Trailer: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ - Nov 22
Directed by Francis Lawrence, written by Simon Beaufoy and Michael Arndt, starring Jennifer Lawrence, Josh Hutcherson, Liam Hemsworth, Elizabeth Banks, Sam Claflin, Jena Malone, Stanley Tucci, Woody Harrelson, Philip Seymour Hoffman, Jeffrey Wright and Donald Sutherland.
I see they’re doing the same thing they did with the first film in that they’re not showing the games. Which is fine, because all of the footage that they are showing, particularly the riot scenes, looks great — and an expansion of what was great about the previous installment. Good things.
I could get behind this. I actually enjoyed the first one, so can’t wait too see how this turns out.
The first teaser footage for J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek Into Darkness has arrived, giving fans their initial glimpse at the sequel to the surprisingly successful reboot of the long-running franchise. And as we speculated earlier, the clip focuses on Abrams’ mysterious villain, as played by the brilliant Benedict Cumberbatch.
Michael Jackson has been the subject of a number of documentaries, but this forthcoming one from director Spike Lee will be the MJ documentary you won’t want to sleep on. Today, we get a glimpse into the film as Michael Jackson: BAD25, which will feature interviews with Kanye West, Martin Scorsese, and Mariah Carey, has finally received a trailer. The short clip looks into the making of the 1987 album, the Bad tour, as well as the album’s music videos. BAD25 will make its premiere on Thursday, November 22nd at 9:30 PM EST on ABC.
Social Experiment of the Day: Craigslist Joe is the story of Joseph Garner’s Craigslist survival adventure. Armed with a backpack, identification and a bicycle, Garner set out to live for one month relying solely on the generosity of the “21st Century Town Square.” Zack Galifianakis produced the film.
Movie Premise of the Day: Back in 2010, director Ben Popik recruited five comedy writers for a surprise challenge: Each would write 15 pages of a movie, having read only the previous five pages of the script.
They were all in, save for one stipulation: If they wrote the movie, Popik had to make it.