Posts Tagged 'Emma Stone'

The Croods – DVD Review

Directed by Kirk De Micco and Chris Sanders, The Croods follows a caveman family who, when their cave is destroyed, must embark on an adventure through an unfamiliar fantastical world in search of a new home. With the help of an inventive nomad named Guy (Ryan Reynolds) and his pet sloth, Grug (Nicolas Cage) and his family – Eep (Emma Stone), Ugga (Catherine Keener), Gran (Cloris Leachman), Sandy (Randy Thom) and Thunk (Clark Duke) – must conquer their fear of the outside world and discover that they have exactly what it takes to survive – each other.

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Meet ‘The Croods’ In The New Trailer For Dreamworks’ Latest

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex)

DreamWorks’ latest animation The Croods has a new trailer this week, introducing us to a brilliant voice cast led by the likes of Nicolas Cage, Emma Stone, Ryan Reynolds, Catherine Keener, Clark Duke, and Cloris Leachman.

The film is set in “a previously undiscovered era in the history of our planet” and follows the world’s very first pre-historic family as they go on a road trip to an uncharted and fantastical world.

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The International Trailer For Gangster Squad Blasts Your Screen To Smithereens

(Written for Lost In The Multiplex)

Ruben Fleischer’s Gangster Squad has a new international trailer this week, giving us a couple more seconds of footage for the Zombieland-director’s upcoming crime drama.

Starring Sean Penn as the ruthless New York gangster Mickey Cohen, the film is set in Los Angeles in 1949 and is a colourful retelling of events surrounding a special task force known as the Gangster Squad, focusing on their efforts to take back their nascent city from one of the most dangerous mafia bosses of all time.

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The Amazing Spider-Man – Film Review

(Published in Issue 12 of my publication In Retrospect)

After the huge success of The Avengers earlier this year, this month sees the release of Marvel‘s latest film, The Amazing Spider-Man. Directed by Marc Webb, the film is a reboot of Sam Raimi‘s original Spider-Man trilogy that starred Tobey Maguire in the lead role. Now with Andrew Garfield taking the role as Peter Parker, a.k.a the web-slinging superhero that is Spider-Man, we see a different, more personal side to his story. As Peter finds a clue that might help him understand why his parents disappeared when he was young, his path puts him on a collision course with his father’s former partner Dr. Curt Connors (Rhys Ifans), whose current experiments with animal stem cells will change the lives of them both.

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