Category: Film News

Deal With It: We’re Getting a New Star Wars Film Every Year from 2015-2019

A long, long time ago, in a far away time known as my childhood, I was a moderately big Star Wars fan.  How big?  I had some hand-me down Star Wars toys (e.g., a totally […]

Warner Bros. & J.K. Rowling To Chase and Find Fantastic Beasts in New Film Series Set in the Harry Potter Universe

We’re getting more Harry Potter films!  Well, kind of.  Actually, not really.  Okay.  So, here’s what happened… For some time now, Hollywood has been searching for the “next Harry Potter” just as it has also […]

Lots of Action Sequels, Superhero Films & Animation – Summer 2015 is Starting to Look a Lot Like Summer 2013

UPDATED: There have been a lot of changes to the summer 2015 release schedule since this article.  You can go here to view an updated breakdown and analysis in a newer article published elsewhere on this […]

Better Know a Filmmaker: In a World… Director/Writer/Actress Lake Bell

At the suggestion of one our readers, we are going to start periodically highlighting up and coming directors, writers, and/or actors we like and think you should too.  Because we are huge Colbert Report fans who […]

Box Office Decoded: Riddick Made the Most Money, But Instructions Not Included is the True Hit

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: Riddick performed in line with modest expectations, doing well enough to […]

50 Shades of Grey Casting Reaction: Fans Not Happy, Rumors Suggest Hunnan Was Not the Studio’s First Choice

There is a little bit of a Ben Affleck-as-Batman type of backlash happening in response to Monday’s news that Charlie Hunnan and Dakota Johnson had been cast in the lead roles of Christian and Anastasia […]

That 50 Shades of Grey Film is Actually Happening – Charlie Hunnan and Dakota Johnson Are Your Christian & Anastasia

UPDATE: 10/12/2013 – According to The Hollywood Reporter, Charlie Hunnan has dropped out of the project, citing his busy schedule with Sons of Anarchy as cause.  The search for the new Christian Grey begins immediately…I guess. […]

A Single Shot, Don Jon, Prisoners & 5 Other September Film Releases to Get Excited About

As far as movies are concerned, September totally, well, sucks.  It’s a transitional month between summer and the awards season, both of which are well-defined release periods in which everyone knows exactly what types of […]

The MPAA’s Crackdown on Internet Piracy Has Improved Film Revenue. Or Made It Worse. It’s All Very Complicated

At the beginning of this decade, it sure as hell seemed as if the new normal was simply going to be that if one so desired to they could find pirated copies of films and […]

The Summer Movie Hits & Misses – What Box Office Experts Predicted Vs. What Actually Happened

UPDATE: 11/20/2013 – This article has been updated to reflect the current box office figures for each of the discussed films. This has been an incredibly strange and unpredictable summer movie season, more so than […]