Was everyone in a tryptophan coma this weekend from eating too much turkey? Is that why no one went to the movies?
Expectations were high for this Thanksgiving weekend’s box office. After all, it’s the long weekend that kicks off the holiday box office season, complete with action blockbusters and family-friendly movies alike. Last year, Thanksgiving weekend saw “The Hunger… Continue reading Box Office: What's Behind the Thanksgiving Box Office Slump?
The Mule may not be the type of movie you’d expect from Leigh Whannell, who wrote Saw, Dead Silence and Insidious and has cowriter, costar and executive producer credits here. It’s not a horror movie, rather it’s a crime thriller (and dark comedy) about a simple man trapped in a hotel room by police officers who are trying to get him to evacuate the… Continue reading Leigh Whannell Talks the True Story Behind 'The Mule,' Writing Its Grossest Scene, and More
Nightcrawler isn’t just one of the best movies opening this fall, it’s one of the best of the year. It scratches at the underbelly of our relationship with modern media by asking the question just who exactly films all the carnage we see on nightly news, and why is it even on the news in the first place? And as shocking (and… Continue reading Learn the Real Stories Behind the Crazy Cameramen Who Inspired 'Nightcrawler'
“The Identical” was the only new wide release movie opening this weekend, so, in the absence of competition, why didn’t it do better?
The faith-based film, which follows such recent Christian-marketed hits as “Son of God,” “God’s Not Dead,” and “Heaven Is for Real,” opened on 1,956 screens and featured such brand-name actors as Ray Liotta, Ashley Judd… Continue reading Box Office: What's Behind the Celestial Failure of 'The Identical'?
It’s news to no one that Nicolas Cage has a very colorful track record of movie choices, and his latest gig is no exception. The newest, doom-filled trailer for “Left Behind” all but inserts the Academy Award-winning actor into an episode of HBO’s gloomy “The Leftovers.”
“Left Behind,” based on the best-selling Christian book series of the same name… Continue reading The 'Left Behind' Trailer Is Basically 'The Leftovers' Starring Nicolas Cage (VIDEO)