As Marvel ramps up its marketing for 'Captain America 2,' a new TV spot has hit the airwaves. While it does do well in teasing fans with never-before-seen footage of Chris Evans' upcoming turn as the Cap, it seemingly spoils a major moment from the movie. (Continue reading at your own risk.)
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Released in 1996, 'The Long Kiss Goodnight' tells the story of Samantha, a mother and schoolteacher with amnesia, who recovers her memories and discovers she was once an assassin for the CIA. Directed by Renny Harlin, the film was written by Shane Black, who was at the time becoming one of the highest-paid screenwriters in Hollywood, thanks to his work on 'Lethal Weapon.' Black more recently wrote the screenplay for and directed 'Iron Man 3,' but 'The Long Kiss Goodnight' remains a cult classic. Eighteen years later, we revisit Geena Davis, Samuel L. Jackson and the rest of the cast, and see what they're up to now.
A few weeks back I was watching TV with friends who don't follow movies that closely. On came the ad for 'RoboCop.' They were baffled. “Who needs this?” they asked.
Forget that we were all old enough to remember the first one. This wasn't just defending our childhoods. If you want to step on a classic – and 'RoboCop' is something of a classic – you better come correct. What's this new one going to offer? The original's action and sly satire aren't dated. Who needs this?
I am afraid I must report that nobody needs this.
There are good days, there are bad days, and then there are days when you confuse Samuel L. Jackson with Laurence Fishburne and find yourself at the mercy of an actor whose voice can make even the strongest man whimper in terror. This sounds like a joke, but it actually happened on live television, and since this is the internet, it will never go away and the news anchor who made the tragic error will never live it down.
When 'Thor: The Dark World' hits Blu-ray, DVD and 3D Combo Pack on February 25, Marvelites will be treated to an exclusive 'Captain America 2' preview, which goes behind the scenes of Cap's new venture to Washington, D.C. and will feature brand-new footage. Before you watch the featurette in the comfort of your own home, this highly anticipated look has made its way online.
A new 'Captain America 2' trailer will debut this weekend during the Super Bowl, and to help get everyone excited, Marvel has released a bunch of new photos and three new posters from the film highlighting Chris Evans as Captain America, Scarlett Johansson as Black Widow and Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury!
If there's one thing we know for sure, it's that the upcoming remake of 'RoboCop' will be, by default, bigger, louder and faster than the original. A new clip from the film only confirms this, making it very clear that this particular iteration of the cyborg police officer was created in the age of CGI.
Quentin Tarantino's 'Pulp Fiction' was released in 1994 and became an instant classic: the darkly humorous, non-linear narrative follows the stories of various small-time criminals and mobsters (and one very memorable and mysterious briefcase) as their lives intersect in Los Angeles. Tarantino and co-writer Roger Avary won an Oscar for Best Original Screenplay for the film, which was nominated for an additional six statues, including Best Actor for John Travolta -- who experienced a major comeback thanks to Tarantino casting him as lead hitman Vincent Vega. 20 years later, we revisit the cast of the film and see what they're doing now.
We've seen plenty of teenage assassin movies and we've seen plenty of high school comedies, but what happens when you slam these two concepts together to form an Ultra High Concept Action Comedy starring the likes Hailee Steinfeld and Samuel L. Jackson? Apparently, you get 'Barely Lethal,' which casts the Oscar-nominated star of 'True Grit' and 'Ender's Game' as a 16 year old assassin who takes on her greatest challenge yet: public schooling.
The next slate of Marvel films will soon be upon us, now that we're about to enter the new year, and the one closest on the horizon is Marvel Studios' 'Captain America 2' (officially titled 'The Winter Soldier). As Empire Magazine drops its latest issue on news stands featuring our patriotic strongman's next standalone mission, new photos from the sequel have hit the web in addition to some new looks at 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2'!