Godzilla (2014)

Released: May 16, 2014. Directed by: Gareth Edwards. Starring: Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Elizabeth Olsen, Bryan Cranston. Runtime: 123 min. Gareth Edwards brings his latest film to life with ambition and a great scope. Edwards previously dabbled in the monster genre with his refreshing low-budget film called Monsters, which was impressive in its effectiveness. This time, Edwards [...]

Box Office Results July 26-28. (I can’t think of a clever title.)

"The Wolverine" did good business this weekend, but not nearly as great as everyone thought it would be. While it was tracking for a $70 million opening, it was only able to nab a $53.114 million opening. This opening should be attributed to the fact that the disappointing "X-Men Origins: Wolverine" disappointed many, so it [...]

R.I.P.D. (2013)

Release Date: July 19, 2013. Director: Robert Schwentke. Stars: Jeff Bridges, Ryan Reynolds, Kevin Bacon. Runtime: 96 min. A recently slain cop joins a team of undead police officers working for the Rest in Peace Department, that hunt Deados (ugly spirits who slipped through the cracks of the system and are now rotting on earth), [...]

“The Conjuring” scares a big audience, Snails and Retired Spies do okay, “R.I.P.D.” bombs hard

New releases from the weekend that are still on my watchlist: The Conjuring, R.I.P.D., Red 2, Turbo. So, all of them! I've realized that I haven't been a good box office analyst. I've been posting my predictions, but neglecting to report the results. This weekend, I'll change that. At the beginning of 2013, it was looking like this [...]

Pacific Rim (2013)

Release Date: July 12, 2013. Director: Guillermo del Toro. Stars: Charlie Hunman, Idris Elba, Rinko Kikuchi. Runtime: 132 min. "Pacific Rim" is the first movie I attended a premiere for since "The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" back in December. As the day of the premiere approached, I became more and more excited. Heck, I could hardly even sleep one [...]