Man of Steel (2013)

Release Date: June 14, 2013 Director: Zack Snyder Stars: Henry Cavill, Amy Adams, Michael Shannon Runtime: 143 min Man of Steel is my first film experience with the Clark Kent/Superman character. So, I cannot compare this to earlier Superman films. As an origins story, it does introduce this character in a unique way, but not [...]

May 29 – June 2 Box Office Predictions: ‘After Earth’, ‘Now You See Me’

              After Earth might do pretty well this weekend, but it also might suffer under the shadows of summer blockbusters. Those who see it will be seeing it for Will Smith, I'd think. No one's going to say "I'm seeing this for M. Night Shymalan because he's been on [...]

May 10-12 Box Office Predictions: ‘The Great Gatsby’ and ‘Peeples’

History isn't on The Great Gatsby's side. For whatever reason, Warner Bros. shows the preference to release summer movies on the second weekend, where they can either flop or prosper, based on the reception of the movie that starts the summer. They can either do decent business (Dark Shadows opened to $29.68 million against The Avengers; and Robin [...]

Iron Man 3 (2013)

Iron Man 3 Release Date: May 3, 2013 Director: Shane Black Stars: Robert Downey Jr., Gwyneth Paltrow, Don Cheadle Runtime: 130 min When Tony Stark's world is torn apart by a formidable terrorist called the Mandarin, he starts an odyssey of rebuilding and retribution. Iron Man 3 is the strongest of the trilogy. It might [...]

May 3-5 Box Office Predictions: ‘Iron Man 3’

Movies similar to Iron Man 3 open to an average $87.72 million. The first Iron Man opened to $98.62 million while the second opened to $128.12 million. The Marvel franchise has an established fan base, and this movie's going to have one of the best opening weekends ever. The popularity of The Avengers has helped [...]