October 31, 2008
UK Tomatometer Preview: Quantum Of Solace - Is the New Bond Shaken or Stirred?
Today is Halloween, traditionally a big day for horror movies, but for 2008 this long standing tradition has been usurped by the return of a bigger, better, badder and more British institution. Today sees the release of Bond 22. Daniel Craig returns in his sophomore outing as Commander James Bond of Her Majesty's Secret Service in Quantum Of Solace, but what did the critics have think?
March 24, 2008
RT on DVD: Kite Runner, Stephen King's The Mist Enter Your Homes!
Ample scares abound this week with Frank Darabont's latest adaptation of a Stephen King tome, The Mist, the bestseller adaptation The Kite Runner, the black romantic comedy Wristcutters: A Love Story, Jonathan Demme's celebrated documentary Jimmy Carter Man From Plains, and more.
January 18, 2008
Down but Not Out, HD DVD Soldiers On
The clock hasn't stopped ticking on the format, but HD DVD consumers can look forward to seeing new films on store shelves -- for at least the next few months, anyway.
December 28, 2007
David Benioff Promises Fun Wolverine
Gavin Hood may be trying to justify directing Wolverine with his explanations of its existential metaphors, but screenwriter David Benioff just wanted to write a fun movie.
December 13, 2007
Critical Consensus: I Am Legend All Over the Map, Chipmunks Hits Sour Note
This week at the movies, we've got the last man on earth (I Am Legend, starring Will Smith), Alvin, Simon, and Theodore (Alvin and the Chipmunks, starring Jason Lee), and mommy kissing Santa Claus (The Perfect Holiday, starring Gabrielle Union and Morris Chestnut). What do the critics have to say?
December 13, 2007
Box Office Guru Preview: I Am Legend Set For Explosive Opening
A wave of new product hits the marketplace at a time when exciting films are desperately needed to end the current box office funk. The science fiction thriller I Am Legend leads the way but will be joined by the family comedy Alvin and the Chipmunks and the romantic comedy The Perfect Holiday.
December 13, 2007
David Benioff on The Kite Runner: The RT Interview
Adapting a book into a feature film can be a daunting task, especially when it is one of the best selling books in recent history. But David Benioff, the screenwriter of The Kite Runner -- opening on December 14th -- bravely decided to tackle this challenge. And just for kicks, the majority of The Kite Runner is in Dari rather than English, requiring Benioff to spend countless hours working with translators to make sure each line was perfect.
December 11, 2007
Actor Khalid Abdalla on The Kite Runner: The RT Interview
In Rotten Tomatoes' second Kite Runner interview, we met with Khalid Abdalla in San Francisco to discuss Afghanistan, his
relationship with the children on set, and why The Kite Runner (opening this Friday) is quintessentially an American story.
December 5, 2007
Author Khaled Hosseini on The Kite Runner: The RT Interview
Medical doctor-turned-author Khaled Hosseini has published two bestselling novels and has a major motion picture, The Kite Runner, opening on December 14th. We talked to him about consulting with the filmmakers on a regular basis in adapting his novel to the screen.
December 3, 2007
Kite Runner Leads Whisked to Safety
Their well-being has been a source of concern for months -- even delaying the film's debut -- but The Kite Runner's boy leads have found a safe haven in the United Arab Emirates.
August 7, 2007
More Wolverine News Than You Can Shake a Claw At!
In the mood for a little dish on the forthcoming Wolverine movie? How about a lot? Today's your lucky day -- Wizard has posted a fat pantsload of information, speculation, and other assorted -ations, and we're here to break it down and point you in the right direction for all the Wolvie news that's fit to print.
August 6, 2007
Exclusive: Paramount Unveils Kite Runner Poster
Literature is adapted into pedigree films for awards season all the time, though few are coming with more anticipation this autumn than The Kite Runner. Paramount Vantage has just given us an exclusive look at the poster to the film, based on the bestselling novel by Khaled Hosseini.