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“Spy” should have been more of a sure thing at the box office.

The film, which reunites Melissa McCarthy with her “Bridesmaids” and “The Heat” director, Paul Feig, entered the weekend with good buzz, great reviews and modest competition. Pundits guessed it would open as high as $ 35-40 million.

Its actual opening, estimated at $ 30.0 million and good for… Continue reading ​Is Hollywood Heading for a Summer Box Office Disaster?

When you wind the clocks back to 2008 and your first time watching Iron Man in theaters, the post-credits scene was something of a revelation. Audiences had not yet been exposed to a widespread shared universe on the scale of what had been seen in comic books, and Nick Fury’s appearance and foreboding statement to Tony Stark was engaging, exciting, and full of possibilities.

Now… Continue reading Comics on Film: How Hollywood Can Evolve the Shared Movie Universe

Sidney Poitier was the first African-American actor to win an Academy Award, he made a successful transition from being in front of the camera to behind it, he received the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Barack Obama, and he was knighted. Those are just a few of the incredible honors bestowed upon the talented actor who grew up the impoverished

Lindsay Lohan is loving her new life in London so much that she says she will never return to Los Angeles.

“I won’t live in L.A. again, hell no,” she tells The Guardian. “My friends tell me shit when they come over I don’t want to hear. I don’t even know who got married and who got pregnant. You turn on the news in L.A. and it is all gossip… Continue reading Lindsay Lohan Vows To Never Return To Hollywood

Despite being a fine place to catch some classic Johnny Depp strangeness, the first-ever broadcast of the Hollywood Film Awards was far from a ratings success.

According to The Wrap, the CBS broadcast averaged a 0.5 rating/2 share in the all-important 18-49 year demographic — tying with the CW for fourth place behind the other broadcast networks. It fared slightly better in total viewers, racking up 3.7 million for the night… Continue reading Dismal ratings for the Hollywood Film Awards