Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Dawn of the Planet of the Apes – $ 73.0 million ($ 73.0 million total)
2. Transformers: Age of Extinction – $ 16.5 million ($ 209.0 million total)
3. Tammy – $ 12.9 million ($ 57.3 million total)
4. 22 Jump Street – $ 6.7 million ($ 171.4 million total)
5. How to Train Your Dragon 2
There’s a part of me that refuses to see the movie of Jersey Boys on account of its being a musical made for the stage. That can be said of most if not all musicals, really; but such “jukebox musicals” are mainly about giving audiences a live-concert experience of classic songs sung new by great talents of Broadway. On the big… Continue reading What Musical Needs to Be Made into a Movie?
Now that The Amazing Spider-Man 2 has enjoyed some time in theaters, we can dig in and digest… and podcast! On this special Spidey-themed podcast, our Erik Davis is joined by Sean O’Connell (CinemaBlend) for a nerdy, spoiler-filled discussion about all things related to the Spider-Man sequel.
What did The Amazing Spider-Man 2 get right and what did it get wrong? Also: what… Continue reading Listen: What 'The Amazing Spider-Man 2' Got Right, What It Got Wrong, and What Needs to Be in the Sequel
Who are today’s equivalent of Laurel and Hardy or Abbott and Costello or Martin and Lewis or Cheech and Chong or even Farley and Spade?
With the news that Will Ferrell and John C. Reilly are reteaming for another movie, following up their hit collaborations in Talladega Nights and Step Brothers with Border Guards, maybe they’re the closest thing we’ve got. And in a way theirs is… Continue reading Which Comedic Pair Needs to Make More Movies?