Black Hole Reboot in the Stars - Director Joe Kosinski (Tron Legacy, Oblivion) is attached to direct a remake of Disney's 1979 sci-fi flick The Black Hole. The original film followed a group of space explorers who stumble upon a huge spaceship near a black hole whose only crew is the captain and his army of robots. The new version is intended to be a big-scale epic with a dark tone.
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April 5, 2013: Here's a review for the first big should-have-been-in-summer-2012 action flick of 2013, G.I. Joe: Retaliation.
March 29, 2013: Whoops, skipped another week. This time around, it's a review of the flighty (pun intended) prequel to the family classic, Oz: The Great and Powerful, plus a video review for the heart-warming drama A Simple Life.
March 15, 2013: Back after Spring Break frolicking in the snow, here's a review for the viciously entertaining exploitation flick Django Unchained with Jamie Foxx and a video review of the Cirque du Soleil troupe's demo reel Worlds Away.
March 1, 2013: Spent so much time catching up on the Oscar-nominated films that I didn't get a chance to review them! Instead, here's a review from the bottom of the drawer for the not-so-classic but fun 1990's Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla feature.
February 22, 2013: Reviewed another definite Oscar contender for Best Picture, the drama Amour with Jean-Louis Trintignant, as well as a video review for the not-so-Oscar-worthy bike-messenger flick Premium Rush starring an always-game Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
February 15, 2013: Catching up on older video reviews, this time around for the vulgar, hilarious action-comedy 21 Jump Street starring Channing Tatum and the Hong Kong dramatic thriller Life Without Principle from director Johnnie To.
February 8, 2013: A short break from Oscar contenders with two video reviews - one for the aptly named Iranian "message in a bottle" This is Not a Film, and another for the the dark, violent sci-fi actioner Dredd.
February 1, 2013: Put up a review for another Oscar contender, the feel-good drama The Silver Linings Playbook starring Brendan Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, plus a video review for the unnecessary thriller Taken 2 with Liam Neeson.
January 18, 2013: Here's a review for the overblown prequel to one of the greatest fantasy epics ever put to the screen, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, as well as a video review of the vampire actioner Underworld: Awakening with Kate Beckinsale.
January 11, 2013: Finally added a review of the legendary classic silent-era sci-fi epic Metropolis from director Fritz Lang, as well as a review of the Asian blockbuster fantasy Painted Skin: The Resurrection.
January 4, 2013: First off - HAPPY NEW YEAR!
A review for Spielberg's Lincoln starring Daniel Day-Lewis is up, and it's a sure-bet Oscar contender. It's a perfect (?) double-bill with Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, of course, so there's a video review for that historical action-horror flick as well.
December 28, 2012: Put up video review for the remake of the rather unnecessary remake of Total Recall starring Colin Farrell as well as the latest unexpected, better-than-the-original sequel Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning.
December 14, 2012: Two recent video releases get a review, one for the testosterone-filled actioner Expendables 2 starring, well, just about everybody, and the Prohibition-era gangster drama Lawless starring Tom Hardy.
November 16, 2012: Updated the site with a video review for Pixar's latest animated fare, Brave.
November 9, 2012: Here's my take on one of the most ambitious big-budget flicks of recent years, Cloud Atlas starring Tom Hanks and Halle Berry, among others, as well as a video review for the historical epic Confucius with Chow Yun Fat.
November 2, 2012: A tad late for Halloween, but here are two entries for the occasion: a review of the family animated Hotel Transylvania, and another for the genre-bending slasher flick The Cabin in the Woods.
October 26, 2012: Added a review for Looper starring Joseph Gordon Levitt in one of the better sci-fi flicks to come out of Hollywood, as well as a video review for the CG-animated sci-fi actioner Starship Troopers: Invasion.
October 22, 2012: Catching up on theatrical releases, here's one for the true-life thriller Argo starring and directed by Ben Affleck. Also added a video review for the musical adaptation of Rock of Ages, starring Tom Cruise as well as a bevy of great stars.
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