The Important News
We got our first look at Laika’s Kubo and the Two Strings.
Justin Lin will direct the next Star Trek movie.
Katherine Waterston will play the female lead in Danny Boyle’s Steve Jobs biopic.
James Gunn stated that most of the Guardians of the Galaxy will never interact with The Avengers.
The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies was the… Continue reading Best of the Week: Winners of 2014, Holiday Movies and More
The Oscars like to pretend they are entirely about merit, not commerce. They are not, after all, the People’s Choice Awards, which can be predicted from box office earnings. Indeed, sometimes a movie like “The Hurt Locker,” which almost no one bought tickets to see, can win Best Picture over an “Avatar.” And yet, it would be naïve to think that… Continue reading Oscars 2015: How Will the Holiday Box Office Affect the Awards?
Shopping for movie fans can be hard considering most of us tend to buy our own movies, so it’s tricky to not only tell if someone already owns a film, but if they’ll even like it. Hopefully we can take the guess work out of that with the Movies.com Holiday Gift Guide.
We’ve put together a list of several dozen movies and movie-related books and TV shows… Continue reading Movies.com Holiday Gift Guide: Stop Guessing What to Buy Your Movie Lover
Here’s your estimated 5-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – $ 21.6 million ($ 257.7 million total)
2. Penguins of Madagascar – $ 11.1 million ($ 49.5 million total)
3. Horrible Bosses 2 – $ 8.6 million ($ 36.0 million total)
4. Big Hero 6 – $ 8.1 million ($ 177.5 million total)
Chances are that if you’ve decided to read an article called “Comics on Film,” you either like comic book movies yourself or know someone who does. Knowing this about somebody can be especially useful during the holidays. If you’re a fan yourself, then you may be looking for some comics to ask for, and if you know a fan, you might be curious to… Continue reading Comics on Film: Holiday 2014 Gift Guide