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The July box office starts early this year thanks to Independence Day falling on a Thursday, and this month sees one of the first (but certainly not the last) months where most major releases are produced or co-produced by Disney.…
It’s a new month, and time for another batch of box office predictions. We’ve finally escaped the movie dumping grounds better known as January and February and entered that time of the year when there’s at least some small chance…
“Bubble Boy is such a misfire all around that it should be considered a medical nightmare.”
“2014 was a great year for movies. So much so that making my top ten list this year was torturous (well, more torturous than usual).”
Morning Sideboob: Shailene Woodley Is Homeless
“Damn, first half the world gets frozen over, then Cheney gets to be President. It really is the apocalypse!”
Morning Sideboob: Jake Gyllenhaal Punched Taylor Swift's V-Card, Then Stood Her Up To Her Birthday Party
“Just like before, Duncan Jones delves into some heady sci-fi concepts. And alas, just as before, he crafts another film that entertains despite having a story that doesn’t quite seem to have been completely thought through.”
In what could be considered a counterpoint to Mr. Mendo's own review, Cheapus takes a look at Donnie Darko, which he happily admits has its fair share of problems (EXPLAIN YOURSELF EVERY ONCE AND A WHILE, WHY DON'T YOU), but he believes the film still has much about it to recommend.
“Mr. Mendo is back to take on yet another overrated indie film: Donnie Darko, the needlessly obtuse story of a schizophrenic boy, the 6-foot rabbit that visits him in the night, and the jet engine that falls on him. Also, there’s some stuff in here about time travel and the end of the world. And Patrick Swayze is a child molesting motivational speaker. This synopsis makes more sense than the movie.”