March 15-17 Box Office Predictions

Last weekend, 2013 saw the first blockbuster of the year, Oz the Great and Powerful, which debuted to $79.1 million. This weekend, two new films are being released: The Call and The Incredible Burt Wonderstone. However, neither will be able to beat Oz. Evan Almighty and Bruce Almighty (Steve Carrell and Jim Carrey) are reuniting [...]

The Mist (2007)

Stephen King's The Mist Release Date: November 21, 2007 Director: Frank Darabont Stars: Thomas Jane, Marcia Gay Harden, Laurie Holden Runtime: 125 min A small town in Maine has just been struck by a large lightning storm, and many of the townspeople are going to the local grocery store to stock up. Among these people [...]

March 8-10 Box Office Results

Oz The Great and the Powerful made the box office have a heart beat again, earning a solid $79.1 million. Many thought it would make over $80, and it just missed it. It's still a great opening, though. The results Title: Result Prediction/Difference 1. Oz The Great and the Powerful: $79,110,453 - $87, 000, 000/ $7, 889, 547 over 2. Jack the Giant [...]

Breakdown (1997)

Breakdown Release Date: May 2, 1997 Director: Jonathan Mastow Stars: Kurt Russell, J.T. Walsh, Kathleen Quinlan Runtime: 93 min Breakdown isn't very predictable, but there aren't very many memorable twists. It's really just an enthralling and compelling taut thriller that puts an average man (Kurt Russell) against a few ruthless criminals and in a situation [...]

Piranha DD (2012)

Piranha DD Release Date: June 1, 2012 Director: John Gulager Stars: Danielle Panabaker, Matt Bush, David Koechner Runtime: 83 min Tagline: Double the action. Double the terror. Double the D's. Piranha DD is serious garbage. One can notice this as soon as the camera starts rolling: there's women dancing, in a news report for the [...]

127 Hours (2010)

Released: January 28, 2011. Director: Danny Boyle. Stars: James Franco, Amber Tamblyn, Kate Mara. Runtime: 94 min. This review was written sometime in July 2012. A good three-word-review of this would be: so damn boring. This was just a little disappointing, as it turned out to be a sort-of docudrama that has an inspiring story, sure, but it's [...]

Hugo (2011)

Release Date: November 23, 2011. Director: Martin Scorsese. Stars: Asa Butterfield, Chloë Grace Moretz, Ben Kingsley. Runtime: 126 min. Hugo is a fantastic film that really sweeps the audience up with its charm, lavish production design, engaging cinematography and thoroughly impressive visuals. One great thing about this is that it isn't only a marvelous piece of cinema, eye [...]

‘Jack the Giant Slayer’ Comes up Short (Box Office Results)

Jack the Giant Slayer comes up small with an opening weekend of $27.2 million, noticeably lower than last March's box office bomb, John Carter, that opened to $30.2 million. 21 and Over also disappointed with an $8.75 million opening ($12.3 million lower than Project X's opening), The Last Exorcism II disappointed with a $7.73 million opening ($12.63 [...]

The Green Mile (1999)

The Green Mile Release Date: December 10, 1999 Director: Frank Darabont Stars: Tom Hanks, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Morse Runtime: 189 min Tagline: Miracles do happen Did you know? Originally set in 1932, the timeframe was bumped to 1935 so the movie Top Hat could be featured. The lives of guards on Death Row are affected by one [...]