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‘Paranormal’ Brings Activity to the Box Office

‘Paranormal’ Brings Activity to the Box Office

Stephen Branson October 22, 2012 0

t was quite an interesting weekend at the movies. While Alex Cross missed the mark at the box office, Paranormal Activity 4 and the popularity of Argo and Hotel Transylvania kept the numbers high for

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A Haunting History of Horror + Vote On Your Favorite Monster

A Haunting History of Horror + Vote On Your Favorite Monster

Stephen Branson October 10, 2012 0

alloween is upon us. It’s that wonderful time of year where being a cosplayer has its advantages, toilet paper becomes a weapon, and it’s acceptable to take candy from strangers. While some enjoy the

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‘Taken 2′ Review – A Bad Case of Déjà Vu

‘Taken 2′ Review – A Bad Case of Déjà Vu

Stephen Branson October 8, 2012 0

Director: Olivier Megaton Writers: Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen Producers: Luc Besson, Diloy Gülün, and Michael Mandaville Actors: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Rade Šerbedžija Original Music by: Nathaniel Méchaly Cinematographer: Romain

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‘Hungry Hungry Hippos’ Moving Forward?!

‘Hungry Hungry Hippos’ Moving Forward?!

Stephen Branson October 5, 2012 0

hen a little movie called Transformers hit the big screen back in 2007, the notion of turning popular toys and board games into feature length films became increasingly popular. While the billion dollar franchise

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Hey Kemosabe, Check Out the First Trailer & Poster for ‘The Lone Ranger’

Hey Kemosabe, Check Out the First Trailer & Poster for ‘The Lone Ranger’

Stephen Branson October 3, 2012 0

arlier this week we were given a first look at the teaser poster for Disney‘s upcoming The Lone Ranger (which you can see for yourself down below). Today, Disney has released the first trailer

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‘Hotel Transylvania’ Sinks Its Fangs into the Box Office

‘Hotel Transylvania’ Sinks Its Fangs into the Box Office

Stephen Branson October 2, 2012 0

alk about a comeback! With September’s dismal box office numbers, it was looking to be one of the worst box office months in recent history. But thanks to the record-setting debut from Hotel Transylvania and

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‘The Avengers’ Blu-ray/DVD Review Pt. 2 – Bonus Features for the Comic Book Geek

‘The Avengers’ Blu-ray/DVD Review Pt. 2 – Bonus Features for the Comic Book Geek

Stephen Branson September 28, 2012 0

arlier this week, 2012′s biggest blockbuster hit stores and fans went crazy. If you’re interested in reading more about the The Avengers, check out Jonathon’s review of the film here. Also, click here to

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Judging ‘Dredd 3D’

Judging ‘Dredd 3D’

Stephen Branson September 26, 2012 0

Dredd 3D Director: Pete Travis Writers: Alex Garland (screenplay), John Wagner and Carlos Ezquerra (characters and comics) Producers: Stuart Ford, Deepak Nayar, Adi Shankar, and Alex Garland Actors: Karl Urban, Olivia Thirlby, Lena Headey,

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Box Office: ‘End of Watch’ Takes Down the Weekend’s Competition

Box Office: ‘End of Watch’ Takes Down the Weekend’s Competition

Stephen Branson September 25, 2012 0

ast week’s disappointing box office numbers (the second worst of 2012) were overshadowed by this week’s new releases. The top 12 films in theaters this week earned $75.2 million, with three of the new

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‘The Avengers’ Blu-ray/DVD Review Pt. 1 – Comparing Store Exclusives

‘The Avengers’ Blu-ray/DVD Review Pt. 1 – Comparing Store Exclusives

Stephen Branson September 20, 2012 0

e’re less than a week away from the release of this summer’s biggest blockbuster, Marvel‘s The Avengers, on Blu-ray and DVD. If for some wild reason you still haven’t seen The Avengers, (and there

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Box Office: ‘Resident Evil: Retribution’ Keeps this Weekend Alive

Box Office: ‘Resident Evil: Retribution’ Keeps this Weekend Alive

Stephen Branson September 19, 2012 0

his past weekend was yet another slow one at the box office. The top 12 films in theaters this weekend only grossed a total of $69 million, making the weekend the second-worst weekend of

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Google Introduces the Bacon Number

Google Introduces the Bacon Number

Stephen Branson September 15, 2012 1

ix Degrees of Kevin Bacon.” It’s a game I’m sure we’ve all played at one time or another. It’s where you take a celebrity and try to trace them to actor Kevin Bacon in

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Attention Children of the 80s & 90s! ‘The Brave Little Toaster’ to get a Remake

Attention Children of the 80s & 90s! ‘The Brave Little Toaster’ to get a Remake

Stephen Branson September 14, 2012 0

ho’s ready to get nostalgic? While kids today have Toy Story and Finding Nemo to bring back childhood memories, kids from the late ’80s and early ’90s may remember a treasured childhood film called

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Lee Pace as King Thranduil and New Stills from ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

Lee Pace as King Thranduil and New Stills from ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’

Stephen Branson September 10, 2012 0

e’re a little more than three months away from the release of Peter Jackson‘s The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, but fortunately we have a look at Lee Pace (best known as Ned the pie

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Oh, Fudge! ‘A Christmas Story 2′ is Real?!

Oh, Fudge! ‘A Christmas Story 2′ is Real?!

Stephen Branson September 7, 2012 2

ll little Ralphie Parker wanted for Christmas was an Official Red Ryder Carbine-Action Two-Hundred-Shot Range Model Air Rifle. When he finally unwrapped it on that memorable Christmas morning, a tradition was born. Every year

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Box Office: ‘The Possession’ Takes Over Labor Day Weekend

Box Office: ‘The Possession’ Takes Over Labor Day Weekend

Stephen Branson September 5, 2012 3

t’s not unusual for Labor Day weekend to have low box office numbers. Families usually try to get that one last trip to the beach in before fall officially starts, and don’t typically spend

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Comic Book Movie News Roundup

Comic Book Movie News Roundup

Stephen Branson August 30, 2012 0

Avengers Assemble! y now we’ve all seen Marvel’s The Avengers at least a dozen times. But wouldn’t you like to see it on the big screen just one more time before September 25th when

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‘Hit and Run’ Movie Review: A Disappointing Miss

‘Hit and Run’ Movie Review: A Disappointing Miss

Stephen Branson August 29, 2012 2

Director: Dax Shepard Writers: David Palmer and Dax Shepard Producers: Andrew Panay, Nate Tuck, Kim Waltrip, Jim Casey, and Dax Shepard Actors: Dax Shepard, Kristen Bell, Michael Rosenbaum, Bradley Cooper, Tom Arnold, and Kristin

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Box Office: ‘The Expendables 2′ Holds Number One in a Disappointing Weekend

Box Office: ‘The Expendables 2′ Holds Number One in a Disappointing Weekend

Stephen Branson August 28, 2012 0

here’s no telling what excitement next week will bring.” That was the positive note I ended on last week and boy, was I wrong. This week was a very slow and disappointing week at

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