Goosebumps: Jack Black stars as horror writer R.L. Stine in Goosebumps, based on Stine’s bestselling series of horror books for young people. The first images show the demons from Stine’s own mind that he must confront and somehow get back into his head. The movie is due in theaters on August 7, 2015. [EW.com via Bloody Disgusting]
Our resident VOD expert tells you what’s new to rent and own this week on the various streaming services such as cable Movies On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, Vudu, and, of course, Netflix.
Cable Movies On Demand: Same-day-as-disc releases, older titles and pretheatrical exclusives for rent, priced from $ 3-$ 10, in 24- or 48-hour periods
Anna (horror; Taissa Farmiga, Mark Strong; available in theaters and… Continue reading New VOD and Streaming Movies, Plus: How to Watch 'The Monuments Men' and 'Son of God' at Home Before Disc
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Non-Stop – $ 30.0 million
2. Son of God – $ 26.5 million
3. The Lego Movie – $ 21.0 million
4. The Monuments Men – $ 5.0 million
5. 3 Days To Kill – $ 4.9 million
6. Robocop – $ 4.5 million
7. Pompeii – $ 4.3 million
8. Frozen – $ 3.6 million
9. About Last Night – $ 3.4 million
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Fernando Meirelles never intended to be an international sensation, but that’s what happened after his film “City of God” took the world by storm. The epic drama about growing up in the heart of organized crime in Rio de Janeiro, netted Meirelles an Oscar nomination for Best Director. He followed that up with “The Constant Gardener,” which earned Academy gold for its star Rachel Weisz. And now he’s attempting his… Continue reading Fernando Meirelles, '360' Director, On Making Likable Dark Characters And The Impact of 'City of God'