Friday, 14 January 2011

Green Hornet Movie Preview

Green Hornet Movie Preview

Which movies are fun for the whole family and which ones are treats just for you? Find out!

In theaters now...

The Green Hornet
Short Story:
After the sudden death of his father, Britt Reid (Seth Rogan) leaves behind a life of partying to become the new publisher of Los Angeles' The Daily Sentinel. However, when he and his kung fu assistant/driver, Kato (Jay Chou), find themselves in the middle of a robbery, Britt decides to trade in his ho-hum lifestyle for a career as the crime fighting superhero "The Green Hornet".

What They're Saying:
"The interplay between the Green Hornet and straight man Kato delights, overshadowing Cameron Diaz as a mutual love interest." - Us Weekly

"This Hornet is a big, boisterous action-comedy - a funny, exciting and intentionally goofy summer movie that just happens to arrive in the middle of January." - The Miami Herald

Good For Kids?
Masked superheros, mad villains and suspense make Green Hornet a winner amongst the young folk.
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The Dilemma
Short Story:
Best pals, Ronny (Vince Vaughn), a confirmed bachelor and Nick (Kevin James), a happily married family man find their friendship put to the test when Ronny stumbles upon Nick's wife in the company of another man. With his friend in mind, Ronny launches an amateur investigation into the affair. Ultimately, mayhem ensues and Ronny discovers Nick is hiding a few secrets of his own.

What They're Saying:
"The Dilemma is never dull, but it's also a mess." - Arizona Republic

"The ugly emotional mess is so respectfully handled that the story resonates far beyond its comic designs." - Chicago Reader

Good For Kids?
Issues of love and infidelity won't make The Dilemma a classic kid's film, but teens will enjoy the laugh out loud comedy.

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In case you missed...

Country Strong
Short Story:
When young, country-music songwriter Beau Hutton (Garret Hedlund) encounters fallen singer and emotionally unstable Kelly Canter (Gwyneth Paltrow), the two decide to embark on a comeback tour guided by her husband/manager (Tim McGraw). However, as they delve further into the tour, romantic complications arise and threaten to derail Canter's marriage and the career of a beauty queen-turned-singer (Leighton Meester).

What They're Saying:
"That rare ensemble piece in which all four principals are not only compellingly drawn but handled with an astute sense of dramatic balance." - Variety

"Country Strong stumbles, and has some slack in its silences, but it takes its world, characters and songcraft seriously..." - MSN Movies

Good For Kids?
Not your average sing-along, Country Strong deals with challenging life issues that go beyond music.

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Season of the Witch
Short Story:
Nicolas Cage stars as Behmen, a 14th century crusader who must transport a woman accused of being a witch to a remote monastery. Upon her arrival, the monks suspect the woman's powers to be the cause of the Black Plague. However, they soon discover that she carries a much more powerful secret that may threaten her life and the fate of the entire world.

What They're Saying:
"It takes place during the 14th century, but everyone speaks in contemporary language, which might have been acceptable if the dialogue were clever or intelligent or funny or, you know, good." - Associated Press

"It's creaky, predictable and frequently idiotic. But for a tipsy Saturday night, this should tick all the right boxes." - Time Out

Good For Kids?
This action-packed flick could be a thrill for the teens and tweens.

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Blue Valentine
Short Story:
Blue Valentine, starring Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams, zeros in on a modern-day married couple and the highly electric undercurrents that surround their evolving relationship.

What They're Saying:
"Ryan Gosling and Michelle Williams give two of the most explosive and emotionally naked performances you will see anywhere." - Rolling Stone

"Ms. Williams and Mr. Gosling are exemplars of New Method sincerity, able to be fully and achingly present every moment on screen together." - New York Times

Good For Kids?
The charged performances by both Gosling and Williams are in no way kid-friendly.

Watch the Preview!

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Source: http://www.ivillage.com/green-hornet-movie-preview/1-a-313926

Aki Ross

Thursday, 13 January 2011

Coldplay, Led Zeppelin Album Covers Featured On New British Stamps

Album art from Pink Floyd, Blur and David Bowie also included.
By James Montgomery


Coldplay's new British stamps
Photo: Royal Mail

On Thursday (January 7), the U.K.'s Royal Mail unveiled a series of 10 new stamps, honoring the most iconic album covers of the past 40 years.

The albums featured in the new series are the Rolling Stones' Let It Bleed, Led Zeppelin's IV, David Bowie's The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells, The Clash's London Calling, New Order's Power, Corruption and Lies, Primal Scream's Screamadelica, Pink Floyd's The Division Bell, Blur's Parklife and — the most recent album on to make the cut — Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head.

Meant to honor "the most potent graphic images of modern times, many of which have provided a visual soundtrack to people's lives," the series is the end result of a lengthy research process by the Royal Mail, who looked through thousands of album covers by British artists before deciding on the final list. And, during a Wednesday night BBC Radio broadcast, it was revealed that the queen herself actually approved each design.

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page — who helped design the cover for IV — was on hand to celebrate the release of the stamps and recalled the mysterious nature of the album's iconic imagery.

"Almost 40 years after the album came out, nobody knows the old man who featured on the cover, nor the artist who painted him," he said. "That sort of sums up what we wanted to achieve with the album cover, which has remained both anonymous and enigmatic at the same time."

Of course, any great honor is befitting of an equally great contest, so, on the same day the stamps were made available to the general public, Coldplay decided to give one of their Rush of Blood stamps away. In a message on their official site, the band held a contest to send one lucky fan "a letter using a Coldplay stamp, postmarked with today's issue date."

"We visited our local post office earlier today and bought some of the Coldplay stamps," the message read. "Very nice they are too."

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Source: http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1629227/coldplay-led-zeppelin-album-covers-featured-on-new-british-stamps.jhtml

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Coldplay, Led Zeppelin Album Covers Featured On New British Stamps

Album art from Pink Floyd, Blur and David Bowie also included.
By James Montgomery


Coldplay's new British stamps
Photo: Royal Mail

On Thursday (January 7), the U.K.'s Royal Mail unveiled a series of 10 new stamps, honoring the most iconic album covers of the past 40 years.

The albums featured in the new series are the Rolling Stones' Let It Bleed, Led Zeppelin's IV, David Bowie's The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars, Mike Oldfield's Tubular Bells, The Clash's London Calling, New Order's Power, Corruption and Lies, Primal Scream's Screamadelica, Pink Floyd's The Division Bell, Blur's Parklife and — the most recent album on to make the cut — Coldplay's A Rush of Blood to the Head.

Meant to honor "the most potent graphic images of modern times, many of which have provided a visual soundtrack to people's lives," the series is the end result of a lengthy research process by the Royal Mail, who looked through thousands of album covers by British artists before deciding on the final list. And, during a Wednesday night BBC Radio broadcast, it was revealed that the queen herself actually approved each design.

Led Zeppelin guitarist Jimmy Page — who helped design the cover for IV — was on hand to celebrate the release of the stamps and recalled the mysterious nature of the album's iconic imagery.

"Almost 40 years after the album came out, nobody knows the old man who featured on the cover, nor the artist who painted him," he said. "That sort of sums up what we wanted to achieve with the album cover, which has remained both anonymous and enigmatic at the same time."

Of course, any great honor is befitting of an equally great contest, so, on the same day the stamps were made available to the general public, Coldplay decided to give one of their Rush of Blood stamps away. In a message on their official site, the band held a contest to send one lucky fan "a letter using a Coldplay stamp, postmarked with today's issue date."

"We visited our local post office earlier today and bought some of the Coldplay stamps," the message read. "Very nice they are too."

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Source: http://www.mtv.com/news/articles/1629227/coldplay-led-zeppelin-album-covers-featured-on-new-british-stamps.jhtml

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