Marvel Studios is reportedly kick-starting a Power Pack movie, a property which is said to be a cornerstone of the blockbuster studio.
Many movie buffs overlook indie films because directors often have a small budget to work with. However, more often than not, such movies can compete with the bigger blockbusters because indie movie directors need to come up with better stories on a limited budget. Show More Summary
Oscar season means two things. For us common-folk, we’ve already begun to see more independent, “Oscar Bait” pushing Blockbusters out of theaters as the summer movie season winds down and fall begins. For those who are members of the Academy, it’s now officially screener season! Oscar voters from all areas of expertise including writing, directing, […]
The latest Stephen King horror adaptation plays like a big summer blockbuster
Hairstyling techniques are like the superhero movies of beauty - debut a blockbuster, build a franchise, abandon it after a few years, then reboot it as better than ever five, 10, 50 years later. Shiny blowouts, air-dry-don't-care, and...Show More Summary
Stephen King's words have been made into dozens of movies -- and, after It's blockbuster success, most people assumed that even more would get the big-screen treatment. They just couldn't have guessed it would happen so quickly. More »
The blame for the industry’s horrendous summer lies with a decades-long shift in the economics of making movies.
As summer turns to fall, bombastic blockbusters are giving way to a barrage of horror-movie legacy properties. Leatherface and Jigsaw will arrive in October, and this Friday, there’s It, the second screen adaptation of Stephen King’s classic novel about a group of friends tormented by a malevolent force inhabiting their ... More »
Right now we’re in a bit of a dead zone for theatrical release,s with most movies released this month being neither good enough for a summer blockbuster release or hopeful enough for a debut during awards season. But plenty more of the...Show More Summary
Kong: Skull Island is the latest blockbuster to get an Honest Trailer, but unlike its predecessors, this one has the director dropping by to drop some critiques.
The movies coming out this spring are almost unbelievable. It isn't just the usual mix of awards movies looking towards the Oscars, or the glut of horror movies for Halloween, or even those the normal holiday blockbusters. This season, we're getting a bunch of movies fans never thought they'd see. More »
Matt Reeves' latest film, War for the Planet of the Apes, is something of an anomaly. On the surface, it's a big-budget winter blockbuster. But when you actually watch it, it feels much more like a poignant, bleak movie with Oscar potential. And now, its studio is going to push it as the latter. More »
With the summer movie season ending with a box office whimper (looking at you, “The Hitman’s Bodyguard”), it’s time that we start getting excited about the fall. September through December promises to be its own blockbuster batch of months, albeit with even more of a focus on quote-unquote important films and filmmakers. Show More Summary
Wonder Woman director Patty Jenkins has received much praise for her blockbuster superhero movie — but there was one person whose reaction was especially noteworthy: Hillary Clinton, who named the film in a mass email. In the missive, she noted that it was “just as inspirational as I’d suspected a movie about a strong, powerful…
The Rocketeer is a 1991 superhero movie put out by Disney, which makes it an amusing echo of our current era so dominated by Disney-distributed blockbusters of the Marvel persuasion. It’s even directed by the guy who made Captain America: The First Avenger. This, however, is not why it’s the most relevant movie of 2017. […]
While a sequel to Tom Cruise's 80s action blockbuster Top Gun has been talked about for decades, it now looks like the movie might actually happen. While filming has not yet begun, work is being done behind the scenes to get ready for that moment.
If audiences are getting tired of the formulaic story arcs of blockbuster movies, then there’s a safe haven in political documentaries, which are enjoying a renaissance.
There is no denying that the movie Avatar was once a great cultural event. In late 2009, director James Cameron’s blockbuster about blue-skinned aliens was seemingly all anyone could talk about, even though it was arguably not even the...Show More Summary
Trump has proven himself manifestly unfit for office. Now Americans are learning the hard way. The flooding of Houston and its surrounding areas caused by Hurricane Harvey is a blockbuster disaster movie made real. This is a human tragedy of epic proportions. Show More Summary
Terminator 2__: Judgment Day is one of the most popular and influential blockbuster movies ever made. Now, more than 25 years later the movie is being re-released in theaters in 3D.