• Genre Film Spots Will Dominate Super Bowl XLV Ads On Sunday

    Posted Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 01:37 pm GMT -4

    This Sunday when the Pittsburgh Steelers will play against the Green Bay Packers in Super Bowl XLV, science fiction fans will get to enjoy seeing a number of trailers for upcoming genre films. Fans wanting a look at the latest trailers will see these films on Sunday: Rango (March 4) Thor (May 6) Pirates of […]

  • Rentrak Announces Top DVD Sales, Rentals And On Demand for Week Ending January 23, 2011

    Posted Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 06:08 pm GMT -4

    Genre Movies ranked among the top DVD sales, rentals and on-demand for the week ending January 23, 2011 based on estimated consumer spending, according to Rentrak. According to the company’s Retail Essentials, Home Video Essentials and OnDemand Essentials tracking services, the top ten selling DVDs, the top ten most-rented motion pictures and the top ten […]

  • Legendary Film Composer John Barry Has Died

    Posted Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 11:14 am GMT -4

    Film composer John Barry has died at the age of 77 in New York. Born in York England in 1933, Barry worked on more than 100 films during his long career. Nominated for 7 Oscars and winning 5, Barry scored 12 James Bond films from ‘Dr. No’ until 1987′s ‘The Living Daylights’ and maintained that […]

  • Weekend Box Office 1-31-11

    Posted Monday, January 31st, 2011 08:04 am GMT -4

    Making its debut, ‘The Rite’ starring Anthony Hopkins (‘The Wolfman’, ‘The Silence of the Lambs’), took the weekend box office top spot with $15 million. The $37 million budgeted supernatural thriller, which also stars Rutger Hauer (‘Blade Runner’, ‘Batman Begins’), opened in 2985 theaters. In it’s third weekend, ‘The Green Hornet’ slipped to 4th place […]

  • ‘Superman’ Has Been Found

    Posted Sunday, January 30th, 2011 04:27 pm GMT -4

    According to Deadline, Warners Bros has found it’s iconic American superhero in British actor Henry Cavill. Best known for his portrayal of Charles Brandon on Showtime’s ‘The Tudors’, Cavill also stars in the upcoming epic film ‘Immortals’. In ‘Immortals’, he plays the imposing Greek warrior Theseus who battles with mythological gods and monsters such as […]

  • ‘Skyline’ Coming To DVD And Blu-ray In March

    Posted Friday, January 28th, 2011 11:03 am GMT -4

    Available in both DVD and Blu-ray Hi Def formats, Skyline is a heart-pounding, alien abduction thrill ride that will keep you guessing in this action-packed sci-fi adventure set for release by Universal Studios Home Entertainment on March 22, 2011. It was supposed to be a simple birthday weekend in Southern California.  But when sunrise arrives […]

  • James Cameron Announces Release Dates For ‘Avatar’ Sequels

    Posted Tuesday, January 25th, 2011 03:07 pm GMT -4

    James Cameron has announced the release dates for his mega-hit ‘Avatar’ sequels to EW. Cameron said, “I am in the process of writing the next two Avatar films now. We are planning to shoot them together and post them together, and we will probably release them not quite back to back, but about a year […]

  • Weekend Box Office 1-24-11

    Posted Monday, January 24th, 2011 02:03 pm GMT -4

    In it’s second weekend, ‘The Green Hornet’ scored a respectable $18.1 million and is now on its way to becoming the highest grossing live-action superhero comedy of all time. It’s current domestic gross is $63.4 million. ‘The Green Hornet’ scored the second-best opening ever for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday with $34 million its […]

  • Rentrak Announces Top DVD Sales and Rentals for Week Ending January 16, 2011

    Posted Monday, January 24th, 2011 11:12 am GMT -4

    Genre Movies ranked among the top DVD sales and rentals for the week ending January 16, 2011 based on estimated consumer spending, according to Rentrak. Rentrak Top 10 Selling DVDs 1 The Social Network 2 Alpha and Omega 3 Machete 4 Dinner for Schmucks 5 Despicable Me 6 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse 7 The Last […]

  • ‘District 9′ Director Neill Blomkamp’s ‘Elysium’ Picked Up By Sony

    Posted Thursday, January 20th, 2011 08:04 am GMT -4

    Sony has picked up ‘District 9′ director Neill Blomkamp’s big budgeted follow up ‘Elysium’. Rumored to have a budget set at $120 million, ‘Elysium’ is a big step from Blomkamp’s $35 million, under-the-radar hit, ‘District 9′. The new film will star Matt Damon (‘Hereafter’, Bourne Identity’), Jodie Foster (‘Contact’, The Brave One’) and Sharlto Copley […]

  • ‘The Dark Knight Rises’ Casts Anne Hathaway As Catwoman

    Posted Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 01:58 pm GMT -4

    Actress Anne Hathaway (‘Alice In Wonderland’, ‘Havok’) will star as ‘Catwoman’ opposite Christian Bale’s ‘Batman’ in the franchise’s next installment ,’The Dark Knight Rises’. It was also revealed that Tom Hardy (‘Inception’, ‘Star Trek: Nemesis’), who joined the cast last fall, will play ‘Batman’ nemesis ‘Bane’. “I am delighted to be working with Tom again […]

  • Genre Movies Among Top DVD Sales And Rentals For Last Week

    Posted Wednesday, January 19th, 2011 11:05 am GMT -4

    Genre Movies ranked among the top DVD sales and rentals for the week ending January 9, 2011 based on estimated consumer spending, according to Rentrak. Rentrak Top 10 Selling DVDs 1 Machete 2 Dinner for Schmucks 3 Despicable Me 4 The Last Exorcism 5 Salt 6 Resident Evil: Afterlife 7 The Twilight Saga: Eclipse 8 […]

  • Paramount Announces 2011 3D IMAX Releases

    Posted Tuesday, January 18th, 2011 11:23 am GMT -4

    Paramount Pictures will release four of the studio’s tent-pole films with 3D in IMAX theaters in 2011. ‘Super 8′, the science fiction collaboration between director J.J. Abrams and Steven Spielberg, will be released in theaters on June 10. The second ‘Transformers’ sequel, ‘Transformers: Dark of the Moon’ will crash into theaters on July 1. Originally […]

  • Weekend Box Office

    Posted Monday, January 17th, 2011 08:01 am GMT -4

    Scoring the second-best opening ever for the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, ‘The Green Hornet’ grossed an estimated $34 million. Currently in 3,584 theaters, the 3D Sony picture is now estimated to gross $40.5 million through the Monday holiday. ‘Hornet’ also is the third-highest January opener after ‘Cloverfield’ and a reissue of ‘Star Wars’. 1. […]

  • New Trailer ‘Battle: Los Angeles’

    Posted Saturday, January 15th, 2011 11:09 am GMT -4

    A new trailer for ‘Battle: Los Angeles’ was released this week. It looks like the alien invasion film is potentially raising the bar for big budget invasion films such as ‘Indepedence Day’. It has a gritty ‘Saving Private Ryan’ feel to it. Which begs the question. Why can’t we get a ”Terminator’ film set in […]