Hollywood Movie News - III

  • Screenings for the biggest super hero movie, "The Avengers," was held recently. The initial response were highly positive. The movie, currently holds a rating of 9 in IMDB, with more than 4,00 votes. One of the reviews said, "Avengers is phenomenally awesome. No review for the film really matters anyway because you'd be mental to miss the biggest superhero film event since we were pooped out from the big bang." Here is the trailer for the movie :
  • Guy Pearce and Ben Kingsley are now starring in 'Iron Man III.' Guy Pearce plays the role of geneticist, who is the creator of a nanobot virus that eventually gets sold to terrorists, which is a, bad news for Tony Stark. Ben Kingsley plays another villain named "Mandarin."
  •  When a corporation tries to sell you something, that's advertising. When your friends and acquaintances try to sell you something on behalf of a corporation -- without even realizing they're doing it -- that's viral marketing. It's a sort of genius idea. Prometheus, the upcoming sci-fi movie, set in a alien universe is doing a everything right to generate the interest.
                                         First came the faux TED speech set in 2023by Peter Weyland(Guy Pearce) of Weyland-Yutani corporation. Now, this week, his week, we have an introduction to the "David 8" -- the robotic character played by Michael Fassbender. Viral movie marketing works, because it comes from fresh sources. Instead of being fed a message in the form of a commercial or trailer, this marketing strategy looks engaging. Here is the video about Dave--the robot

  • "Last Vegas" is in pre-productin stage, which is sort of called as "Old guys hangover." The movie has Michael Douglas, Robert De Niro, and Christopher Walken. The fourth role is an African American ex-military man, which naturally might lead one to guess it might go to someone like Morgan Freeman or Danny Glover. 
  • Al Pacino and Christopher Walken are doing a comedy film named, "Stand Up Guys." The legendary duo have come together to play ageing criminals  on one last assignment, with the twist that one has been hired to kill the other.
  • Mel Gibson co writes and stars in the gritty action drama, "Get The Gringo." The movie will skip a theatrical run entirely and debut on the satellite service on May 1 in one of the boldest bets on video-on-demand programming.
                              In the film, Gibson plays a character of a crook, who gets his hands on a fat stash of cash, and tries to abscond with it over the border into Mexico. He is nabbed by Mexican authorities and is placed in a tough prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 9-year-old boy. 


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