Today we have the results from Europe’s largest motion-capture production yet and it’s not terribly promising. While James Cameron delivered a watershed moment in terms of technology with his blockbuster Avatar, the latest film harnessing the same technique, and certainly style, looks to not live up to that adventure.
Reported back in May, it seems as though a lengthly post-production is well on its way as the first trailer has hit for Reinhard Klooss’ Tarzan 3D. Starring Kellan Lutz and Spencer Locke, while this trailer has some stirring score, it looks more like a test reel than anything else. Featuring our lead in character running around the jungle with apes, there is an ultimately cheap vibe to the animation. Check it below thanks to Animatie (via The Playlist), along with a 7-and-a-half-minute behind-the-scenes featurette.
No release date has been announced yet.
What do you think of our first look?
Today marks the launch of our new recurring column, which dives into the cream of the crop when it comes to this week’s home releases, including Blu-ray and DVD, as well recommended deals of the week. Check out our rundown below and return every Tuesday for the best films one can take home. Note that [...]
Note: The following piece contains spoilers for both Shadow of a Doubt and Stoker. Alfred Hitchcock’s Shadow of a Doubt is already available on Blu-ray, as a component of the sizeable Hitchcock box-set that was released last October. This month, however, sees its individual, standalone release on the format, and the timing couldn’t be more [...]
After a recent New York screening of František Vláčil‘s Marketa Lazarová, my friend and fellow critic, Vadim Rizov, tweeted the following response: “Sheep God war men snow church blood swords ‘old crone’ justice grass wtf WTF UNCLE.” He certainly wasn’t alone in such a confused response. Lazarová — now out on Blu-ray via Criterion — is [...]
Welcome to the latest episode of our official podcast, The Film Stage Show. This week associate editor Nick Newman, writerDanny King, and I go over the films of polarizing auteur, Zack Snyder. Then we talk about his newest film, the Superman reboot Man of Steel. Finally, we take a look at the films/TV shows coming to theaters and DVD [...]
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