The good news is Suicide Squad continues its box office dominance with a $20.7 million weekend, proving its naysayers absolutely wrong. Unfortunately, the $100 million epic Ben-Hur was a total misfire, as it debuted at #5 with a lackluster $11.35 million.
The Jonah Hill and Miles Teller feature War [...]
Based on a true story, War Dogs centers on David Packouz (Miles Teller) and Efraim Diveroli (Jonah Hill), two reckless yet resourceful opportunists who land a $300 million contract from the Pentagon to arm the U.S. allies in Afghanistan with 100 million rounds of AK-47 ammo. Bradley Cooper, who reunites with The Hangover director Todd [...]
Werner Herzog is that rare director who has achieved success in documentaries (Grizzly Man, Cave of Forgotten Dreams) and feature films (Fitzcaraldo, Queen of the Desert). On this week’s CinemAddicts we extol the cinematic virtues of Herzog and discuss his latest documentary Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World.
The project centers how the [...]
Even though it experienced over a 67% decrease in its second weekend, Suicide Squad was still the top performer at the box office, beating out Sausage Party and Pete’s Dragon with $43.7 million. Made for just $19 million, Sausage Party was also a huge winner and thanks to strong word of mouth [...]
The Star Wars universe continues with the December 16 release of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and the picture is in good hands with Gareth Edwards (Godzilla, Monsters) at the helm.
That being said, telling the story of a brave group of heroes attempting to take down the [...]
Now out on Blu-ray and DVD, A Hologram for the King stars Tom Hanks and is based on The New York Times best-selling novel by Dave Eggers. Hanks reunites with Cloud Atlas co-director Tom Tykwer for the film, and their collaboration is once again a creative success (unfortunately the film made just $4.1 million at [...]
Dwayne Johnson is setting sail for a grand adventure, but this time it’s not a big budget action flick or a comedy. The animation world is calling, as Moana centers on an adventurous teen (voiced by Auli’i Cravalho) who ventures across the Pacific on a mission to save her people. A mighty demigod named [...]
A re-imagining of Disney’s classic family film, Pete’s Dragon centers on a 10-year-old boy named Pete (Oakes Fegley) who claims that he lives in the woods with a green dragon named Elliot. Bryce Dallas Howard is Grace, a forest ranger who grew up with stories weaved by her wood carver father (Robert Redford) about a [...]
Polish filmmaker Krzysztof Kieslowski’s magnum opus Dekalog (although some would argue it’s his Colors trilogy), an ambitious 10-episode drama centering on the lives of housing complex residents in late-Communist Poland, has now been restored. Remembering the 20th anniversary of the director’s passing, Dekalog starts its theatrical run at New York’s IFC Center starting September 2nd [...]
Despite lukewarm reviews, Jason Bourne was the top earner ar this weekend’s box office as it took in $60 million. Considering the movie has an estimated budget of $120 million, Jason Bourne should reap a solid profit for Universal. Meanwhile, Bad Moms had a solid debut with $23.4 million,and the Mila Kunis headlined comedy’s economical [...]