By Shannon Luster |Staff Writer| “The Great Gatsby” draws viewers with such realistic looking special effects that it places you into the wondrous, dangerous world of millionaire Jay Gatsby. Although it faced stiff competition with “Iron Man 3” at the box office, “The Great Gatsby” managed to open at number two and earned $51.1 million in its opening weekend, according to the IMDb Charts. Producer, writer and director Baz Luhrmann, director of movies like "Romeo and Juliet" and "Moulin Rouge," has returned with his take on the novel, "The Great Gatsby." Traces of "Romeo and Juliet" also showed up in "The Great Gatsby," since both movies revolved around a pair of lovers becoming … [Read more...] about Baz Luhrmann gives The Great Gatsby a modern makeover
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By Shannon Luster |Staff Writer| The movies of 2013, coming soon to a theater near you, will make you laugh, cry or grab onto your theater seat horrified. Get your ticket stubs ready for these six highly anticipated movies. “The Big Wedding” revolves around a funny, dysfunctional, family, reuniting for a wedding. This movie sports a talented cast, including Robert De Niro and Diane Keaton. They bicker and joke at the dinner table and elsewhere for our entertainment. You’re invited to the wedding on April 26. “Pain and Gain” centers around two body-builders turned criminals, starring Dwayne Johnson and Mark Wahlberg. This action-comedy-crime movie, based on a true story, … [Read more...] about Coming to a theater near you!
By Shannon Luster |Staff Writer| This year is cinematically jam-packed with action, prequels and sequels that are bound to attract viewers. Fans of drama/fantasy movies are in for a real treat with the movie “Beautiful Creatures.” Written by Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl, production has been in the works since 2009. Lead character Ethan (Alden Ehrenreich) accidentally almost kills Lena (Alice Englert) and then realizes Lena haunts his dreams. This movie is set to open on Feb. 13. “Jack the Giant Slayer” takes the epic fairy tale “Jack the Giant Killer” and revamps it to a whole other level. This modern spin stars Bill Nighy and Ewan McGregor. The trailer showcases dazzling special … [Read more...] about 2013 poised to be a mega movie year for the box office