Here are a bunch of little bites to satisfy your hunger for movie culture:
Ahead of the new Netflix series, Honest Trailers pummels the 2003 Daredevil starring Ben Affleck:
An artist depicts The Avengers as the Eight Immortals from Chinese mythology in the illustration below (via Neatorama):
This supercut highlighting the best of Pixar movies has all the feels, and… Continue reading Today in Movie Culture: Honest 'Daredevil' Trailer, 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' Opening as a Fun Attraction and More
Last year’s Sundance Film Festival began with the introduction of what would become one of the year’s most liked movies and eventually a Best Picture nominee: Whiplash. This year there may not be a major Oscar contender among the opening night movies, but instead we watched a hauntingly honest and soulful documentary about musician and activist Nina Simone (What Happened, Miss Simone?) and… Continue reading Sundance Opening Night: Come for the John Legend Performance, Stay for the Naked Cartwheels
The Interview grossed more than $ 1.04 million in theatrical ticket sales in a day from from its Christmas Eve debut Wednesday — an amount which might be a disappointment, considering the unprecedented news coverage and hype surrounding the controversial comedy.
For comparison’s sake, the Seth Rogen comedy drew a fraction of the $ 7.8 million opening day the actor’s 2013 film This Is the End pulled in.
In terms… Continue reading Did It Bomb? ‘The Interview’ Rakes In Paltry $1 Million On Opening Day
Here’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1 – $ 123.0 million ($ 123.0 million total)
2. Big Hero 6 – $ 20.0 million ($ 135.7 million total)
3. Interstellar – $ 15.0 million ($ 120.6 million total)
4. Dumb & Dumber To – $ 13.8 million ($ 57.4 million total)
This is the true story… of three vampires… who live in a house… drink blood together and have their lives taped… to find out what happens… when the undead stop being polite… and start getting real… What We Do in the Shadows.
The opening of the Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement film (the directors also star in the movie) introduces us to… Continue reading You Have to Watch the Hilarious Opening Scene of 'What We Do in the Shadows'