Monday Mixer: 'Kong' is the 'King' of the box office

2 months ago

What if we matched each year's films bracket-style for the Oscars? Think back to last year. You have the number seeds of La La Land and Moonlight in first round matchups with Nine Lives or Ben-Hur.

You have the likable upstarts such as The Witch or Hidden Figures that could make...

Review: The 'Doctor' is in for latest Marvel film

3 months ago

It has been pretty well documented that my comic book background is rather lacking, but that doesn't mean that I can't appreciate great stories and strong characters. In fact, I feel that my lack of comic book experience is a strength when it comes to watching and evaluating comic book...

Monday Mixer: All of the Super Bowl movie ads here

4 months ago

*Yawn*

Fills up coffee mug for the second, no third time.

I'm going on the record now. My vote can be bought for 2020. I will literally vote for any candidate that supports making the Monday following the Super Bowl a national holiday.

I jest, I think, but it is hard to...

Our Predictions: The 2017 box office will be ruled by 'VIII'

4 months ago

A new year is a time for new beginnings. The counter is reset to zero and everyone is back at the starting line.

Well, that's the idea at least.

At probably the exact moment that I'm typing this, Rogue One has officially become the highest grossing film of 2016. What that means...

Monday Mixer: 'Don't Breathe' opened up a bunch of eyes

9 months ago

So, as you probably noticed, we were dark last week here at the Monday Mixer. That was a necessary side effect of spending the weekend in Chicago. I apologize for the lack of a Mixer last week, but I won't apologize for the awesome weekend I had in the Windy...

'Wonder Woman' poster is a step in the wrong direction

10 months ago

With all of the news and information coming out of Comic Con last week, I was playing catch up most of the week. So, I missed this when it came out last Friday, but when I added the teaser poster for Wonder Woman today, I was blown away.

And not in...

Review: Kevin Costner unleashes his 'Criminal' side

10 months ago

The first thing that you will notice about the film Criminal is the bevy of A-listers in its billing block.

Kevin Costner Gary Oldman Tommy Lee Jones Gal Gadot Alice Eve

That's what we call packed with talent, and that's in addition to the "blink and you'll miss him" appearance from Ryan Reynolds. You would think...

Comic Con trailers raise the bar this year

10 months ago

One of the great things about Comic Con is that you never really know what you're going to get. I mean, sure, you know that you'll see all of your favorite comic book people and as Hollywood has co-opted the event over the years, you know that you will see...

First trailer for 'Batman v Superman' sets up the main event

2 years ago

In the whole Marvel vs. DC fight, it's no secret that DC is losing the war when it comes to finding joy in our cinematic hearts. It goes beyond one's devotion to one comic book house over the other, Marvel simply took the concept of creating a cinematic universe and...

 

Undiscovered Picks

Upcoming movies worth watching that you may not have heard of.

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  • Manhattan Undying
  • Dragonheart: Battle for the Heartfire
  • Neruda
  • Voice from the Stone