Tag Archives: Back to the Future

Spotlight on the Stars: Robert Zemeckis

For this week’s spotlight piece, I wanted to take a look at an A-list director, one who’s really influenced the industry in a big way. The filmmaker in question? Why, Robert Zemeckis, of course. He’s known for his work with visual effects, for sure, but his talents go beyond that.[...]

“Prometheus” – Finish the first film if you want us to see the sequel!

HollywoodNews.com: Corey Atad wrote a great ‘wish I had gotten around to writing it first’ piece on Friday. It’s about well, it’s called “Prometheus; or Stop Trying to Set Up Sequels!”. I’ve whined about this in brief or in the context of something else from time to time,[...]

Denzel Washington boarding “Flight” with Zemeckis?

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: After years of toiling in motion-capture animation on projects like “The Polar Express” and “A Christmas Carolm” Robert Zemeckis is returning to live-action (yay!) and he may be bringing Denzel Washington with him (double yay!). Zemeckis, who helmed a handful of masterpieces such as “Cast Away” and the[...]

“Mars Needs Moms” director Simon Wells

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Some animated heroes only dream of going to infinity and beyond. Not Milo. The brave young boy found at the heart of Walt Disney’s “Mars Needs Moms” leaves the dreaming to toys, actually boarding a rocket ship headed to the red planet when Martians kidnap his mom[...]

“Back to the Future” heads back to theaters for encore screening

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: “Back to the Future” is back … again! So far, the 25tht anniversary celebration for Robert Zemeckis’ treasured time-traveling trilogy has included a polished Blu-ray release and a theatrical re-release of the original film. But two October screenings wern’t enough for rabid” Future” fans, so AMC has announced[...]

Interview: Drew Barrymore and Justin Long talk about ‘Going the Distance’

By Todd Gilchrist HollywoodNews.com: According to the tabloids, Drew Barrymore and Justin Long have plenty of romantic history in real life. But in Going the Distance, they deal with the very real challenge of keeping a relationship alive from two separate cities (one supposes in comparison to separate movie productions).[...]

‘Avatar 2’ will take place underwater

HollywoodNews.com: You want hints about the “Avatar” sequels? James Cameron says that the follow-up to the highest grossing film of all time will take place underwater in the oceans of Pandora. The director promises the film will be “equally rich and diverse and crazy and imaginative” as the first film’s[...]

My Thoughts on the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

By Hanako M. Ricks HollywoodNews.com: I’ve spent the majority of the past three days in full geek mode, attending the Infinitus 2010 fan convention in Orlando, FL. One of the highlights of this weekend for me was my visit on Friday to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter park in Universal’s[...]

“Back to the Future” Blu-ray details revealed!

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: This is the best news you’ll hear all day. Aside from the now-completed “Toy Story” trilogy, “Back the the Future” is the second-closest bid for movie-making perfection. Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd brilliantly bridged the past and the present for a trio of wildly inventive tales[...]

Film Independent Announces Jury Award Winners of 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival

hollywoodnews.com: Today Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced its 2010 Los Angeles Film Festival award winners at a brunch at CHAYA Downtown. Audience award winners will be announced tomorrow afternoon at the Closing Night film, Despicable Me.[...]