For those of us who are too young to remember/know of Splash, let me tell you that it was a big deal. Granted, I was on the younger side of things when the movie was “popular,” but it still left an impression that changed my mind on what fantasy movies in live action could be like.
It starred Tom Hanks and a young Daryl Hannah, telling the romantic tale of boy meets mermaid, their courtship, and how they have to run away from the government trying to experiment on her. Though to a 2016 modern audience this movie might sound ultra silly, it (in my eyes) is a classic – one that jump started the careers of its leads (along with director Ron Howard) and gave Disney one of their biggest live action hits of the decade. So when news of a remake came about, I was initially skeptical at best – until some recent news surfaced.
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Okay, tell me if you’ve heard this one before: Two royal sisters are torn apart by a tragic misunderstanding. One has the power of snow and ice, and runs away to a remote location. There’s hearts broken, sisterhood, a guy who chops things, and trolls. Of course, I’m talking about Disney’s box office hit Fro…… sorry, I mean Universal’s 2016 release, The Huntsman: Winter’s War starring Charlize Theron, Emily Blunt, Chris Hemsworth and Jessica Chastain. And if you were one of the very few who was curious to know what happened before AND after 2012’s Snow White and the Huntsman, well we finally got our first look at this new addition to the franchise. Because that’s exciting…. right?
Continue reading “The Huntsman: Winter’s War” Trailer Released
Many have speculated what the heck the new, all female Ghostbusters movie is going to be like. From the casting, humor, mood – everything has been speculated. But now, with production underway, we’re finally getting our first look into this new girl power team of ghostbustin’ fighters will be like, thanks to director Paul Feig’s Twitter account.
Continue reading First Image of New “Ghostbusters” Uniforms and Proton Pack Released