One of the most anticipated movies of the summer opens this weekend. Besides Star Trek Into Darkness, that is. It’s called Frances Ha, and it’s the latest from Noah Baumbach, writer and director of The Squid and the Whale and Margot at the Wedding as well as cowriter of the Wes Anderson films Fantastic Mr. Fox and The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou. And it stars… Continue reading Which Smaller Movies Are You Most Anticipating This Summer?
Just days after we predicted that 300: Rise of an Empire would be the most disappointing movie of the 2013 summer movie season, Warner Bros. has gone ahead and taken it out of contention by delaying it eight months. Okay, so they probably never saw our article, and wouldn’t care whatsoever even if they had. Rather, we just picked up on WB’s hesitation with the film… Continue reading '300: Rise of an Empire' Moves from Summer to March 2014 -- What Should Replace It?
When J.J. Abrams relaunched the Star Trek franchise on the big screen back in 2009, he needed to broaden the appeal of the franchise to entice a younger audience who didn’t grow up obsessing over years of preexisting materials. At the same time he wanted to give those loyal fans something they could be excited about too, and the result was popular and successful enough to warrant… Continue reading 'Star Trek Into Darkness' Is Fun, Exciting and Everything You'd Want from a Summer Blockbuster
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Iron Man 3 – $ 175.3 million
2. Pain & Gain – $ 7.6 million
3. 42 – $ 6.2 million
4. Oblivion – $ 5.7 million
5. The Croods – $ 4.2 million
6. The Big Wedding – $ 3.8 million
7. Mud – $ 2.1 million
8. Oz: The Great & Powerful – $ 1.8 million
9. Scary Movie 5 – $ 1.4
HBO has released a full-length trailer for the new season of True Blood premiering June 16. While the war between humans and vampires reaches new levels thanks to Billith, some things remain the same — such as Eric having multiple reasons to be shirtless, Jason being at his comedic best when he’s in Rambo mode, and Sookie’s couch seeing some serious action. Watch it below. We get glimpses… Continue reading Full-length ‘True Blood’ trailer: Summer is coming — VIDEO