Bill Wine Movie Reviews
Sunday evening’s Academy Awards telecast marks the fifth year in the era of the Best Picture Times Two experiment, and it would appear to have caught on.
The Oscars are upon us, and the slates of nominees on display on Sunday evening during the Academy Awards ceremony are the usual mix of familiar faces and first-timers.
With the 86th Academy Awards ceremony only days away, we’re getting ready for the year’s best acting.
The family movie audience just will not lego of The Lego Movie.
The animated comedy earned an estimated $49-million on its second weekend of release for another convincing first-place finish.
Moviegoers rode along with Ride Along as the new comedy earned an estimated $41-million in its weekend debut for an easy first-place finish.
The Academy Award nominations are now official. But what about the poor deserving few who were snubbed, ignored, underappreciated, or forgotten?
The sequel, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, made it two weekends in a row on top of the heap by earning an estimated $31-million on its second weekend for another first-place finish.
The Middle Earth fantasy-adventure, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, was the runaway winner on its debut weekend, earning an estimated $74-million.
Its box-office hammer was only half as powerful as it was last weekend, but the fantasy sequel, Thor: The Dark World, made it two first-place finishes in a row.
The new kids’ science fiction thriller, Ender’s Game, took the top spot, debuting with an estimated $28-million.
Bad Grandpa, the fourth entry in the Jackass franchise, grabbed the top spot, earning an estimated $32-million on its opening weekend.
It earned an estimated $31-million.
The Fifth Estate may fancy itself a cyberthriller, but the thrills are few and far between.
‘Elysium’ was tops among a group of four new movies that turned up at multiplexes over the weekend.