Movies are one of America’s biggest exports. If you look at the 2014 box office totals for most foreign countries, you’re bound to find the “top 10″ really doesn’t look all that different from a list of the most popular American movies. Most countries’ lists are stacked with movies like Transformers: Age of Extinction, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, How to Train Your Dragon
We know Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is the highest grossing movie of 2014, but how did it get there and what other movies came close to dethroning it? Check out our exclusive year-end infographic for a look at 2014’s biggest box office winners in a number of categories, as well as those films critics liked the most. Do the two match up? See for yourself below.
Another year is in the rearview mirror, and along with it go 12 months of memorable, forgettable and occasionally controversial movies. With the new year kicking off this week, it’s time for the Geek Beat to take one last look back at 2014 and recall some of the highlights from a year that was certainly an interesting one for Hollywood and movie fans… Continue reading We Rank the Geekiest Movies of 2014
Maybe Guardians of the Galaxy isn’t your favorite movie of the year, or even in your top 10. You still have to admit that you smiled when Groot danced to “I Want You Back” by the Jackson 5. The scene isn’t just great because of the alien tree creature’s moves, though. It’s the combination of that and Drax all serious and polishing his… Continue reading The Best of 2014: What Is Your Favorite Movie Moment of the Year?
Comic book cinema definitely cemented its dominance in a big way in 2014. From the powerhouse Marvel Studios films (Captain America: The Winter Soldier and Guardians of the Galaxy) to the fundamental revival of the first modern major comic book franchise (X-Men: Days of Future Past), to the return of Spider-Man and the Ninja Turtles, we saw a lot of pretty crazy, heartbreaking, awesome, and mindblowing things at the… Continue reading Comics on Film: The State of the Superhero Movie in 2014