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December 10, 2009

Robert Downey Jr. talks Sherlock Holmes & Iron Man 2 - RT Interview

Robert Downey Jr. can't quite remember why he was on the phone to Guy Ritchie the first time Sherlock Holmes was mentioned, but it was to give him some advice about the trailer for his comic thriller RocknRolla, not to bid for the lead in his $80m Victorian detective caper. But Downey does remember that when the conversation finally swung round that way, Ritchie told him he'd be too old for it anyway. Nevertheless, within weeks of that chat, a press conference was held in the Freemasons Hall in central London, announcing the news that Downey had signed to play the eccentric sleuth. Just over 12 months later, the film is imminent, and what at first looked like stunt casting now appears to be a stroke of crazy genius. Once a cadaverous codger with a deerstalker hat and fogey pipe, Arthur Conan Doyle's most famous literary creation gets a jolt of adrenaline with Downey's firecracker performance, cutting a psychedelic swathe through the fog of Old London Town. He talks exclusively to Rotten Tomatoes about the challenge of playing the most brilliant man there never was...More…

January 27, 2009

Milk Among GLAAD Nominees

"Milk" has been a favorite on the awards circuit this year, and its hot streak has been extended courtesy of the GLAAD Media Awards, where it will compete in the Outstanding Film category.More…

January 26, 2009

RT on DVD: RocknRolla, Mary Poppins, and Zodiac and Bourne Hit Blu-ray

The year is beginning to get good for home video enthusiasts, with a band of notable new titles and Blu-ray releases to get your itchy fingers twitching. Add Guy Ritchie's latest cockney caper to your collection (Rocknrolla), see Woody Allen's awards season romance (Vicky Cristina Barcelona), immerse yourself in the real-life legal woes of one of modern cinema's greatest directors (Roman Polanski: Wanted and Desired), and pick up a Disney classic on her 45th birthday (Mary Poppins 45th Anniversary Edition). And who out there with a Blu-ray player can resist nabbing this week's glorious HD offerings (The Bourne Trilogy, Zodiac Director's Cut)? More…

October 30, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Zack and Miri Want Your Vote

In the final weekend before a new president is elected, all polls show that the raunchy comedy Zack and Miri Make a Porno is the leading ticket among the frame's new candidates. Horror fans will get a fright flick with The Haunting of Molly Hartley which creeps into theaters on Friday, Halloween Day. Two films in limited release expand nationwide too - Angelina Jolie's missing son drama Changeling and Guy Ritchie's crime pic RockNRolla.More…

October 9, 2008

Critics Consensus: Express Scores, Body of Lies Falls Flat

This week at the movies, we've got suspicious spies (Body of Lies, starring Leonardo DiCaprio and Russell Crowe), gridiron greats (The Express, starring Rob Brown and Dennis Quaid), underground empires (City of Ember, starring Bill Murray and Tim Robbins), and deadly outbreaks (Quarantine, starring Jennifer Carpenter). What do the critics have to say?More…

September 5, 2008

Video Exclusive: Gerard Butler talks RocknRolla and 300 sequel with RT

RocknRolla is, critics are rumbling, Guy Ritchie's powerful return to form, a snappy ensemble crime caper featuring drug dealers, Russian billionaires, rock stars and a priceless painting. RT caught up with Gerard Butler in London to talk RocknRolla and learn more about the rumours of a 300 sequel. More…

August 22, 2008

Ritchie Promises Smart, Action-Packed Sherlock Holmes

As his latest feature, RocknRolla, prepares to kick off its theatrical run, director Guy Ritchie is already hard at work on his Robert Downey Jr.-led Sherlock Holmes project, which he promises will be "a very big production, visceral and intellectual."More…

August 13, 2008

Warners Looks to Lighten Load

With a glut of pictures on the schedule between now and the end of the year, Warner Bros. is quietly accepting offers on several films -- including Guy Ritchie's RocknRolla and the Edward Norton/Colin Farrell police drama Pride and Glory.More…

August 8, 2008

World Exclusive: New RocknRolla Poster

Guy Ritchie is back, and if early buzz on RocknRolla is to be believed, he's back on fine form. Courtesy of Warner Brothers, RT has been given a world exclusive look at the official release poster artwork for the film!More…

July 18, 2008

EW Offers 25 Comic Con Sneak Peeks

Missing out on all the Comic Con goodness next week? Don't fret -- Entertainment Weekly has published a slew of new images from The Spirit, Star Trek, G.I. Joe, and many more!More…

June 26, 2008

A kinetic, funny, well-cast crime caper, RocknRolla proves Ritchie is still the lord of his manor - if not exactly Shakespeare.

Empire has your exclusive first look at the trailer for Guy Ritchie's RocknRolla, starring Gerard Butler, Thandie Newton, Jeremy Piven, and Idris Elba!More…

June 24, 2008

Dragonball, The Day the Earth Stood Still Get New Posters

New posters have been released for The Day the Earth Stood Still, Guy Ritchie's RockNRolla, and Dragonball. Feast your eyes!More…