At the box office, President’s Day weekend offered one big out-of-this-world shocker.
Sure, “A Good Day to Die Hard” opened at No. 1, as expected, and “Safe Haven” did well over Valentine’s Day weekend, even better than predicted. And no one expected much from “Beautiful Creatures,” so it can’t be said to have underperformed.
But popping up in fourth place, with a surprisingly strong $ 16.1 million, was a 3D cartoon that… Continue reading Box Office: Where in the World Did 'Escape From Planet Earth' Come From?
“Warm Bodies” may be a strange horror hybrid, a zombie romance with a dearth of big stars, released in the dead of winter over Super Bowl weekend, but it still managed to top the box office chart with a take of about $ 20 million and beat new releases starring Sylvester Stallone and Al Pacino. How it accomplished that feat reveals some new trends at the box office and should… Continue reading Box Office: How Did 'Warm Bodies' Come Alive to Win the Weekend?
Nothing gets me in the holiday spirit quite like some not-so-merry mayhem set to a delightful Christmas soundtrack, so I’ve decided to write a full “Vampire Diaries” to wrap up a fantastic Mystic Falls year. This week’s winter wonderland episode featured an unexpected death (I’ve given the victim a proper eulogy here), a bit of heartbreaking romance, and some major reveals that changed the course… Continue reading 'The Vampire Diaries' Episode 409 recap: Merry Mystic Falls mayhem in 'O Come All Ye Faithful'
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Matters turned grim on tonight’s Walking Dead — which is rather impressive for a show which tends to feature more zombie mayhem before its opening credits than Downton Abbey does in an entire season (come on, you lazy aristocratic bastards!).
Yes, the word-of-the-week was “torture” as Merle (Michael Rooker), the Governor (David Morrissey), and even Rick… Continue reading ‘Walking Dead’ executive producer Robert Kirkman talks about tonight’s show, ‘When the Dead Come Knocking’