Archive | June, 2011

Trailer: ‘Mission: Impossible 4- Ghost Protocol’

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to watch this ridiculously awesome new trailer for Mission Impossible 4- Ghost Protocol. Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton, Simon Pegg— pretty sure you were already sold at Jeremy Renner. Of course the action looks incredible but unfortunately we’ll have to wait until December to see […]

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Trailer: War Horse

Awards season— the most glorious time of the year! We’re only half way through the summer but nothing says “awards season is drawing nigh” better than a Steven Spielberg film. Seriously, the words “A Steven Spielberg film” is enough to get even the average film fan excited because let’s face it, it’s been awhile since […]

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6 Things We Learned from ‘Bad Teacher’

While school may be out for the summer, there’s still a lot of learning to be done and lucky for you we’re taking our lesson plan straight from the Elizabeth Halsey handbook— movies! Well, one movie.  If you’re looking to be schooled this weekend, here are six things we learned while watching Bad Teacher: 1. […]

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Casting Roundup: Friday June 24, 2011

Jamie Foxx  starring in the newest Quentin Tarantino movie, up and comer Emma Stone  in a zombie movie that’s not Zombieland 2 and Idris Elba in a movie about monsters? Here’s what you missed in casting news: Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx, best known for Ray, Any Given Sunday and the upcoming  Skank Robbers has […]

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Trailer: Footloose

There are two things I genuinely love — Craig Brewer films (don’t act like Black Snake Moan wasn’t everything) and Footloose. Combining the two? Not so much.  It’s like that one time I decided to try my hand at chocolate covered gummy bears. Here’s the former two combined in all its Julianne Hough, Dancing With Stars,  […]

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Penn Badgley to play Jeff Buckley

…but not in the film you’re thinking about. Badgley will portray the famed musician in Greetings from Tim Buckley, a father-son drama not to be confused with the still untitled Jeff Buckley biopic that is currently being developed by Orian Williams; the latter receiving the official blessing from Buckley’s estate. As for Greetings from Tim […]

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OSCAR NEWS: Academy changes the rules for Best Picture

Talk about your curveball! The Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences  have released a new set of rules pertaining to the Best Picture nominees, rules that are sure to make awards season even more nerve-wracking than usual. On nomination morning— January 24, 2012 if you haven’t marked your calendar— nominees for Best Picture could […]

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Featurette: Bad Teacher

Cameron Diaz needs a hit. Bad. Like, seriously.  Which is why we here at the Real Reel are very excited for Bad Teacher, a comedy where Diaz gets to channel her golden days circa Something About Mary and The Sweetest Thing. It’s been forever since we’ve seen that Cammy D. Nowadays she’s marrying Ashton Kutcher […]

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Review: Super 8 (AUDIO)

Continuing on with The Real Reel’s Summer Podcast Review Series is  our official review for J.J. Abrams latest effort,  Super 8.  A wonderfully directed love letter to the early days of Spielberg and classic childhood films from the 80s and early 90s, this sci-fi thriller is one that will surely stand the test of time. […]

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Review: X-Men: First Class (AUDIO)

Took us awhile but here’s The Real Reel’s audio review of X-Men: First class, featuring our new commentator Jah.

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