Thursday, August 29, 2013
The Cinerama Big Screen 70mm Film Festival is back! Beginning Friday, September 13th, the Cinerama will be presenting a non stop lineup of classic movies projected from genuine 70mm film prints including 2001, Spartacus, and How the West was Won. You are not going to want to miss out on these rare screenings in a format that defined the cinematic experience for generations of moviegoers.
Wednesday, August 28, 2013
Welcome to Streetlight Chronicles, the 2013 Bumbershoot Highlights Edition. Our tireless contributor, Kat, has been slaving away creating her "Bumbershoot Chronicles" series of articles over the last couple months and each one highlights one of this year's many musical acts like The Physics, Icona Pop, Kris Orlowski, Heart, and ZZ Ward. Keep in mind, this is just a sample of who you will see at the year's event. The full lineup can be viewed in a video at the bottom of this page.
Tuesday, August 27, 2013
Welcome to "New Music Tuesday" brought to you by Kat from MusicStreetlight.com! This week's post features new music from Big Sean, DJ Collette, Black Joe Lewis, Lumerians, and a whole bunch of other new albums you will definitely want to check out. Kat breaks it all down, shows you a few videos, and basically makes you wonder how you ever got by without her fun and informative input.
Here at the TwoOhSix.com command center, we are preparing to take the next step in bringing you our movie reviews, events, and whatever else we can think of by creating our very own official newsletter!
Monday, August 26, 2013
Drinking Buddies is a movie about love, friendship, and beer that was written, produced, and directed by Joe Swanberg and features some outstanding performances from the likes of Jake Johnson, Olivia Wilde, Anna Kendrick, and Ron Livingston. There is also lots of beer.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
After having to wait two years for its release, audiences finally get to see You're Next which has promised to be the most outrageous slasher film in a long time. Sharni Vinson, Joe Swanberg, Wendy Glenn, and AJ Bowen star in a movie directed by horror expert Adam Wingard.
Welcome to "New Music Tuesday" brought to you by Kat from MusicStreetlight.com! This week's post features new music from Porcelain Raft, Blue October, Lee DeWyze, John Mayer, and a whole bunch of other new albums you will definitely want to check out. Kat breaks it all down, shows you a few videos, and basically makes you wonder how you ever got by without her fun and informative input.
So, the fine folks behind the DC Comics cinematic universe have added the one and only Ben Affleck to their roster of talent as the caped crusader himself, Mr. Bruce Wayne aka Batman. Originally, he was rumored to be a candidate to direct the eventual Justice League movie which would be a great choice, but putting him in the role of Batman just doesn't make sense to me.
In related news, Man of Steel 2 or Batman vs. Superman, or whatever its going to be called will officially be released on July 17th. 2015.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Yes, its true, your favorite not-quite-super heroes and villains are back with an even bigger adventure in Kick-Ass 2! Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Chloë Grace Moretz, and Christopher Mintz-Plasse all reprise their roles in a movie that apparently only features actors with three names! Director and screenwriter Jeff Wadlow takes over where Matthew Vaughn left off in adapting the super popular Kick-Ass comic book series created by Mark Millar and John Romita Jr.
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
MoviePass is the new way to watch movies. All you have to do is sign up for a monthly subscription, download the app to your smartphone, and then its off to your local theater to check out the latest and greatest blockbusters. If you watch three or more movies per month, you need to check out this awesome new service.
Paranoia is a thriller about corporate espionage that starts Liam Hemsworth, Harrison Ford, Gary Oldman, and Amber Heard. The movie, adapted from a novel by Joseph Finder, was directed by Robert Luketic whose previous credits include 21 and Legally Blonde.
Monday, August 19, 2013
Disneytoon Studios steps to the forefront of theatrical animation with Planes, which is set in the world of Pixar's famous Cars universe. What started on the ground as a potential direct to video release was upgraded to first class and is set to take flight in theaters around the world. Dane Cook, Brad Garrett, Priyanka Chopra, and Teri Hatcher lend their voices to characters in a movie directed by Klay Hall.
Thursday, August 15, 2013
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Welcome to "New Music Tuesday" brought to you by Kat from MusicStreetlight.com! This week's post features new music from Mickey Hart Band, Terrace Martin, The Movement, and a whole bunch of other new albums you will definitely want to check out. Kat breaks it all down, shows you a few videos, and basically makes you wonder how you ever got by without her fun and informative input.
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
HollyShorts Film Festival (HSFF) is an annual film festival showcasing the best and brightest short films from around the globe. HollyShorts is devoted to the advancement filmmakers through screenings, Q&A sessions and networking events. The HollyShorts Film Festival showcases the top short films produced 30-minutes or less.
After the success and critical acclaim of District 9, writer/director Neill Blomkamp quickly established himself as a force to be reckoned with in the world of science fiction movies. Now, with Elysium, he raises the stakes with a story that attempts to be as thought provoking as it is visually stunning. Matt Damon stars alongside Sharlto Copley, Jodie Foster, Alice Braga, William Fichtner, and Diego Luna.
Saturday, August 10, 2013
This year, Disney Studios had a great opportunity to give its most hardcore fan base at least a small glimpse at what is being planned for the upcoming Star Wars movie releases. What is already publicly known is that JJ Abrams will direct what is being currently referred to as Episode VII and the movie will be released during the summer of 2015.
Thursday, August 8, 2013
The screenwriting team of Scott Neustadter and Michael H. Weber, who are best known for writing (500) Days of Summer, has now added The Spectacular Now, a novel written by Tim Tharp, to their resume. The movie features performances by Miles Teller and Shailene Woodley along with Kyle Chandler, Jennifer Jason Leigh, and Brie Larson.
Tuesday, August 6, 2013
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters is directed by a man named Thor who has previously made movies about a wimpy kid and a hotel for dogs. Sounds legit, right? This sequel to the not so successful first installment of the Percy Jackson franchise features acting performances (sort of) by Logan Lerman, Alexandra Daddario, and Leven Rambin. Okay, we also get Stanley Tucci and Nathan Fillion just so there's at least a couple people you may have heard of before.
Welcome to "New Music Tuesday" brought to you by Kat from MusicStreetlight.com! This week's post features new music from Brendan James, KT Tunstall, Superhumanoids, Moderat, and a whole bunch of other new albums you will definitely want to check out. Kat breaks it all down, shows you a few videos, and basically makes you wonder how you ever got by without her fun and informative input.
Rawson Marshall Thurber, the writer and director of Dodgeball: A True Underdog Story, is back with another comedy although instead of balls, we get strippers and drugs! We're the Millers features a talented cast including Jason Sudeikis, Jennifer Aniston, Nick Offerman, Ed Helms, Will Poulter, Emma Roberts, and Kathryn Hahn.
Only God Forgives sees the return of Ryan Gosling and director Nicolas Winding Refn as a filmmaking duo which is a very promising endeavor given the success of Drive which was their first and only other collaboration. Kristin Scott Thomas, Vithaya Pansringarm, and Yayaying Rhatha Phongam star alongside Gosling in this beautifully shot crime thriller that explores the brutality of the Bangkok underworld.
Saturday, August 3, 2013
Over the next few months, Marvel Studios will be releasing more and more information about Thor: The Dark World in preparation for its release on November 8th. The latest bit of news is a poster release that features several characters from the movie gives off a vibe that things might be heading down a more dubious path for the God of Thunder.
Friday, August 2, 2013
Hugh Jackman returns once again as The Wolverine, a character he has embodied over several movies within the popular X-Men universe, along with Tao Okamoto, Rila Fukushima, and Famke Janssen. Director James Mangold steps behind the lense to give his take on one of Marvel's most iconic characters and brings to the screen a classic Wolverine story that audiences have been waiting to see for years.
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