Tag Archive: Edward Norton

Win a double pass to Alejandro González Iñárritu’s BIRDMAN starring Michael Keaton

Mexican filmmaker Alejandro González Iñárritu — known for his dark, earnest, non-linear dramas (Amores Perros, 21 Grams, Babel) — delivers the most stylish and entertaining work of his career with Birdman. The film follows a former cinema superhero (Michael Keaton, in what will be his definitive performance), as he attempts to reinvigorate his career with an ambitious Broadway production. The impressive supporting cast includes Emma Stone, Zach Galifianakis, …

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Win a double pass to Wes Anderson’s THE GRAND BUDAPEST HOTEL

It’s early days yet for film-of-the-year talk, but 2014 already has a significant frontrunner in Wes Anderson’s absolutely wonderful The Grand Budapest Hotel, which is heading to NZ cinemas this week. Following 2012’s festival favourite Moonrise Kingdom, Anderson once again tries his hand at a period piece, reimagining 1930s Europe through the zany adventures of Gustave H (Ralph Fiennes), a …

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[WATCH] THE LONELY ISLAND/BETWEEN TWO FERNS crossover ‘Spring Break Anthem’ starring James Franco

Earlier this week, “world-renowned fake rappers” The Lonely Island announced their third LP The Wack Album will be dropping June 11, and in the build-up to its release they will be releasing a new clip every Wednesday as part of their ‘Wack Wednesdays’ series. The album will feature contributions from the likes of Solange, Pharrell Williams, T-Pain and …

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[REVIEW] THE BOURNE LEGACY

The immensely popular and trailblazing Bourne series — adapted from Robert Ludlum’s spy novels and starring Matt Damon as the titular character — looked dead in the water following the departure of director Paul Greengrass and his star after 2007’s highpoint The Bourne Ultimatum (preferring to collaborate on 2010’s Green Zone), but Universal were understandably reluctant to let the lucrative …

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[REVIEW] MOONRISE KINGDOM @ NZIFF 2012

Following last month’s 2012 New Zealand International Film Festival programme announcement, the film I was most anticipating was Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, which opened the 65th Cannes Film Festival this year. The festival launched in Auckland last week, and I caught Moonrise last Friday night (followed by The Cabin in the Woods, which made for an unlikely but highly enjoyable …

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[WATCH] Trailer #2 for Tony Gilroy’s THE BOURNE LEGACY

A new trailer for The Bourne Legacy was released today, following February’s mysterious teaser trailer, and it impressively manages to emphasise the film’s ties to the previous Matt Damon-starring trilogy while also striding confidently toward the future. Universal and director Tony Gilroy – who penned the screenplays for the previous Bourne films – are keen to …

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[WATCH] Jimmy Kimmel’s MOVIE: THE MOVIE: An epic 9-minute trailer parody starring every actor in Hollywood

Jimmy Kimmel released an epic nine-minute movie trailer parody last week which featured  just about every Hollywood actor and actress you could imagine. Movie: The Movie satirises every blockbuster and crowd pleasing movie marketing cliche, and the result is mostly hilarious. The trailer features appearances by: Ryan Phillippe, Jessica Alba, Taylor Lautner, Antonio Banderas, Edward Norton, …

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[WATCH] THE BOURNE LEGACY Trailer #1

The first trailer for Tony Gilroy’s The Bourne Legacy was released today, and it quickly establishes that Jeremy Renner can kick ass just as well as Matt Damon. Gilroy, who scripted the Damon-starring Bourne trilogy based on Robert Ludlum’s best-selling novels, is kicking off a parallel story within the same universe starring Renner as a Bourne-like CIA operative. …

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[WATCH] Wes Anderson’s MOONRISE KINGDOM Trailer #1

The first trailer was released today for Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom, and to no one’s surprise it looks absolutely marvellous. Anderson, the talented auteur responsible for such gems as The Royal Tenenbaums and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, has once again gathered a remarkable cast, including regular collaborators Bill Murray and Jason Schwartzman, alongside Edward …

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