Monthly Archives: May 2011

Michael Keaton’s Reflections On The First Batman Movie.

Here’s A Good Read … … from the LA Times’ “Hero Complex” blog. It’s an interview with actor Michael Keaton, who portrayed Batman/Bruce Wayne in director Tim Burton’s 1989 reboot of the venerable comic book hero. Full disclosure time: I’m … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office And One To Watch For.

A Norse God And A Bridal Farce … … topped the weekend’s take at the box office. Kenneth Branagh’s “Thor” stayed at the top spot, while the Kristen Wiig-starrer “Bridesmaids” came second this weekend. Here’s the haul: Name: Weekend: Total: … Continue reading

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Thor (USA, 2011)

Name: Thor Release Date: 2011 Writers: Ashley Miller, Zac Stentz and Don Payne (screenplay); J. Michael Straczynski and Mark Protosevich (story); and Stan Lee, Larry Lieber, Jack Kirby (comic book). Director: Kenneth Branagh Cast: Chris Hemsworth: Thor Natalie Portman: Jane … Continue reading

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Adulthood (UK, 2008)

Name: Adulthood Release Date: 2008 Writer: Noel Clarke Director: Noel Clarke Cast: Noel Clarke: Sam Adam Deacon: Jay Scarlett Alice Johnson: Lexi Jacob Anderson: Omen Ben Drew: Dabs Danny Dyer: Hayden Femi Oyeniran: Moony Shanika Warren-Markland: Kayla Red Madrell: Alisa … Continue reading

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The First-Ever Cineaste Poll.

Readers: To add some interactivity, we’re breaking the fourth wall, and allowing you, the discerning Cineaste’s Lament reader, to cast your vote for the Best Guy Movie of all time. You’ll see our picks in the box below. Yours not … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office.

Here’s the weekend’s haul from the big studios. The news kind of seems superfluous given what happened in Pakistan last night. But the show goes on. Title: Weekend: Total: Fast Five $83.63M $83.63M Rio $14.40M $103627000 Madea’s Big Happy Family … Continue reading

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Buck Rogers (USA, 1939)

Name: Buck Rogers Release Date: 1939 Writer: Dick Calkins (comic strip), Norman S. Hall Director: Ford Beebe, Saul A. Goodkind Cast: Larry “Buster” Crabbe: Buck Rogers Constance Moore: Wilma Deering Jackie Moran: George ‘Buddy’ Wade Jack Mulhall: Captain Rankin Anthony … Continue reading

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