Audiences couldn’t get enough of Rooney Mara as a punk hacker weirdo in David Fincher’s American adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Although the director made a commitment to adapt the next two films/books in the series, The Girl Who Played with Fire and The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest, there hasn’t been any news about their status for some time.
This weekend’s battle of the sequels was supposed to be close, with nearly every pundit giving “How to Train Your Dragon 2″ a slight edge over “22 Jump Street.” To some experts, it wasn’t even going to be close, with the cartoon expected to earn as much as $ 70 million, contrasted with about $ 50 million… Continue reading Box Office: Why Did '22 Jump Street' Win Against 'How to Train Your Dragon 2'?
Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. 22 Jump Street – $ 60.0 million ($ 60.0 million total)
2. How to Train Your Dragon 2 – $ 50.0 million ($ 50.0 million total)
3. Maleficent – $ 19.0 million ($ 163.5 million total)
4. Edge of Tomorrow – $ 16.1 million ($ 56.6 million total)
5. The Fault In Our Stars
This week, “How to Train Your Dragon 2″ swoops into theaters and, trust us, it’s a treat (our review will be running later this week). It’s the tale of Hiccup (Jay Baruchel), a young dragon rider who was introduced in the first film, this time dealing with the reemergence of his long lost mother (played by… Continue reading 'How to Train Your Dragon' Facts: 10 Things You Didn't Know About the Kid-Friendly Franchise
On the surface, DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon is a fantasy story about a young boy who befriends a dragon and goes off on a wild and exciting adventure. But that’s just the surface read. This isn’t a fantastical tale of Vikings and mythical creatures as much as it’s a touching and beautiful examination of what it’s like to be a pet… Continue reading Why 'How to Train Your Dragon' Is the Best Movie Ever Made About Pet Ownership