- Fri, 06 May 2016 13:28:58 +0000: Captain America Civil War Review: An “Astoundingly Good” Film! - Movie Fanatic
Sometimes, a movie really does fulfill all expectations.
No matter how high those expectations may be.
And, according to Brian Hadsell of TV Overmind, Captain America: Civil War is one of those movies.
Referring to the blockbuster as “astoundingly good,” Hadsell went into further detail as follows:
We get Cap’s famous “Tree Beside the River of Truth” speech (or at least a version of it). We get Hawk-Eye firing an arrow with a shrunken Ant-Man on it.
We get the tragic certainty of two friends coming to blows over a moral stance that neither of them can back down from.
What else is the appeal of the movie?
Visit TV Overmind for the full Captain America: Civil War review now!
- Tue, 15 Mar 2016 18:10:38 +0000: Indiana Jones 5 on the Way with Harrison Ford! - Movie Fanatic
Is it even possible to imagine a world where your heroes live on forever?
Yes, as a matter of fact. You're living in it.
Disney just announced there will be a fifth installment of the Indiana Jones franchise with Harrison Ford on board as our rugged hero and Steven Spielberg directing.
The film will be released in July 2019, so you have some time to wait, but not too long, considering.
“Indiana Jones is one of the greatest heroes in cinematic history, and we can’t wait to bring him back to the screen in 2019,” said Alan Horn, Chairman, The Walt Disney Studios in a statement. “It’s rare to have such a perfect combination of director, producers, actor and role, and we couldn’t be more excited to embark on this adventure with Harrison and Steven.”
Archeologist and explorer Indiana Jones first appeared on the scene in 1981’s Raiders of the Lost Ark.
The second film was 1984’s Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom followed by 1989’s Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.
Skip a decade and a half and you have 2008’s Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull.
The latest installment is as yet unnamed and we're excited to see who will be cast alongside Ford.
After all, so many actors are called "the next Indiana Jones" these days, that when a film is announced, it's hard not to want to compare and contrast, right?
- Thu, 10 Mar 2016 02:29:21 +0000: How Well Do You Know Cruel Intentions? - Movie Fanatic
If picked up, NBC’s Cruel Intentions will follow the beautiful and cunning Kathryn Merteuil.
Merteuil is the character played by Sarah Michelle Gellar in the ’90s flick (and on the show!).
That's pretty cool, right?
So it's the perfect time to determine exactly how much you remember about the movie.
Why? Because Gellar has a good track record when it comes to pilots. They're usually picked up.
And if you loved the movie, why wouldn't you want to watch the continuation of Merteuil's story?
You would. Of course.
So get ready to dig deep and determine what it is you know about the movie, its stars and more!
- Wed, 09 Mar 2016 06:30:27 +0000: Which Iconic Movie Quote Sums Up Your Whole Life? - Movie Fanatic
It's a tall order.
We fully admit that.
What iconic movie quote sums up your entire life.
Do we REALLY think this quiz is going to give you insight into the philosophical leanings of your state of being?
But we do hope it helps you think about movies and helps you pass the time.
You know, maybe it's pleasurable and you enjoy the time you spend here today.
There could certainly be worse ways to conjure movie quotes.
So which quote is it? Share the post with your friends.
Don't be shy!
But get your answer right. Because I have a particular set of skills, skills I have acquired over a very long career...
- Mon, 29 Feb 2016 05:11:40 +0000: Oscars 2016: Best Picture Winner! - Movie Fanatic
The winner of this year's best screenplay is also the Best Picture of the year!
The Big Short
Bridge of Spies
Mad Max: Fury Road
- Mon, 29 Feb 2016 05:01:31 +0000: Oscars 2016: Best Lead Acting Awards! - Movie Fanatic
Have you been waiting all night for the best acting awards to be announced? Did they meet your expectations?
If you hadn't already seen the movies, did their wins make you want to rush out and see their work?
Cate Blanchett, Carol
WINNER: Brie Larson, Room
Jennifer Lawrence, Joy
Charlotte Rampling, 45 Years
Saoirse Ronan, Brooklyn
Bryan Cranston, Trumbo
Matt Damon, The Martian
WINNER: Leonardo DiCaprio, The Revenant
Michael Fassbender, Steve Jobs
Eddie Redmayne, The Danish Girl
- Mon, 29 Feb 2016 04:51:18 +0000: Oscars 2016: Best Director Winner! - Movie Fanatic
"Let's make sure the color of our skin becomes as irrelevant as the length of our hair." Winner, Alejandro G. Iñárritu
The Big Short, Adam McKay
Mad Max: Fury Road, George Miller
WINNER: The Revenant, Alejandro G. Iñárritu
Room, Lenny Abrahamson
Spotlight, Tom McCarthy
- Mon, 29 Feb 2016 03:51:59 +0000: Oscars 2016: Best Supporting Acting Awards Winners! - Movie Fanatic
So who won the best supporting actor and actress?
You need to look no further than the two pictures below to figure it out.
You can also see their competition below.
Best Supporting Actress
Jennifer Jason Leigh, The Hateful Eight
Rooney Mara, Carol
Rachel McAdams, Spotlight
WINNER: Alicia Vikander, The Danish Girl
Kate Winslet, Steve Jobs
Best Supporting Actor
Christian Bale, The Big Short
Tom Hardy, The Revenant
Mark Ruffalo, Spotlight
WINNER: Mark Rylance, Bridge of Spies
Sylvester Stallone, Creed
- Mon, 29 Feb 2016 02:03:30 +0000: Chris Rock's Opening at the 88th Academy Awards: The White People's Choice Awards - Movie Fanatic
Oh, Chris Rock.
Of course you would dig right in and go for the throat.
It could have been a very uncomfortable topic, the lack of black nominees and the resulting protest, and it started out strong. It got a little bit strained at the end, but it ended just as the laughter was beginning to die.
He asked good questions. Why this Oscars? The whole no-black thing happened at least 71 other times. "Black people did not protest. Why? Because we had real things to protest at the time."
"We were too busy being raped or lynched to care about who won best cinematographer. When you're grandmother's swinging from a tree, it's really hard to care about best documentary short," Rock continued.
He noted everyone went mad, and even Jada Pinkett boycotted the Oscars, but she wasn't even invited.
Sure, he said, she was upset her man, Will Smith, wasn't nominated for Best Actor for Concussion, but "it's also not fair that Will was paid $20 million for Wild Wild West."
Rock said this year's In Memoriam would be black people who were shot by the cops on their way to the movies. "Yes, I said it," he declared.
It's when he dared to ask if Hollywood was racist and the answer was yes, the liberals are what he calls "Sorority Racist," that the crowd started to die down in their enthusiasm for his speech. "We like you Rhonda, but you're not a Kappa."
Rock followed up with some shouts out for actors he likes including the very white Paul Giamatti, and Jamie Foxx, who's so good, Rock noted that they pulled the plug on the real Ray Charles because they didn't need two of them anymore.
The first award, for Original Screenplay, kicked off the night. While Straight Outta Compton was nominated, it did not win.
- Thu, 21 Jan 2016 19:51:03 +0000: Have You Seen the Wonder Woman Footage? - Movie Fanatic
Will it take some sting off of the comic world in general not to have had a female led movie yet knowing the ultimate warrior is coming?
That's right Wonder Woman is on the way.
Who better to helm her own movie than Diana Prince, the Amazon we've dreamt about all our lives?
So far, the movie looks amazing, and you can tell DC is really excited to put it out there.
And Geoff really talks about it with respect, which is exactly what we want to hear.
The best fighter in the DC Universe?
Take a look at what we learned.