If I hadn’t known, going in, that The Adventures of Tintin had been adapted from three volumes of the Herge´ series of graphic novels, I might have suspected it from the constant action.
Peter Jackson has announced the cast of The Hobbit. His choice for Bilbo Baggins? Martin Freeman [The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, Sherlock].
Details from the press release follow the jump.
The release of The Lovely Bones – adapted from the novel by Alice Sebold – is one of those instances where I’m glad I haven’t read the book. From everything I’ve heard, the novel is brilliant – something Peter Jackson’s film is not [except for the overabundance of overly vivid color where it shouldn’t be].
By now you may have heard a rumbling about a rather small film called District 9. If you haven’t seen the movie as of yet, you probably don’t know much about its plot, or even who is in it, but you’ve probably heard something good about it from other critics. But here’s the real secret- the reason why everyone keeps raving about District 9 is because they knew nothing about it going in and it was the fun of being surprised that won them over. And if you’re even remotely interested in seeing this film after this review, you’ll do yourself the favor of reading or hearing as little as possible about it before the lights go down.
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