Tragically Perfect | Review of The Amazing Spider-Man 2

By: Cynthia Ayala

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has taken one of the powerful stories in Marvel History, a groundbreaking and heartbreaking milestone for Spider-Man.  Tapping into the powerful essence of the story, this film does more than just deliver, it amazes.  Read on for the full review.
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Saving Mr. Banks | Movie Review

By: Cynthia A. Directed by: John Lee Hancock Written by: Kelly Marcel & Sue Smith Starring: Emma Thompson, Tom Hanks, Paul Giamatti, Jason Schwartzman, Bradley Whitford, B. J. Novak & Colin Farrell The film centers on the life of Travers, shifting between 1906 with her childhood in Queensland, Australia and the 1961 negotiations with Walt Disney.  While in California for pre-production, Travers thinks back to … Continue reading Saving Mr. Banks | Movie Review

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The Order: 1886 cowritten by Emmy winner

By: Eddie Makuch 2014 PlayStation 4-exclusive The Order: 1886 is being co-written by Kirk Ellis, who won an Emmy Award for his work on HBO’s miniseries John Adams, which starred Paul Giamatti as the second president of the United States. “The funny thing about it is he’s not a game guy,” Ready at Dawn cofounder Ru Weerasuriya told Game Informer. “And I think everybody would’ve … Continue reading The Order: 1886 cowritten by Emmy winner

Hailee Steinfeld’s Romeo And Juliet Arriving in September

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Liam Neeson Joined By Ruth Wilson In Dark Thriller A Walk Among The Tombstones

By:  Eric Eisenberg English actress Ruth Wilson has managed to spend some time with some seriously great co-stars recently due to the parts she has landed. Later this summer she will be appearing alongside the likes of Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer in Gore Verbinski’s The Lone Ranger, and then in the award season months she’ll be featured alongside Tom Hanks, Emma Thompson, Colin Farrell, Paul Giamatti … Continue reading Liam Neeson Joined By Ruth Wilson In Dark Thriller A Walk Among The Tombstones

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Gets An Official Plot Synopsis

By:  Eric Eisenberg The actors are all accounted for. The lights are on. The film is rolling. The release date is set. Production on Marc Webb‘s upcoming The Amazing Spider-Man 2 is officially underway in New York City and here at Cinema Blend we’re incredibly curious about what the movie has in store for us. Reports over the last few months have revealed that characters like Mary Jane … Continue reading The Amazing Spider-Man 2 Gets An Official Plot Synopsis

Marc Webb Isn’t Making A Sequel, He’s Mapping Out A Massive Spider-Man Universe

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The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May Add Paul Giamatti As The Rhino

By:  Eric Eisenberg If you thought that Electro was going to be the only notable comic book villain present in Marc Webb’s upcoming Amazing Spider-Man sequel, then it turns out you were just a little bit misguided. But what will really surprise you is the Oscar nominated star the production is talking to now about playing the part. The Hollywood Reporter has learned that Paul Giamatti is now in … Continue reading The Amazing Spider-Man 2 May Add Paul Giamatti As The Rhino