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Taught Superheroes to Fly
It laid the template for the gritty, gravity-defying, self-seriously cerebral modern blockbuster.
A Quiet Place
Defied All Odds to Become a Blockbuster
“The movie was risky on every level.”
how movies are made now
The Dos and Don’ts of Writing a Blockbuster for China
A Hollywood executive with expertise in the Chinese market outlines what works — and what doesn’t — in scripts that appeal overseas.
The Dark Tower
Will Be the Rarest of All Gifts: A 90-Minute Summer Blockbuster
That’s half an hour shorter than this summer’s average tentpole film.
How Are Movies Going to Credit All Those Blockbuster Writers Rooms?
The current shared-universe storytelling model is clashing with WGA rules.
Simon Pegg: Nerd Culture Won, and Now It’s Dumbing Us Down
“We’ve been infantilized by our own taste.”
The Force Awakens
Is Trying Not to Be a Bloated Blockbuster
According to screenwriter Lawrence Kasdan, who adds we might see Lando Calrissian in another
Damon Lindelof on Blockbuster Screenwriting
“We live in a commercial world, where you’ve gotta come up with ‘trailer moments.’”
David Edelstein and Producer Lynda Obst on Hollywood’s Blockbuster Problem
“A studio would rather invest $250 million in one film than make a whole bunch of really interesting, deeply personal projects.”
‘SNL’s Colin Jost Dreams Up Several Silly Movie Sequels for ‘The New […]
SNL’s co-head writer Colin Jost has a funny new piece in The New Yorker today in which he previewed this summer’s unlikely movie sequels, […]
box office gold
on Opening Weekend
hits $200 million.
See Solid Proof That Every 3-D Summer Blockbuster Is the Same
Case closed. Any questions?
Get Acquainted With Tony Stark’s Underlings
A new ‘Iron Man 2’ video takes us inside Stark Industries.
Iron Man 2
Trailer: It’s Been Too Long, Mickey Rourke
This thing looks great.
Call of Duty
Franchise Continues to Make Hollywood Look Silly
People love their video games.
Adam K. Raymond
Call Of Duty: Modern Warfare 2
, Video Game Industry Takes Hollywood Out To The Woodshed
James Cameron’s self-bestowed title as “King of the World” is officially in jeopardy.
Dan Brown Book Party Conspicuously Unmysterious
“A woman I have never met but a woman whom I love deeply: Janet Maslin of the New York ‘Times.’”
Millions of Harry Potter Fans Are Really Cranky Today
’Harry Potter 6’ raked in $22.2 million at midnight screenings last night.
Michael Bay Laughing All the Way to the Bank
’Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen’ grossed $55 million at the box office yesterday.