There are so many (potential) problems with Disney’s upcoming Mulan (a live-action version of the 2009 animated feature, based on a Chinese folktale) though the hardest hurdle to clear is that it costs (supposedly) somewhere in the ballpark of $290-$300 million dollars to produce! This. Movie. Is. Way. Too. Expensive. I don’t know why it […]
Reviews have begun to drop for Luc Besson’s Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets, and while it’s early days yet, let’s just say they haven’t been charitable. The Hollywood Reporter’s Todd McCarthy was particularly tough on Besson’s latest effort, saying, ‘Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets really is that bad, bad enough […]
While the budget for Batman v. Superman: Dawn Of Justice, hasn’t been released yet, it’s rumored to be expensive.
The Maze Runner honestly mystified me. It was pretty popular, and hugely profitable (earning over $340 million on a $34 million budget) yet was stuck with a seriously nonsensical plot that was way more complex–and not in a good way–than it needed to be. The cast was pretty game, and clearly brought into the entire […]
It’s kind of incredible to believe, but Marvel’s Avengers: The Age of Ultron is well on the way to breaking even! This is because, while it won’t open domestically till May 1 (though there were showings for critics), its already premiered overseas in 11 foreign markets, where its estimated to earn over $160 million over the coming […]
“The Help” continues to hold on to first place at the box office, at $14.3 million, “Colombiana” at $10.3 million and “Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark” at $8.7 million. Despite placing in third, “Don’t Be Afraid Of The Dark,” budgeted at $25 million, will bounce back when the box office recovers from the effects […]