As I wrote last week, Green Lantern’s greatest problem is that its foreign box office returns are weak, which is confirmed in a story at ComicBookmovie.com. The article, among other things, tells of a precipitous box office fall-off the film has recently experienced. According to Boxofficemojo, “Green Lantern” has currently earned $76 million dollars, domestically, […]
I wrote in a prior post that I didn’t expect “Green Lantern” to pull in any more than $40 million dollars in its Friday-Monday debut. I underestimated its box office by almost $13 million dollars. It’s better than my estimate, though still weak in comparison to other superhero films like “Thor” or “X-Men: First Class.” Another […]
This review of “Green Lantern” contains a videoclip that could be considered as a spoiler. If you want to go into the film with as little knowledge as possible, please do not watch. Anyone that says or implies that “Green Lantern” is worst film of the summer–so far–isn’t being entirely honest. To be the best […]
Some reviewers, such as Rolling Stone’s Peter Travers, seem to think that “Green Lantern” is the “Heaven’s Gate” of superhero films. Rottentomatoes.com seems to agree, which is probably why it currently has a 25% approval rating. That being said when I checked Rottentomatoes yesterday it had a %20, so perhaps there’s room for improvement in […]
I hope Deadpool does well for Ryan Reynolds, because it looks like Green Lantern may not be the breakout hit Warner Brothers expect it to be. Why do I say this?
I like movies–which has more than a little to do with me writing for a movie website–though superhero films hold a special place in my heart. As a kid, when I wasn’t imagining myself as Captain Koenig of Moonbase Alpha, I was a superhero, and Bear Mountain in New York’s Central Park (26 miles of parkland […]
The new Green Lantern trailer is now available via iTunes, and while he is one of my favorite DC Comics characters, I am not sure how to feel about this. The new costume is interesting, but I can’t get around the mask. It looks like it’s made of stone, and doesn’t work too well (for […]