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The Future of the Summer Blockbuster

I recently read an article through Moviepass (free promotion for Moviepass: they are a great service for the avid filmgoer) about the history of the Summer blockbuster. 786 more words

Movie News

In Theaters: The Shallows (2016)

Logline: After being attacked by a great white shark, a surfer is trapped 200 yards from shore.

I went to Jaume Collet-Serra’s The Shallows to see what looked like a promising “killer shark movie” and left fairly satisfied.   295 more words

In Theaters

"Independence Day: Resurgence"

Jeff Goldblum’s David utters after seeing the alien mothership, “That was… Uh, definitely… Bigger than the last one!” How about that was definitely dumber than the last one?! 205 more words

Film

Promoting Domestic Violence?

You’d be hard pressed to find anyone who loves the nerdy world of comic books more that I…

It all started with my love of the comic strip and the short serialised adventures of Charlie Brown and Garfield the Cat which organically evolved into an enduring love for the super hero world, which naturally lead me to reading the adventures of all the obvious archetypal heroes like Batman, Superman, Thor, Spider-man and the X-men. 629 more words

On This Day: June 20th

On June 20th 1975 the film Jaws was released. At its time it became the highest grossing film of all time, this was till the release of Star Wars in 1977, and started the trend of films known as “summer blockbusters”. 120 more words

History

A Resurgent Warning

Never underestimate the impact of a movie’s soundtrack.

Independence Day: Resurgence hits theaters on June 24th. The original is a classic. The 1996 science-fiction smash hit is as American as apple pie. 78 more words

X-Men Apocalypse Review

X-Men: Apocalypse is the fourth X-Men film to be directed by Bryan Singer and the ninth film in the series overall.  I have enjoyed this series of films since I first saw  1,180 more words

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