It’s 2 a.m. and you awake with a jerk, alone in your fully lit apartment and still on the couch. On TV, the credits of some movie you’ve already seen a billion times are scrolling by. It feels like rock bottom. And we know, because we’re just like you: single.
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Insert aviation-related pun here. Pixar’s Up flew to the top of the box office this weekend, as the animated film brought in an estimated $68.2 million to pace the competition. Not only is that more than last summer’s sensation, Wall*E, grossed during its initial frame, it also marks the third biggest opening in Read More
Maybe having the geeks inherit the earth wasn’t such a good idea after all. Never before have we seen such a fringe demographic wield so much influence on filmmakers, despite not really possessing that much tangible power at all. This year, from Zack Snyder’s Watchmen to J. J. Abrams’ Star Trek, director after Read More
Memorial Day marks the unofficial start of summer, and what better way to spend the weekend than by watching some movies?! Four such diversions hit theaters today, and, as usual, there is something for everyone. As we do every Friday, here’s a handy guide to the new releases.
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Derek Anderson and Victor Kubicek, founders of the Halcyon film company, had never produced a major motion picture when they quietly acquired the Terminator franchise two years ago, while the big studios weren’t looking.
“Through the grapevine we heard that the owners of Terminator were in an egregious split, but it wasn’t on Read More
Running time 115 minutes
Written by John Brancato and Michael Ferris
Directed by McG
Starring Christian Bale, Sam Worthington, Helena Bonham Carter
McG’s Terminator Salvation, from a story and screenplay by John Brancato and Michael Ferris, stipulates a post-nuclearized, post-apocalyptic America in the year 2018. Yes, 2018! That’s only nine years from now! Read More
New York Daily News: Sometimes on a Monday you’re on the elevator with a coworker and you’re not sure what to say, so you say, “Do anything interesting this weekend?” And sometimes the person tells you, “Yes, I saw [insert movie name here].” So you say, “How was it?” And they only have a few Read More
There’s something a little fishy going on with Terminator Salvation. The Warner Brothers release doesn’t open until Memorial Day weekend, but the relentless ad campaign has basically spoiled the entire movie already. The latest spot, a four-minute “extended preview,” is like a short film: Almost every major plot point is shared, along with Read More
We have to hand it to Christian Bale. For as long as we could remember, he was always a conundrum: a brilliant actor that seemed to actively sabotage his stardom by appearing in mostly limited-appeal dreck. Then, something fascinating happened: Caught up in the wave of counterintuitive superhero casting choices—you can thank Tobey Read More