Category: Film News

Box Office Decoded: Gravity & Captain Phillips=Strong, Carrie & Escape Plan=Soft, Fifth Estate=Bomb

To see older or more recent box office top 10 breakdowns please go here. So, here’s what happened this weekend at the domestic box office: Gravity and Captain Phillips continued their wicked 1-2 punch atop the chart […]

What in the Shades of Hell is Going on With the 50 Shades of Grey Movie?

UPDATE: 10/24/2013-Jamie Dornan has been cast as the new Christian Grey.  Well, their negotiating his contract.  So, it’s not 100% official yet.  Read more about it here.   Don’t get any ideas anti-Ben Affleck Batman, […]

Box Office Decoded: Gravity=Amazing, Captain Phillips=Good, Machete Kills=Bomb

To see older or more recent box office top 10 breakdowns please go here. So, here’s what happened this weekend at the domestic box office: Gravity had one of the best non-Holiday second week holds in […]

That’s Great, But Can He Sing? – Doctor Who’s Matt Smith Cast as Lead in Musical Adaptation of American Psycho

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Doctor Who‘s Matt Smith has been cast in the lead role of an upcoming stage musical adaptation of the 1991 novel/2000 film American Psycho, which is scheduled to run at London’s […]

Box Office Decoded: Defying Gravity – How 3D & IMAX Boosted Gravity to the Biggest October Opening Ever

To see older or more recent box office top 10 breakdowns please go here. So, here’s what happened this weekend at the domestic box office: Gravity had the biggest October opening since such things were recorded, […]

Captain Phillips, Gravity & 10 Other Films We’re Looking Forward to In October

The dumping ground for films that was September is mercifully over.  Now that it’s October, we have officially entered the awards season.   In the recent past, October has given us two Academy Award Best […]

Box Office Decoded: Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2 Gobbles Up The Competition

To see older or more recent box office top 10 breakdowns please go here. So, here’s what happened this weekend at the domestic box office: the kids saw Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs 2, the adults saw Prisoners, […]

Box Office Decoded: Prisoners Opens Strong, Battle of the Year Bombs, Insidious: Chapter 2 Slides

To see older or more recent box office top 10 breakdowns please go here. So, here’s what happened this weekend at the domestic box office: the adults saw Prisoners, the kids ignored Battle of the Year, and the […]

The Don Jon Conundrum-Marketing a Film About Porn Addiction By Ignoring That Whole Porn Addiction Part

How do you market a film about a man who has become unhealthily addicted to watching online pornography?  You mostly just ignore that whole porn addiction part, of course. In the end, what else could […]

The Purge 2, The Conjuring 2 & Insidious 3 Are Now in Development, But Are They Doomed to Fail?

UPDATED: 11/20/2013 – Insidious Chapter 3 now has an announced April 3, 2015 release date.  It’s only current scheduled competition that weekend will be a Keanu Reeves-Rachel McAdams sci-fi film called Passengers. According to The […]