Saturday, April 27, 2013

LootCrate Unboxing: Episode One

Hello loyal readers! Welcome to the debut post and first edition of my very own Loot Crate unboxing web series! If you have no idea what a Loot Crate is, then be prepared to sit back in awe and amazement of the sheer awesomeness of what you are now about to experience.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

2013 Seattle International Film Festival - Preview

The 2013 Seattle International Film Festival promises to be bigger and better than ever with well over 400 films spread out over eleven different screening locations in and around the greater Seattle area. The selection of films has been brought in from 85 different countries and includes 49 world premiere presentations. Are all these crazy stats making you SIFFCurious? Read on for more info on this year's festival!

Sunday, April 21, 2013

Mud - Movie Review

Mud seems to be intended as a vehicle for Matthew McConaughey to flex his acting muscle and further his career as a viable leading man candidate while director Jeff Nichols looks to add another building block to the foundation of his budding career. Sam Sheppard, Reese Witherspoon, and Tye Sheridan also star in a story about man hiding from his ghosts and the two boys who try to help him reclaim a lost love.

Oblivion - Movie Review

Long time action star Tom Cruise is back with Oblivion, a science fiction movie that pushes the boundaries of what is capable for filmmakers to put on a movie screen. Director Joseph Kosinski follows up his debut effort, Tron: Legacy while Morgan Freeman, Andrea Riseborough, and Olga Kurylenko round out the cast.

Friday, April 19, 2013

Iron Man 3 - Cinerama Premier!


IRON MAN 3 - 9:00pm on Thursday, May 2nd!

Thor: The Dark World Poster Release!

Have you seen the new poster for Thor: The Dark World? It features Chris Hemsworth posing as the God of Thunder with his trusty hammer in hand. Are you excited to see the movie when it comes out in November? Hopefully there is some truth to the rumor that the first trailer will be shown in front of Iron Man 3 next month.

The movie will be released on November 8th, 2013 by Disney Pictures and Marvel Studios and stars Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman, Anthony Hopkins, Kat Dennings, and Tom Hiddleston and is being directed by Alan Taylor. Stay tuned to for more info on Thor: The Dark World as it becomes available! 

Sunday, April 14, 2013

42 - Movie Review

If you don't know who Jackie Robinson is, then you really need to brush up on your American history as it pertains to civil rights. 42 stars Chadwick Boseman and Harrison Ford and is based on the real life story of the courageous and talented individual who broke Major League Baseball's long standing color barrier and the efforts of Brooklyn Dodgers owner Branch Rickey to give him the opportunity.

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Star Trek Into Darkness Posters!

The marketing blitz for Star Trek into Darkness is kicking into high gear as the release date is now just a few weeks away. Several new posters have been released including character versions and one of the iconic starship Enterprise depicted in a way that hints at some seriously imminent danger for Captain Kirk and the rest of the famous crew.

This post is pretty much spoiler free so, unless you want to keep yourself completely in the dark regarding anything at all about this movie, then feel free to check out the posters below. There's also a video featurette that has some really cool clips from the movie as well as behind the scenes insight from director JJ Abrams and others.

Friday, April 12, 2013

Oblivion - IMAX or Cinerama?

For those of you that are trying to figure out exactly which movie theater will give you the most bang for your hard earned buck when you head out to see Oblivion featuring Tom Cruise, I have put together some information that I hope will help you make the right choice.

Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Trance - Movie Review

Danny Boyle has sat in the director's chair for some very memorable films including Trainspotting127 Hours, and A Life Less Ordinary. With Trance, he pulls together an extremely talented cast headlined by James McAvoy, Rosario Dawson, and Vincent Cassel for a wildly unpredictable trip through a high stakes criminal act and a whodunit noir experience that will keep you guessing all the way to the end.

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Evil Dead (2013) - Movie Review

This new version of Sam Raimi's classic "Evil Dead" horror movie has been touted as the "scariest movie ever made" and even the poster says its the "most terrifying film" so it better be able to match the hype and live up to such lofty expectations. Director Fede Alvarez not only takes on the challenge of filling Raimi's chair, but is also credited with writing the remake as well.

Pitch Perfect - Movie Review

Pitch Perfect is a movie that explores the world of collegiate a cappella singing competitions (yeah, seriously) in a fun and stylish way and provides rising star Anna Kendrick with a role that just might be the big break we've all been expecting from her.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Marvel Phase Two: Pictures and Videos

With Phase One of Marvel's Cinematic Universe officially in the books and after the unexpected success of The Avengers, the heads at Marvel are now moving full steam ahead on the next set of superhero movies that will be released over the next couple years.

Tuesday, April 2, 2013 Presents: Girl Rising is proud to present our very own screening of Girl Rising, a very special documentary film. Join us at 7:30pm on Monday, April 29th at the Regal Meridian 16 in downtown Seattle for an event that is sure to touch your heart and may just change how you view the world.

Five Big Time Movies Coming Out This Year that You Probably Don't Know Anything About

Of course you know about the big heavy hitting blockbusters coming out this year like Iron Man 3, Star Trek Into Darkness, Man of Steel, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, but there are many more movies coming out that could sneak up on you as they are released. To help stay you in the know, I have compiled a list of what I feel are the most underhyped (so far) releases of the year that you will absolutely want to see.

The Hot List