5/18 Web Round-up

Posted by · 8:20 am · May 18th, 2009

Ben Stiller in Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian“Star Trek” looks to be a hit off-world. [The Carpetbagger]

It looks like Kenneth Branagh and Marvel have found their Thor: Chris Hemsworth from “Star Trek.” [Deadline Hollywood Daily]

Jeff Sneider takes a long, hard look at the MTV Movie Awards. [Examiner.com]

Tom O’Neil poses the obvious question: Will “Angels & Demons” bring another Razzie bid for director Ron Howard? [Gold Derby]

Speaking of which, someone finally calls out the two worst writers in the business as responsible for the clunky film. [Peter Bart]

Dan Jolin wonders if the latest 3D craze is a bunch of hogwash. [Empire]

Laughing stock Roger Friedman gets a new gig as “senior correspondent.” [Hollywood Reporter]

“Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian” premieres in D.C. [Washington Post]

On the stamina of fan-movie filmmakers. [The Independent]

Sad to see a once-great magazine reduced to nothing but constant top 10 lists, but here’s another one: top 10 “safe for work” movie strip scenes.  Oy. [Premiere]

Tom Shone talks to Ryan Fleck and Anna Boden, writer/directors of the brilliant “Sugar.” [The Guardian]

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  • 1 5-18-2009 at 9:06 am

    Liz said...

    I posted this on another forum, but when I saw that David Koepp and Akira Goldsman were the writers for “Angels and Demons,” I literally said out loud, “Jesus, there’s an unholy alliance.”

    Religious puns not intended.

  • 2 5-18-2009 at 9:34 am

    Jonathan Spuij said...

    Ron Howard is what made the film interesting. He kept it vibrant and visually attractive.

  • 3 5-18-2009 at 10:00 am

    drbenway said...

    Two worst writers in the business? Come one… What about Kurtzman and Orci.

  • 4 5-18-2009 at 10:02 am

    Guy Lodge said...

    “Ron Howard is what made the film interesting.”

    By which you’re implying that the film IS interesting?

  • 5 5-18-2009 at 12:07 pm

    Kristopher Tapley said...

    drbenway: Obviously I disagree, given this year’s best film and all. But I’ll give you Transformers.

  • 6 5-18-2009 at 12:11 pm

    Kyle said...

    Akiva Goldsman wrote “Batman and Robin” winning him the award for worst writer just by default.