Tag Archives: Edgar Wright

“Ant-Man” is Marvel’s latest success story and one of their better releases

Back when Avengers: Age of Ultron was about to hit theaters, I ranked the entire Marvel Cinematic Universe, 11 films at the time. Now, with Ant-Man the latest MCU release coming this weekend, I’m going to go ahead and re-rank Marvel’s titles. I’ll have more to say about Ant-Man than[...]

Marvel post-Avengers plans including Guardians of the Galaxy!

By Terence Johnson HollywoodNews.com: In a few short years, Marvel has announced themselves as a major force in Hollywood and with the #3 grossing film of all time, The Avengers, they don’t look to be slowing down. With fans brewing in anticipation, Marvel president Kevin Feige announced the upcoming slate of[...]

Nic Cage’s “Drive Angry 3D” trailer is hilarious, not a comedy

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Thank goodness this trailer finally made it online. The clip is for “Drive Angry 3D.” It was attached to “Red” during my preview screening earlier this week, and it made me howl. Seriously, it plays like one of the bogus trailers Edgar Wright or Eli Roth created for[...]

Tarantino and Rodriguez’s “Grindhouse” Blu-ray a giddy, gory treat for fans

Hollywoodnews.com: HollywoodNews.com stays on top of the latest DVD and Blu-ray releases so you know which films are worth your time and money. This week, we review: “Grindhouse: Two-Disc Collector’s Edition” Every once in a while, a Blu-ray arrives that furthers the format and (hopefully) convinces a few more film fans to[...]

“Scott Pilgrim” DVD and Blu-ray bursting with extra features

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: By most standards, Edgar Wright’s “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World” underperformed. Buoyed by a boatload of pre-release publicity – including a major push at San Diego’s ComiCon – the graphic novel adaptation only earned $31M this summer. The common belief was that “Scott Pilgrim” had a niche[...]

Anna Kendrick talks movies, musicals, and stalkers

HollywoodNews.com: After stealing scenes in “Twilight” and stealing hearts in “Up in the Air,” Anna Kendrick made a memorable appearance as Scott’s barista sister in boyfriend Edgar Wright’s film “Scott Pilgrim”. Now, the 25-year-old actress is all about humility. “I’ve just been really lucky to work with very good people,”[...]

Vanity Fair sending mixed messages over “Scott Pilgrim”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Will the real Vanity Fair please stand up? The contemporary culture magazine seems to be suffering from split personality lately. In July, curmudgeonly contributing editor James Wolcott hurled jabs at HollywoodNews.com and Cinematical writer Todd Gilchrist for his “earnest unreview” of Edgar Wright’s “Scott Pilgrim vs. The World.”[...]

Edgar Wright and Bryan Lee O’Malley on bringing ‘Scott Pilgrim’ to the screen

HollywoodNews.com: “Scott Pilgrim vs. the World” film director Edgar Wright sat down with Bryan Lee O’Malley–the creator of the original series of graphic novels–at Movie-Con this weekend to talk about the process of bringing the comic hero to life. Throughout filming, Wright and O’Malley stayed in contact to ensure the most[...]

“Scott Pilgrim” wins over our critic, sharply divides others

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: In the battle of Sean O’Connell vs. My “Scott Pilgrim” review, a busy workload is making sure the latter defeats the former. I tried to carve enough time out of an unusually busy work week to put “Scott Pilgrim” thoughts on paper. But interviews, screenings, and a week-long[...]

Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez packaging Blu-ray “Grindhouse”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Some exciting DVD news arrived at Hollywood News headquarters this afternoon. Shortly after Robert Rodriguez’s “Machete” carves its way through multiplexes, the movie that gave “birth” to Danny Trejo’s vengeful killer – “Grindhouse” – will receive its Blu-ray treatment for a two-disc presentation that replicate the back-to-back sensation[...]
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