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Specialty Box Office: Godard's 3D 'Goodbye' Tops Debuts; 'Birdman' and 'St. Vincent' Continue To Soar

fb.indiewire.com – October turned to November this weekend, and with it came 84 year old cinematic legend Jean-Luc Godard finding impressive numbers for his "Goodbye To Language," as well as the continuing success of a group of October releases, namely "Birdman," "St. Vincent," "CITIZENFOUR," "Dear White People" and "Whiplash." Here's our break down of the weekend's specialty box office: The good news: Jean-Luc Godard has become known for many remarkable things over his nearly 60 year career, but U.S. 7 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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Critics Consensus: Nightcrawler is Certified Fresh

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got a crime reporter (Nightcrawler, starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Rene Russo), a troubled amnesiac (Before I Go to Sleep, starring Nicole Kidman and Colin Firth), and a sadistic killer (the 10th anniversary rerelease of Saw, starring Cary Elwes and Danny Glover). What do the critics have to say? 7 weeks 3 days ago via donnieyen
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Specialty Box Office: Doc 'CITIZENFOUR' Has Big Debut; 'Birdman' and 'St. Vincent' Expand Strong

fb.indiewire.com – The October specialty box office continued to find itself on a significant roll this weekend thanks to strong debuts from "CITIZENFOUR" and "Laggies," and exceptional expansion grosses from "Birdman," "St.Vincent," "Dear White People" and "Whiplash," among others... Here's a break down the weekend: The good news: A lot of really great films got the audiences they deserved this weekend, which is definitely good news. 8 weeks 1 day ago via theothersenhman
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Critics Consensus: John Wick is Certified Fresh

rottentomatoes.com – This week at the movies, we've got an avenging hitman (John Wick, starring Keanu Reeves and Adrianne Palicki), a bedeviled board (Ouija, starring Olivia Cooke and Douglas Smith), and an inspirational gridiron tale (23 Blast, starring Mark Hapka and Alexa Vega). What do the critics have to say? 8 weeks 3 days ago via theothersenhman
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Jason Momoa Confirms Aquaman for JUSTICE LEAGUE; Predicts AQUAMAN Will Be an Origin Story

collider.com – We got some solid reports claiming that Jason Momoa was set to take the role of Aquaman in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice back in June, but now that Warner Bros. has confirmed it via that enormous release date announcement, Momoa himself is finally allowed to talk about it. 9 weeks 7 hours ago via brucelee
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Lynda Carter on What She Wants From the New Wonder Woman

feedproxy.google.com – Everyone is amped about the fact that a stand-alone Wonder Woman movie will finally hit theaters. Vulture caught up with original WW Lynda Carter at Thursday night’s God's Love We Deliver 2014 Golden Heart Awards at 50 Varick Street, where Carter shared her true feelings about the character that made 9 weeks 7 hours ago via donnieyen
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George Lucas Says Studios "Don't Have Any Imagination And Don't Have Any Talent"

fb.indiewire.com – For a guy who has made millions upon millions of dollars thanks to the support of Hollywood studios, the constant axe George Lucas has to grind with the system is a bit baffling. Last year, he and pal Steven Spielberg warned that an "implosion" was on the horizon, and raised concerned that their epics "Lincoln" and "Red Tails" had trouble getting made on the studio dime. 9 weeks 8 hours ago via theothersenhman
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Kinberg Talks "Fantastic Four" Tonal Tease

darkhorizons.com – We have yet to see any photos or footage from Josh Trank's reboot of "The Fantastic Four" franchise at 20th Century Fox. While the film isn't out until August next year, it is hoped that the teaser trailer will hit in the next few months. That trailer will likely be our first glimpse at the secretive film, in the process giving us an idea at what kind of tone, look and feel Trank is aiming for. 9 weeks 8 hours ago via donnieyen
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"Ultron" To Boast Over 3000 VFX Shots

darkhorizons.com – Marvel Studios executive Victoria Alonso was the keynote speaker at the Visual Effects Society Production Summit in Los Angeles over the weekend. During her talk, she confirmed that the highly-anticipated "Avengers: Age of Ultron" boasts over 3,000 visual effects shots - the most of any movie in Marvel history. That tops the previous record of 2,750 VFX shots by the studio for this year's "Guardians of the Galaxy" and 2,500 for "Captain America: 9 weeks 8 hours ago via donnieyen
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Adam McKay Says His Rewrites On 'Ant-Man' Made It "Bigger," "More Aggressive," And "Funnier"

fb.indiewire.com – While Marvelis now in full swing on "Ant-Man," with a summer 2015 release date plugged in and ready to go, Edgar Wright's long developed, but ultimately scrapped version, will forever be a big "what if?" in the cinematic comic canon. And while Wright has been largely mum on the whole situation, what is becoming increasingly clear is his vision didn't quite fit the broad, four quadrant needs of Marvel. 9 weeks 9 hours ago via brucelee
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‘My Little Pony’ Movie in the Works at Hasbro Studios (EXCLUSIVE)

variety.com – Hasbro Studios has given the greenlight to a “My Little Pony” movie, with plans to release the animated film in 2017. The film will join “Jem and the Holograms” as the first to be produced through Allspark Pictures, a new label through which the company will self-finance or pair up with other companies to co-finance... 9 weeks 10 hours ago via jetli
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Parents Desensitized to Sex and Violence in Movies, Study Finds

variety.com – When it comes to sex and violence, the more parents see, the less they care. That’s the takeaway form a new study by the Annenberg Public Policy Center on the attitudes that parents of children aged 6 to 18 have towards film content that may be objectionable or disturbing. Researchers showed bloody or erotic scenes... 9 weeks 15 hours ago via donnieyen
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Adam McKay on 'Ant-Man' Rewrites: I Added Action, Worked on Dialogue With Paul Rudd

feedproxy.google.com – McKay says they tried to make the film "a little bigger, a little more aggressive, make it funnier in places" 9 weeks 16 hours ago via donnieyen
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‘Aquaman’ Star Jason Momoa's ‘Game of Thrones’ Audition Is Intense and Powerful (Video)

thewrap.com – Jason Momoa can look very intense, and he certainly had a commanding presence as the towering Khal Drogo on HBO's “Game of Thrones,” in his audition tape for that iconic role, he showed that he was more than capable of carrying the gravitas of the role with his performance of an ancestral war dance of the Māori people from New Zealand.

9 weeks 18 hours ago via donnieyen
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Specialty Box Office: 'Birdman' and 'Dear White People' Soar To Give One of Year's Best Indie Weekends

fb.indiewire.com – It was a huge weekend at the specialty box office thanks to Alejandro González Iñárritu's "Birdman" and Justin Simien's "Dear White People," both of which had one of the year's best limited debuts. 9 weeks 1 day ago via jackiechan
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