Will the book's commercial success lead film to B.O. gold?

El News – An adaptation of the ridiculously popular John Gray book Men are from Mars, Women are from Venus is apparently in the works according to Deadline. Bryan Buckley, a director plucked from the advertising world (he’s shot commercials for American Express and Apple) will direct his first feature film using the world-famous 1992 book in which the psychological differences between the sexes ... more >

Water for Elephants

Full of promise but an ultimately disappointing film
Reese Witherspoon, Robert Pattinson and Christoph Waltz
Directed by Francis Lawrence

The marriage of circus and cinema took place in the very early days, fittingly enough as film, the new form of entertainment, sought to capitalize on one of the oldest ones. Some of the first memorable movies about the big top are Chaplin’s “The Circus” in 1928 and Tod Browning’s unforgettable “Freaks” in 1932. From then on, the list of circus movies is unending, about pathetic carnival sideshows ... more >

Monsters Vs. Aliens

I'm with Ginormica
(voice) Reese Witherspoon, Seth Rogen and Hugh Laurie
Directed by Rob Letterman and Conrad Vernon

Come now, is there a better title ever created to bull’s eye young boy’s hearts than Monsters Vs. Aliens? I mean, do eight-year old boys have two more favorite things, especially in movies? Find the kid who doesn’t want to see this movie, and you find the kid who is going to be overly obsessed with Camus in high school. This title screams “box of super-sugary cereal.” And lo and behold, one ... more >