The financially unthinkable has happened. King Arthur: The Legend of the Sword, is flopping at the box office. The $175 million budget movie is on pace to make about $100 worldwide. A movie with a bland main character, predictable story, completely grey color scheme, released the after the 2nd biggest movie of the year, is … Continue reading King Flop: The Legend of the Flop
Better late than never. I have received feedback from several people that they just don't see the overwhelming similarities between The Last Jedi's trailer, and the Force Awakens trailer that came out at the same time in 2015. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zB4I68XVPzQ&t=1s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCc2v7izk8w&t=1s Let's look at some commonalities between the two trailers, in no particular order: Both trailers … Continue reading Star Wars Trailer Familiarity
So much to talk about this week. It would have been a great day to talk about trailers again, but I think 3 posts in a row would be a little excessive. I don't want to become the trailer blog. (Real quick though, the Thor trailer was awesome). Let's talk about something else that is … Continue reading The Fate of the Furious…Rests on Michelle Rodriguez’s Role
Appreciating that little extra bit of footage at the end of movie trailers We all love trailers. You can read about how much I really loved a certain trailer that came out recently in this post. Trailers are artfully done, they tease the action we are going to see in a movie. They even tell their … Continue reading Bumper Sticker
I know this post finds most of you a week after the stunning new trailer for Transformers: The Last Knight dropped, but I still have to get my feelings about it because I cannot stop watching it! The visuals are amazing! Mark Wahlberg is back in action as Cade Yeagar, everyone's favorite Transformer fighter since … Continue reading Applauding the new Transformers Trailer!
A look at a promising young career heading in the wrong direction.
Joe gives his spoiler-filled thoughts on Hugh Jackman's final portrayal of Wolverine in LOGAN, drawing a comparison to best original screenplay winner Manchester by the Sea
No major elaborations on a movie observation this week. I just want to get a few thoughts out about the Best Picture category after the events of Sunday Night. I have to get something out of the way first, though. They made a mistake. The best picture announcement was a mess. This was fascinating. I … Continue reading Free Form: Best Picture Oscar
Joe breaks down the rare state of the Best Supporting Actor category in advance of the 89th Annual Academy Awards.
Joe reviews the actors and actresses that had the best year in 2016, by his particular criteria. With the Oscars just one week away, it is time to dive into a particular fake category I love to observe: The best year by an actor, aka the Domhnall Gleeson award. You can tell this has been a lifelong passion of mine as a movie nerd because I name this award after actor Domhnall Gleeson's spectacular 2015 in which...(keep reading)