A couple of great new releases this week including my #1 film of 2011, Drive, and Universal's 50th Anniversary Blu-ray release of To Kill a Mockingbird, cleaned up, restored and brilliantly packaged. Click on through for the rest of this week's releases as well as new release dates for titles including Martin Scorsese's Hugo.
Did any of your favorite films make the list of 2011's biggest box-office flops? I can say one film I quite liked and a couple others I actually enjoyed are on there.
It was close at the top, but Real Steel edged out the newcomer, Footloose, at the box-office with $16.3 million in its second weekend. Question is, will that result hold up once actuals are announced? Click through for the weekend breakdown...
Looks like people were ready to cut loose and kick off their Sunday shoes as Paramount's Footloose remake takes the top spot at the Friday box-office and should coast to a first place finish for the weekend.
Another episode of the RopeofSilicon.com movie podcast this week discussing the week's new releases including The Thing, Footloose and a host of other topics.
The Big Year is an innocent little picture and probably one you can wait to see at home rather than race off to the theater, though if you're looking for a warm bath kind of film that will soothe more than excite, this is a pretty safe bet.
Real Steel got us back on track last weekend, but the newborn streak is in real danger (again). Dancing or robots, remakes or CGI, that's the call. Let's break it down!
Here are the new MPAA ratings from BULLETIN NO: 2190. Answers To Nothing Rated R For some strong sexual content, nudity, violence and language. The Big Year Rated PG For language and some sensuality. Release Date: October 14, 2011 Born To Race Rated PG-13 For reckless behavior and a fight sequence. The Cold Light Of... Read more »
I added The Big Year, an adaptation of Mark Obmascik's 1998 book "The Big Year: A Tale of Man, Nature and Fowl Obsession," to the database back in March 2010. Since then I had pretty much forgotten about it entirely until Fox sent out a first image from the film promoting the upcoming October 14... Read more »
Eastwood Eyes J. Edgar Hoover Project: One of this year's sure-fire Oscar contenders is Clint Eastwood's Hereafter, merely because the name Eastwood is attached as director, and now we learn his next film is a biopic of controversial FBI director J. Edgar Hoover with Brian Grazer and Ron Howard's Imagine Entertainment. Oscar-winning Milk scripter, Dustin... Read more »