The Avengers is kicking off the summer blockbuster season tomorrow and coming along for the ride are new looks at the rest of the large studio tentpoles. We already got a final trailer for The Dark Knight Rises and today what should be our final look at Marc Webb‘s The Amazing Spider-Man has arrived.
This trailer gives us our best look yet at Rhys Ifans as The Lizard as he unleased a biological attack on the city and a few of the other major setpieces, including some dangling fire-lit cars. Some of the CG, especially near the end looks a bit too plasticky, but I like the different tone Webb is going for. Starring Andrew Garfield, Emma Stone, Denis Leary, Campbell Scott, Irrfan Khan, Martin Sheen and Sally Field, one can see the trailer below via Apple.
The Amazing Spider-Man swings into theaters on July 3rd.
With this year’s Cannes Film Festival halfway done, one of the clear highlights is Coens‘ 1960′s-set folk music tale Inside Llewyn Davis. Profiling a down on his luck musician (Oscar Isaac), whose natural talent indicates he is destined for success, the film is a vivid portrait of what it means to be a starving artist. In [...]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week, staff writer Danny King, associate editor Nick Newman and I review J.J. Abram‘s new entry in his flagship franchise, Star Trek Into Darkness. Before that, though, we run down our top 3 most-anticipated films of the Cannes Film Festival. Finally, we take a look at the [...]
There is truly something magical when you combine the French Riviera, the global film market and thousands of hungry filmgoers and critics. The end result is what has come to be known as the most prestigious film festival in the world, the Cannes Film Festival, currently in its 66th iteration. This is my third year [...]
The Archive is a collection of cinephile-friendly findings around the web, including rare or never-before-seen photos, interviews, footage or any other bits related to classic or independent cinema. If you have any suggestions, feel free to e-mail in or tweet to @TheFilmStage. Check out the rundown below. Above, an unused Taxi Driver poster made for SpokeArt’s Martin [...]
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