127 Hours is the true story of mountain climber Aron Ralston's (James Franco) remarkable adventure to save himself after a fallen boulder crashes on his arm and traps him in an isolated canyon in Utah. Over the next five days Ralston examines his life and survives the elements to finally discover he has the courage and the wherewithal to extricate himself by any means necessary, scale a 65 foot wall and hike over eight miles before he is finally rescued.
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter is a re-imagining of the 16th President's life that depicts him as an axe-throwing, highly accomplished killer of vampires -- an obsession of his since those bloodsuckers supposedly took the life of his mother. Lincoln eventually learns that the vampires have fled to the southern states of the U.S. and are concocting a plan to conquer and enslave the entire country -- this in turn leads to the Civil War between the Union and the Confederacy, the latter of which the vampires are aligned with.
Nina (Portman) is a ballerina in a New York City ballet company whose life, like all those in her profession, is completely consumed with dance. She lives with her obsessive former ballerina mother Erica (Hershey) who exerts a suffocating control over her. When artistic director Thomas Leroy (Cassel) decides to replace prima ballerina Beth MacIntyre (Ryder) for the opening production of their new season, Swan Lake, Nina is his first choice. But Nina has competition: a new dancer, Lily (Kunis), who impresses Leroy as well.
When Will Salas (Timberlake) is falsely accused of murder, he must figure out a way to bring down a system where time is money -- literally -- enabling the wealthy to live forever while the poor, like Will, have to beg, borrow, and steal enough minutes to make it through another day.
Yesterday He Was a Decent Man Living a Decent Life. Now He is a Brutal Savage Who Must Slaughter to Stay Alive.
Release Date:Friday, September 3, 2010
Robert Rodriguez brings a new breed of anti-hero to the big screen in this hyper-violent adaptation of the "fake" trailer originally featured in the 2007 double-feature exploitation throwback Grindhouse. Machete (Danny Trejo) is a former Mexican Federale who plays by his own rules, and doesn't answer to anybody. In the wake of a harrowing encounter with feared drug lord Torrez (Steven Seagal), Machete finds himself in Texas, where the shadowy Benz (Jeff Fahey) offers him the opportunity to make some quick cash by assassinating the unscrupulous Senator McLaughlin (Robert DeNiro).
Chosen for their ability to kill without conscience, a group of killers, some trained and some who are not, must endeavour the alien race of predators that have set out to target them as prey. Dropped into the vast jungle of a distant world, these human predators must learn just who, or what, they are up against, and that their ability, knowledge and wits are tested to the limits in the battle of survival of kill or be killed.
Predators breathes new life into the popular science fiction/action franchise which began over 20 years ago.
The Boondock Saints stars Sean Patrick Flanery and Norman Reedus as Catholic Irish fraternal twins, Connor and Murphy MacManus, who become vigilantes after killing two members of the Russian Mafia in self-defense. After both experiencing an epiphany, the brothers, together with their friend David Della Rocco, set out to rid their home city of Boston, Massachusetts of crime and evil; all the while being pursued by FBI Special Agent Paul Smecker (Willem Dafoe).
The next installment of Wolverine's solo adventures finds the adamantium laced mutant heading to Japan before he joined up with the X-Men. The movie will rely on samurai elements and is based upon the character's 1982 mini-series written and illustrated by Chris Claremont and Frank Miller respectively.
Wolverine is rumored to start out in a Canadian prison with an opportunity to get out if he goes to Japan and will supposedly face off against Silver Samurai at some point. (by Bryan Kritz)
One of the most popular superhero teams in comic book history finally comes to the screen in this big-budget adaptation of the long-running Marvel Comics series. Psychic Professor Xavier (Patrick Stewart) leads a school of skilled mutants called X-Men, a peacekeeping force to safeguard the world against a race of genetically mutated humans known as Homo Sapiens Superior. However, Magneto (Ian McKellen), a mutant with a powerful magnetic charge, has also begun to organize a team to strike first against what he believes to be a threat from humanity.
When a failed assassination attempt occurs on the President's (Cotter Smith) life by the teleporting mutant Nightcrawler (Alan Cumming), it's Professor Xavier (Patrick Stewart) and his School for Gifted Youngsters who are targeted for the crime.
X-Men First Class charts the epic beginning of the X-Men saga, and reveals a secret history of famous global events. Before mutants had revealed themselves to the world, and before Charles Xavier and Erik Lensherr took the names Professor X and Magneto, they were two young men discovering their powers for the first time. Not archenemies, they were instead at first the closest of friends, working together with other Mutants (some familiar, some new), to stop Armageddon.
Sony Pictures has released a new video highlighting UFO sightings from the past and features the infamous 1942 Battle of Los Angeles. This 'newswrap' helps to connect the dots among all these events through the years in multiple cities.
The follow up to director Sebastian Gutierrez's Women in Trouble now has a trailer. Check out Carla Gugino as the pregnant porn star in the film which was well received at the 2010 South by Southwest Film Festival.
DC Comics has announced a new 6 issue series Batman: Gates of Gotham, exploring the history of Gotham City. The title will be penned by Scott Snyder and Kyle Higgins. Issue #1 hits stores on May 25, 2011.
More behind-the-scenes images from the last installation of the Twilight film franchise have surfaced, these showing the finished construction of the home of Jacob (Taylor Lautner) who lives on the Quileute Indian reservation.
New footage from Universal Pictures' upcoming action-thriller, which also stars John Slattery and Terence Stamp, has been released in anticipation for the film's scheduled theatrical release on March 4th, 2011.
Director Michael Bay recently confirmed Sentinel Prime for his upcoming third and possibly final Transformers film and now official action figure images show more detail of the bot; Also the Ark spaceship is revealed.