most women will hate this review. Of the several hundred ladies […]

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Toy Story 3D re-release trailer debut!

source: firstshowing.net The trailer for the Toy Story 1 and 2 double feature 3D re-release has debuted online. Similar to the trailer for Toy Story 3, it features Woody, Buzz and co. goofing off. But hey, it’s still better than Shrek! Not really much to say here. We’ve all seen Toy Story 1 and 2, […]

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Quick! Have sex! There’s something in the woods!

source: impawards.com A bunch of teaser posters for the upcoming Joss Whedon-scripted horror film The Cabin in the Woods have debuted, poking fun at a couple of iconic scary-movie tropes. Although the film has been produced and written by Whedon, co-writer Drew Goddard was handed the directorial reigns. Goddard has previously written episodes of Buffy […]

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The Wolfman delayed until February!

source: shocktillyoudrop.com Universal Pictures has pushed Joe Johnston‘s “hairy-movie” The Wolfman from November to February 2010. The picture’s Australian release date is likely to follow suit. This is the third time The Wolfman has been delayed. The $85 million project was originally set to open February 13th this year. The release date was then changed […]

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See Mickey Rourke drive a stake through Stallone’s back!!!

source: empireonline.com OK, we fibbed a little. Mickey Rourke isn’t so much driving a stake through Sylvester Stallone‘s back as he is calmly tattooing it. In fact, Stallone looks like he’s kind of enjoying it. The shot comes from their upcoming action smorgasbord The Expendables. The film, written and directed by Sly, features an unstoppable […]

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The times they are a-changin’ – Watchmen DVD review

Watchmen – Starring Patrick Wilson, Malin Akerman, Jackie Earle Haley, Billy Crudup, Matthew Goode and Jeffrey Dean Morgan. Directed by Zack Snyder. Rated MA for strong violence and sex scene. 160 mins. Originally published March 1, 2009. Available on DVD May 29. They called it the ‘unfilmable’ graphic novel. It was written with the specific […]

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Win free tickets by sending us your controversial movie reviews!

Alright gang, we’re going to keep posting this article as a reminder – if you send in your mini reviews you can win free tickets! You can win FREE MOVIE TICKETS by sending us mini-reviews of the movies you love (or love to hate)! Any film is on the table. Nothing is off limits. Be […]

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Here’s Freddy! See the first pics from A Nightmare on Elm Street!

source: slashfilm.comThe first images of Jackie Earle Haley as Freddy Krueger from the upcoming Nightmare on Elm Street remake have debuted online. Click the images to see them in high resolution. The remake will be directed by Samuel Bayer, and comes from Michael Bay‘s production company Platinum Dunes. The images originally debuted at Comic Con […]

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Kunis and Portman dance off!

source: hollywoodreporter.com So Mila Kunis thinks she can dance? The actress is in discussions to star as a rival ballet dancer opposite Natalie Portman in Darren Aronofsky‘s supernatural thriller Black Swan. Portman headlines the picture as a talented ballerina who suspects a dangerous rival (Kunis) might be a figment of her imagination. As they prepare […]

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Downey Jr and Galifianakis set a Due Date

source: variety.com Robert Downey Jr. will team up with The Hangover star Zach Galifianakis and director Todd Philips for the road movie Due Date. Downey Jr. will star as an expectant father who must race home for the birth of his child. Galifianakis will play his mismatched road trip buddy. Philips previously directed Galifianakis in […]

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Original gangster – Public Enemies review

Public Enemies – Starring Johnny Depp, Christian Bale and Marion Cotillard. Directed by Michael Mann. Rated MA for violence. 140 mins. Michael Mann’s latest film Public Enemies suffers from the biggest movie spoiler of all – history. Even a cursory glimpse into the life of legendary bank robber John Dillinger will reveal that he was […]

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Twilight fans out-geek the geeks at Comic Con

source: aintitcool.com COMIC CON! It’s a Comic Con update blitz today as we report on the biggest stories to come out of San Diego’s legendary geek-gasmic festival. Twilight mania struck Comic Con over the weekend, as devoted fans waited in line a full 24 HOURS for the New Moon panel. 24 HOURS! Do you know […]

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Behold The Green Hornet’s Black Beauty

source: slashfilm.com COMIC CON! It’s a Comic Con update blitz today as we report on the biggest stories to come out of San Diego’s legendary geek-gasmic festival. The team behind the upcoming Green Hornet adaptation turned up at Comic Con to debut the stunning vehicle of choice for the playboy billionaire/secret avenger Britt Reid – […]

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Commissioner Gordon claims Dark Knight sequel starts shooting next year

source: slashfilm.com COMIC CON! It’s a Comic Con update blitz today as we report on the biggest stories to come out of San Diego’s legendary geek-gasmic festival. After The Dark Knight grossed a zillion dollars at the box office, the rumour mill sprung into action about the potential villains for the sequel. Of course, no […]

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TRON Legacy trailer coming at you from right angles!

source: traileraddict.com COMIC CON! It’s a Comic Con update blitz today as we report on the biggest stories to come out of San Diego’s legendary geek-gasmic festival. Walt Disney have finally debuted the teaser trailer for TRON Legacy, the surprise sequel to the original 1980′s cult classic. The teaser originally screened at Comic Con 2008 […]

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Megan Fox invited to make a sex tape

source: slashfilm.com COMIC CON! It’s a Comic Con update blitz today as we report on the biggest stories to come out of San Diego’s legendary geek-gasmic festival. Look, it had to happen sometime. A bunch of horny, adolescent fanboys given the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to talk to Megan Fox. Of course one of them was going […]

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Avatar Day is coming! See the 3-D trailer for free!

COMIC CON! It’s a Comic Con update blitz today as we report on the biggest stories to come out of San Diego’s legendary geek-gasmic festival. James Cameron announced at the Avatar panel at Comic Con that the world will get its first look at his long-awaited sci-fi epic on August 21st. The trailer will debut […]

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Run away kids! Burton’s Alice in Wonderland trailer debut!

source: traileraddict.com COMIC CON! It’s a Comic Con update blitz today as we report on the biggest stories to come out of San Diego’s legendary geek-gasmic festival. The trailer for Tim Burton‘s Alice in Wonderland debuted at Comic Con last week to a rapturous response. Now you can check it out yourself in all its […]

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Sam Raimi directing World of Warcraft movie?

source: aicn.com I’m still wetting myself over the mind-snapping awesomeness of Sam Raimi‘s Drag Me To Hell as I write this article, so forgive me if it seems overly enthusiastic. AICN are adamant that Raimi has been hired to direct a live-action adaptation of the hit MMORPG World of Warcraft. Back in 2007, Blizzard announced […]

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Don Draper’s drowning! Mad Men season 3 poster debut!

source: newyorker.com The poster for Season 3 of Mad Men has debuted, and it’s one of the best promotional images I’ve ever seen. And not just because Jon Hamm is one handsome dude. Now unless the Madison Avenue offices of Stirling Cooper have fallen victim to one of the worst plumbing disasters in history, we […]

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The Iron Man 2 photos don’t stop coming!

source: usatoday.com I literally have nothing left to say about Iron Man 2, so I’m going to keep this as short as possible. USA Today have a batch of new images from the highly anticipated superhero sequel featuring all your favourite characters and some newbies. If you want to see Scarlett Johansson as Natasha Romanoff […]

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Seth Rogen hates Entourage

source: movieline.com Entourage returned to television screens in the U.S. last week, to the delight of some and the chagrin of others. Seth Rogen admitted he falls into the latter category after some disparaging comments were made about him in a recent episode. Rogen called series creator Doug Ellin both an “asshole” and a “moron” […]

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See MORE Scarlett Johansson in Iron Man 2!

source: movies.yahoo.com Marvel have debuted a brand new picture of Scarlett Johansson from Iron Man 2. She will star as Tony Stark’s assistant Natasha Romanoff (A.K.A. Russian spy Black Widow). Earlier this week we published another image of Johansson in her Black Widow outfit. Needless to say, it’s been a good week. We’re going to […]

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Futurama to continue without original cast!?

source: moviehole.net Well this is just terrible, terrible news. When Futurama returns to television screens in 2010, it is possible it will be without the original voice talent. Talks between voice actors Billy West, Katey Sagal, John DiMaggio, Maurice LaMarche and Tress MacNeille and 20th Century Fox have broken down due to the slashed budget […]

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Nicolas "Wicker Man" Cage in Green Hornet?

source: variety.com Nicolas Cage is in early talks to portray a gangster villain in the The Green Hornet. As reported previously, Cameron Diaz is also in negotiations to play the love-interest alongside star Seth Rogen. Although little is known about her character, she is supposedly a reporter. The Green Hornet screenplay was written by Rogen […]

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It takes deux – Duplicity DVD review

Duplicity – Starring Clive Owen, Julia Roberts, Paul Giamatti and Tom Wilkinson. Directed by Tony Gilroy. Rated PG for mild sexual references and coarse language. 125 mins. Originally published March 23rd. Available on DVD July 23. First things first – where is George Clooney? Duplicity is exactly the kind of battle-of-the-sexes/verbal-sparring-match that he eats for […]

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John Woo talks up Red Cliff

We’ve got our hands on this interview with John Woo, director of Red Cliff, the highest grossing film in Chinese box office history. We’re looking forward to seeing Red Cliff over here at Quickflix. More than a few of us are big Hard Boiled fans (and hey, we’re unabashed Face/Off fans too)! Check it out […]

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Hellish delight – Drag Me To Hell review

Drag Me To Hell – Starring Alison Lohman, Justin Long and Lorna Raver. Directed by Sam Raimi. Rated MA for strong horror themes and violence. 99 mins. To describe Sam Raimi’s Drag Me To Hell as “kind-of scary” is like describing Bruno as “kind-of funny” or Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen as “kind-of stupid.” Some […]

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Pretty eyes! Long hair! Prince of Persia poster debuts!

source: empireonline.com Empire has the first promotional posters for Mike Newell‘s upcoming video game adaptation Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time. The one-sheets (no doubt prepared for this week’s Comic Con) highlight the lovely features of stars Jake Gyllenhaal and Gemma Arterton. Gyllenhaal stars as the ‘rogue prince’ Dastan who must team up with […]

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Take on our Quickflix reviewers and WIN!

Quickflixers, we’re calling you out! And we’re calling you out in A BIG, BAD WAY!!! You can win FREE MOVIE TICKETS by sending us mini-reviews of the movies you love (or love to hate)! Any film is on the table. Nothing is off limits. Be brave! Be daring! Be controversial! Defend the film’s no one […]

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