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Happy Rex Manning Day!

In case you aren’t familiar with Rex Manning Day, it’s a momentous day in the cult hit Empire Records because it’s the day fictional recording artist (and icon) Rex Manning comes to the record store for a signing.

It’s also a day Empire Records fans like to celebrate because… they can? (And because it’s the date listed… Continue reading 5 Ways 'Empire Records' Fans Can Celebrate Rex Manning Day









box office maleficentWhy have this summer’s box office behemoths been dropping like flies after their first weekends?

“The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” “Neighbors,” “Godzilla,” and “X-Men: Days of Future Past” all opened at No. 1 and then plummeted, losing half or two-thirds of their business the following weekend. One possible reason: they all have too much testosterone.

Yes, summer tentpole movies (note the standard… Continue reading ​Box Office: In 'Maleficent' vs. 'Million Ways,' It's Girls 1, Guys 0

There can be only one. Since 1974, the answer to the question, “What is the best Western comedy?” has been Blazing Saddles. Whether he likes it or not, Seth MacFarlane’s new film A Million Ways to Die in the West will be compared to Mel Brooks’ classic movie, and not just by me in this Film Face-off. For those who are already upset that I’m not talking about… Continue reading Film Face-off: 'Blazing Saddles' vs. 'A Million Ways to Die in the West'








weekend box officeDisney

Disney’s “Maleficent” cast a strong spell at the box office with a $ 70 million debut.

Featuring Angelina Jolie’s first live-action starring performance in years, “Maleficent” beat forecasts to easily top all films over the weekend. The PG-rated Disney release is a darker twist on “Sleeping Beauty,” told from the villain’s perspective.

Seth MacFarlane’s Western comedy “A Million Ways… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'Maleficent' Opens Big, 'A Million Ways' Fires a Blank

A Million Ways to Die in the West: Seth MacFarlane shared a photo from the set of A Million Ways to Die in the West, revealing a beloved character (Christopher Lloyd as Doc Brown) dressed up in Western garb, just like he was in the classic Back to the Future Part III. MacFarlane’s movie opens on May 30. You can also spot Doc Brown in the new… Continue reading Movie News: Seth MacFarlane Meets Doc Brown in New 'Million Ways' Photo; 'Skyline' Sequel Set