Paying Attention: Fans of author Steig Larsson’s Lisbeth Salander series of novels (The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo, The Girl Who Played with Fire, The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest), which were a part of an enormously popular series of books he called ” Millennium” series” will be pleased to note that yet another movie based […]
The Art of the Movie Trailer. The Man From U.N.C.L.E., a movie remake/update of the very popular 1960s TV series, didn’t spend as much time in the movie theaters as the producers had hoped. Why is a bit of a mystery. The film was directed by Guy Richie (Madonna’s ex and one of the best […]
Paying Attention: Matt Damon and Kristin Wiig are the stars in a new space epic coming in October, about an Astronaut who is left behind on a mission to Mars– a very frightening possibility for everyone but the screenwriter and director. Here’s the first movie trailer for The Martian. It’ll give you plenty to think about.
Paying Attention: One thing that Hollywood does really well is re-cycle. Make one hit movie, and it can be remade once a generation to meet the expectations of a new group of movie goers. Peter Pan, originally an animated Disney film, was rather famously remade as the live-action movie Hook(starring Robin Williams). Remakes are a […]
iPaying Attention. The James Bond movie series totals 25 films, 23 of them produced by Eon Productions, who now holds all of the rights to the Ian Fleming novels (and spinoffs) that first popularized James Bond in print. The James Bond movies are the single most successful movie franchise ever created and are justifiably well known for their spectacular […]