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Fall Movie Preview: 27 Movies You Need to See

August 30, 2017 10:23 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 29629
Summer’s the time for big, loud blockbuster movies and a few gems scattered in between. But it’s the fall when the real heavy-hitters come out. Later this year, we’ll see a bevy of Oscar contenders like “Molly’s Game,” independent film darlings that found their way to the big screen like “Call Me By Your Name,” risky thrillers like “The Killing of a Sacred Deer,” and, of course, “Star Wars: The Last Jedi.” Here are all the movies to keep an eye out for this fall.

The Best Movies to Watch in Celebration of Fourth Of July

June 27, 2017 10:18 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 12992
For many people, a long Fourth of July weekend is quickly approaching, which mean it’s time for the usual traditions: BBQs, beer, fireworks, American flags, and patriotism. Since fireworks festivities can’t get underway until that sun goes down, you may be planning on watching a movie or two over the long weekend—in between hot dog grillings and swimming pool visits, of course. But with such limited time available on this national holiday, which movie do you choose? To help you out, we’ve assembled a diverse list of films that would make for fine Independence Day viewing. Whether you’re in the mood for something light, something patriotic, or a more sober encapsulation of our nation’s history, you’re sure to find something to here.

25 Books to Read Before They Become Movies This Year

May 16, 2017 3:44 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 44056
Few things are original in Hollywood, and that’s totally fine. Some of this year’s most anticipated movies are based on acclaimed books. So before “Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets” or “Murder on the Orient Express” hit theaters this year, be sure to read the book so you know what everyone’s talking about. Just note that new movie release dates tend to be added or shuffled around throughout the year, so some of the dates here might change. Here are 25 book-to-movie adaptations that are coming out this year.

The Book Was Better: Authors Who Hated the Movie Versions of Their Books

May 4, 2017 11:11 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 33543
Some of the most beloved movies ever were based on books. But just because we loved them doesn’t mean the original author did. Some of the writers on this list believe the film adaptation of their work ruined their book. A few even cried when they saw the film version of their work. Either the movie missed the tone of the novel, destroyed the ending, or was miscast – at least in the eyes of its author. Check out these controversial film adaptations and exactly what the author thought about the cinematic translation of their work.

35 Movies Coming Out This Summer That You Need To See

April 27, 2017 10:29 am  | Comments: 1 | Views: 58973
We’re on the cusp of the summer-movie season, and it’s quickly approaching. Last year, the big complaint about summer movies was that too many sequels and reboots turned out to be duds. And though you will surely get some of that this summer, this year’s batch seems more promising. Here are 35 movies coming out this summer that you need to see.

Only 29 Movies Have Ever Hit $1 Billion at the Box Office — Here They Are

April 13, 2017 12:09 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 61810
With movie ticket prices increasing and the resurgence of franchises like “Star Wars,” films earning over $1 billion worldwide may become commonplace. But, for now, there are only 28 movies from the last 25 years that have managed to join this exclusive club. From “Minions” to “Furious 7” and more, here a list of the highest-grossing movies that were box office hits that made $1 billion or more.

35 Iconic Movie Roles Turned Down By Huge Actors

March 13, 2017 12:15 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 60834
Movie characters become iconic thanks in large part to the actors who bring them to life, and it’s often difficult to imagine anyone else in the role afterwards. But some actors are fired from a role, some leave because of other commitments, and some just don’t accept the offer. Some actors regret turning down a project, but others know that it can be the right choice, no matter how popular or critically adored the film might become. Here are 35 iconic characters that were almost played by different actors and actresses.

23 Movies You Probably Didn’t Know Were Actually True

February 28, 2017 11:46 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 203699
There is a reason why so many movies are based on actual events, and that’s because nothing is more entertaining than real life. Granted some are more “inspired” by others and many have debated the true merit of what “based on a true story” actually means. Sometimes it’s a by-the-book incredibly accurate adaptation, and other times, the only thing real about it is that somebody with that name existed. The 23 movies assembled here are ones you’ve probably heard about before, but may not have realized had real elements to them. Some were improved upon, by the film version, while in certain other cases the real story is even more fascinating.

25 Actors with the Most Oscar Nominations of All Time

February 22, 2017 1:07 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 51723
The Academy Awards are the end-all and be-all for Hollywood actors and actresses. Each year, Tinsltetown’s most talented flock to the award ceremony where they anxiously await the announcement of each winner. While the list of winners is constantly growing, it’s still one of the most exclusive clubs to be a part of in Hollywood. The larger list, of course, is of those who have been nominated. Mixed into the mass are a few rare gems that have been honored with nominations several times over. Before the 89th Academy Awards airs this Sunday, February 26, familiarize yourself with the actors and actresses who have the most Oscar nominations over the years.

Here Are All the 2017 Oscar Nominees

January 24, 2017 12:09 pm  | Comments: 1 | Views: 53249
The Oscars set the conversation about the best of the year in movies for many in the US. On Tuesday morning, the Academy released its list of nominees for the 2017 awards show, which will be hosted by Jimmy Kimmel on February 26. While “La La Land” took the expected lead with 14 nominations, which ties it for the most Oscar nods ever, there were also some curveballs, surprises and snubs. Here are all the 2017 Oscar nominees.

22 Huge Movie Sequels Coming Out in 2017

January 6, 2017 12:06 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 89813
2017 is going to be a huge year for movies. If you thought 2016 had a bloated summer, just wait until this year. Stretching from April to August — the summer movie season is starting earlier each year — there’s the potential for over a dozen sure-fire big blockbusters. Much of that will be because we are getting a lot of sequels. While some are hotly anticipated, others may feel like cash grabs. Here are all of the big sequels coming in 2017 that you may not have even realized were coming to the big screen.