We know Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is the highest grossing movie of 2014, but how did it get there and what other movies came close to dethroning it? Check out our exclusive year-end infographic for a look at 2014’s biggest box office winners in a number of categories, as well as those films critics liked the most. Do the two match up? See for yourself below.
A month ago, I waded through the box office reports and aggregate reviews of all the movies based on video games over the years to find out how they ranked as far as ticket sales and overall approval from audiences. It was an interesting experiment that offered up some surprises as far as the relationship (or lack thereof) between a film’s success at the… Continue reading The Geek Beat: The Most -- and Least -- Successful Marvel Movies, by the Numbers
When “300: Rise of an Empire,” the long-awaited follow-up to 2006’s surprise blockbuster hit, promises a tidal wave of blood in Lena Headey’s opening monologue, they’re not kidding. It’s even right there on the movie poster. Luckily though, every Greek and Persian has multiple pints —… Continue reading '300: Rise of an Empire': By the Numbers Review