‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Review: Competent prequel, nothing more, nothing less

For an origin story, ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ doesn’t add much insight to its main character but this long-awaited, fun visualization should be enough to keep fans and casual moviegoers at bay. It’s no secret that most of Solo’s weight hangs on Alden Ehrenreich’s performance. Unlike Daisy Ridley (Star Wars: The Force Awakens andContinue reading “‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Review: Competent prequel, nothing more, nothing less”

‘Inferno’ marks Robert Langdon trilogy for Ron Howard

Ron Howard has been the keeper of the cinematic legacy of Dan Brown’s best selling books for many years now – he made the hugely successful The Da Vinci Code back in 2006 followed, three years later, by Angels & Demons. Each one, says Howard, has presented its own unique opportunities and the latest inContinue reading “‘Inferno’ marks Robert Langdon trilogy for Ron Howard”

Tom Hanks, Irrfan Khan, Ron Howard grace ‘Inferno’ red carpet event in Singapore

Hollywood legends Tom Hanks and director Ron Howard led the red carpet event for Columbia Pictures & IMAGINE Entertainment’s new action-thriller “Inferno” in Singapore June 14, taking the film’s promo tour to Asia. Joining them is acclaimed Indian actor Irrfan Khan who also stars in the film. (Watch the video of the red carpet eventContinue reading “Tom Hanks, Irrfan Khan, Ron Howard grace ‘Inferno’ red carpet event in Singapore”

WATCH: Tom Hanks returns as Robert Langdon in new ‘Inferno’ trailer

Columbia Pictures & IMAGINE Entertainment have just unveiled the worldwide trailer of the new action-thriller “Inferno” starring Tom Hanks, which may be viewed below. “Inferno” is the third film in the studio’s Robert Langdon series (including “The Da Vinci Code” and “Angels & Demons”), which has taken in more than $1.2 billion worldwide to date.Continue reading “WATCH: Tom Hanks returns as Robert Langdon in new ‘Inferno’ trailer”

Walker, Murphy, Whishaw join ‘In the Heart of the Sea’

Three acclaimed actors lend their talents to making Warner Bros. Pictures’ new action-adventure In the Heart of the Sea a compelling viewing experience: Benjamin Walker (“Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Slayer”), Cillian Murphy (“Batman Begins”) and Ben Whishaw (“Skyfall,” “Spectre”). Directed by Ron Howard, the film is based on Nathaniel Philbrick’s best-selling book about the dramatic trueContinue reading “Walker, Murphy, Whishaw join ‘In the Heart of the Sea’”

‘In the Heart of the Sea’ explores true story behind Moby-Dick

It is one of the greatest seafaring tales of all time: the Nantucket whaling ship Essex was attacked by a leviathan—a white whale of singular size and intent—leaving only a few of its crew to overcome near-impossible odds and live to recount their experience. But in the almost 200 years since that harrowing voyage, theContinue reading “‘In the Heart of the Sea’ explores true story behind Moby-Dick”