The Choice (2016)

The Choice (2016)

  Released: February 5, 2016. Directed by: Ross Katz. Starring: Benjamin Walker, Teresa Palmer, Alexandra Daddario. Runtime: 1hr, 51 min. Life will give you many choices. It will give you the choice to see this film. Don’t. The Choice opens with Benjamin Walker’s Travis talking about how life is full of choices – and he “has [...]

The Hundred-Foot Journey (2014)

Released: August 8, 2014. Directed by: Lasse Hallströme. Starring: Helen Mirren, Om Puri, Manish Dayal. Runtime: 122 min. Lasse Hallströme helms another adaptation (his follow-up to the awfully silly “Safe Haven”), this time written by Steven Knight (“Eastern Promises") and adapted from The Hundred-Foot Journey by Richard C. Morais; a novel about cooking, not walking. It [...]

June 6-8 Box Office Predictions: ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ to top ‘Edge of Tomorrow’

There are two big new releases for the box office this weekend. One is Edge of Tomorrow, a sci-fi action vehicle starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt. The other is a romantic drama The Fault in Our Stars, based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by John Green. I'll start with Edge of [...]

Safe Haven (2013)

Release Date: February 14, 2013 Director: Lasse Hallström Stars: Julianne Hough, Josh Duhamel, Cobie Smulders Runtime: 115 min A young woman, Katie (Julianne Hough), with a mysterious past lands in Southport, North Carolina where her bond with a widower, Alex (Josh Duhamel), forces her to confront the dark secret that haunts her. Nicholas Sparks movies (A [...]

February 15-18 Box Office Predictions: A Good Day to Die Hard, Beautiful Creatures, Escape from Planet Earth, Safe Haven

The new releases The four big releases this weekend are A Good Day to Die Hard, Beautiful Creatures, Escape from Planet Earth and Safe Haven. Films similar to A Good Day to Die Hard often open to an average gross of $27.1 million, and that's stellar for action films. The first Die Hard opened to the sound of $600, [...]

A Walk to Remember (2002)

A Walk to Remember Release Date: January 25, 2002 Director: Adam Shankman Stars: Shane West, Mandy Moore, Peter Coyote Runtime: 101 min Tagline: Find out who you are and do it on purpose. In 1965, a romance novelist was born who would be known for his schmaltzy, predictable and usually mindless love stories that can sometimes [...]