This Week On DVD and Blu-ray: October 20, 2009
DVD LINKS: DVD NEWS | RELEASE DATES | NEW DVDS | REVIEWS | RSS FEED Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen I know I shouldn't be surprised the Blu-ray, 2-disc DVD and single-disc DVD are the numbers 1, 2 and 3 best-sellers at Amazon this week, but for some reason I would have thought all the […]Read More
'Transformers 2' Looks to Best 'Dark Knight's Five Day Box-Office Record
It's going to be close folks as estimates now peg Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen as hitting anywhere from $190-209 million for its opening five days, the latter number would mean a five-day box-office record for the feature as it added another $36.7 million to its cumulative total with Friday estimates. Revenge of the Fallen […]Read More
Movie Review: Cheri (2009)
Michelle Pfeiffer and Rupert Friend in Cheri Photo: Miramax Films Stephen Frears reteams with his Dangerous Liaisons (1988) screenwriter Christopher Hampton and supporting actress Michelle Pfeiffer for Cheri, an adaptation of two novels from Colette, the famed French author whose novel also spawned the 1959 Best Picture winner Gigi. To say expectations for this film […]Read the Review
Domestic Trailer for Frears' 'Cheri' is Here
Miramax has finally unveiled the domestic trailer for Stephen Frears' Cheri starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Friend and Kathy Bates. The film is an adaptation of the 1920s novel by French author Colette about the lingering effects of a romance between a middle-aged woman (Pfeiffer) and a wealthy young man (Friend). Set in 1920s Paris, where […]Read More
International Teaser Trailer for Michelle Pfieffer's 'Cheri'
Finally we get an official trailer for Stephen Frears' Cheri, a sure-fire Oscar contender starring Michelle Pfeiffer, Rupert Friend and Kathy Bates... that is if Oscar voters can remember back to June 19 once voting comes around as Miramax plans to roll the film out to limited theaters during the summer months. The film is […]Read More
International Banner and Poster for Pfeiffer's 'Cheri'
Photo: Pathe I just received an international banner and poster for Cheri, the hotly anticipated feature starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Rupert Friend directed by Stephen Frears. The film hits the UK in May, as you can tell from the poster it will also be at Cannes and then it hits US theaters on June 19. […]Read More
Latest MPAA Ratings: BULLETIN NO: 2059
Here are the new MPAA ratings from BULLETIN NO: 2059. Alien Trespass Rated PG For sci-fi action and brief historical smoking. Release Date: April 3, 2009 Battle For Terra Rated PG For sequences of sci-fi action violence and some thematic elements. Release Date: May 1, 2009 Brother's War Rated R For war violence. C Me […]Read More
Trio of 'Cheri' Interview and Clip Promos
Rupert Friend and Michelle Pfeiffer in Cheri Photo: Miramax Films / Pathe While the highly anticipated Stephen Frears and Michelle Pfeiffer reunion Cheri was debuting in Berlin not too long ago there were a few video featurettes from the likes of the BBC, Associated Press and TV Guide that aired and have now found their […]Read More
First Words on 'Cheri' Out of Berlin are Positive
Thanks to Jeff Wells at Hollywood Elsewhere we get our first report from the Berlin Film Fest as Kirk Honeycutt of the Hollywood Reporter brings positive word on Stephen Frears's Cheri, the film I featured only a week ago as a potential Oscar contender for Michelle Pfeiffer among many other in the cast and on […]Read More
Will 'Cheri' be a Return to Oscar Glory for Michelle Pfeiffer?
Michelle Pfeiffer and Rupert Friend in Cheri Photo: Miramax Films / Pathe This March the new film from Stephen Frears (The Queen) will hit theaters in the UK as Michelle Pfeiffer stars in the hotly anticipated Cheri a film that stars Kathy Bates as Madame Peloux, a famed courtesan in 1920s France, who sends the […]Read More