Posts tagged "Sam Raimi"

Emma Watson Rumbles With Rumplestiltskin? (PHOTOS)

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters is being released this weekend, transforming the classic fairy tale into action-packed adventure. The film follows in the footsteps of such projects as Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, which found America's 14th president battling bloodsuckers -- and not the ones in Congress! -- and falls in line with a spate of…

By: Todd Gilchrist / January 24, 2013

Countdown to the New Year, Oz Style (VIDEO)

With movie lovers around the world excited about the March 2013 release of Oz The Great and Powerful, Disney has released a special countdown to the New Year especially for fans who are ready to be transported to this fantastic locale. Check out the New Year’s Countdown video above to see new images and magical…

By: Scott Bernberg / December 31, 2012

‘The Strangers,’ ‘Alien,’ ‘Evil Dead II': Celebuzz Editors Pick Their Favorite Scary Movies (PHOTOS)

Everybody loves a good scare at the movies -- including the Celebuzz editorial team! Because sometimes the holidays can be a little frightening, we’re ringing in the season with a rundown of our favorite terror-filled flicks. From the sublime scares of Alien to the retro slasher joys of Nightmare on Elm Street, we cover all sub-genre…

By: Scott Bernberg / December 21, 2012

James Franco Stars in Breakthrough Trailer for ‘Oz The Great and Powerful’ (VIDEO)

One of the most anticipated movie releases of 2013, Oz The Great and Powerful promises to show filmgoers that there's a lot more to learn about the universally beloved land that exists somewhere over the rainbow. Starring James Franco as the Wizard, and directed by Sam Raimi, the man behind the lens for the Spider-Man trilogy…

By: Scott Bernberg / November 16, 2012

James Franco Is Enchanted by Three Beautiful Witches in New ‘Oz, the Great and Powerful’ Trailer (VIDEO)

Franco, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore. Like Toto and Dorothy after him, James Franco's wannabe-wizard takes the Tornado Express from Kansas to Oz in the prequel Oz, the Great and Powerful, and, judging by the new trailer released Wednesday (and posted above), he's in for one bewildering, beautiful, bizarre trip. Unlike the…

By: Gary Susman / November 14, 2012

Shailene Woodley Mulls ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Role: Who is ‘The Secret Life of the American Teenager’ Star?

Shailene Woodley, who co-starred with George Clooney in Alexander Payne’s The Descendants, received an offer to play Mary Jane Watson in The Amazing Spider-Man 2, director Marc Webb’s follow-up to his 2012 blockbuster The Amazing Spider-Man. Despite relaunching the franchise with Gwen Stacy – played by Emma Stone – as Peter Parker’s (Andrew Garfield) love…

By: Todd Gilchrist / October 11, 2012

‘For a Good Time, Call…’ vs. ‘The Possession': Box Office Battle (POLL)

Whether you're looking for a laugh or scare, the box office has it all this weekend. In one corner, the sexy and laugh-out-loud flick For a Good Time, Call... finally makes its theatrical release after receiving warm reviews at the Sundance Film Festival. Starring comedic vixens Ari Graynor and Lauren Miller, the film centers around…

By: Gabrielle Chung / August 31, 2012

‘The Possession,’ ‘Evil Dead’ and More: Director Sam Raimi’s Top 5 Horror Movies (VIDEOS)

Sam Raimi is undoubtedly one of the film industry's "fright knights." Whether he's acting as producer or sitting in the director's seat, the 52-year-old has a proven track record of getting fans on the edge of their seats with his savage, yet darkly humorous, horror films. Though he's dabbled in major blockbusters like the Spider-Man

By: Celebuzz / August 20, 2012