Hugh Jackman was honored on December 13th with 2,487th Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the Category of Motion Pictures. Hugh Jackman was thrilled by the ceremony and after being introduced by Leron Gubler (Hollywood Chamber of Commerce, President/CEO) who spoke about Jackman’s film and stage career, Gubler then introduced Jay Leno who was the guest speaker for the day. Hugh Jackman was joined by his wife Deborra-Lee Furness, his children Ava and Oscar. Other guest included Ron Meyer (President CEO Universal), James Gianopulos (Chairman FOX Studios), Jeffrey Katzenberg (DreamWorks) and his co-stars from LES MISERABLES – Anne […]Read On »
Rating: PG Stars: Jack Black, Angelina Jolie, Jackie Chan, Gary Oldman, Lucy Liu, Seth Rogen, Dustin Hoffman, Michelle Yeoh Writer: Jonathan Aibel & Glenn Berger Director: Jennifer Yuh Distributor: Dreamworks Animation Release Date: May 26, 2011 In a summer filled with lots of sequels, it’s not that easy to pick and choose which ones will be hits and which will be misses. KUNG FU PANDA 2 is one of the hits in my book. This animated sequel from Dreamworks picks up pretty much where the last movie left off. Po (Jack Black) is the Dragon Warrior and he fights for […]Read On »
Your time is short. We know this. So in order to expedite your buying and Netflix decision making, we provide you with a list of the cool and not-so-cool titles coming out for movies, television and everything in-between. So put your feet up, grab some popcorn and check out this week’s selections. Movies MEGAMIND – There is something about today’s animated films that are a breath of fresh air among the Hollywood schlock that keeps being churned out. Maybe it is because they go beyond just being a remake or a sequel or just some comic book adaptation or superhero […]Read On »
With Super Bowl Sunday here, ASSIGNMENT X has decided to review the movie trailer commercials in between the game to see how well the studios are using their mega-dollars they’re spending to draw people into theaters. KUNG FU PANDA 2 Release Date: May 26, 2011 Stars: The voice of Jack Black What Is It: The DreamWorks animated film sequel about a Kung Fu Panda. Want To See Factor: Did the first one really do that well to warrant this one? Sorry, just a bunch of imagery we saw from the last film? What makes this different? Super Bowl Points: Queen’s […]Read On »
After the success of this summer’s super-villain animated feature DESPICABLE ME, it was a big question mark if the similarly themed DreamWorks animated comedy MEGAMIND was going to pale in comparison. Thankfully that’s not the case. MEGAMIND exists in its own animated universe spearheaded by hilarious and cheeky vocal work by Will Ferell and Tina Fey. They take the material and elevate it by transcending the animated universe by delivering a great overall movie that takes the superhero genre and spins it on its head.