Movie News

Today Bert Marcus Productions released a trailer for new documentary titled HOW TO MAKE MONE SELLING DRUGS.  Giving an intriguing look into the drug culture, the doc features interviews with many icons of the  music industry.  Here is the trailer:


A few weeks back Reel Film News was able to grab some time with actress Melanie Lynskey, star of Oscilloscope Laboratories‘ upcoming drama/comedy, HELLO I MUST BE GOING.  If her name sounds familar, you probably have enjoyed her as (more…)

Stars Christopher Abbott & Melanie Lynskey in HELLO I MUST BELONG

Reel Film News had an opportunity to speak with Todd Luiso and Sarah Koskoff, the director and writer, respectively, of Oscilloscope Laboratories‘ HELLO I MUST BELONG.  You can check out what they had to say about their film after the break… (more…)


Today Radius TWC, of The Weinstein Company, has released a trailer to their upcoming film, BUTTER.  You can check out the trailer after the break… (more…)

 Today Fox Searchlight released a new poster for their upcoming film THE SESSIONS.  Based on the poignantly optimistic autobiographical writings of California–based journalist and poet Mark O’Brien, the Ben Lewin-directed film tells the story of a man (more…)

MY SUCKY TEEN ROMANCE, the breakout premiere at the 2011 SXSW Film Festival, is the third and most accomplished feature yet from the prodigious Emily Hagins. At the age of 12, Hagins was the subject of Zombie Girl! The Movie, a documentary about the making of her first feature, Pathogen.  Here is the press release: (more…)


On the last day of Comic Con, even as some folks were preparing to leave, Reel Film News was able to catch up with Michael J. Bassett and James Purefoy, the writer/director and star, respectively, of the fantasy/adventure film, SOLOMON KANE.  Based on a character (more…)

As you watch a film or a television series, have you ever asked yourself where your favorite characters (i.e. superheroes, villains, vampires, witches, etc.) live and how their elaborate environments come to be? Well, Comic Con provided an insight into those questions with two panels this year, the Motion Picture and Television Illustrators of the Art Directors Guild panel (which happened yesterday) and the Film and TV Production Designers of the Art Directors Guild (which just went down earlier).  Reel Film News sat down with the minds of some of your favorite films and televison shows, including the original Planet of the Apes, Spider-Man, Dark Shadows, the hit HBO series True Blood, along with many others, to discuss what their respective processes are in creating many of the worlds that we know and love, and also, what “high-profile” projects are next on their respective schedules.Read on to find out what these artists had to say… (more…)


Stars Ali Faulkner and Marc Donato on BAD KIDS GO TO HELL Afterparty Red Carpet

Last night, Reel Film News had a chance to catch up with Matthew Spradlin and Ali Faulkner, the co-writer/producer and ensemble member, respectively, of the upcoming dark comedy-thriller, BAD KIDS GO TO HELL.  Based on the best-selling indie comic book (more…)

Michael Biehn, Jennifer Blanc, and RFN’s Brandon Troy

Reel Film News had the chance to catch up with star/writer/ director Michael Biehn (aka Kyle Reese & Corporal Hicks), and his co-star/producer, Jennifer Blanc (who also happens to be his wife), to discuss the DVD/Blu-ray release of his directorial debut, The (more…)

SDCC: Preview Night

July 11, 2012


 As stated previously, Preview Night marks the special night that attendees get early access to the Exhibit Hall as well as screenings of TV pilots.  In the past, all it took to get access to this night was the speed at which one registered; however, in the past (more…)

Comic-Con 2012 - What's New

The geek mecca has once again descended upon San Diego. From July 11-15, San Diego will converge into an epic  pop culture event bringing together not only comics, but also movies, television, and videogames.  Though Thursday is considered to be the first (more…)

Rave Cinemas is bringing back Family Appreciation Weekend for the release of Ice Age: Continental Drift and to celebrate, they’re going to be offering a free popcorn with the purchase of every child’s ticket!



Morgan Spurlock at “Comic-Con Episode Four: A Fan’s Hope” premiere during day 4 of the 2011 Doha Tribeca

With San Diego Comic Con less than a week away, Reel Film News was able to get a hold of Morgan Spurlock regarding some features to be expected in the DVD & Blu-ray release of Comic Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope. (more…)

Opening in September, 2012 will be the Angelika Film Center & Cafe, a new state-of-the-art boutique cinema that will be at the Mosaic District here in Fairfax, Virginia.


Smithsonian Theaters presents The Amazing Spider-Man at the National Air and Space Museum’s Airbus IMAX Theater at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Va., beginning Tuesday, July 3.


The Walt Disney Studios announced today that production began Wednesday, June 13th, on Maleficent, starring Academy Award®–winning actress Angelina Jolie.



Tadanobu Asano, Josh Dallas and Ray Stevenson star as Hogun, Fandral and Volstagg in Thor

(left to right) Hogun (TADANOBU ASANO), Fandral (JOSH DALLAS), Volstagg (RAY STEVENSON) in THOR

It appears that Thor 2 will see the The Warriors Three injected with new blood.  Which of these characters will be recast?  Click after the break to find out….


The Tumbler and the Bat-Pod are coming to Washington DC’s National Harbor this Sunday, May 27th!


Disney Pixar and AMC Theatres are teaming up this Memorial Day weekend to bring you back some of your favorite Pixar animated films!  Films include Toy Story 3, Ratatouille, Up, and Wall-E.



Warner Bros. Pictures and Village Roadshow Pictures announced today that the release date for “Gangster Squad” is September 7, 2012.  The announcement was made by Dan Fellman, Warner Bros. Pictures President, Domestic Distribution.


Production begins this week in New York and New Jersey on Focus Features’ Admission, directed by Academy Award nominee Paul Weitz. Focus CEO James Schamus made the announcement today.


This week, the National Intellectual Property Rights Coordination Center (IPR Center), led by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), joined the FBI and six major American movie studios to launch an updated anti-piracy warning to be displayed on new releases. The anti-piracy warning will begin appearing in selected DVDs and Blu-rays released this week. The six movie studios, all members of the Motion Picture Association of America, have agreed to utilize the anti-piracy warning.


Robert De Niro is set to star alongside Michael Douglas in a new comedy called Last Vegas.  Want to know more?


Fans of Batman Begins and The Dark Knight are eagerly anticipating the newest film, The Dark Knight Rises to hit theaters this summer.  And fans know that two of the stars of the film will be both the Tumbler and the Bat-Pod.  And now you have the opportunity to get a firsthand look at both!





BURBANK, CA, May 10, 2012 – Fans who have been eagerly awaiting the July 20 release of Warner Bros. Pictures’ and Legendary Pictures’ “The Dark Knight Rises” will have an opportunity to get a firsthand look at the Tumbler and the Bat-Pod, which are rolling out on a coast-to-coast tour, sponsored by Mountain Dew®. and IMAX®.

Both the Tumbler and the Bat-Pod have served as high-powered modes of transportation for Batman in Christopher Nolan’s earlier blockbusters—with the Tumbler first appearing in “Batman Begins,” and the Bat-Pod being introduced in “The Dark Knight.”  They will both be featured in different ways in the hugely anticipated finale to the director’s Batman trilogy, “The Dark Knight Rises.”

Leading up to the opening of the film, the Tumbler and the Bat-Pod will be making their way across North America, appearing in the following cities and towns*:

Bentonville, Arkansas                                   May 12
Tulsa, Oklahoma                                             May 15
Overland Park, Kansas                                  May 19
Kansas City, Missouri                                   May 21
Chicago, Illinois                                              May 25
Washington, DC                                             May 27
Baltimore, Maryland                                       May 28
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania                           May 30
Buffalo, New York                                          June 1
Toronto, Canada                                             June 7
Montreal, Canada                                           June 10
Purchase, New York                                       June 12
Columbus, Ohio                                              June 13
Lansing, Michigan                                          June 15
Detroit, Michigan                                            June 16
Brooklyn, Michigan                                        June 17
Indianapolis, Indiana                                      June 19
Nashville, Tennessee                                     June 21
Knoxville, Tennessee                                     June 22
Atlanta, Georgia                                              June 23
Dallas, Texas                                                    June 25
San Antonio, Texas                                        June 27
El Paso, Texas                                                  June 29
Albuquerque, New Mexico                           July 1
Phoenix, Arizona                                             July 2
Los Angeles, California                                 July 7

*Please note that dates and locations are subject to change, and more may be added.

 More information on the tour can be found at:


 About “The Dark Knight Rises”:

Warner Bros. Pictures presents, in association with Legendary Pictures, a Syncopy Production, a Film by Christopher Nolan, “The Dark Knight Rises.”  The film stars Christian Bale, Michael Caine, Gary Oldman, Anne Hathaway, Tom Hardy, Marion Cotillard, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, and Morgan Freeman. 

Christopher Nolan directed the film from a screenplay by Jonathan Nolan and Christopher Nolan, story by Christopher Nolan & David S. Goyer.  Emma Thomas, Christopher Nolan and Charles Roven are the producers, with Benjamin Melniker, Michael E. Uslan, Kevin De La Noy and Thomas Tull serving as executive producers, and Jordan Goldberg co-producing.  “The Dark Knight Rises” is based upon Batman characters created by Bob Kane and published by DC Comics. 

Opening in theatres and IMAX on July 20, 2012, “The Dark Knight Rises” will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.  The film has been rated PG-13 for intense sequences of violence and action, some sensuality and language.



Now that Marvel’s The Avengers has officially kicked off the summer season to a roaring start, it is now time to start looking forward to the other films that the summer season has to offer.  One such film is The Expendables 2, sequel to the 2010 80s action icons-infused film of the same name.  Returning most of the characters from the first outing, Stallone has up-ed the ante this time around    (more…)

WaterTower Music has announced the release of the soundtrack album for the highly anticipated movie musical Rock of Ages.



On May 8th, the score will be released for the new film Dark Shadows.  This marks the 14th collaboration between composer Danny Elfman and director Tim Burton.


Last night, the Washington DC area was treated to a special Q&A by acclaimed director Morgan Spurlock who was in town to promote his newest documentary entitled Comic Con Episode IV: A Fans Hope.


Marvel Studios is inviting everyone to experience the World Premiere of their new film Marvel’s The Avengers, LIVE from Hollywood on April 11, 2012 at 6:00pm PT / 9:00pm ET.  Want to know more?


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