Note: Spoilers for “Aquaman” no. 25. The comic book Aquaman is ready for his Hollywood close-up. When a comic book character has a movie coming out, the live-action and comic book styles will mirror each other as much as they can. In the pages of DC Comics, Superman and Batman are now trunkless, just like […]
Ah, product placement. The Devil's bargain every blockbuster filmmaker must make peace with in order to finance their loosely plotted deafening destruction orgies. Michael Bay—director of such hallmarks of American cinema as Transformers, Armageddon, and Pearl Harbor—is one of filmmaking's biggest product placement perpetrators. Show More Summary
Jordan Peele is in an extremely enviable position thanks to his directorial debut being a smash hit... but he has a very good reason for not just jumping to a blockbuster.
We’re still in the middle of the Summer blockbuster movie season, but as the Fall inches closer, we’re starting to get glimpses of the movies that will be vying for trophies when awards season arrives. One of those movies tells the story...Show More Summary
From "Detroit" to "The Big Sick," this year's offerings are refreshingly topical. Summer is typically the season of mindless blockbusters, but this year's slate offers more than its fair share of political intrigue. Here are 10 such films that are worth a closer look. Show More Summary
If June was a relatively slow month for Netflix additions, July is the exact opposite. From start to finish, next month is jam-packed with returning original series, brand new original series, popular TV shows and blockbuster movies....Show More Summary
Did anyone go see the movie Power Rangers when it was released back in the spring? I guess so, since the movie performed a little better than expected, but it was never expected to be a blockbuster. Critical response was meh. ScreenShow More Summary
Before Benedict Cumberbatch essentially took over Hollywood a few years ago, starring in blockbuster movie franchises like Star Trek, The Hobbit, and Marvel films, he was just another dependable, respected, British actor working in relative obscurity. Show More Summary
Blockbuster summer has been a fairly disappointing season thus far. For my money, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 has been the only movie that has truly delivered what a summer blockbuster is. Thankfully, the season is only half over,...Show More Summary
"Studios will not be able to point to their international grosses forever, though. The days when only U.S. production companies could mount giant-scale productions with sophisticated special effects are rapidly receding. Major markets like China, Japan, and India have their own thriving film industries churning out big hits, and Hollywood is sorely lacking in younger […]
As we enter mid-June the week of June 13 offers some interesting releases. The movies on this list include Blu-ray/DVD, VOD and limited theatrical releases. This week doesn’t have the big blockbuster home releases, but it offers some really fun films. Show More Summary
On the one hand, summer is the time of movies, big blockbusters with explosions and glowing A-list players and post-credits scenes that set up various sequels and tentpole franchises. On the other hand, those cost money and you only have so much of that. Show More Summary
Sometimes, that big ticket blockbuster you released leads to a long and healthy franchise. Other times, like the 12 examples we provide here, you end up with a big steaming pile of failure. Read on to honor these valiant dead.
Harry Potter is headed back into the Forbidden Forest. To date, Daniel Radcliffe has taken a number of roles that have distanced himself from the blockbuster “Harry Potter” franchise, including playing a farting corpse in “Swiss Army...Show More Summary
Universal is off to a shaky start with it's first movie in the Dark Universe, Tom Cruises' The Mummy. No, Cruise doesn't direct the movie, but he's the clear star of it and it's all about him, more than the mummy theme. For those of you wondering if this movie ties is with any of the previous Brendan Fraser ones, well it doesn't. Show More Summary
Look, nobody ever said making a movie was easy. Actually, that’s not true; making a movie would be relatively simple. Making a good movie is a far different matter. And making a big blockbuster film, which involves hundreds—if not thousands—of...Show More Summary
The first DC movie of this year, the Patty Jenkins-directed Wonder Woman is now in theaters and punched its way to a $100 million debut in its opening weekend, becoming the biggest blockbuster ever directed by a woman. Perhaps that’s because this superhero film is a different beast than any of those that went before […]
The blockbuster LEGO Batman Movie gets a new ending in a hilarious spoof of the rivalry between the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel. The post How The LEGO Batman Should Have Ended appeared first on CBR.
Reshoots are a common part of the blockbuster movie business and while we can whip ourselves into a frenzy over news of “significant reshoots” or additional returning characters, the vast majority of additional photography exist for one purpose: to make a movie better. Show More Summary
Antonio Banderas seems to have followed guys like Steven Seagal and Bruce Willis into the kind of direct-to-video movies that even cinephiles used to pick up from a Blockbuster Video shelf and wonder, “what the heck is this?” It’s hard...Show More Summary