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Top 10 Biggest Box Office Bombs of All Time

Guy Ritchie's KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD opened to an awful $14.7 million this past weekend and set up the $175 million budget to be wholly out of reach at the domestic box office. While the worldwide totals may balance things out a bit, KING ARTHUR is on track to be one of the biggest bombs of 2017. Looking at movie history, there have been some pretty hefty bombs at the box office....
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Top 10 Movies That Looked Bad But Turned Out Great

Sometimes, trailers do a pisspoor job of marketing a film. The movie may seem generic or wholly different than the finished product. Sometimes, a story just seems so bad that you have no desire to even watch it. Then, word of mouth kicks in and people begin to realize the movie may actually be decent. Such is the case with these ten films. In recent years, these movies represent films that...
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Top 10 Fan Favorite Movies That Need Sequels

Sequels are not always a good thing. Often, they are nowhere near as good as the original but when done right they can be as good if not better. We are in an era full of unwanted franchises, there are numerous films that deserve another big screen outing. Here is our ranking of the ten fan favorites that deserve a follow-up movie. Some of these are older films while some are pretty recent, but...
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Top 10 Projects Peter Jackson Should Make Next

THE HOBBIT: THE BATTLE OF THE FIVE ARMIES brings to an end Peter Jackson's telling of THE LORD OF THE RINGS saga. What comes next for the director is unknown, but he has several projects in development that he could try next. This list represents not only films that Jackson has been involved with in the past but also ideas for movies that could use his signature style of film-making. If you...
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Disney gives up John Carter rights, author's estate plans to make a new film

It looks like Disney has officially given up all hope of making up their losses on Andrew Stanton 's criminally underrated JOHN CARTER. After failing to recoup the $200 million budget on the mis-marketed science fiction throwback, Disney has allowed the rights to the book and characters to revert to the estate of author Edgar Rice Burroughs. While this kind of thing happens all the...
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Taylor Kitsch said the script for John Carter 2 was "f*cking awesome"

While JOHN CARTER may have been a commercial and critical disappointment, the Andrew Stanton adventure movie has grown on fans since it hit Blu-ray, myself included . Set to be a franchise starter for Disney, JOHN CARTER instead faded into infamy. Many also looked at the movie coupled with BATTLESHIP as the death knell on Taylor Kitsch 's career. Since then, Kitsch has tried to...
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The UnPopular Opinion: John Carter

THE UNPOPULAR OPINION is an ongoing column featuring different takes on films that either the writer HATED, but that the majority of film fans LOVED, or that the writer LOVED, but that most others LOATHED. We're hoping this column will promote constructive and geek fueled discussion. Enjoy! **** SOME SPOILERS ENSUE**** Just...
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Top 10 Most Memorable Movie Events from 2012

It's been a hell of a year for movies in 2012. With a worldwide box office of $10.1 billion so far, it's been one of the best years for Hollywood in a long time. This year saw the comic-book movie take center stage, proving that it was more than a temporary fad, but a permanent fixture in the market. We saw tons of emerging new trends, some good (IMAX midnight screening posters), some bad...
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Cool Videos: The Worst Movies of 2012 Review Themselves

That time of the year is coming. You know, the time when all the lists for 2012 come out, as well as the mashup clip videos of the year. I'll begin... This mashup care of Avaryl Halley is titled, "2012's Worst Movies Review Themselves". Pretty self explanatory stuff. I laughed my ass off at a few of these. Oh, JOHN CARTER, it was a nice thought. Don't worry, Battleshit got its...
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Hilarious "truth" movie posters including Magic Mike, The Hobbit, John Carter, The Hunger Games, and more!

The fine folks over at The Shiznit have rounded up a new batch of "truth" movie posters for the year and they're pretty damn awesome.  While I may not dislike the movies featured here, I can't deny the hard smack of honesty that's presented here.  I mean, I loved JOHN CARTER , but that love isn't going to change the fact that it sunk like, well, a giant turd.  The rest are...
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Here are the 10 movies that will by vying for Visual Effects Oscar nominations

As November comes to a close, the Oscar talk begins to truly heat up. One of the first coming up is the Academy Awards for Visual Effects. The Hollywood Reporter listed the ten movies that will be in contention for the golden statue when the ceremony airs on February 24, 2013 . Those films are: THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN CLOUD ATLAS THE DARK KNIGHT RISES THE HOBBIT:...
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Holiday Gift Guide - Ideas Found Around the Net - Monday, November 19th

So here's the deal (so to speak) - in an extension of the DVD/Blu-ray Amazon "Deal Column" (click for some deals that are still good) we've been running every Saturday for the last month or so, we're going to be running a column every day this week that collects various Holiday gift ideas into one handy-dandy guide.  I'll include a few selections across a wide variety of sites and...
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