2017 is a pretty big year in film. Sure, the number of dollars actually spent at the movies may be a bit less than last year (or a lot less), but a large part of that may have to do with the ridiculous number of blockbusters coming out this year. Show More Summary
For the second year in a row, producers of big-budget Hollywood movies are leaving New York on the cutting room floor. Of the top 100 highest-grossing domestic feature films released theatrically... To view the full story, click the title link.
One of my fondest memories of the original Kevin Bacon- starring TREMORS flick was while working at Blockbuster, I threw the film on one time, telling my manager at the time that the film was a harmless kid's movie for adults. He...Show More Summary
Wonder Woman edged out Spider-Man: Homecoming as the most-anticipated summer blockbuster on Fandango's annual survey. The post Wonder Woman Beats Out Spider-Man As Most-Anticipated Summer Movie appeared first on CBR.
With 87% wishing for more female superhero movies.
Sam Mendes began his film career tackling all-caps serious dramas like American Beauty and Revolutionary Road, but has swerved to franchise blockbusters as of late with the Bond movies Skyfall and Spectre. Now Disney might enlist him to helm its live-action remake of Pinocchio: according to Variety, Mendes is in “early talks” for the project. Show More Summary
As the weather shifts in most parts of the country, the calming breeze of summer also brings with it all the audible booms, laughs and spectacle associated with blockbuster season at the movies. Viewed in Hollywood as a time to present some of the biggest and most expensive films produced all year, the sheer number […]
KYLE SMITH ON WHY SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER WOULDN’T BE A BLOCKBUSTER TODAY: Instructing young adults that they couldn’t always get what they wanted wasn’t the main purpose of 1970s filmmaking, but it was a side benefit. The movies amounted to a generational warning about the perils and setbacks of adult life. We learned that the […]
Do you like guns, violence and farcical plot lines? If so, upcoming Chinese blockbuster Wolf Warrior 2 might be of interest. Filmed across Asia and Africa, the story follows protagonist Leng Feng as he returns to a war zone in a rescue bid. Things don’t go too smoothly however, at least from what we can gather in […]
The A.V. Club’s staff film critics, A.A. Dowd and Ignatiy Vishnevetsky, may have different interests, but when it comes to big-budget blockbusters and genre movies, they rarely disagree. And yet, despite sharing a lot of opinions on the previous Alien films (give or take their fondness for the first Alien Vs. Show More Summary
We are truly into the summer movie season now with the Memorial Day weekend one week away, and after that, it looks like nonstop hits with Wonder Woman and The Mummy, back-to-back blockbusters about powerful women with mythological roots. If you’ve seen any of The Mummy trailers or featurettes so far then you’re probably already sold or unsold on the […]
Framestore animation supervisor Arslan Elver breaks down how they got Baby Groot dancing, and why it was the most complex VFX assignment of the blockbuster movie. In an early script draft for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, writer and...Show More Summary
Last week saw a decline in overall spending on placement for national broadcast. Advertisers spent a little over $822 million compared to almost $936 million the week prior, according to Kantar Media. Spending on broadcast placement for new creative likewise saw a decline, dropping from over $163 million to just under $89 million. Another big...
Blockbuster season has begun, but as the news about Donald Trump’s presidency seemingly continues to get worse, you may be thinking that the country could use real galaxy guardians or an unbelievably fast car to take us far away from...Show More Summary
One of the summer's most highly anticipated movies has been obtained by hackers, who are threatening to release it early if not paid a ransom.
Along with all the blockbuster action movies hitting theaters this summer, make sure to keep an eye out for the underdog indie movies hitting select theaters and VOD that really need your support. One of those movies is called Band Aid, and the first trailer has just arrived online. Show More Summary
Last year, it was announced that Paul McCartney was cast in Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales, the next installment of Disney’s blockbuster franchise. Today, McCartney shared a new movie poster, revealing what his character will look like in the film. Show More Summary
Is there anything Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson can’t do? He aspires to perhaps be leader of the free world, stars in a blockbuster street-racing movie franchise, and is now big man on the beach in the “Baywatch” movie. So what’s left? Some...Show More Summary
Will any of the blockbuster spectaculars released this summer outgross March’s Beauty and the Beast, which is currently nearing the $500 million mark? That’s unlikely: Since 2012, the eventual highest-grossing movie of the year came outside the summer season, and 2017 — flanked on one side by Beauty and the ... More »