Archive for June, 2007

Paris, je t’aime – Love, The City of Light & Several Helpings Of Pure Charm!

June 30, 2007

Paris, je t'aime - onesheetParis, je t’aime is a collection of vignettes that revolve around love and the city of Paris. We’ve got gay love, straight love, beginning love, ending love, the love of a city, the love for a city – we’ve even got vampiric love. In all, there are twenty five-minute segments by twenty different directors, ranging from the Coen Brothers and Alfonso Cuaron, to Wes Craven [who does not direct the vampire segment…]. It also features an international cast that includes [among others] Natalie Portman, Gerard Depardieu, Ben Gazzara, Barbet Schroeder, Steve Buscemi and Juliette Binoche…

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Ratatouille: Ridiculous Premise; Delightful Movie!

June 29, 2007

Ratatouille - OnesheetWho on earth would want to make a movie about a rat that wanted to be a chef? Given the rather nasty PR the rodents get, the idea of a rat working in a kitchen would have to be considered creepy – at the very least! Although it wasn’t his original idea, PIXAR’s Brad Bird took the idea and, somehow, managed to create not just a charming rodent hero, but a summer movie that really is for kids of all ages…

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Christian Bale Talks To EclipseMagazine.com’s Michelle Alexandria.

June 28, 2007

Christian Bale Talks To EclipseMagazine.comActor Christian Bale has had a long, strange career that has seen him take on many varied roles from a yuppie Psycho Killer to a tortured Caped Crusader, now he’s back as a downed American Pilot in the film Rescue Dawn. Bale Is one of those method actors who’ll do anything for a role, this time out he drops a lot of weight and looks positively emaciated, he eats bugs and more. I recently took part in a roundtable interview and we discussed the ordeal he went through to make this film.  (more…)

Anime: TOKKO 2; Noein, Vols. 3 & 4; Prince of Tennis, Vol. 1; Hikaru No Go, Vol. 7, Highlander: The Search For Vengeance

June 27, 2007

TOKKO, Vol. 2 - Cover ArtShindou Ranmaru learns a terrible secret in TOOKO 2; Haruka’s dimension nears destruction in Noein, Vols. 3 & 4; twelve-year old prodigy Ryoma Echizen earns the title The Prince of Tennis; the ghostly Sai coaches young Go player Hikaru through a slump in Hikaru No Go, Vol. 7, and an adopted member of the Clan Macleod must choose between vengeance and the lives of innocents across the centuries in Highlander: The Search For Vengeance…

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Live Free Or Die Hard: John McClane Is Danny Ocean With Guns!

June 27, 2007

Live Free or Die Hard EclipseMagazine.com Movie ReviewJohn McClane is back and he’s still not terribly thrilled about it. In the best action flick of the summer, McClane is stuck with trying to prevent a fire sale – a systematic shut down of transportation, finances and utilities – nationwide! All he has for help is a scared computer geek who inadvertently supplied the villains with a piece of code that makes accessing a key location possible. And you thought you were having a bad day…!  (more…)

Historical Perspective: Eclipse Talks Exclusively to Gwendolyn Edwards of The Last Confederate

June 27, 2007

“Playing Eveline McCord-Adams made a big impact on me and she is the reason I am a film actress today. I really look forward to a chance to get to play a role like this again. To play a character I am really proud of.” Gwendolyn Edwards tells Eclipse Magazine via a phone interview with the leading lady of the hit Indie film The Last Confederate, which is being released on DVD today after having a very strong showing on the festival circuit taking top honors including Best Actress nominations for Gwendolyn Edwards at the Los Angeles Indie Film Awards. Gwendolyn Edwards, who is making her debut in her first ever screen role is an up and coming new star with the grace and ethereal beauty the likes of Elizabeth Taylor and Meryl Streep. Like those Hollywood leading ladies, Edwards also has a strong presence and charisma that literally leaps off the screen in her role as Eveline in The Last Confederate. Eclipse Magazine had the opportunity to talk to Gwendolyn Edwards about this role and about being a part of something so steeped in history and drama.  (more…)

Watch The 4400 on USA Network and Win the Season 3 DVD!

June 25, 2007

The 4400 Season 3 DVDOur friends at USA Network have given us a couple of copies of the 4400 Hundred Season 3 DVD Set to give away. This contest will run for the next two weeks, from Monday June 25, 2007 to July 9, 2007. To qualify to win is simple, watch the show on USA Network, which airs Sunday nights at 9pm you can also watch the replay online at the really cool 4400 website by clicking http://www.usanetwork.com/series/the4400/. It also airs several times during the week. At the end of the contest, send a request to contests@eclipsemagazine.com with your user name, full name and mailing address. We have 3 copies of this DVD to give away. If you haven’t checked it out yet, now is a great time to jump on board, 4400 is a great show.

Bridge To Terabithia Breathes Life, Friendship and Imagination!

June 25, 2007

Bridge To Terabithia - Cover ArtBridge ToTerabithia is one of those movies that gets it right – its outcast kids deal
with life in different ways and even tragedy can’t dim their effect on each
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1408: Eat Your Hearts Gorno Guys – This One’s Really Scary!

June 22, 2007

1408 - Onesheet1408 is a bit of a throwback: its screenwriters and director figure that a hotel room can be more frightening than an abattoir, sewer system, or hidden lavatory in an abandoned train station. They also figure that real fear comes from the development of character, delving into a character’s fears and playing upon them. They’re right… (more…)

Toshiba To Out Mainstream Notebook Computers with HD DVD Playback

June 20, 2007

Toshiba's New Qosmio G45

The folks at Toshiba today announced that the Satellite(R) P205, Satellite X205 and Qosmio(R) F45 will be the company’s first mainstream mobile solutions to incorporate HD DVD drives, while the Qosmio G45 will be the first U.S. notebook computer with a writeable
HD DVD optical drive, and will be available to consumers in time for the back-to-school season. 
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