AFI Fest: The Fighter (2010)

A confident looking Mark Wahlberg took to the stage last night at Grauman’s Chinese Theatre to introduce the world premiere of his film The Fighter to an eager AFI Fest audience, the likes of which he joked he hadn’t seen since his days with The Funky Bunch. Almost willing the audience to love the film, (read…)

AFI Fest 2010 Secret Screening Announced: World premiere of Russell’s ‘The Fighter’

I was hoping against hope the secret screening would be True Grit, but this will do. Here’s this morning’s press release: AFI FEST 2010 presented by Audi ANNOUNCES THE WORLD PREMIERE OF THE FIGHTER AS ITS SECRET SCREENING Free Tickets Available at 10:00 a.m.; Screening Tonight at 9:30 p.m. LOS ANGELES, CA, November 9, 2010  AFI (read…)

Poster: The Fighter

Everyone appears to be much more pleased with the extended trailer for The Fighter that ran during last night’s episode of Mad Men than they were with the first one. I’m guessing people will be pleased with this simple, stylish and dignified poster for same. Directed by David O. Russell from a screenplay based on (read…)

Trailer: Mark Wahlberg & Christian Bale in ‘The Fighter’

Apple has the trailer for one of LiC’s more anticipated film’s of the year: David O. Russell’s The Fighter starring Mark Wahlberg, Christian Bale and Amy Adams. The Fighter is based on the true story of boxer Irish Mickey Ward (Wahlberg) whose half-brother Dicky Ecklund was once lightweight champion before a life of crime led (read…)

Review: The Lovely Bones (2009) ***

Peter Jackson’s adaptation of Alice Sebold’s THE LOVELY BONES is flawed but fascinating.

The Lovely Bones: Final poster and early reviews

A new poster plus a couple of not-so-hot reviews of Peter Jackson’s adaptation of Alice Sebold’s THE LOVELY BONES.

Trailer en Francais: The Lovely Bones

From France, here’s another look at one of the last few Oscar unknowns: Peter Jackson’s The Lovely Bones. It’s a more dramatic and ethereal take than the first US trailer and better I think. Stream it after the jump.

Trailer: The Lovely Bones

The trailer for Peter Jackson’s adaption of Alice Sebold’s The Lovely Bones starring Saoirse Ronan, Mark Wahlberg, Rachel Weisz, Susan Sarandon, Stanley Tucci and Michael Imperioli

Weekend Forecast: 10/16/08

  Hark. I hear the cannons roar. Is it the weekend approaching? It is. Let’s take a look at the new movie lineup. W. Generally lukewarm reviews aren’t doing much to give me hope for Oliver Stone’s treatment of George W. Bush, but I still want to see some of the performances, especially Josh Brolin’s. (read…)

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