Best Of 2017: Part Two

BEST SEQUEL/SPINOFF: 5) Blade Runner: 2049 It was the sequel that everyone first heard was happening and went “oh no”. Then, when we saw who was set to direct, and star, our hopes were restored. Blade Runner 2049 is a visual masterpiece that had fans debating if it was actually better than the original. That’s a big feat. 4) Wonder Woman Wonder Woman made her DCEU debut in Batman VS Superman, and the internet quickly decided she was the best thing in that film. Cutahead to her film debut, which might have just single handedly saved the entire DCEU. It … Continue reading Best Of 2017: Part Two

Holiday Weekend Box Office Predictions

Obviously, Star Wars: The Last Jedi is untouchable. It made 220M last weekend, and is still quite likely to do 120-140M over the Wed-Mon span that I’m trying to predict. There are a bunch of new movies that will slowly chip away at the competition. Some open tomorrow, some on Friday, and some on Christmas Day. 1) Star Wars: The Last Jedi- 130M (Wed-Mon) 2) Jumanji- 55M (Wed-Mon) 3) Pitch Perfect 3- 40M (Fri-Mon) 4) Greatest Showman- 25M (Wed-Mon) 5) Downsizing- 15M (Fri-Mon) 6) Father Figures – 12M (Fri-Mon) 7) Ferdinand- 12M (Wed-Mon) 8) Coco- 10M (Wed-Mon) 9) Wonder- 5M … Continue reading Holiday Weekend Box Office Predictions

Box Office Predictions: Can ‘The Last Jedi’ Hit 200M?

With the total lack of new releases the past two weeks (except for that sad Morgan Freeman/Tommy Lee Jones thing), the box office is wide open for Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi to come in and do some truly amazing work. Of course, when a film is tracking this high, it’s almost impossible to land a perfect dart. I’ve seen everything from 180M to 220M. I do think Ferdinand will open well, and that could take a small chunk away from The Last Jedi. Small though. As far as holdovers go, with all the “awards” announcements, films like … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: Can ‘The Last Jedi’ Hit 200M?

Best Of 2016: Top 10 Films That I Enjoyed More Than Most Critics

So here are the 10 films that I graded the highest, that the majority of critics seemed to not like. In order to qualify for this list, the film must have had less than 50% on Rotten Tomatoes. Each film in my top 10 probably would have gotten a Fresh rating, even though my #10 film received a B-.
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It Came From Netflix: A Very Murray Christmas

Anyone who remembers the humble beginnings of Netflix will remember that it was merely an alternative to blockbuster, very few would have imagined that it would have become something that would rival most networks. Like it’s network counterparts Netflix has ventured into original programing. One of these original programs is an absolute gem, A very Murray Christmas. This show takes the tired format of the holiday variety show and turns it on its head by making it a self aware parody in the vein of curb your enthusiasm. Murray plays a forlorn celebrity who is contractually obligated to star in … Continue reading It Came From Netflix: A Very Murray Christmas