The weekend warriors of March 7, 2014 includes 300: Rise of an Empire and Mr. Peabody & Sherman and the limited releases of The Grand Budapest Hotel and Grand Piano. Box Office Battlefield is a recurring rundown of all the movie releases for the weekend. Every week, movie studios select candidates to enter the glorious battlefield for your hard-earned dollars. Box Office Battlefield is here to help you decide which movie(s) will take priority over the others. Continue reading
It’s a hard knock life for us as Columbia Pictures released the first trailer for the remake of the 1982 classic Annie. Director Will Gluck (Friends with Benefits; Easy A) bring this reboot to life, staring Cameron Diaz as Miss Hannigan, Jamie Foxx as Benjamin Stacks aka Daddy Warbucks, and Quvenzhané Wallis (Beasts of the Southern Wild) as little orphan Annie. Just in time for the holiday season, Annie will sing and dance her way onto the big screen on December 19 and you can watch the first trailer after the jump. Continue reading
After seven long years, the commercially praised 300 finally receives its prequel/coincidequel/sequel with 300: Rise of an Empire. In an attempt to reignite life back into fans with an all new cast of characters to rain chaos down on Xerxes and his Persian army, Rise of an Empire sadly does not come close to bringing the same caliber of excitement 300 had. Check out the full spoiler-free review of the film after the break. Continue reading
Gamers and moviegoers rejoice! The Last of Us, one of 2013’s most critically acclaimed and celebrated PlayStation 3 games of all time, has officially received the green light for a live action movie adaptation. No release date has been announced yet, but Screen Gems has signed on to distribute the iflm with the creative director of the game, Neil Druckmann, writing the screenplay. Sam Raimi (The Evil Dead trilogy; Spider-Man trilogy) will produce the Naught Dog adaptation and you can hit the jump to learn more. Continue reading
Welcome to The Streaming Report for March 5, 2014, a weekly feature that suggests newly uploaded Netflix Instant movies and shows that may tickle your fancy. After the long week on the grind you deserve a relaxing staycation with a bowl of popcorn, a bucket of ice cream, and only your Netflix queue to judge you. This past week, Netflix has been kind enough to supply us with Roman Holiday, Can’t Hardly Wait, Capote, Night of the Living Dead, and more you’ll find after the break. We hope The Streaming Report will bring you hours of entertainment for your viewing pleasure.
It must be our lucky day because today Dimension films released the first trailer for the long awaited Sin City: A Dame to Kill For, a sequel nine years in the making. With all of the ducks in a row, Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller have wrangled up the all-star cast from the first film including Bruce Willis, Mickey Rourke, Jessica Alba, Michael Madsen, Rosario Dawson, and Jamie King, as well as some new faces such as Josh Brolin, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ray Liotta, Christopher Meloni, Jeremy Piven, Dennis Haysbert, Julia Garner, and Juno Temple. Watch the highly awaited first trailer for A Dame to Kill For after the break. Continue reading
Hundreds of screaming fans are eagerly anticipating the Blu-ray/DVD release of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire on the March 7 midnight release. Lionsgate’s Home Entertainment has upped the ante and partnered with Walmarts across the nation to bring fans tributes from the 75th Annual Hunger Games. Cast members such as Willow Shields (Primrose Everdeen) and Lynn Cohen (Mags from District 4) from the newest movie will be visiting stores nationwide on Thursday, March 6 for the home video release. After the jump, find out if they will be visiting a Walmart near you. Continue reading
Empty your wallets and check your bank accounts, it’s time to see what’s Now Available To Own for the week of March 4, 2014. Each week we run down new releases in movies, television series, and video games that you can enjoy in the comfort of your own home. Not only that, we provide insights on some of the best deals on the Internets to keep your credit card from crying. On shelves this week, you can find titles such as 12 Years a Slave, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, South Park: The Stick of Truth, The Venture Bros., and more. Check out the complete list of new releases and see if you should buy, rent, Netflix, or pass ‘em after the jump. Continue reading
Since the first appearance of Grimlock, Transformers fans have been dying to see the first full length trailer for Transformers: Age of Extinction. And only one month later we have our wish. In true Michael Bay fashion, this new trailer has all the big explosions that were lacking in Pain & Gain. And for those hoping to see more Optimus Prime and Grimlock action you’re in for a treat. Check out the full trailer after the jump [UPDATED with 111 screenshots]. Continue reading
Rounding out the weekend of February 28 through March 2, 2014, Non-Stop dominated over the competition, leaving the box office battlefield victorious. Box Office Aftermath is an ongoing column dedicated to recapping the weekend’s total ticket sales. Each week, combatants enter the cinematic war zone, bloodthirsty for your cash. But there can only be one true winner. In Box Office Aftermath, we will take a look at the numbers, how previous contenders fared, and provide a brief analysis of the results.