By Ruben V. Nepales
Angelina Jolie’s eagerly anticipated turn as the villainous Maleficent, Tina Fey’s feisty prison guard camping it up with Miss Piggy, Kermit and the entire Muppets gang, Lars von Trier’s “Nymphomaniac” volumes 1 and 2, Christopher Nolan’s “Interstellar” explorers, the superhero gangs—X-Men and Guardians of the Galaxy (with Fil-Am Dave Bautista as Drax)—are among cinema’s eclectic fare in 2014.
The beloved British detective Sherlock Holmes is now free to be reimagined in the United States after a federal judge ruled that licensing fees are no longer required.
Super-hero blockbuster sequel “Iron Man 3″ smashed to the top at the US box office with a mega $175.3 million take – the second best opening weekend ever – industry estimates showed Sunday.
“Iron Man 3″ is expected to launch America’s summer blockbuster season with a bang this weekend, having already taking global box offices by storm, industry analysts say.
By Mark Diamat
Taking off from the success of “Iron Man 2”, the third instalment of the “Iron Man” film franchise for the first time highlights the vulnerability of Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) without his iron suit.
By Rito P. Asilo
As he marks his 50th year in the comic-book universe, Iron Man aka Tony Stark comes full circle in the satisfying third installment of Marvel’s blockbuster movie franchise—a remarkable feat that wouldn’t be possible without Robert Downey Jr.
By Anthony McCartney
The Super Bowl resembled a trip to the movie theater with several potential summer blockbusters airing new ads.
By Sandy Cohen
Robert Downey Jr. made a Tony Stark-like entrance into the San Diego Convention Center’s largest exhibition hall, dancing up through the aisles among more than 6,000 fans.
By Christy Lemire
The hype has been building for years and it couldn’t possibly be more deafening at this point. After a series of summer blockbusters that individually introduced Iron Man, The Incredible Hulk, Thor and Captain America, all these characters come together alongside several other friends and foes in “Marvel’s The Avengers.” And with director and co-writer [...]
By Rito P. Asilo
THERE’S method to Robert Downey Jr.’s crowd-pleasing “madness” in Guy Ritchie’s “A Game of Shadows” (which opens tomorrow), the zippy sequel of 2009’s revisionist “Sherlock Holmes.” The versatile actor pulls off the difficult task of juggling exhilarating action and zany comedy as the film hurtles from one noisy scene to another. In the franchise’s latest [...]
By Nestor Torre
Mel Gibson used to be one of most admired luminaries in show biz, especially after the huge, inspirational success of his period drama on the passion and sacrificial self-immolation of Jesus Christ. In only a couple of years, however, the veteran actor-filmmaker fell from grace, “from hero to zero,” due to his temper tantrums, addictions [...]