29 min ago
The New Zealand Herald
'Star-struck' Kiwi tells of LA adventure
The former John McGlashan College pupil is settling back into Dunedin life after mixing with some of the biggest names in the music business.
4 hrs ago
Jessica Lange Set For Santa Barbara Film Fest Honor
The actress who went from reclining in King Kong's hand to creeping us out on American Horror Story , picking up a pair of Oscars along the way, will be feted this fall by the Santa Barbara International Film Festival .
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Academy Awards for Performing Animals?
The notion that a chimpanzee could win an Academy Award for acting seems farcical at first glance but, of course, it's not an actual chimpanzee being discussed in the case of the latest role by Andy Serkis .
Mark Hadlow in MAMIL
Auckland is going great guns and booking up quick: "It is laugh-out-loud material and definitely worth a ticket."
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
'The Hobbit' Comic-Con panel is now online: The top 5 highlights
The Comic-Con panel for The Hobbit: The Battle of Five Armies went online today, making this Monday especially delightful for those unable to attend the madness in San Diego over the weekend.
Jhene Aiko Talks Making Of 'Souled Out' Album...
Jhene Aiko stands around 5 feet tall and weighs perhaps as much as a decaf macchiato; the 2015 Cadillac Escalade stretches 18-and-a-half feet and tips the scales at nearly 6,000 pounds.
Studio reveals glimpse of new King Kong film
Legendary Entertainment's Thomas Tull has confirmed they are to make a film based on King Kong's home, Skull Island.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
The San Diego Union-Tribune
The pleasure and pain of Comic-Con
If you were one of the fortunate 6,000 inside Hall H, the Con's premiere venue, Saturday was pretty awesome.
SDCC 2014 - the Hobbit: the Battle of the Five Armies Panel Recap
It's hard to believe that The Hobbit: The Battle Of The Five Armies is the 6th film in the Tolkien movie saga that has been shepherded by Peter Jackson.
Dark Horizons News
King Kong Could Return In "Skull Island"
In perhaps the biggest surprise announcement of Comic Con so far, Legendary Entertainment has announced plans for "Skull Island," a new film starring that great big ape King Kong in his home environment.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
20 years of magic captured in Weta's 20th anniversary books
San Diego, USA: The celebrations of 20 years of film-making from the Weta Group will kick off with the launch today of two stunning books capturing the history of the Weta companies.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
'A Movie For Our Times'
'A MOVIE FOR OUR TIMES' Sunday Express, UK July 20, 2014 FORGET Captain America, Spider-Man or the X-Men.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Redfines Motion Capture
Motion-capture technology has come a long way since it was first used in a major release for the 2001 sci-fi adventure Final Fantasy: The Spirits Within.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
The Flat Hat
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes: Best film of the summer
This summer has seen its fair share of sequels that have either matched or risen above their predecessors.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Los Angeles Times
Andy Serkis: Beneath the digital makeup, a box-office powerhouse
"Dawn of the Planet of the Apes" star Andy Serkis has established a track record of box office hits.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
The evolution of Andy Serkis: First Gollum, then King Kong - now the...
The evolution of Andy Serkis: First Gollum, then King Kong - now the actor is swinging through the trees in Dawn of the Planet of the Apes The British actor is the doyen of motion-capture performance but, he tells Craig McLean, he has ambitions beyond the 'mo-cap' suit When it came to first playing one of the most iconic apes in cinema history, ... (more)
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Movie ReviewBreathing into - Dawn of the Planet of the Apes'
I hereby propose that the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences create a new category: best motion capture performance, a.k.a. best actor in digital clothing, a.k.a. best performance by a man or woman covered in zillions of electronic Post-its.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes a tech wonder, says Andy Serkis
Few in Hollywood expected the Planet of the Apes franchise to still have appeal in the 21st century, decades after the classic Charlton Heston sci-fi flick first hit theatres.
The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug Chronicles Cloaks & Daggers is a work of art
There are book about the history of The Hobbit . Then there are deluxe super-duper must-have wonders.
Tue Jul 08, 2014
The Weekend Warrior: Dawn of the Planet of the Apes
Although the box office is clearly down from last year, this already has been a summer full of big blockbusters, and many that were well-received critically and among moviegoers, and this weekend continues that trend with the release of just one new movie, the anticipated sequel Dawn of the Planet of the Apes .