Category Archives: Acting

Andy Serkis And Gollum Reunite In The Prequel, The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

Many die-hard fans all over the world has certainly watched and followed the “Rings” trilogy from “The Fellowship of the Ring,” “The Two Towers” and to the “Return of the King”. It has garnered a lot of recognition worldwide and has made fans from people of all ages. Most of all, it has enriched the lives of all the actors bringing them to the limelight as well as all the people who have been touched by these movies.  Now that the news has gone out, the prequel of the “Rings” trilogy is now more scrutinized by fans than ever before. With the help of Comic-Con, fans and movie aficionados alike now know what to look up for this year in terms of an action and adventure film.

Andy Serkis, or more acknowledged as Gollum in the trilogy stands out like most of the stars in the series. He might not have been given most of the credit but he has certainly played his role well. The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey tells of the expedition that Bilbo Baggins, Frodo’s uncle, had as he journeyed through the perilous land of Middle Earth. This are the times were Bilbo made strong bonds with Gandalf and warrior Thorin Oakenshield. Along the way of course, he encountered Gollum and the thing it called “my precious”. More like a home coming for the cast and crew to be reunited once again, it was a big cheer for all the stars to relive their characters all over again.

From the films that open our hearts to the world of Middle Earth and all its inhabitants comes a new movie The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey. Humans, Elfs, Dwarfs, Sorcerers, Orcs, and all the other characters in the movie once again will be revived with the dawn of this new film. Starring Andy Serkis, Martin Freeman, and Ian McKellen dawns a new hit film directed by Peter Jackson. We will never know how it all started if ever we were to miss this wonderful film. Better bring your swords and bows out as this adventure will bring us back to the past. 

Captain Jack Sparrow Is Back In The New Disney Movie, Lone Ranger

During the Comic-Con 2012 held a few days ago, a lot of incoming movies and news flashes were unveiled to the public as well as to the eager movie fans all over the world. Among the great highlights were films “Total Recall”, “Frankenweenie”, “Oz The Great and Powerful”, and “The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 2”. However, it was not as everyone expected it to end that day. Another blockbuster was just waiting to be unveiled by Disney in the form of Captain Jack Sparrow’s (Johnny Depp’s) new film entitled the “Lone Ranger”. It was a huge surprise that made everyone in the audience scream out loud and begging for more. 

Johnny Depp who has starred in a lot of hit movies from the Pirates Of The Caribbean series, Rango, and Dark Shadows returns with another new film. Cunning and sexy in every which way, Johnny Depp surely is a big hit in the eyes of the public nowadays. With the success and box office hits that many of his films achieve, it will certainly be rewarding to see his latest movie as well. With the revelation of Lone Ranger during the Comic-Con 2012 festivities, a lot of audiences and fans alike really appreciated what Disney as well as the cast of Lone Ranger as cooking up for them. 

Directed by Gore Verbinski and Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, Lone Ranger is certainly a very worth it film to watch. Not to mention the star studded cast led by Johnny Depp with fellow cast members Armie Hammer, William Fichtner, Ruth Wilson,  James Badge Dale, Tom Wilkinson, Barry Pepper, Helena Bonham Carter, Mason Cook, and James Frain. The release date of the film still appears to be sketchy but sources say it will be likely to come out on July 3, 2013. What is a little wait for a very wonderful film? Heigh Ho, Silver and let us have a blast with Johnny Depp mates. Let’s get ready for a new adventure to begin.

The Rebellious Side Of Selma Hayek Revealed In Her Film, Savages

Fans and moviegoers alike have been waiting for new and exciting films to hit theaters worldwide. The time has certainly come with this new films that is definitely great to watch, Savages. The storyline might seem similar to other films that talk about drug lords and the activities they do yet it still offers something new in return, a twist or so even. One great thing about this film though is that it stars Selma Hayek. Described as a yummy mummy in her new film Savages, Selma Hayek in real life sure is one indeed. Best known for her roles as leading ladies in Desperado, Frida, and Wild Wild West. Selma Hayek has brought style and charisma into this film making it stand out among the rest.

It might seem like ages since we first saw the movie Godfather and now a new film like it arises. Savages, compared to the Godfather series talks about the drug wars with a twist of crime and passion. In the Godfather series, a man was the lone leader and feared most of all. However, in the film Savages, Selma Hayek or Elena is the one that controls it all after the death of her husband and children.  Who would have thought that a woman can have control over one of the largest drug cartels? Two friends also share the limelight with Selma Hayek in this film, Savages. These are two unpopular guys who also have a business selling drugs. In time, both of these camps collide and bring out the guns amongst each other making it bad for everyone else.  Life as they know it is surely is not what they had hoped for and expected. 

One of the biggest films ever made, Savages has certainly a lot to show for. Sexy scenes mixed with intense actions makes it a definitely worth film to watch this year. Released this July 6, 2012, it just shows how hot and exciting the summer season will become. Bring out the popcorn and drinks as we watch this new film that we all can enjoy. 

The New Look Of Matt Damon In The Thriller Film, Elysium

Matt Damon, who starred as Jason Bourne in The Bourne Supremacy, The Bourne Ultimatum, and Good Will Hunting now stars in a sci-fi thriller movie, entitled Elysium. While this movie is still under wraps, critics and fans alike are now hungry for some information about this new upcoming film. Matt Damon, who might have lost his stardom in the Bourne series to actor Jeremy Renner, might have landed a new role in this film again. While it is still a possibility that Matt Damon could still play a role alongside Renner in the Bourne series, the actor for now pursues to finish this film with a bang and maybe a little bit more.

Elysium, set in the year 2159, earth stands on the brink of extinction with poor people as citizens while a man-made space station named Elysium is only for the rich and famous. With these two worlds at a conflict, it is up to one citizen (Damon) to bridge the gap between these two worlds at war. 

Planned to hit theaters this coming March 1, 2013, Elysium will surely be a huge sci-fi hit. Alongside with Matt Damon in this film are stars Jodie Foster, Sharlto Copley, William Fichtner, Alice Braga, Diego Luna and Wagner Moura. Moreover, a lot of secrets are still awaited to be discovered as this new film sets off. Elysium is certainly a great film that movie goers like me would love to watch and share with everyone else.

Channing Tatum Swivels It Out In Magic Mike

Channing Tatum has played the lead in a lot of entertaining movies such as “Dear John”, “The Vow”, and most recently this wholesome film “Magic Mike”. As he swivels his way in various scenes of this film, Channing Tatum certainly portraits a lot of charm and charisma in every move he makes. He is an exhilarating dancer and proves to be quite a charmer indeed. Since then, he has made his way on to the spotlight making a big name for himself in Hollywood. With the huge success of Christina Aguilera’s film Burlesque, this film can surely become a great hit as well for the men’s side that is. Ladies beware as this film can get a little bit exhilarating indeed.

Magic Mike is somewhat aimed at the young male genre which will surely attract a lot of women viewers all over. Sexy men with gorgeous bodies will surely be a sight to see not to mention the dance moves that would sweep you off your feet. The film also revolves around the story of an aspiring young dancer wanting to be just like Magic Mike which he takes under his wings teaching him the tools of the trade.

Distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures Distribution, Magic Mike is built with an all-star cast of men including Alex Pettyfer, Matthew McConaughey, Matthew Bomer, Joe Manganiello, and Riley Keough. Magic Mike will be available in theaters near you this June 29, 2012. Maybe many men would surely want to say, “I want to be like Mike”, after seeing this film. So ladies and gents, this might just be the night of all nights this year for all of us.