By Open Book
While some consumers played it safe last week, by allowing Rio to take the top spot for a second week in a row. Film critics and consumers battled it out over the new released films Madea’s Big Happy Family, which came in at #2 and Water for Elephants, which came in at #3 at the box office. Consumers wrote a number of reviews questioning film critic’s assessment and motives over one particular film. So let’s take a look at what film caused such an uproar and see if it’s worth your money this weekend. Continue reading
Another article from our series highlighting Water for Elephants
By Open Book
This is our last week highlighting the Sara Gruen novel Water for Elephants. It’s been fun discovering various facts about the novel, 1930′s, circus and film, which open’s in theaters this Friday April 22nd, 2011. However, costumes (which helps to tell this story) is the last area we have yet to uncover.
Costume designer’s can be described as visual storytellers who use texture, silhouettes and color as their means of communication. As some of you know Jacqueline West (the costume designer for Water for Elephants) not only helped shape the characters personality in the film but also illustrated (for audiences) Hollywood’s influence over this period. To help us understand what may have inspired the look for Marlena played by Reese Witherspoon, we are going to look back at the social customs, magazine articles and costume designers of the 1930’s. Continue reading
We will be live blogging during the Red Carpet Event for the movie Water for Elephants beginning at 5pm E. Streaming Live from NYC at the Ziegfeld Theater.
Check out the Live Feeds !
Color will be displaying a pictoral collage of the red carpet for iphone users.
MTV.com will be streaming the live premiere event along with host Josh Horowitz.
Beginning on Sunday 4-17 @ 5pm
Here’s the link to the MTV Announcement
HBO will be airing a behind the scenes look at the upcoming movie Water for Elephants via their First Look series beginning in April.
HBO’s updated schedule indicates there are two airings on Saturday 4/9 and 3 airings on Sunday 4/10
HBO2 East at 7:45am
HBO2 West at 10:45am
HBO’s On-Demand Channel begins airings on 4/11.
Please check the schedule and your local listings on HBO for exact showtimes!