To the surprise of few, Star Wars The Force Awakens is now the all time opening box office champ posting mind boggling numbers right from the $57 million Thursday. Some of the records: Largest Friday, Opening Day, Single Day: $120.5 million (estimated) Previous Record: $91 million (Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2) • Domestic […]
I guess there’s a Star Wars thing this week? Oh what’s the use. I don’t think I’ve gone 10 minutes without hearing Sar Wars music, seeing Star Wars stars or a Force Awakens trailer for weeks. Like the rest of the world, I had a #StarWarsRewatch over the last week or so starting with the original trilogy and then the prequels, just to get in the mood for the new filme. And I discovered something very alarming.
Ever wonder how cartoons REALLY get into the New Yorker? Tonight Very Semi-Serious: A Partially Thorough Portrait of New Yorker Cartoonists debuts on HBO after a brief theatrical run. Directed by Leah Wolchok, it’s a full length documentary that follow the New Yorker’s Bob Mankoff and staff on the cartoon rounds. If you enjoy seeing […]
The Deadpool movie opens on Valentine’s Day and I’d say the buzz is growing steadily. And now helping it along, a “12 Days of Deadpool” promotion with 12 new posters leading up to a new red-band trailer on Christmas Day. EW.com kicks things off with a classic homage to Tm Burton’s Batman and a classic […]
If you were concerned that the next Avengers movie, Avenger: Infinity War, slated for 2018, would contain 150 Marvel characters and sacrifice drama, storytelling and memory storage to too many characters running around, rest easy: there will only be 100 characters in the film. That’s because the Marvel Netflix character can’t really cross over into the movies. This little tiddlebit was revealed by A:IW director Anthony Russo—one half of the Directin’ Russo Brothers—who was being interviewed by a Portuguese outlet, and thought, as many have before him, that just because it was in a foreign language he could be be more candid than normal. Google Translate, Anthony. It’s free.
What secrets are left to us in an age of internet crowd-sourced sleuthing? We’ll find out where Luke Skywalker is in a few weeks, but the question of who is Peter Quill’s father in Guardians of the Galaxy remains a pleasant little mystery that should get a good reveal in Guardians 2. But the whole […]
A featurette from the extended edition of The Hobbit The Battle of the Five Armies has revealed what we suspected all along: Peter Jackson by his own admission didn’t know what the hell he was doing during the making of the bloated Hobbit trilogy. In a shockingly candid piece, enlivened by awesome Kiwi accents, the […]
Disney and Twitter released some character posters for Star Wars: The Force Awakens featuring Han, Leia, Finn, REy and Kylo Ren. Still not a glimpse of Luke Skywalker, which is 100% intentional, according to JJ Abrams. While the characters are seen holding their characteristic weapons, Leia is standing in front of a holographic Sstar chartsish […]