Month: November 2013

Jennifer Lawrence Steals the Show in ‘American Hustle’ First Screening

Article originates from TheWrap.com By Steve Pond on November 25, 2013 @ 12:44 SAG audience responds warmly to first guild showing of David O. Russell film, while Amy Adams dishes on showing skin and kissing J-Law “American Hustle,” the David O. Russell film that has been considered a possible last-minute spoiler in this year’s awards… Read More ›

The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’ Sets a New November Record with $161.1 Million Debut

Article originates from BoxOffice.com by Daniel Garris   Lionsgate’s The Hunger Games: Catching Fire dominated the box office this weekend with an estimated opening weekend performance of $161.13 million. The highly anticipated blockbuster sequel starring Jennifer Lawrence ultimately opened in line with its massive expectations. Catching Fire was able to outpace the $152.54 million debut… Read More ›

John’s Review of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire

Review written by John McGinn What a prophetic title Catching Fire is for the sequel to 2012’s The Hunger Games the first film based on the series of novels by author Suzanne Collins. After the surprise huge success of the nearly seven hundred million dollar worldwide box office gross of The Hunger Games Collin’s dystopia… Read More ›

International Box Office: ‘Hunger Games’ Catches Fire In Brazil

Article originates from Deadline.com By MIKE FLEMING JR | Saturday November 16, 2013 @ 10:11am PST If the rest of the world is as receptive to The Hunger Games: Catching Fire as moviegoers in Brazil, then the guys at Lionsgate are going to need a bigger boat for all that cash. Estimates are that next weekend’s domestic gross could be $160… Read More ›

AMC Ordering ‘Preacher’ Pilot

Article originates from www.slashfilm.com Posted on Saturday, November 16th, 2013 by Russ Fischer Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon‘s comic series Preacher was crazy. Not just kinda violent, kinda weird, but full-on crazy. For example, it’s got a character whose failed Kurt Cobain-emulating suicide attempt, leads to a grotesquely mangled face and the nickname “Arseface,” none of which precludes him becoming a pop… Read More ›

Early The Hunger Games: Catching Fire Reviews

I am really excited about The Hunger Games: Catching fire.  I loved the novels, the first film, and I absolutely love Jennifer Lawrence, so I can’t wait for Catching Fire this Thursday.  As Catching Fire is holding at 95% at Rotten Tomatoes I thought I share some of the reviews. First up is Erik Davis of Movies.com:… Read More ›

John’s Review of First Blood

Review written by John McGinn Through his long career Sylvester Stallone has become known for his action films starring in films such as The Expendables, Cobra, and Judge Dredd yet for all the action films Stallone has starred in his best action film is one of his firsts in 1982’s First Blood. That is what… Read More ›

The Day of the Doctor: The Second TV Trailer

John’s All is Lost Review

Review written by John McGinn All is Lost shouldn’t have worked as a film. All is Lost doesn’t have complex story, no back story for our lone character, no limited dialogue, no interaction with any other characters, and without any battles or explosions in the film yet the film does work. All is Lost has… Read More ›