Film Review: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes

I was a huge fan of Rupert Wyatt’s 2011 film, “Rise of the Planet of the Apes.” He successfully restarted a franchise that had been lying dormant since Burton’s laughably awful “reimagining” in 2001 of the original film franchise. Wyatt’s “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” explores the origins of the super-smart primates, the …

Spielberg & Jackson Talk “Tintin”

In a video taped for some sort of comic convention in Europe, we have the first look at Steven Spielbeg and Peter Jackson talking about the upcoming “Tintin” project.  Both Spielberg and Jackson appear in the video, wearing bowler hats a la the Thompson Twins, and talk a little about the upcoming movie.  You want …

Tintin To Begin Shooting in Two Weeks

According to Andy Serkis, (who will be playing the role of Captain Haddock,) the 3D Peter Jackson produced and Steven Speilberg directed movie will begin shooting in two weeks. Here’s what Serkis told Coming Soon about the books about the famous Belgian boy reporter: “I remember reading them as a child. I wasn’t this massive …

Tintin Casting News Released

In what is one of my more anticipated movies of 2009/2010, (probably ’10 given the production delays,) there is some word on casting in Steven Spielberg’s Tintin movie.  (Don’t forget Peter Jackson will be doing the second film with a director yet to be announced to do number three.) First off, Simon Pegg and Nick …