Archive for May 29, 2008

The Incredible Hulk – Movie Review – June 13, 2008

Posted in Movies with tags , on May 29, 2008 by funofmovie

You wanted, you got it. The Incredible Hulk will be released June, 13. takes on the green man with Tim Roth as his nemesis, The Abomination, in this latest digitally-improved Hulk incarnation. According to the source, this flick promises “more action than the last Hulk movie and a less convoluted backstory about the big green guy’s origins”.

Director: Louis Leterrier
Writers:Zak Penn (screenplay) and Edward Norton (screenplay) …
Release Date: 13 June 2008 (USA)
Genre:Action | Fantasy | Sci-Fi more
Tagline:On June 13, get ready to unleash the beast.
Plot: Fugitive Dr. Bruce Banner must utilize the genetic accident that transforms him into a giant, rampaging hulk to stop a former soldier that purposely becomes an even more dangerous version.

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The Happening Preview – 13 June

Posted in Movies with tags on May 29, 2008 by funofmovie

Director: M. Night Shyamalan
Writer (WGA): M. Night Shyamalan (written by)
Release Date:13 June 2008 (USA)

Genre: Action/Adventure, Thriller and Politics/Religion
Tagline:We’ve Sensed It. We’ve Seen The Signs. Now… It’s Happening.
Plot:A paranoid thriller about a family on the run from a natural crisis that presents a large-scale threat to humanity.

Starring: Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel, John Leguizamo, Betty Buckley

A family is on the run from an inexplicable and unstoppable event that threatens not only humankind–but the most basic human instinct of them all: survival.

“The Happening” is a terrible, terrible movie. I mean, it’s bad on an epic scale. It’s so bad that I can’t possibly tell you how bad it is without understating the point or making it sound like I’m picking on the film. But let me stress: this is not pent-up Shyamalan aggression or a desire to see him fail. This is bad in a jaw-dropping “they can’t really be serious, can they?” kind of way. The closest comparison I can draw is to Neil LaBute’s “Wicker Man” and, like that film, the only consolation I can offer potential theater-goers is that you might want to see it just to be in on the ground floor when the film gets its ass handed back to it.

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