Lucas is under no illusion that Hide Away is a mainstream film. But he enjoyed taking the risks inherent in making an independent film with a very personal point of view.
David Cronenberg's new film Cosmopolis depicts a world so skewed by capitalism that rats are about to become the unit of currency. The shots are masterful. But what makes the film brilliant is the startling dialogue from Don DeLillo's novel.
If you have never seen a Twilight film then this is a good one with which to start. If you are already a fan of the series, this is the best movie adaptation yet.
Mia Maestro's passion for the environment wasn't a requirement for being cast as a forest-dwelling vampire. However, like filmic vampire family, her power as an artist derives from the many wild, far-off places she calls home.
From the moment that Jacob freaks when he receives Bella's wedding invitation, to the very last frame of Breaking Dawn, the 5-star film is like a magnificent tasty feast that you won't want to ever end.
While Twilight: Breaking Dawn -- Part One is slow going in the beginning, the rip roaring ending makes up for it in blood soaked spades.
Watching a movie like Water for Elephants, knowing that it's not only based on a novel but on a best-selling novel that was all the rage for book clubs, makes me wonder about the book -- specifically, how bad is it?
Reese Witherspoon recently ruined the fantasy of thousands of tweens when she spilled some intense Hate-o-rade on Twilight star, Robert Pattinson.
Leave it to a couple of lovebirds to sing the praises of some of their favorite singing partners.
Opening an appealing mainstream comedy like 17 Again to $23 million is impressive. Opening a poorly-marketed and not-terribly appealing drama like Charlie St. Cloud to $12.5 million all by yourself: You, Zac Efron, are a genuine movie star.
Men wanting to inspire the kind of rapacious passion Edward does might try reading the Twilight novels. Think of it as research: anything that sends the opposite sex into that much of a tizzy should be viewed as a textbook.
As the ardor cools for The Twilight Saga: Eclipse, it's easy to forget all the humans except that most desired one -- Kristen Stewart's Bella. And then there's actress Christian Serratos's bespectacled Angela Webber.
It's a double-dose of photodramatic discussion, disputation, and dissention on this week's episode of the the Cinefantastique Podcast, as Dan Persons,...
If you drop the whole supernatural thing for a moment, however, Eclipse is just another teen-age soap opera about the love triangle between Bella, Edward and Jacob.
The first rule of successful moviemaking is knowing your audience, and the makers of "Eclipse," certainly know theirs. They have taken everything in Meyer's book that is romantic and flung it full force on the screen.
Why are women everywhere lusting over Hollywood's latest bloodsucker? Vampires have a stunning appeal to our most basic instincts.