Welcome to Criterion Corner, where the movies love you back. A column dedicated to the wide and wonderful world of the Criterion Collection, Criterion Corner runs twice a month, one installment featuring reviews of Criterion’s new releases, and the other an essay pertaining to Criterion culture. Follow @CriterionCorner and visit the Criterion Corner Tumblr for daily updates, or suffer for your insolence.
July is a deceptively low-key month… Continue reading Criterion Corner: July Reviews, From 'Beauty and the Beast' to 'Naked'
The 2011 Emmy nominations dominated this week in TV, but we still managed to find more than just snubs to talk about. Here’s what we thought was out of sight and simply not alright over the last seven days…
… Kurt Sutter’s anti-Emmys tweetsThe Sons of Anarchy creator used the c-word a lot, threatened to cut up members of the Academy with chainsaws and wood chippers, and shamed media outlets who… Continue reading TV.com's Swell-o-vision vs. Hell-o-vision (July 15)
Sorry, ‘Zookeeper,’ but moviegoers this weekend preferred talking robots to talking animals. And sorry, too, ‘Horrible Bosses,’ but no one’s as horrible a boss as Megatron.
‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ ruled the box office for a second straight weekend, earning another estimated $ 47.0 million and defeating both wide-release newcomers. After just 13 days of release, ‘Transformers’ has surpassed ‘The Hangover Part II’ to become the top-grossing movie of 2011… Continue reading 'Transformers' Are Still the Boss: Box Office Report July 8-10
The San Diego Comic-Con has posted the schedule for Saturday, July 23. You can view the full schedule here, but below are the movie, TV and game events that ComingSoon.net/SuperHeroHype/ShockTillYouDrop.com will be concentrating on. Stay tuned to ComingSoon.net’s Comic-Con section for all the latest updates!
Saturday, July 23
10:00-11:30 Activision Legends from across the Marvel landscape and the entertainment industry come together in one epic panel to discuss their roles in… Continue reading SDCC: The Saturday, July 23 Comic-Con Schedule
The dark side of the moon is probably the only place in our solar system where ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ didn’t lay waste to the box office. The three-quel set an Independence Day weekend record with an estimated $ 97.4 million from Friday to Sunday. Its four-day earnings amount to an estimated $ 116.4 million, for a total (since its Tuesday-night preview opening) of $ 181.1 million. Not bad… Continue reading 'Transformers' Breaks July 4 Holiday Record: Box Office Report July 1 - 4