The Magnificent Seven took the weekend box office with one of the best openings in recent years for the western genre and a top 3 opening for Denzel Washington and his best collaborating with Antoine Fuqua.
Maleficent easily conquered the box office this weekend while Seth MacFarlane may have been a one hit movie wonder with A Million Ways to Die in the West bombing.
Usually playing historical villains and more shady modern government officials and businessmen, Tom Wilkinson has appeared in over 100 movies and TV shows.
Tons of movies and TV show trying to get out before Christmas with Elysium, The Lone Ranger, Kick Ass 2, Burn Notice and our Pick of the Week, Justified Season 4, just to name a few.
Despicable Me 2 remained on top this weekend against giant robots, giant monsters and Adam Sandler.
Fox is moving forward on a couple of major comic properties, Guillermo Del Toro is staying insanely busy, Disney is going to lose a ton of money on The Lone Ranger and much more in this week’s News Shotgun.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about the return of Chucky, controlling Rambo in a new video game, false advertising in a movie about advertising, Mystery Men, the logistics of Land of the Dead, the mediocrity of Identity Thief, viral Godzilla marketing and much more.
Despicable Me had one of the best openings ever for an animated movie while Disney had another gigantic live action bomb with The Lone Ranger.
The Lone Ranger seems poised to be this year’s John Carter with terrible reviews while the other two movies out this week are much more well received.
We’re in the thick of Summer blockbuster season and this month we have one of our most anticipated movies, Pacific Rim, along with comic movies RIPD, Red 2 and The Wolverine and Disney’s blockbuster reimagining of The Lone Ranger, just to name a few.