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It’s been twenty years since Stanley Kubrick put out his final movie, Eyes Wide Shut. This film made headlines in the months leading up to its July release date for many reasons. First of all, it was the first…
Here we go again! It’s that time where we make snap judgments about which movies released this month will be HITs and which will BOMB based solely on watching the trailer. Our box office gurus this time around are: …
September’s here and school is back in session, meaning it’s the time of the year that the studios usually reserve for more mature, adult-oriented films. Which sounds great in theory after a summer full of comic book movies and CGI…
Welcome to June! We’re now in the thick of the summer movie season, with all the unwanted reboots and sequels a moviegoer could ever want. Once again, we at the Agony Booth are here to judge which releases this month…
Join us for the first in a (hopefully) regular feature on the Agony Booth where we make snap judgments about the box office chances of upcoming movies based solely on watching the trailers, including Gone Girl on a Train, The Birth of a Nation, Jack Reacher 2, and more.
“Maverick then rejoins the battle and helps Iceman take out the remaining enemy planes, as totally happened all the time during the Cold War. AMERICA, YEAHHHHH!”
The 30th anniversary recap continues as we try to find out if Top Gun is still on top after all these years.
“I’m willing to risk it all to bring you this mini-recap, and find out if Top Gun is still on top after all these years.”
“Director Doug Liman channels Harold Ramis, albeit taking things in a very different direction (less Andie MacDowell, more Alien MindControl).”
“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).”
'Edge of Tomorrow': Terrible Title, but oh, That Tom Cruise
“Cruise tackles the role of an action antihero well, even though at age fifty, he’s probably getting too old for this.”
Morning Sideboob: Selena Gomez, Wannabe Born-Again Virgin
The Society For The Prevention Of Celebrity Divorce Will Prevent Celebrity Divorce With One Weird Trick
“While I wouldn’t go so far as to say that it’s one of Steven Spielberg’s best, his version of War of the Worlds is high up there on the rather short list of remakes that are actually better than the originals.”
Let’s say you HAD to watch either the 1981 Endless Love or the 2014 Endless Love. Maybe Hezbollah is holding you hostage and forcing you, Clockwork Orange style, to watch a terrible, terrible movie. Or maybe you are going…
“And much like an amnesiac, you’ll embark on an adventure that’s all too familiar, and by the end you’ll have forgotten it all anyway.”
Grown-Up Marky 'Mark' Wahlberg and Baby Matt Damon Are Not To Be Trifled With
In a movie landscape completely obsessed with remakes, why hasn’t Legend been remade? And who would we cast as our intrepid heroes?
Cheapus takes you character by character through Magnolia, writer-director Paul Thomas Anderson's lengthy opus about 24 hours in the lives of interconnected people living in the San Fernando Valley, starring Philip Seymour Hoffman, William H. Macy, Julianne Moore, John C. Reilly, Jason Robards, and Tom Cruise in an Oscar-nominated role.