Something for your kitten calendar: Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret of the Unicorn will be released internationally in late October/early November 2011 before arriving in US theaters December 23. Try to mark it down, but in case you forget, I'll try to remind you sometime that calendar year.
On a somewhat related note, I finally started reading the Tintin comics, and they are nuts. Every page introduces a new conflict that is serendipitously resolved by the next page. For example: "Ut oh, Tintin has been tied to a massive dumbbell and thrown into Lake Michigan! Oh, phew, it turns out they accidentally tied him to a circus strongman's fake, wooden dumbbells that float. Tintin is safe!" Something like that happens every page. It's madness. Who knew the series would be so amazingly ridiculous, besides the millions worldwide who read it decades ago?
Steven Spielberg's War Horse a bit too heavy a tale of horse and loss for you? Well, you lucky dog, Spielberg has another Christmastime release for you--The Adventures of Tintin--and this one appears to be all intense, Indiana Jones-esque action-adventure and NO horses. Actuall... / Continue →
To help us decide if Spielberg's cartoonish-yet-realistically-textured mo-cap take on the world of Tintin will be a charming adventure or another nightmare ride on the Polar Express, FilmsActu has provided some new scans from Empire Magazine's story on the upcoming film. At lea... / Continue →
Ready to see what it looks like if you motion capture Billy Elliott and render him as a popular comics adventurer? Well, here that is, in Empire's first look at Steven Spielberg's The Adventures of Tintin: The Secret Of The Unicorn. If you were thinking realistic textures on ca... / Continue →