Articles Tagged with Movies

The Disney Movie Universe: Connections Through Easter Eggs

Easter eggs in Disney movies indicate that all the movies are made in a single universe.

Pixar is known for having some of the most connected movies out there. Common cameos and shared backgrounds allow viewers to believe that every movie made under the Pixar name is connected; at this point it’s almost common knowledge. However, long before it was bought in 2006, Disney was making similar connections. Disney is known… Read more »

‘Rio 2’ Steals Top Spot At Box Office

Rio 2 takes top spot at Box Office

The Friday night box office numbers are in, and it looks like Rio 2 is sitting pretty at the top of the pile. In a head-to-head battle for No. 1 with Captain America: Winter Soldier, which is going into its second weekend, Rio 2 performed very well with movie goers on Friday night. Deadline.com is… Read more »

‘Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles’ Show They Still Have Mad Turtle Power

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Yesterday, the first teaser trailer for Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles hit the web and the film, directed by Jonathan Liebesman and produced by Michael Bay, has already amassed 8 million views on YouTube, showing that the quad of tubular turtles still have mad turtle power nearly 30 years after making their debut on CBS’ Saturday… Read more »

Scarlett Johansson: I’m 29 And I Know What I Want, To Direct

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Scarlett Johansson turned 29 years old on November 22, and now she says, “I’m in a point at my life where I’m sure of my choices and I’m interested in so many different things,” according to quotes that appeared New Year’s Eve on the Contact Music web site. And according to those quotes, what she… Read more »

Netflix Tests New Lower Streaming Price, Gives CEO 50 Percent Raise

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings

Netflix defied the expectations of industry analysts by actually testing out lower prices as the year comes to a close. At the same time, the Los Gatos, California, video streaming service announced that its top executives would get massive pay hikes as a pat on the back for jobs well done, according to Business Week…. Read more »

Netflix To Dump Dozens Of Films, TV Shows On New Year’s Day

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Netflix is wishing its subscribers, “Happy New Year” by eliminating more than 80 well-known movies and TV shows from its streaming service. So, now might be a good time for a movie marathon if you still want to watch such films as Titanic, Top Gun, We Were Soldiers, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, and… Read more »

Mary Poppins Family Values: Do They Exist Today?

Mary Poppins 50th anniversary edition blu-ray/dvid

Mary Poppins seems to be more of an era than a nanny’s name if you consider what she represented, especially in 1964 when the Walt Disney movie was made. But what about the nearly 40 years which have passed since then? Are there any households in America which still adhere to the Mary Poppins strictures… Read more »

Top 10 Movies With Unpredictable Endings You Won’t See Coming

Movies With Unpredictable Endings, Don't Even Try

Movies with unpredictable endings are hard to pull off in part because there isn’t much new under the sun. Anyone, who saw Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho (1960) or William Castle’s Homicidal (1961), for instance, probably had Brian De Palma’s Dressed to Kill (1980) figured out long before the end credits. But if you’ve never seen a… Read more »

Johnny Depp Gets Answer From Film Critic On ‘Lone Ranger’ Flop

Johnny Depp hears from one US critics about Lone Ranger flop.

Johnny Depp is hearing it from at least one US film critic. The actor complained that the reason his recent movie The Lone Ranger, flopped was because of negative reviews from said critics. Now The Wrap’s critic Alonso Duralde is having his say. As The Inquisitr reported on Monday, Depp along with co-star Armie Hammer… Read more »

Movie Theater Popcorn Costs More Than Fillet Mignon [Report]

Movie theater popcorn costs more per ounce than fillet mignon

Movie theater popcorn apparently costs more per ounce than fillet mignon. You’re probably aware that if you go to the movies these days, you should probably show up well fed. Concession stand snacks and drinks are downright expensive, and if you see a lot of movies, you’ve probably considered sneaking your own into the theater…. Read more »

Five Actors Who Could Play Batman In Zack Snyder’s Film

Warner Bros. wants veteran actor to play Batman

Now that Zack Snyder and Warner Bros. have announced that a Superman vs. Batman movie will happen, who should play Batman opposite Henry Cavill’s Superman? Christian Bale has said that he will not return to reprise the role ever again, so the studio needs to be very careful as to who they choose to play… Read more »

Movies Based On Video Games: Why They Usually Fail

Movies based on video games are rarely done right, and for good reason

Movies based on video games usually never do well. Even the sequels to the few that actually succeed usually end up heaping piles of disappointment. Only one has ever come close to breaking the trend, and that was Resident Evil. Sadly, the Resident Evil franchise seemed to have lost track of its roots after the… Read more »

Comic-Con 2013: Zack Snyder To Direct New Superman/Batman Movie

Zack Snyder to direct Superman/Batman movie.

The Warner Bros. Comic-Con 2013 panel had great news for fans when Zack Snyder, Henry Cavill, and Harry Lemix took the stage to announce that a new Superman/Batman movie is in the works. Is anyone else massively excited about this piece of information? The Warner Bros. panel ended with the blockbuster announcement. There were rumors… Read more »

Comic-Con: ‘The Crow’ Reboot, New Teaser Poster

Comic-Con The Crow new teaser poster

Javier Gutierrez and James O’Barr are at Comic-Con to talk about their reboot of The Crow starring Luke Evans in the lead role. When the announcement came that there would be a remake of the Brandon Lee film, many fans cried foul saying there was no need to touch the iconic film. As a testament… Read more »