Review: A24 delivers another slow-burn winner with 'The Blackcoat's Daughter'

4 weeks ago

Back in 2013, a little-known company made a big splash with their first film Spring Breakers. No, it didn't set the box office world on fire, but it trumpeted the arrival of an indie film distribution company that has the potential to one day rival Miramax in its prime.

The company...

Monday Mixer: First teaser trailer of 'Thor: Ragnarok' surfaces

2 months ago

Some weeks are better than others. The last month seemed to be a case of studios not being able to do any wrong. And then? Here come The Smurfs.

I'm not sure what it is about those little blue creatures, but they just haven't been able to get a proper shake...

Review: 'Wolf Creek' will chill and delight horror fans

3 months ago

As an unabashed fan of horror films, it's no surprise that I would jump at the opportunity to review the Aussie TV series spun off by the creepy series of Wolf Creek films. While they came out during the height of the torture porn phenomenon highlighted by films such as...

Monday Mixer: 'Beauty and the Beast' sets a new box office record

3 months ago

This weekend was (mostly) free of any real surprises, both at the box office and on the basketball court. There were very few upsets and even fewer buzzer beaters. Likewise, Beauty and the Beast easily led from wire-to-wire at the box office.

It's not that I was really expecting any of...

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

3 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...

Monday Mixer: 'Logan' unsheathes its claws at the box office

4 months ago

What a glorious time of the year. It's March, which means that it's March Madness. Yes, movies are clearly my passion in life, but after that, it's sports.

And yes, hockey will always be my favorite sport, but for my money, there's no greater three weeks in sports than the...

 

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