During N.W.A.’s brief existence, the group and its members made a career out of being underestimated. A quarter century later, the underdog rappers have been underestimated again, even by the studio releasing their victory-lap biopic.
Going into the weekend, Universal’s predictions for “Straight Outta Compton” were modest, projecting a debut of about $ 25 to $ 30 million. Granted, studios routinely lowball… Continue reading 7 Reasons Why 'Straight Outta Compton' Surprised Hollywood at the Box Office
In Alexandre Aja’s Horns, Daniel Radcliffe’s Ig finds himself wrongly accused of murdering the love of his life. Framed and desperate, he awakes one morning with horns sprouting out of his head and newfound Satanic powers. You can guess what happens next.
Although Ig’s deal with the forces of Hell is left intentionally vague, it’s another example… Continue reading 7 Reasons to Sell Your Soul to the Devil According to the Movies
Once again co-directed by Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, “Sin City: A Dame to Kill For,” the visually striking follow-up to the 2005 hit, gets even more eyeball-popping the second time around — literally, sure, but also because this time it’s in 3D.
Acting as both a sequel or prequel depending on the story, the second “Sin City” follows a handful… Continue reading 'Sin City: A Dame to Kill For' Review: Ranking All the Reasons to Kill
“Game of Thrones” returns with its fourth season Sunday (April 6), and if you’re not watching the HBO drama already, you’re doing yourself a disservice. In Season 4, “Game of Thrones” reaches the planned midpoint in its run, which means now is the time to catch up on one of the best shows on TV.
Still not convinced? Here are 10 spoiler-free reasons why “Game… Continue reading 10 reasons you should be watching 'Game of Thrones'
So, why should you tune in to the second season of Inside Amy Schumer, which premieres Tuesday night on Comedy Central? Simple: “You’ll laugh for 30 minutes,” Schumer tells EW. “I would say only watch it if you enjoy laughing.”
Point taken. When pressed, though, the sketch show’s creator and star did come up with a few more specific highlights — including season 2′s greatest guest stars (Paul Giamatti!), targets (Aaron… Continue reading ‘Inside Amy Schumer’ creator and star: Five reasons to watch season 2