Jack The Giant Killer

Jack The Giant Killer

Starring: Nicholas Hoult, Eleanor Tomlinson, Stanley Tucci, Ian McShane, Ewan McGregor

Director: Bryan Singer

Release Date: 15 June 2012

Similar to Snow White and the Huntsman, Jack the Giant Killer is a gritty and more realistic telling of the Jack and the Bean Stalk story. The movie is directed by Bryan Singer (X-Men and Superman Returns) who no stranger to the fantasy and action adventure genres. I actually haven’t heard too much buzz on this movie, which I don’t think can be good. I do like the look of the trailer and I certainly will give this a viewing. Here is the premise of the movie from Wikipedia.

An ancient war is reignited when a young farmhand unwittingly opens a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants. Unleashed on the Earth for the first time in centuries, the giants strive to reclaim the land they once lost, forcing the young man, Jack, into the battle of his life to stop them. Fighting for a kingdom, its people, and the love of a brave princess, he comes face to face with the unstoppable warriors he thought only existed in legend—and gets the chance to become a legend himself.

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About billfoley63

I was born in 1963 and that is relevant to my development of my love for science-fiction and fantasy movies, comic books, superheroes and many other things attributed to Nerd culture. In the 60s I watched all the Saturday afternoon Godzilla and monster movies I could take. In the 70s I became hooked on Star Trek. I am also an artist (in my own mind at least) and a musician. I enjoy learning about physics, astrophysics, chemistry and earth silences such as meteorology, anthropology, paleontology. When I reached my late 30s I began to re-explore my nerd roots. I reconnected with my love of science fiction and fantasy movies along with the other science related topics. For this blog I will focus on movie and TV reviews for science fiction and fantasy and post my thoughts on up coming movies. I will also include some fun facts from the various sciences I enjoy along with weather facts and bits from royalty and history. What I will not discuss is religion and politics. I am married to a beautiful woman named Sarah and have a lovely daughter named Danielle.

Posted on May 1, 2012, in Captain's Log..., Coming soon.... and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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