March 28, 2017

Tag Archives: Sucker Punch

Last word on Sucker Punch, as the director’s cut comes to Blu Ray

HollywoodNews.com: Zach Snyder made perhaps the ultimate thesis project on the wholesale objectification of women in popular culture, especially in modern geek culture, and how women feel the need to use those tools of objectification in order to achieve some semblance of would-be independence. Sucker Punch smashed open the absurd[...]

Vanessa Hudgens seeks “Shelter” in indie-drama role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Vanessa Hudgens continues to seek out roles that will challenge her as an actress and distance her from the “High School Musical” franchise that launched her career. The latest, “Gimme Shelter,” is an indie drama that casts clean-cut Hudgens as a pregnant, homeless teenager who goes in search[...]

Vanessa Hudgens talks about having self-esteem issues

HollywoodNews.com: Vanessa Hudgens may seem like a glamorous Hollywood star, but even she has self-esteem issues that have her feeling low. The ‘Sucker Punch’ actress revealed that she sometimes stays in sweats for days because she feels down, states HollywoodLife. “I can have an ugly week. I go through days upon[...]

“Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules” franchise wins with $24.4 million

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: In a somewhat surprising result, the heavily-advertised action-fantasy Sucker Punch (teaser/trailer) did not top the box office this weekend, losing a close race to the lower-profile but popular Diary of a Wimpy Kid franchise. Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules was number one for the[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond – “Sucker Punch”

By Pete Hammond If you disliked the film as much as I did (and three quarters of the nation’s “critics” agree with me according to Rotten Tomatoes) certainly the temptation is there to come up with every possible variation on Sucker Punch’s ill-conceived title. I felt “sucker-punched” after seeing[...]

“Sucker Punch” posters latest from Alamo’s Mondo

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Mondo, the art boutique arm of the Alamo Drafthouse, has been busy catering to geek cinema fanatics who like to bring a piece of the movie-going experience home with them. Recently, Mondo collaborated with Duncan Jones to commemorate his debut film, “Moon,” and his anticipated follow-up, “Source Code.” Today,[...]

Superman secrets from director Zack Snyder

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Zack Snyder’s new film, “Sucker Punch,” opens in theaters next Friday. But with all apologies to the director, most of us are looking beyond “Punch” to the filmmaker’s next hard-hitting project … a reboot of the “Superman” franchise. Understanding a need to feed the publicity machine, Snyder –[...]

Zack Snyder teases “Sucker Punch”

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Before Zack Snyder (“Watchmen,” “300”) can move on to the Superman franchise, he’s got to shepherd his latest picture into theaters. That would be “Sucker Punch,” a film we’ve been hearing about since Snyder and his crew brought footage to ComicCon last summer. The writer-director has described[...]

This Week In Movies – “Megamind,” “Due Date,” “For Colored Girls”

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: For the third time this year Dreamworks Animation has scored strongly at the boxoffice in their continuing challenge to Disney and Pixar to top the ‘toon parade. “Megamind,” a really funny twist on the superhero genre featuring the voices of Will Farrell, Tina Fey[...]

Jamie Chung will heat up ‘Hangover 2’

HollywoodNews.com: “The Hangover 2” is getting sexier. Jamie Chung, hot off Zack Snyder’s “Sucker Punch,” is joining the cast of the Todd Phillips film. She will play the fiancé of Stu, Ed Helms’ nebbish character. Chung joins Bradley Cooper, Zack Galifianakis and Justin Bartha who are returning for the[...]
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