DVD Den | Iron Man 2

28 09 2010

by Kam Williams

DVD Features Downey in Sequel as Marvel Comics Superhero
What makes “Iron Man” stand apart from other comic book superheroes is the title character’s savoir faire. Billionaire inventor Tony Stark is always quick with the clever quip, whether reacting flirtatiously to the arrival of a new employee (“I want one!”), impulsively entering the Monaco Grand Prix (“What’s the point of owning a race car if you can’t drive it?”), or dismissing an insufferable adversary (“You look like you have friends in low places.”). Read the rest of this entry »

Reel Shorts | Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps

24 09 2010

by Kam Williams

Stone and Douglas Reunite for Shakespearean Sequel Well Worth the Wait 
Michael Douglas won an Academy Award in 1988 for his captivating performance as Gordon Gekko, the ruthless corporate raider-turned-cultural icon best known for contributing the avaricious credo “Greed is good!” to the popular lexicon of the Me Generation. Read the rest of this entry »

Mendes is “Ghost” for Sequel!

19 07 2010

Just days after the sequel to the “Ghost Rider” was greenlit, comes the announcement that co-star Eva Mendes has decided to not to “ride” with the filmmakers for the next installment. Read the rest of this entry »

Reel Shorts | Shrek Forever After

21 05 2010

by Kam Williams

Ogre Matches Wits with Rumpelstiltskin in Uninspired Franchise Finale
As first adapted to the screen in 2001 from William Steig’s popular children’s book, “Shrek” was an enchanting fairy tale with a marvelous moral about appreciating each other’s inner beauty. While delivering that heartwarming message, the picture kept you in stitches via the hilarious antics of the title character (Mike Myers) and his trash-talking companion, Donkey (Eddie Murphy). Although that animated adventure spawned a couple of engaging-enough sequels, judging by “Shrek Forever After” it is clear that the scriptwriters have run out of ideas for the expiring franchise.

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Reel Images | Why Did I Get Married Too?

27 03 2010

Here is a gallery for writer/producer/director Tyler Perry’s sequel to his 2007 film, “Why Did I Get Married Too?” Read the rest of this entry »

Janet Gets “Married” Again!

26 06 2009

Several days before the untimely death of her brother Michael, Janet Jackson agreed to reprise her role in Tyler Perry’s comedy sequel, “Why Did I Get Married Too.” Read the rest of this entry »