Articles Tagged ‘Dakota Fanning’

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse Movie Review

While vampires live forever, the same is not true for vampire sequels. What was inaugurated as a densely erotic, and twisted take on underage stifled lust and rebel teen screen romance with the first Twilight venture, by New Moon started to become fairly old hat, and has now in its third incarnation, Eclipse, enters into sudsy, enough already territory.

Summer 2010 Movie Previews

. While summer is the season prized for absolutely nothing—as in vacation getaways, school recess and scaled back aspirations—it’s the time when Hollywood always kicks…

Movie Review: The Runaways

Less a groundbreaking girl band biopic than a prequel to the as-yet-to-be-conceived Joan Jett story, The Runaways gets the hard rock sound right, but goes soft when tapping into teen temperaments or taking the musical temperature of the era. At the same time, the film puts a wrongheaded, diversionary focus on messed up sidekick Cheri Currie.

Nothing But Net: For the Week of Oct. 1 – Oct. 7

I took karate at one of the most renowned martial arts schools in the world—Tiger Schulmann’s. And I’m not trying to brag, but I was an animal. One time, I did 62 roundhouse kicks in a row. The record was like 7,000 but mine were perfect form. OK, ever heard of the purple belt? It’s even harder to get than a black belt and guess who had one (my mom bought it for me). So take my word as even more truth than usual when I tell you Tony Jaa (as in, “Holy s***, that guy just ran up an elephant’s tusk and backflipped off its face—JAAAAAAAA!”) is out of his judo-chopping mind.