Vampires, werewolves, demons … wait, is this the next Twilight movie? This story sure seems like it when you throw in a love triangle and supernatural powers. "The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones," a best-selling fantasy novel written by Cassandra Clare, has now been brought to the big screen as a summer blockbuster.
What happens when regular people dress up like super heroes and try to take on the criminal underbelly of the city? Well, they get their asses kicked, what else?1 Comment
Before dawn on Sunday when the fog rolls off the Pacific Ocean onto the fabled Pebble Beach golf course, 260 historic cars will roll onto the 18th fairway for the 63rd annual Concours d'Elegance classic car show.
"Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters" debuts in theaters this month in 3D, following the first movie in the series,"Percy Jackson and the Olympians"from three years ago. Logan Lerman plays Percy Jackson, who in the first movie discovers his true identity as a demigod and the son of Poseidon, the God of the Sea.
"Planes," the new animated action adventure from Disney, is a jaunty excursion into the wild blue yonder where planes do the talking, as well as the flying, and a crop-dusting underdog dreams of making the Wings Around the Globe racing circuit.
"Elysium" will inevitably be compared to Neill Blomkamp's masterpiece debut "District 9." Indeed verdicts have already been passed down of it being disappointing and falling short of expectations. However, for originality, visual craft, discussed themes and its storyline, it does strive to be much more than your average Friday night movie.
Try to think of some cliches. Write down a bunch and come back. I'll give you a minute… You done? Right, let's compare answers. Here's what I've got: Cops get suspended from duty for not doing things by the book, but they still save the day. A regular Joe wants to be a better provider to his wife, but she says "I have everything I need right here." A dog barks to warn of danger that is imperceptible to humans. Buried treasure.
In a flash of adamantium and Japanese steel, the Wolverine has finally returned to the silver screen, with Hugh Jackman reprising the role of the seemingly immortal, ever-troubled mutant hero in the sixth installment of the X-Men franchise.
Walt Disney's latest adventure movie "The Lone Ranger" is a remake of a classic American Wild West legend. The 2 1/2-hour-long movie was just that -- too long. Filmed in Utah and Colorado, the film presents great visuals and an authentic atmosphere of a classic Western. The beautiful sceneries were matched by appropriate costume designs, making a winning best-selling look for the movie.
Director Guillermo del Toro's "Pacific Rim" is an all-out assault on the senses, a loud (and I mean loud), brawling, bashing action film where robots and monsters smash each other to bits while the fate of humanity hangs in the balance. And from the moment it begins, it is clear who the stars are. Move aside pathetic humans, the monsters and robots are the A-listers here.