September 16, 2014
Now Streaming: Transformers: Age of Extinction, Chef, and More
This week on streaming video, we've got Michael Bay's latest thundering installment of the Transformers franchise, Jon Favreau's small but well-received dramedy, and a little seen thriller from Australia, as well as a handful of notable choices newly available to stream on Netflix. Read on for details.
November 14, 2008
Ricky Gervais - RT's Dinner and the Movies Interview - Chapter 5
We continue our series of extended interviews by spending an hour in the company of Britain's funniest man. With a new chapter every day this week, today Gervais finds a job for Karl Pilkington on RT, talks about his reteaming with Stephen Merchant on The Man from the Pru and continues the "feud" with Simon Pegg.
November 13, 2008
Ricky Gervais - RT's Dinner and the Movies Interview - Chapter 4
We continue our series of extended interviews by spending an hour in the company of Britain's funniest man. With a new chapter every day this week, today Gervais discusses the ease of ambition, what to expect from This Side of the Truth and Karl's abortive appearence in the film.
November 12, 2008
Ricky Gervais - RT's Dinner and the Movies Interview - Chapter 3
We continue our series of extended interviews by spending an hour in the company of Britain's funniest man. With a new chapter every day this week, today Gervais discusses a possible return to the podcast with a live show, and taking Andy Millman to the US in Extras.
November 11, 2008
Ricky Gervais - RT's Dinner and the Movies Interview - Chapter 2
We continue our series of extended interviews by spending an hour in the company of Britain's funniest man. With a new chapter every day this week, today Gervais discusses his favourite theme, redemption, explains how the podcast dynamic works and revels in the brilliance of Karl Pilkington.
November 10, 2008
Ricky Gervais - RT's Dinner and the Movies Interview - Chapter 1
We continue our series of extended interviews by spending an hour in the company of Britain's funniest man. With a new chapter every day this week, today Gervais talks about reviews, being Certified Fresh, the highlights and lowlights of the Emmys and the public reaction to Ghost Town.
December 17, 2007
RT on DVD: The Simpsons, Stardust, and More!
This week the shelves are packed, and just in time for the holidays! Check out the long-awaited big-screen debut of Springfield's finest (The Simpsons Movie), Matthew Vaughn's fantastic tale of witches, romance, and flying pirates (Stardust), or, as we strongly advise, take a chance on one of the year's best cinematic gems (Once).
October 5, 2007
Neil Gaiman Talks Sandman, Good Omens Adaptations
The box office receipts for the Matthew Vaughn-directed adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Stardust might have been a source of disappointment for Paramount, but Gaiman remains undaunted; in fact, he's got a (tongue in cheek) investment opportunity for fans of his work.
September 16, 2007
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Jodie Struggles But Still Hits #1
For the second straight weekend, a star-driven action drama aimed at adult audiences opened at number one with $14M in ticket sales from roughly 2,700 theaters. This time it was Jodie Foster's The Brave One which topped the charts bumping former champ 3:10 to Yuma to the runner-up spot.
August 26, 2007
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Audiences Still Crazy for McLovin
Booze and babes were still in high demand as the teen sex comedy Superbad ruled the North American box office for the second straight weekend despite the arrival of a handful of new releases. Most of the debuting films were met with disappointing sales since ticket buyers spent their time and money catching up on popular holdover titles which commanded the top three spots.
August 19, 2007
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Superbad Opens Big at #1
Teenagers flocked to the multiplexes for stimulation this weekend as the raunchy new sex comedy Superbad powered its way to number one while the frame's other new releases, the sci-fi thriller The Invasion and the adventure tale The Last Legion, were met with yawns.
August 15, 2007
So Who's Gonna Play Thor, Anyway?
As we discussed a week ago, Stardust director Matthew Vaughn is gearing up to bring Marvel Comics' Thor to the big screen. With a writers' strike looming, the production team is trying to get the project done sooner than later, which is why the casting rumors are already coming fast and furious -- and IGN Movies (via CHUD and IESB) brings us word of not one, but two actors who could potentially play the hammer-wielding hero.
August 9, 2007
Box Office Guru Preview: Chan and Tucker Back in Action
Another wide assortment of summer offerings will hit the multiplexes across North America this weekend. The action-comedy sequel Rush Hour 3 leads the way as the main course and will be joined by side dishes like the fantasy adventure Stardust, the family comedy Daddy Day Camp, and the horror flick Skinwalkers.
August 8, 2007
Matthew Vaughn To Helm Thor
Ain't It Cool News recently caught up with director Matthew Vaughn for a chat about projects past (Layer Cake), present (Stardust), and future -- including a possible film adaptation of...Marvel Comics' Thor?
July 23, 2007
Pfeiffer Not So Bad in Stardust
The previews for Stardust show Michelle Pfeiffer as the big bad villain. She's the old witch using evil magic to stop the hero from rescuing the star. But she's asking for a little forgiveness, for you see, she's just one of many in the graphic novel fantasy.
June 1, 2007
RT-UK Exclusive: Send Us Your Questions for Neil Gaiman
The Sandman, Stardust, Anansi Boys, American Gods, the list goes on. They're all the work of the fascinatingly twisted mind of author Neil Gaiman and Rotten Tomatoes UK is getting ready to have dinner with him - and we want your questions!
May 27, 2007
Mangled Everett Praises "Stardust"
Suave looker Rupert Everett sacrifices his good looks in the Neil Gaiman comic book adaptation "Stardust." In Matthew Vaughn's film, Everett's character remains grotesque through the duration of the film.
April 13, 2007
New Images: "Transformers," "Shrek 3," And More!
Peep this batch of updated photo galleries for even more eyefuls of Autobots and Decepticons ("Transformers" in action!), animated green ogres ("Shrek the Third"), SNL's new kid on the block ("Hot Rod"), and Neil Gaiman's fairy tale come to life ("Stardust").
March 22, 2007
Photo Gallery Update Spectacular! "Grindhouse," "Pirates of the Caribbean 3," and More!
Is Robert Rodriguez the coolest dude in Hollywood? Yep, and we have biker-jacket-wearing, sunglasses-during-nighttime picture to prove it. But this isn?t just about "Grindhouse;" in fact, we?ve been working overtime to update our photo galleries, retrofitting "Blades of Glory," "Pathfinder," "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World?s End," and "Stardust" with brand new pics.
March 22, 2007
RT-UK Exclusive: Edit Suite Report and New Pics for "Stardust"
In an otherwise unremarkable office building in London's trendy Soho, the clichés are out in force; magic is being made, fantasies are coming to life and dreams are being realised. It may be marketing agencies, new media designers and ad companies in the vicinity, but on the second floor of this particular building a small group of people are putting the finishing touches to "Stardust", one of Paramount's late summer tent-pole releases, and perhaps the most ambitious film ever to be made in Britain.
March 6, 2007
Neil Gaiman's "Stardust" Scoring High With Test Audiences
Producers are always happy to get high test scores on movies, but particularly when they expected a much more limited audience. Lorenzo Di Bonaventura has just experienced screenings of "Stardust," based on Neil Gaiman's graphic novel, where every demographic loved it.
February 6, 2007
Walden Media Has Found its "Prince Caspian"
Oh yeah, didn't you hear? They're making a sequel to "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe." It's called "Prince Caspian," and (fortunately enough) the producers just found themselves a guy to play the role.
January 3, 2007
Ian McKellen Joins Matthew Vaughn's "Stardust" Cast ... Kinda
Genre superstar Ian McKellen (he played Gandalf in "Lord of the Rings" and Magneto in the "X-Men" trilogy) has been cast as the narrator in Matthew Vaughn's fantasy adventure "Stardust," which already stars folks like Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, and Claire Danes.
July 26, 2006
Comic-Con 2006: First (Spoilerish) Look at Neil Gaiman's "Stardust"!
"MirrorMask" novelist Neil Gaiman presented a smorgasbord of raw footage from the upcoming "Stardust," a star-studded fantasy-adventure adapted from his wildly popular graphic novel of the same name. Judging from the clip show, fans of fantasy, romance, and many more genres have a lot to look forward to?
July 20, 2006
Comic-Con: It Begins With "TMNT," "Saw III," and More!
Geeks from across the world will converge at the San Diego Convention Center today to get their annual fix of comics, movies, and pop culture, and RT will be right there bringing you coverage of the panels, major announcements, interviews, and the daily B.O. levels from the floor (and I don't mean Box Office).
July 11, 2006
The Comic-Con is Coming!
I attend several film festivals each year, but there's always one movie-centric event that I'd really love to attend: The San Diego Comic-Con. Movie geek heaven is what I like to call it. Read on to find out why...