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.
Spartacus: War of the Damned is the final season of the hit series and stars Liam McIntyre (Spartacus), Manu Bennett (Crixus), Dustin Clare (Gannicus), Simon Merrells (Marcus Crassus) and Todd Lasance (Caesar). The series is led by showrunner Steven DeKnight and the series finale airs April 12th, only on Starz.
In Marvel’s Iron Man 3, Tony Stark/Iron Man finds his world reduced to rubble by a malevolent enemy and must use his ingenuity and instincts to protect those closest to him as he seeks to destroy the enemy and his cohorts.
Black Sabbath's long awaited new album is officially titled '13' and is scheduled for release June 11th through Vertigo/Republic. Produced by Grammy Award winner Rick Rubin, the new album is the first to feature original singer Ozzy Osbourne since 1978's 'Never Day Die!'.
Microsoft will officially announce their next generation Xbox on May 21st. In the meantime, Windows blogger Paul Thurrott has revealed some information in regards to a price point for both a standard model and a subscription based console. Plus he addressed the 'always online' rumors.
As I lay Dying frontman Tim Lambesis has released a promo shot of himself posing as the character Dutch from Arnold Schwarzenegger's cult classic sci-fi action film Predator. The singer is trying raise money to fund his band Austrian Death Machine's third album 'Triple Brutal', which will continue the trend of metal songs that pay homage to Schwarzenegger.
Based on the popular book series “A Song of Ice and Fire,” by George R.R. Martin, the hit Emmy®-winning fantasy series chronicles an epic struggle for power in a vast and violent fantasy kingdom and airs exclusively on HBO. The next episode of Game of Thrones airs Sunday, April 14th.
Marvel's plans to transition their popular Cinematic Universe to television will begin with The Avengers' director Joss Whedon's upcoming series based around the clandestine government agency S.H.I.E.L.D.
Dexter stars Michael C. Hall in his Golden Globe® Award-winning role as Dexter Morgan, a complicated and conflicted blood-spatter expert for the Miami police department who moonlights as a serial killer. The series returns June 30th exclusively on Showtime.
The Hangover Part III is the third and final film in director Todd Phillips' record-shattering comedy franchise. This time, there's no wedding. No bachelor party. What could go wrong, right? But when the Wolfpack hits the road, all bets are off.
Vikings is an original TV series created and written by Michael Hirst (Elizabeth, The Tudors) that follows the warrior Ragnar in 8th Century Scandinavia and stars Travis Fimmel and Gabriel Byrne. The next episode airs April 14th, exclusively on The History Channel.
Spartacus: War of the Damned is the final season of the hit series and stars Liam McIntyre (Spartacus), Manu Bennett (Crixus), Dustin Clare (Gannicus), Simon Merrells (Marcus Crassus) and Todd Lasance (Caesar). Led by showrunner Steven DeKnight, the series finale airs April 12th only on Starz.
In this new drama from Bryan Fuller (Pushing Daisies, Heroes), based on the characters from Thomas Harris' classic novels, we see where psychiatrist-turned-serial killer Dr. Hannibal Lecter's incredible story began. The next episode airs April 11th, on NBC.
Based on the best-selling novel by Stephen King which already spawned one film in 1974, Sony Pictures' and MGM's upcoming horror film Carrie is directed by Kimberly Peirce with a screenplay by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa. The film is scheduled for release October 18th.
The next installment of Universal Pictures' popular racing film franchise is directed by Justin Lin and features the return of the series' main cast. The film will be released in theaters on May 24, 2013.
Directed by Joseph Kosinski (TRON: Legacy), Oblivion tells the story of one man’s journey of redemption and discovery as he battles to save mankind on a spectacular future Earth that has evolved beyond recognition.
Check out Snoop Lion's (aka Snoop Dogg's) latest single 'Ashtrays and Heartbreaks' from his upcoming album 'Reincarnated', which is due for release April 23rd. The song features pop singer Miley Cyrus and drummer Stewart Copeland from The Police.
Finnish heavy metal sensations Children of Bodom are set to release their latest and eighth studio album 'Halo of Blood' on June 11th via Nuclear Blast records. Check out the new trailer for the upcoming effort.
The Following is a serial killer drama series created by Kevin Williamson (The Vampire Diaries, Dawson's Creek, Scream) and stars Kevin Bacon, James Purefoy and Shawn Ashmore. The next episode is scheduled to air April 8th on FOX.