"The Legend Ends" says the marketing for The Dark Knight Rises, so to celebrate the conclusion of Christopher Nolan's superb trilogy, we at LITM are bringing you a whole Batcave's worth of features on the caped crusader and his fight against Gotham's underworld...
Produced by mainstream delinquent Todd Phillips, most notably the helmer of renegade franchise demon The Hangover, Project X arrives in the midsts of a year in which the found footage subgenre has become the go-to option for filmmakers to harness an alternative, albeit overly gimmicky, spin on drowsy narrative tropes. Evoking this year’s modestly successful Chronicle through its exploration of a group of inquisitive teenagers battling forces beyond their collective control, Project X – the product of first-time filmmaker Nima Nourizadeh, takes the aforementioned gimmick and turns it in on itself, subjecting its audience to the nastiness of contemporary adolescence without a hint of irony or self-parody, causing the film to seemingly revel in the repulsion it so ignorantly boasts.
The original Terminator movie from James Cameron seems to be brushed aside a little in the annals of film history thanks to the exemplary sequel, Terminator 2: Judgement Day, which seems rather unfair. T2 was great, but it's the original film which has a far greater magic. Long before the franchise was even a franchise, before the heights of T2 and the lows of T3 and Terminator: Salvation, or the underrated TV series, there was a film that was bleak, ultra-violent, brimming with ideas and absolutely dripping with atmosphere.
It has been confirmed that Daniel Kleinman, director of iconic title sequences for a number of James Bond films has been signed to direct the title sequence for the upcoming 23rd entry in the series: Skyfall.
It seems that the Americans are not content to simply remake the TV version of The Inbetweeners. Now, Paramount want to create an American remake of the hugely popular feature film of the British series.
Entertainment Weekly have published several pictures from the upcoming Disney short animated film Paperman, set to screen before showings of Wreck-It Ralph when it is released early next year.
As production finally begins to move forward on Edgar Wright’s long in gestation big screen adaptation of Marvel’s Ant-Man, it seems that the director has shot a reel of test footage with timing intriguingly close to Comic-Con.
Despite fairly lukewarm initial trailers, a new 60 second promo for Django Unchained has appeared online that brings together material we’ve already seen and some new stuff to produce a very solid preview of the film indeed, highlighting that this could be a trademark work of Tarantino genius.
As Marc Webb’s new take on the friendly neighbourhood Spider-Man swings into theatres this week, we have been “treated” to an utterly hideous new photo in which Rhys Ifans' Lizard features heavily, along with a series of awful bits of Photoshop work.