In an age when Hollywood is scraping the bottom of the barrel for fresh ideas; when every other film is a remake or a reboot or a reimagining, sometimes, going back to the source material of many of the stories… Read More
The North American box office laughed its way to the bank thanks to Universal’s R-rated comedy Identity Thief, despite a massive blizzard that began Friday and crippled the Northeastern United States. The Melissa McCarthy and Jason… Read More
Identity Thief and stars Melissa McCarthy and Jason Bateman proved laughter beats a snowy winter storm by opening big at the North American box office on Friday. The other less fortunate newcomer, Steven Sodenbergh’s final film Side… Read More
The big Sunday Football showdown between The San Francisco 49ers and the Baltimore Ravens, combined with a tired selection of films, brought this weekend’s North American box office down a steep 26% from last year’s totals.… Read More
Warm Bodies got off to a hot start at the box office this Super Bowl weekend and is poised to easily win the three-day frame.
Starring Nicholas Hoult, Teresa Palmer, Rob Corddry and John Malkovich, Warm Bodies opened at just over 3,000 locations… Read More
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters rode the star power of Jeremy Renner (The Avengers) to easily lead the weekend box office. Fellow newcomers Parker starring Jason Statham and the ensemble comedy Movie 43 both landed with a thud in their debuts,… Read More
On its surface, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters should work. It takes a well-known Grimm brothers story and dumps in pure cinematic adrenaline, 3D effects, an Oscar nominated actor, and Gemma Arterton in tight leather. It should have been a… Read More
Beginning this weekend, in select IMAX 3D theaters, prints of Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters will include a special four-minute preview presentation of G.I. Joe: Retaliation. During the press screening of Hansel and Gretel, I was able… Read More
Jeremy Renner has been offered the lead in Universal’s The Bourne Legacy. There’s no word yet on whether Renner has signed the offer, but he’s expected to do so sooner rather than later.
Renner’s name had sat at or… Read More