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Dan Harmon penned some additional scenes for Doctor Strange Scott Derrickson may have wrapped principal photography on DOCTOR STRANGE earlier in the year, but when additional scenes were needed recently for Marvel Studios' next film in their Cinematic Universe, Dan Harmon was called upon to do the writing for them.  The creator of COMMUNITY and co-creator of Adult Swim's RICK AND MORTY was up to the task (the... Read More...

The Angry Birds Movie 2 is Officially in Development The Angry Birds Movie didn’t exactly sound like a solid bet going into this summer. It was a cartoon based on a mobile phone video game – one which peaked in popularity a couple of years ago. Not to mention, the gameplay of the original game – birds slingshotting themselves into pigs, over and over again – didn’t exactly seem conducive to a feature film story. Then The Angry Birds Movie opened to a surprisingly decent response – though not an over-enthused one (read Screen Rant’s review for case in point).

This past weekend wasn't a pretty one for Ben-Hur. Sure, the sword and sandals flick had the benefit of riding on the coattails of one the most beloved epic films created to date, but it also had the handicap of riding on the coattails of one of the most beloved epic films created to date.

Thor And Loki Reunite On Thor: Ragnarok Set For Spoiler-Filled Photos Chris Hemsworth and Tom Hiddleston are just chilling out in these spoiler-filled photos from the 'Thor: Ragnarok' set.

Suicide Squad Cast Discuss The Movie’s Deleted Scenes Warner Bros’ multi-villain team up adventure Suicide Squad has been one of the most divisive movies of the year, with praise coming from some quarters and utter derision from others. The film’s visual style and Margot Robbie’s endearingly crazy performance as Harley Quinn seem to have attracted the most acclaim, but the script, story and character development have come in for some heavy criticism in a plethora of lukewarm and negative reviews.

Box Office: Top 10 Movies Based on DC Comics Properties Suicide Squad has been making the rounds at the box office for a few weeks so I think now’s a good time to see how it stacks against other DC Comics movies. Initially I was going to only look at US numbers adjusted for ticket price inflation, as there are movies based on DC Comics […] Read Box Office: Top 10 Movies Based on DC Comics Properties on Filmonic.

Warner Bros. battleground dramedy “War Dogs” moved ahead of the pack of new releases, making $5.5 million during Friday night showings. Among the other two new wide releases, Focus Features’ animated movie “Kubo and the Two Strings” made $4.1 million on Friday, and Paramount and MGM’s big-budget “Ben-Hur” made the same — $4.1 million. Earlier this week, all three new movies were expected to earn very similar three-day grosses of around $12 million.

Suicide Squad Remains #1 at Box Office For Third Weekend While it’s generally true that poor reviews and poor box office tend to roughly align, there are a number of movies that have proven to be exceptions to the rule – with Michael Bay’s Transformers franchise leading the pack in that respect.


Review: Ben-Hur

JoBlo - Fri, 2016-08-19 08:32

Review: Ben-Hur PLOT: Judah Ben-Hur (Jack Huston), a Jewish prince, is betrayed by his adopted Roman brother, Messala (Toby Kebbell), who accuses him of treason against Rome. Sent to the galleys as a slave, after a dramatic escape he hatches a plan for vengeance involving a wealthy sheik (Morgan Freeman) and a grand chariot race. REVIEW: One can’t fault director TImur Bekmambetov for being ambitious. On paper, a remake... Read More...

International Box Office: Suicide Squad Cracks Half a Billion Suicide Squad climbed past past half a billion worldwide in two weeks, topping another weekend both internationally and domestically. Suicide Squad grabbed $59 million in its 2nd frame from 62 markets. Of those the UK continues to be the best with $28.7 million (already 10th so far this year in the country), followed by Brazil ($22.9 […] Read International Box Office: Suicide Squad Cracks Half a Billion on Filmonic.

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