Assessing The Weekend: Disappointment At St. Anna

The results are in and as predicted, Eagle Eye crushed the competition at the box office, raking in $29,150,721, a respectable $8,305 per screen. The marketing and good buzz proved quite a boost. Miracle at St. Anna was on the opposite end of the spectrum, making a paltry $3,477,996. [...]

Continue reading  Assessing The Weekend: Disappointment At St. Anna

Public Domain Movie Of The Week: Beat The Devil

This week’s movie is Beat the Devil. When you look at the credits, it might be hard to understand why it’s not more famous: directed by John Huston, written by Truman Capote, starring Humphrey Bogat, Jennifer Jones, Peter Lorre, Gina Lollobrigida, and Robert Morley. [...]

Continue reading  Public Domain Movie Of The Week: Beat The Devil

Casablanca- The Gift That Keeps On Giving

The conversation about the most quotable movie begins and ends with Casablanca, and it’s also got to be one of the most referenced. The screenplay was just so sharp and the performances so iconic that many parts of the movie have penetrated our culture. [...]

Continue reading  Casablanca- The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Nottingham, Starring Russell Crowe and Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe signed on long ago to play the Sheriff of Nottingham in Ridley Scott’s Nottingham, but finding someone to play Robin Hood has really drug out. The role would probably require a strong hand, since in this version of the Robin Hood legend Robin Hood is the villain and the Sheriff of Nottingham is the hero. [...]

Continue reading  Nottingham, Starring Russell Crowe and Russell Crowe

Eagle Eye Decoded

As October looms ahead, we can only prepare for the great month of quality movies ahead of us. But, to celebrate the late season of blockbusters, I had to go back to the basics and see the much-hyped Shia LaBeouf in “Eagle Eye.” [...]

Continue reading  Eagle Eye Decoded

Paul Newman: 1925 – 2008

Today marks the passing of Hollywood legend and all around good guy Paul Newman. He was an acclaimed actor, director, and producer, as well as a successful race car driver and an incredible philanthropist. [...]

Continue reading  Paul Newman: 1925 – 2008

Weekend Predictions: 9-26-08

It’s Friday and the new releases are upon us, so I’ve been working on my box office prediction formula. I predict Eagle Eye will win the weekend going away. [...]

Continue reading  Weekend Predictions: 9-26-08

This Oil Change Is Not Approved By The MPAA

Being a responsible guy, I took my car in for it’s 3000 mile oil change. Being a cheap guy, I took it took it to Jiffy Lube instead of the dealership. [...]

Continue reading  This Oil Change Is Not Approved By The MPAA

I Will Be Legend

So, everybody loves a winner. Especially movie studios when that winner pulls in almost $600 million. In hopes of making another winner, Warner Brothers gave a green light to an I Am Legend prequel. The plan is for the story to cover the final days as the virus cleans out New York. [...]

Continue reading  I Will Be Legend

Hi-Yo, Black Pearl, Away!

Today Disney had a big preview of several of their movies coming in the next few years. And not exactly surprisingly, Johnny Depp was the centerpiece. [...]

Continue reading  Hi-Yo, Black Pearl, Away!

Page 1 of 41234