The action showdown this weekend was supposed to be a dead heat, so to speak. “The Heat” and “White House Down” were both supposed to open around $ 35 million. Both earned very good word-of-mouth, as measured by equal A- grades at CinemaScore. If anything, the Channing Tatum-Jamie Foxx action thriller had a slight edge over the Sandra Bullock-Melissa McCarthy action comedy.
And yet, when… Continue reading Box Office: Why Did Moviegoers Vote Against 'White House Down'?
Blockbuster director Roland Emmerich (“White House Down,” “2012,” “Independence Day”) is Moviefone’s Guest Editor from June 24 – 28. Look for more videos — and some “White House Down” secrets — from him throughout the week.Don’t get us wrong, Mr. Moviefone’s 6-Second Reviews are great, but one from the film’s director? That’s pretty cool, too.
Roland Emmerich has three… Continue reading Roland Emmerich's 6-Second Review of 'White House Down' (VIDEO)
No one can make you cheer “U.S.A.” un-ironically like director Roland Emmerich. The maker of “Independence Day” just loves to put the nation in peril and then have a few brave souls (in the case of “White House Down,” Channing Tatum as Secret Service hopeful John Cale) defend, and ultimately save the nation, from certain doom. In “White House Down,” Cale ends up on a White House… Continue reading 'White House Down' Family Review: 5 Things Every Parent Should Know About Channing Tatum's Action Flick
Jonah Hill was on a quest to veer off the comedy course when he apparently turned down roles in two major blockbusters.
After his star turn in the breakout 2007 hit “Superbad,” he was offered “any one of the three main parts in ‘The Hangover,’” he tells Bullet magazine. In other words, Hill could’ve played Phil (Bradley Cooper), Stu (Ed Helms), or Alan (Zach… Continue reading Jonah Hill Turned Down Starring Roles in Two of the Biggest Movies of 2009
Melissa Etheridge is not backing off controversial comment she made about Angelina Jolie.
Addressing Angelina’s much discussed decision to have a preventive double mastectomy after testing revealed she carried a gene that gave her a high chance of getting cancer, Melissa challenged Brad Pitt‘s description of the choice as “brave.”
“I wouldn’t call (it) the brave choice,” the singer told the Washington Blade. “I actually think it’s… Continue reading Not Backing Down: Melissa Etheridge Again States Angelina Jolie Did NOT Make A Brave Choice With Preventive Double Mastectomy