Anthony Hopkins Dons the Neckmeat as Alfred Hitchcock

Nope, the picture you are seeing here is not an elderly George Lucas sans beard, pompadour hair and flannel shirt, rather this is our old pal Anthony Hopkins, he of Hannibal Lecter fame, in full Alfred Hitchcock get-up for his role in the new movie, aptly titled, Hitchcock. The Academy Award winner joins fellow Oscar-winner Helen Mirren, as well as Scarlett Johansson, Danny Huston, James D’Arcy, Jessica Biel, Michael Stuhlbarg and Toni Collette.  The film is based on the book

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Trailer Tuesday: Thor

Man oh man, I want to embrace the upcoming Thor movie in the worst way, and for three main reasons: First, I dig superhero movies, even though I never had a fondness for Marvel or Thor. Second, I’m keen on seeing how an unorthodox choice for director – Kenneth Branagh (Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets) – stacks up to the gold standard of Nolan and Favreau. Lastly, even though they cast the guy off the Brawny paper towels package as

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Movie Review: The Wolfman

The Wolfman, Universal Pictures’ remake of the 1941 classic, is a taut backlot tram tour of a dour, sunless 1880s England, complete with cobweb-infested castles, fog-filled cemeteries and forests, and topped with blood-soaked werewolves that would make the phony Lycans in the Twilight Saga quiver in their own puppy piddle. Simply put, The Wolfman is a devilishly fun haunted house thrill ride, only with more severed limbs, decapitations, popped out eyes, disembowelments and torn flesh. The movie opens, like the

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Two Wolfman Posters Online – One Hairy, One Dumb

Saw these new posters for February 2010’s The Wolfman today and I thought I’d share the goodness with AATM readers. As we’ve chronicled in previous posts, The Wolfman is a remake of the 1941 classic and stars Benicio “My Wolf Hair is not Make-Up” Del Toro (Things We Lost in the Fire), Anthony Hopkins (Beowulf), Emily Blunt (Sunshine Cleaning) and Hugo Weaving (V for Vendetta). And while the most recent trailer is pretty sweet, I’d say I’m 50/50 on these

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New Wolfman Trailer is All Sorts of Awesome

I’ve been tepid thus far on my anticipation of and my desire to see The Wolfman, but this new, edgier, darker trailer has piqued my interest enough that I have circled February 12, 2010 on my calendar. Not literally, of course. I’m not that nerdy, but you get my point. Delays in the release of The Wolfman have fueled my skepticism, and I’m also not a big fan of Joe Johnston (although I did like October Sky), but a cast

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He’s A Wolf. He’s A Man. He’s The Wolf Man.

Not too long ago, Andy gave you the sad news that The Wolf Man, the tender coming of age story about a man, his wolf bite and the people he subsequently gnaws to death, would be pushed back from a fall release to the depressing and bitter-cold wasteland of winter 2010. You yawned. But that’s OK! Despite it’s setback, the trailer for the period-set Wolf Man revival has arrived, begging the question: Why did werewolf transformations look so much better

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The Wolfman Release Date Change…Again

In 2006, Universal Pictures announced they were remaking the 1941 horror classic “The Wolf Man” (that starred Lon Cheney, Jr – no relation to Dick, and Béla Lugosi) and had the hariest man in Mexico, Benicio del Toro, cast as the lead lycan, Lawrence Talbot. “The Wolfman” was given a release date of November 2008 and subsequently things went down the pooper. Original director, Mark Romenak, left the movie because of “creative” differences and Joe Johnston (“Jumanji,” “Jurassic Park III”)

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