Posts tagged "Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters"

Weekend Movie Preview — Five Flicks In Five Clicks

Zombie love ruled at the box-office last week, but can the heartfelt undead defend themselves against fighter jets, poison pills and identity theft? Taking in nearly $21 million, Warm Bodies will have to hold up against the Jason Bateman-Melissa McCarthy comedy Identity Thief, the pharmacological thriller Side Effects from director Steven Soderbergh and the IMAX…

By: Alexa Kravitz / February 8, 2013

Weekend Movie Preview — Five Flicks in Five Clicks (PHOTOS)

Three big genre releases hit theaters this weekend, including two horror films and one action-packed throwback to the ass-kicking films of the 1980’s. Going up against last week’s box-office winner, Hansel and Gretel, we’ve got the ghosts of Georgia, an emo zombie on a journal of self-discovery and Sly Stallone as an aging, axe-wielding hitman.

By: / February 1, 2013

‘Warm Bodies’ vs. ‘Hansel and Gretel': Box Office Battle (POLL)

Demon-hunting siblings Hansel and Gretel took down the Wicked Witch of the weekend box-office, putting Mama in the corner despite some handsome second-week earnings. This week, however, the tough-as-nails twins are challenged by an emo zombie rom-com and a Bullet to the Head. Can the touchy-feely zombies avoid the death-blow of an axe-wielding Sylvester Stallone,…

By: / January 31, 2013

What Happened on the Set of ‘Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters’? (PHOTOS)

It looks like fairy tale flicks are back on top, at least for right now. Despite harsh reviews, action star Jeremy Renner’s Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters made it to the top this weekend, beating out Guillermo de Toro's Mama. To celebrate its big victory at the box office, Celebuzz assembled a collection of new,…

By: Liz Calvario / January 30, 2013

‘Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters': Did Jeremy Renner’s Latest Cast a Spell Over Critics?

Watch static. Hang out at the DMV. Visit a dairy and see how milk is processed... The above are all things that movie critics encourage you to do -- twice -- before daring to see Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters once. Witch Hunters stars Jeremy Renner and Gemma Arterton as the grown-up versions of the Grimm Fairy Tale characters, clad…

By: Phil Pirrello / January 25, 2013

Weekend Movie Preview — Five Flicks in Five Clicks

Thanks to not just recent awards ceremonies but nominations for ones that are upcoming, movies like Zero Dark Thirty and Silver Linings Playbook have experienced an impressive bounce in their box office revenue. That said, new-release films are more than holding their own with moviegoers, thanks to effective counterprogramming, not to mention the unexpected surprise…

By: / January 25, 2013

Jeremy Renner’s Reality Check

It was a long time in the wilderness before Jeremy Renner’s career took off. Guest starring on series TV like The Net, followed by movies like zombie thriller 28 Weeks Later, Renner made his break in the sleeper hit The Hurt Locker, and later, The Town, both of which garnered him Oscar nods. “For most…

By: Todd Gilchrist / January 25, 2013

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