The first of two films involving the mythical hero Hercules opened 2014, and is better known as the one not based on a graphic novel starring The Rock.
Months of teasers, brilliant virtual marketing and sly hints from the cast and director finally paid off when the new ‘Star Trek” film hit theatres. It reunites the cast from the 2009 blockbuster, with Chris Pine playing Capt. James T. Kirk, Zachary Quinto as Spock and newcomer Benedict Cumberbatch as the brilliantly mysterious villain John Harrison.
With its predecessor, the 2010 “Clash of the Titans” topping $160 million from its U.S. box office, “Wrath of the Titans” is looking to capitalize on the still popular Greek myth genre.
The film follows the widowed Perseus, the demi-god son of Zeus as he raises his son in a world where the gods rule is waning. When Zeus comes to him for assistance, he must once again arm himself for a battle much bigger than himself. Continue reading “Wrath of the Titans”
Opening against the “found footage” phenomenon that is “Paranormal Activity 3,” is the swashbuckling action movie “The Three Musketeers.” Hardly the first attempt at making the Alexander Dumas’ novel into a movie, the film tells of young d’Artagnan, played by Logan Lerman, and his aspiration to join the Musketeers.