Empowering and Action Packed Entertainment | Review of ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016 Film)’

By Cynthia Ayala

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies starring: : Lily James, Sam Riley & Lena Headey Image Credit: Wikipedia
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies starring: : Lily James, Sam Riley & Lena Headey
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Image Credit: Wikipedia

Jane Austen’s classic tale of the tangled relationships between lovers from different social classes in 19th century England is faced with a new challenge—an army of undead zombies.

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Pride and Prejudice and Zombies can be described with a few words: brilliant, hilarious, empowering. This film is a retelling of Jane Austen’s classic novel Pride and Prejudice based on the novel of the same title by Seth Grahame-Smith, this movie includes action, romance and zombies to retell the classic narrative. Continue reading “Empowering and Action Packed Entertainment | Review of ‘Pride and Prejudice and Zombies (2016 Film)’”

A Look Back at ‘The Brothers Grimm’

By Cynthia Ayala

The Brothers Grimm starring Heath Ledger, Matt Damon and Lena Headey
‘The Brothers Grimm’ starring Heath Ledger, Matt Damon and Lena Headey

Let me begin with an excerpt from the Wikipedia page because it accurately says everything about what this film is about and who stars in it:

“The Brothers Grimm is a 2005 adventure fantasy film directed by Terry Gilliam. The film stars Matt Damon, Heath Ledger, and Lena Headey in an exaggerated and fictitious portrait of the Brothers Grimm as traveling con artists in French-occupied Germany during the early 19th century. However, the brothers eventually encounter a genuine fairy tale curse which requires real courage instead of their usual bogus exorcisms.”

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The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones | Movie Review

Directed by Harald Zwart Screenplay by Jessica Postigo Paquette Based on City of Bones by Cassandra Clare Starring: Lily Collins, Jamie Campbell Bower, Robert Sheehan, Kevin Zegers, Lena Headey, Kevin Durand, Aidan Turner, Jemima West, Godfrey Gao, C. C. H. Pounder, Jared Harris & Jonathan Rhys Meyers The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is based on the New York Times Bestseller City of Bones by … Continue reading The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones | Movie Review

The Purge

Directed by: James DeMonaco Screenplay by: James DeMonaco Starring: Ethan Hawke, Lena Headey, Max Burkholder, Adelaide Kane, Edwin Hodge, Rhys Wakefield, Tony Oller, Arija Bareikis, Tom Yi, Chris Mulkey, Tisha French, Dana Bunch, Peter Gvozdas, Karen Strassmen & Peter Jones In the future, unemployment and crime are at an all-time low, but every year, crime is legal for twelve hours to keep them low. Now … Continue reading The Purge

The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones Moves Up A Couple Days

By: Eric Eisenberg When a movie is moved to a Wednesday release date, it typically means one of two things: either it’s trying to get a head start on a holiday weekend, or it’s trying to catch people’s attention during a weekend where there are many competing films vying for the audiences’ attention. The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones is coming out in late August, so you … Continue reading The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones Moves Up A Couple Days

The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones Trailer And New Poster Arrive

By: Kelly West Among the upcoming young adult novels getting the movie treatment next year is The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, a film based on the first book in Cassandra Clare‘s Mortal Instruments series. Lily Collins plays the lead in this film, which now has a new trailer as well as a poster that reflects a side of New York City Collins’ Clary Fray is only just beginning … Continue reading The Mortal Instruments: City Of Bones Trailer And New Poster Arrive

New Jungle Book Adaptation To Be Developed By Harry Potter Scribe Steve Kloves

By: Eric Eisenberg When discussing The Jungle Book, most people think about the fantastic animated animated version from 1967, but the truth is that there actually is a halfway descent live-action version out there as well. Directed by Stephen Sommers, the Rudyard Kipling adaptation had a stellar cast that included Cary Elwes, Lena Headey, Sam Neill, John Cleese and Jason Flemyng and actually did a … Continue reading New Jungle Book Adaptation To Be Developed By Harry Potter Scribe Steve Kloves

Lena Headey, Anna Friel And Emily Watson Join Dark Comedy The Poisoners

Jon Amiel’s dark comedy The Poisoners has managed to secure itself a strong cast of leading ladies. Joining the film, which is set to begin shooting in Ireland and Germany this summer, are Emily Watson, Anna Friel, and Lena Headey. Written by Paul Billing, The Poisoners takes place during World War I and follows a group of women who are left behind in an English … Continue reading Lena Headey, Anna Friel And Emily Watson Join Dark Comedy The Poisoners