Robert Zemeckis Reviews, Interviews & More

Joseph Gordon-Levitt Set to be the 'Man on a Wire' For Robert Zemeckis

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Joseph Gordon-Levitt is one of the hottest young actors working today, which makes his interest in side projects and directing so fascinating. Here is an actor on every shortlist for the latest superhero movie, and he'd rather make an indie film about a sex addict. But he still likes acting, and besides his involvement with Sandman, he's also now going to star in Man on a...

Budweiser Wants To Be Removed From 'Flight'

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In Flight, Denzel Washington plays a boozehound pilot who miraculously keeps an airplane from crashing. Things have been going very well for Flight – the film has garnered good reviews, praises for Washington's "Oscar-worthy" performance, and also managed to have a healthy box office debut this past weekend. But there's been a slight turn of events, as some...

'Roger Rabbit' Sequel May Still Happen, Minus Bob Hoskins

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There's been a number of sequels that have been talked about from here to kingdom come yet never see the light of day. The Roger Rabbit sequel is one such story. Some fans have protested that the show must not go on if actor Bob Hoskins isn't attached to the project, but director Robert Zemeckis thinks otherwise.

'Flight' Offers an Extended TV Spot

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It feels weird that Robert Zemeckis's return to live action filmmaking isn't a little more buzzed about. The man directed Back to the Future, Who Framed Roger Rabbit?, Forrest Gump and Cast Away. But spending nearly a decade chasing motion capture technology (only to be trumped by James...

'Flight' Trailer: Robert Zemeckis And Denzel Washington Land A Crashing...

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After doing battle with a runaway train in Unstoppable, Denzel Washington’s continuing cinematic battle against large-scale modes of transport gone awry continues in Robert Zemeckis’ Flight.  In the film, Washington manages to land a crashing commercial airplane in a populated area.  Amidst a blaring soundtrack by The Rolling Stones, the wild Flight...

Robert Zemeckis Shows Us How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack

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Earlier this year Gnomeo and Juliet showed us the softer side of those porcelain figures that some people put in their yards. But others believe that the inner lives of garden gnomes are filled with jealousy, hatred, spite, and plain meanness. Chuck Sambuchino has penned the novel "How to Survive a Garden Gnome Attack," which Sony Pictures Animation has optioned with Robert Zemeckis and his...

Disney Sinks Robert Zemeckis’ Yellow Submarine

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The success and/or failure of project often has a domino effect. And so when the Robert Zemeckis-produced  Mars Needs Moms opened to less than $7 Million on a $150 Million budget this weekend, Walt Disney Studios has responded by shuttering his Fab Four project Yellow Submarine, according to The Hollywood Reporter....

The Wizard Of Oz Being Remade With Robert Zemeckis?

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To say that history repeats itself would be an understatement when it comes to filmmaking. Movies are remade every year, some of them classics, some of them cult favorites, and some of them that just shouldn't be touched. The latter of that group includes Victor Fleming's 1939 adaptation of The Wizard of Oz. According to Deadline, Warner Bros plans to...

New DVD Releases: A Christmas Carol, The Kids Are All Right, The Last...

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Here's the bad news: There is absolutely no TV on DVD being released this week. None whatsoever. Well, at least none of note (something tells me Season 5 of Perry Mason doesn't really resonate with the Internet crowd) so there will be no section on the small screen for maybe the first time in the history of this column. The good news: There is a TON of new feature films being released this...

Robert Zemeckis Returning to Live Action with Timeless?

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Robert Zemeckis has strayed from live action films so long that we're beginning to think he hates real people. The director of last year's CGI animated A Christmas Carol, may be taking on his first live action project in a decade according to Deadline. Zemeckis has his eye on a sci-fi flick that will feature time travel called, you guessed it,...

Robert Zemeckis to Direct Dark Life

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Last month it was announced that director Robert Zemeckis' Northern California based studio ImageMovers was closing its doors at the request of its parent company Disney. That would have been a deathblow for some but Zemeckis is still working and still collaborating with the House of Mouse to bring his next project to life.

Robert Zemeckis' ImageMovers Studio Closes

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Director Robert Zemeckis' digital studio ImageMovers will be closing the doors to its Northern California facility. According to THR, The Disney-based studio run by Zemeckis, Jack Rapke and Steve Starkey will shut down its Marin County based location causing hundred's of employees to lose their jobs.

A Christmas Carol Poll: Is Jim Carrey All That?

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For those of you who have had a chance to see Robert Zemeckis' latest motion-capture film A Christmas Carol starring Jim Carrey as Scrooge, Jim Carrey as The Ghost of Christmas Past, Jim Carrey as the Ghost of Christmas Present, and Jim Carrey as the Ghost of Christmas Yet to Come, what did you think about the choice to use the same actor four times over? Of course...

A Christmas Carol: Movie Review

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It's that time of year again when we're about to be inundated with the Holiday spirit. Bah-Humbug! Our first film attempting to spread the Christmas joy (all the way in early November) is Robert Zemeckis' latest live-action-animation, IMAX 3-D film A Christmas Carol starring Jim Carey multiple times over. This isn't the original 1908 version, the 1938 film, 1951...

Roger Rabbit Sequel Will Use 3D and Motion Capture

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While out promoting this weekend's A Christmas Carol, director Robert Zemeckis spoke to MTV about the long awaited sequel to Who Framed Roger Rabbit. The original film that starred Bob Hoskins, Christopher Lloyd, and the voice of Kathleen Turner over 20 years ago was an animated/live action sensation for the...

New A Christmas Carol Photos

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Six new images have been released for the upcoming 3-D animated film, A Christmas Carol. There are a few shots taken directly from the film, and a few images that show the director and crew behind the scenes. It's really interesting to see the kind of prep work that goes into this type of animation. Check out the photos...

Narnia Scribe Adapting Airman for Disney

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If you were a fan of Beowulf or are awaiting the Robert Zemeckis take on A Christmas Carol, this next next film might be the one for you. According to Variety, screenwriter Anne Peacock will write the feature adaptation of the novel, Airman. Zemeckis will be producing the project through his...

A Christmas Carol Theatrical Trailer

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Disney has released another trailer for the Robert Zemekis adaptation of A Christmas Carol. The film stars Jim Carrey as the voice and digital image of the story's villain, Ebenezer Scrooge. The film has all the traditional imagery that you would expect from the Charles Dickens' classic, but with a layer of 3-D graphics. The second full length trailer is a bit more...

New Disney's A Christmas Carol Poster

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The final poster for Disney and Robert Zemeckis' A Christmas Carol has been released. Over at Cinematical they have an exclusive sneak peek at the latest one-sheet promoting the film. A Christmas Carol hits theaters on November 6th, and will be a 3-D event that you won't want to miss. The following poster shows star Jim Carrey taking flight...

Disney's A Christmas Carol Teaser Trailer

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The official teaser trailer has been released for Robert Zemeckis and Disney Studios' A Christmas Carol. The film is a 3-D animated feature that stars Jim Carrey as the holiday icon, Ebenezer Scrooge. His performance was rendered using lots of fancy film techniques including motion capture. A lot of the footage featured in the trailer was shown at this year's...