89th Academy Awards – Predictions

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‘La La Land,’ Summit Entertainment

Well, it’s that time again. Time for my favorite awards show. I’ve previously talked about the Academy Awards like it was the Super Bowl, and, really, that’s still how I feel about it. In fact, since my team is almost never in the Super Bowl, I tend to obsess over the Academy Awards more than the Super Bowl. Today – just like every year – I want to reveal my predictions for the big event. Continue reading “89th Academy Awards – Predictions”

Blue Valentine, Chef, and Taxi Driver – Thespians & Filmmakers

'Chef,' Open Road Films
‘Chef,’ Open Road Films

In this post of Thespians & Filmmakers, I’m taking a look at two of my favorite directors, as well as one of my favorite performances in one of Derek Cianfrance’s best films. Let’s talk about Jon Favreau, Martin Scorsese, and Michelle Williams. Continue reading “Blue Valentine, Chef, and Taxi Driver – Thespians & Filmmakers”

REVIEW: The Jungle Book (2016)

The Jungle Book Poster
Theatrical Release Poster – Walt Disney Studio Motion Pictures

The following is a review of Disney’s The Jungle Book, a Jon Favreau Film. The reviewed film was seen in IMAX 3D.

Jon Favreau is a great director that has shown his talents both with blockbusters, like Iron Man, and with smaller, personal films, like Chef, so when he was announced for the ‘live-action’ Disney remake of the famous Rudyard Kipling stories the film community was very excited. I am so happy to write here that The Jungle Book might be the very best film Favreau has ever made, as well as Disney’s best attempt at improving and updating an animated classic. Continue reading “REVIEW: The Jungle Book (2016)”

Box Office Predictions – April 2016

Box Office Prediction

MAJOR RELEASES’ OPENING WEEKEND PREDICTIONS:

  • The Jungle Book – Buena Vista / Walt Disney Animation Studios – April 15th, 2016 – $90-110 million
  • The Huntsman: Winter’s War Universal – April 22nd, 2016 – $35-45 million
  • Keanu – Warner Bros. – April 29th, 2016 – $15-25 million
  • Ratchet & ClankFocus Features – April 29th, 2016 – $10-18 million

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Box Office Predictions – Biggest Opening Weekends of 2016

Box Office Prediction

I’m finally back with Box Office Predictions! In this special New Year’s Day post I’ll be predicting the top 5 biggest opening weekends of 2016, and I’ll probably fail completely when it’s all said and done. But I’m saying there’s a chance I’ll be right about some of the picks here. Have a look! Continue reading “Box Office Predictions – Biggest Opening Weekends of 2016”