Your First Glimpse of the Magical Gangs of New York in the Winter’s Tale

The long-awaited movie adaptation of Mark Helprin's flying horse novel Winter's Tale is up and shooting again, after Hurricane Sandy halted the production. Which is news to us, because we had no idea the movie was even shooting in New York! The 1983 novel is a cornerstone of magical realism in literature, and we have… » 2/05/13 1:46pm 2/05/13 1:46pm

Total Recall is not a fantasy you want implanted in your brain

Total Recall is like Bourne Identity met Blade Runner, then had an ugly tabloid breakup followed by a nervous breakdown and a tell-all book. This remake of the 1990 cult classic Total Recall has all the ingredients of greatness, but squanders them. The result is an opulent film, packed with shiny details, that never… » 8/03/12 9:31am 8/03/12 9:31am

Just how badly will the Total Recall remake flop?

1990's Total Recall was one of the most profitable movies ever — it cost just $65 million to make and grossed around $262 million worldwide. But the new remake, starring Colin Farrell, was reportedly made for a staggering $200 million. And even though it comes out on Friday, we're hearing almost no buzz about it. It's… » 7/30/12 2:51pm 7/30/12 2:51pm

New Total Recall clip shows the robotic police force in action

Kate Beckinsale gets super snarky, leading a team of robots to destroy Colin Farrell and his possible ex-girlfriend Jessica Biel. We like the action in this latest Total Recall clip — but we also love the robots, something we thought was possibly secondary to the movie. The more we see of these shiny bots, the more… » 7/17/12 4:44pm 7/17/12 4:44pm

Side-By-Side Video Comparison of the Original Total Recall and the…

It's amazing how similar the new Total Recall remake looks to Paul Verhoeven's classic movie. This side-by-side video edit recreates the old movie, using the words and sounds of the new trailer. The resemblance is pretty striking, even if the new one isn't set on Mars. But will the new world warm to Colin Farrell as… » 6/19/12 1:15pm 6/19/12 1:15pm

How does Total Recall update Arnold's original movie? Clues From Our…

We were invited to visit the set while Len Wiseman was filming his version of Philip K. Dick's We Can Remember It for You Wholesale better known as Total Recall in the cinemas. So how does it compare with the classic Paul Verhoeven picture? It's completely different, thankfully. After poking about through the sets… » 6/12/12 12:27pm 6/12/12 12:27pm

Len Wiseman breaks down the new Total Recall trailer shot-for-shot

This weekend, Sony unveiled their trailer for the reboot of Total Recall starring Colin Farrell, Bryan Cranston, Kate Beckinsale, and Jessica Biel. Now Underworld director Len Wiseman is breaking down each clip and cut, expanding on perma-confused protagonist Douglas Quaid's new futuristic world. » 4/04/12 8:45am 4/04/12 8:45am