BREAKING MOVIE NEWS
With the fall comes a slew of movies that are gearing for Oscar gold. Then as we move into the winter, a slate of big, flashy blockbusters pile up, demanding our attention. So how do you cut through all this clamor when you're a mid-level thriller about a professor with a gambling addiction? You unleash a trailer like The Gambler's, full of camp appeal and f-bombs, lazily chucked by the always awesome John Goodman.
There was a time when Ryan Phillippe was known more for being “Mr. Reese Witherspoon” than he was for being a noted actor. In his new film, Phillippe plays a slightly distorted version of himself – a once-famous actor who’s seeking the next big break that will put him back in the conversation at the major studios.
How did I come to this place of hopelessness and despair? There was a time when I was eager to see Into The Wood's enthralling and rich Broadway musical of twisted fairy tales get a big shiny big screen translation. Let's step through the news that in turns won my interest and broke my heart with a helpful timeline. And GIFS, naturally.
When it comes to comic book media, movies tend to influences the actual books rather than vice-versa. However, it’s possible that Marvel may be using this update Infinity Gauntlet to tease some directions the Marvel Cinematic Universe may be going.
This past weekend the new World War II movie Fury was at the top of the box office with $26 million. This got the folks over at Jimmy Kimmel Live wondering what a sequel to this Brad Pitt vehicle would look like. Turns out, you throw in some Furbies and even a movie as hard-R and graphically violent as Fury can be family friendly!
The Hobbit film series is poised to be one of the highest grossing franchises of all time. And it better be considering how much Warner Bros has shelled out to make the trilogy: three times the cost of making Lord of the Rings.
Into the Woods opens in theaters on Christmas Day, but Marshall warns potential audiences, “I didn’t want this to look like a cartoon world. It’s not sunny, sunny, sunny—we wanted a sense of danger.”
At the turn of the century, Reeves was a huge movie star with a lot of clout after his first experiment with the knowledge of kung fu. However, as the ensuing decade went by, a string of flops and modest hits outside of his obvious Matrix success didn't do any favors for his career. Which has left us with a world where Keanu Reeves is sad, because not as many studios want to work with Keanu Reeves.
Prepare for the return of Willie T. Stokes! Since its release back in 2003, the holiday comedy Bad Santa has developed a sizable cult audience, and, as a result, it looks like a follow up is actually going to happen. Billy Bob Thornton himself has teased that Bad Santa 2 is currently in the early stages of development.
A high-profile comedy and a lower budget science fiction film compete for our attentions this week on Blu-ray and DVD. Find out which one of the sets just so happens to be one of the best of the year, here.
Joss Whedon's The Avengers: Age of Ultron is guaranteed to be one of the biggest blockbusters of 2015, and as a result, many have been dying to get their first glimpse at the film. For the longest time it has been a mystery when we would be getting to see the first trailer, but that question now has an answer.
Nowadays, the name "John Carter" is synonymous with "flop" in Hollywood. Behind-the-scenes problems led to a ballooned budget of $250 million, and when it was released in March 2012 it only managed to make $73 million at the domestic box office. But that failure doesn't mean that the titular hero's time on the big screen is finished.
Pee wee-Herman is returning to the big-screen, according to Paul Reubens. And while the actor hasn't given too much away regarding a third cinematic adventure for the beloved children’s character, he has teased that an announcement regarding the feature is coming “imminently.”
Given its title and release date about one year before Justice League is set to come out, Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice is expected to feature many more heroes than just those mentioned in the title (and no, I'm not talking about Wonder Woman).
Despite the fact that some truly stellar movies have been coming out since January, the 2014 box office is severely struggling - and the next big holiday on the calendar doesn't look like it will be helping things in the slightest. In fact, analysts are saying that this Halloween may be downright horrific for the movie industry.