On June 28th, we get the second – and judging from this trailer – better of the year’s two terrorists blow up the white House movies – White House Down. Check out the new trailer following the jump to see Channing Tatum confirming that he does the drama/humor mix as well as anyone – and Jamie Foxx as a very flexible POTUS.
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Remember how Neill Blomkamp’s District 9 came out nowhere and dazzled? Well, his follow-up, Elysium is coming soon – here’s the first trailer. The film which stars Matt Damon (in thoughtful action hero mode) and Jodie Foster (bringing the evil), reaches theaters on August 9th.
Bad stuff going down in the White House – Take 2! White House Down stars Jamie Foxx and Channing Tatum and is directed by the modern master of the event movie, Roland Emmerich. I don’t know if it will better than Olympus Has Fallen, but it for darn sure will be bigger!
White House Down hits theaters on June 28th.
The Monuments Men, directed by and starring George Clooney, has begun production in Berlin. The film – which tells the story of the greatest treasure hunt in history – follows the platoon that was tasked by FDR to rescue art treasures stolen by the Nazis. The film features a cast of international stars, including: Matt Damon, Bill Murray, Cate Blanchett, Jean Dujardin, Bob Balaban, Hugh Bonneville and John Goodman.
The Monuments Men is scheduled for North American release on December 18, 2013. The official press release follows the jump.
Skyfall is one of the best Bonds and part of the reason is that not only does Daniel Craig’s Bond continue to reveal new sides to his personality and resources; not only is he given one of the best Bond villains ever in Javier Bardem’s Raoul Silva, but Judi Dench just kills it as M – giving her every bit of the toughness and resiliency that we always expected of here, and an equally unexpected tenderness that we might not have.
Outside of substituting mixed martial arts for boxing and adding an opposites attract romance, Here Comes The Boom really doesn’t do very much that’s new. And yet, it works!
In Robot & Frank, a worried son presents his father with a robot designed to help him deal with the vicissitudes of life – from housekeeping to fighting Alzheimer’s. It’s a thoughtful, engaging and uniquely delightful film.