Last Days in the Desert: Ewan McGregor plays both Jesus and the Devil in Last Days in the Desert, which will premiere at the Sundance Film Festival in January. It’s inspired by the Biblical account, “an imagined chapter from [Jesus'] 40 days of fasting and praying in the desert,” in which Jesus is tempted by the Devil… Continue reading Movie News: First Look at Ewan McGregor as Jesus in 'Last Days'; 'Star Wars' Theme-Park Rides Coming
2014 was a banner year for science fiction film, which made the annual The Last Sci-Fi Blog Science Fiction Movie Awards that much harder to judge. Seriously. This was one helluva year.
So, without further ado, let’s hand out some awards!
Best Scene in a Bad Movie
A few years ago, everyone seemed content to blow the Hunger Games movies off as more young-adult nonsense; a watered-down version of Battle Royale for little girls. Now, it’s hard to believe anyone could have been so blind. The Hunger Games and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire were huge smash hits, but you don’t make $ 400 million on the backs of tween… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: Why 'Mockingjay - Part 1' Is the Science Fiction Movie We Need
Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Dumb & Dumber To – $ 38.0 million ($ 38.0 million total)
2. Big Hero 6 – $ 36.0 million ($ 111.0 million total)
3. Interstellar – $ 29.1 million ($ 97.8 million total)
4. Beyond the Lights – $ 6.5 million ($ 6.5 million total)
5. Gone Girl