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.
With controversy pertaining to what is and isn't animation brewing, a large swath of potential major contenders still unseen and a general lack of enthusiasm surrounding the contenders that are out there so far this year, the Best Animated Feature category for this year's Oscars leaves a lot to be desired. I have a list of 18 contenders so far, but that could easily be cut to 15 or even 12 depending on where the Academy draws the line.
DVD LINKS: DVD NEWS | RELEASE DATES | NEW DVDS | REVIEWS | RSS FEED The Battle of Algiers This Blu-ray arrived on my doorstep only yesterday afternoon so all I've had a chance to do is remove the cellophane and check out my favorite scene, which would be the finale. I own the previous... Read more »
Photo: Walt Disney Pictures When the final film from Robert Zemeckis's ImageMover Studios, Mars Needs Moms bombed in spectacular fashion this weekend there was much speculation in the comment section on the industry laden site Deadline Hollywood this might he a harbinger to come for the Steven Spielberg/Peter Jackson flick The Adventures of Tintin: The... Read more »
It was a mixed bag of results at the box-office this week with the likely #1 taking the top spot, a surprise to me at #2 and a $150 movie scoring a mere $6.8 million in its opening weekend. Sounds like we should take a closer look at things. Let's do this... Laremy predicted the... Read more »
The film at the top isn't much of a surprise and neither is the amount it brought it as the estimated $13.5 million Columbia's Battle: Los Angeles brought in on Friday could mean $37 million to upwards of $40 million for the weekend should word of mouth prevail. The reported budget on the film is... Read more »
I'm going to keep this short and sweet because I'm on the road to Austin, TX for the SXSW Film Festival. I like the actioner at the top, followed by the holdover, followed distantly by the children's film in fourth. Let's break it down! Laremy predicted the #1 movie correctly 2 Weeks In A Row... Read more »
Here are the new MPAA ratings from BULLETIN NO: 2152. 3 Backyards Rated R For a scene of sexual content. Release Date: TBA 2011 Atlas Shrugged - Part 1 Rated PG-13 For some sexuality. Bolly Double Rated PG-13 For sexual innuendo, language, a drug reference and some violence. Cougars, Inc. Rated R For sexual content,... Read more »
Photo: Walt Disney Pictures Disney just sent over six new images and the first trailer (via Yahoo) for their next animated film, Mars Needs Moms! due in theaters on March 11, 2011. The film is based on Pulitzer Prize-winning author Berkeley Breathed's book and centers on the story of Milo (voiced by Seth Green), a... 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 »