Category: Film News

U.S. Theater Owners Officially Enact Guidelines to Limit Film Marketing Lead Time & Trailer Length

Last month, Harris Interactive released results of a poll which revealed, among others things, that Americans regard concession prices (62%) and rude moviegoers (56%) as being the two worst parts of seeing a movie in a […]

Box Office: I, Frankenstein Tanks, Frozen Crosses $800 Million Worldwide

To see our other box office top 10 breakdowns please go here. So, here’s what happened this weekend at the domestic box office: Lionsgate’s I, Frankenstein bombed, as everyone expected.  Otherwise, the list stayed almost exactly the […]

Should We Really Care That Gal Gadot’s Multi-Picture Deal with WB Includes a Solo Wonder Woman Film?

We’ve already gone on the record as objecting to Zack Snyder being the director to bring Wonder Woman to the screen as has FilmSchoolRejects, but we have no real problem with the casting of Gal Gadot.  She’s […]

Let the Walt Disney Debate Continue – Two Indie Biopics About Walt Disney Could Come Out in 2014

In the form of Tom Hanks, Saving Mr. Banks was the first time anyone had been allowed to play iconoclast Walt Disney on film.  The result was neither as sanitized nor as sensational a telling […]

A Brief Timeline of the Sundance Film Festival

This is the time of the year when you can tell the at least semi-professional pop culture websites from the amateur ones: who’s actually out there covering the Sundance Film Festival, and who’s not.  Alas, […]

Box Office: Ride Along Scores Best Ever Debuts for January & MLK 4-Day Holiday

To see our other box office top 10 breakdowns please go here. So, here’s what happened this weekend at the domestic box office: Universal dominated the top of the chart, scoring the biggest January debut and […]

After Batman Vs. Superman & Ant-Man’s Moves, What Does the Summer of 2015 Look Like Now?

UPDATED: 1/24/2014 – The below article has been updated to reflect Marvel’s new release date for Ant-Man.  — This past summer was a best of times, worst of times situation for the Hollywood studios.  Beginning with the […]

Batman Vs. Superman Pushed Back to May 6, 2016 – Be Honest: They Probably Really Need the Extra Time

Holy, scheduling change, Batman!  Warner Bros. has pushed Batman Vs. Superman back nearly a year from July 17, 2015 to May 6, 2016.  Why?  Boy howdy are they not saying much about that, other than […]

The Conjuring Is Getting a Spin-Off About Creepy Doll Annabelle, 2 Additional Spin-Offs Still Possible

Do you remember that creepy ass doll Annabelle from this past summer’s horror film hit The Conjuring?  Wait, you don’t?  Allow me to refresh your memory: Sorry about that.  I didn’t want to have to […]

UPDATED: What You Need to Know About the 2014 Academy Awards – Winners/Nominees/Snubs

UPDATED: 3/3/2014 – The Oscars aired last night.  The names of the winners have been bolded in the below list of nominees. Host: Ellen Degeneres Air Date: March 2, 2014 Channel: ABC (in the US at […]