Posts Tagged ‘end of the world’
 

 
Sundance

SHOWBUZZDAILY Sundance Film Festival Review: “I Think We’re Alone Now”

  I THINK WE’RE ALONE NOW (no distrib):  Pop culture seems to have an endless fascination with the post-apocalypse, and I Think We’re Alone Now has plenty of pedigree, hailing from Handmaid’s Tale pilot ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
Toronto Film Festival 2017

SHOWBUZZDAILY Toronto Film Festival Reviews: “Downsizing” & “The Shape of Water”

  DOWNSIZING (Paramount – Dec 22):  Alexander Payne’s latest film (written with his usual partner Jim Taylor) is a delight–and a bit of a mess.  On its face, Downsizing is a leap out of Payne and Taylor...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
grimm

SHOWBUZZDAILY Series Finale Review: “Grimm”

  For a while there, it seemed as though the finale of GRIMM was on a crusade to make sure the show could never be rebooted, massacring almost the entire regular cast one by one, which in an age where IP is more important ...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
12 Monkeys

SHOWBUZZDAILY Season Finale Review: “12 Monkeys”

  Time-travel tales are everywhere on TV these days–Timeless, Making History, Time After Time  and Frequency will join Legends of Tomorrow next season, and even Game of Thrones dabbled in the genre this year.  But...
by Mitch Salem
 

 

 
It's a Disaster

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY LA FILM FEST REVIEW: “It’s A Disaster”

  IT’S A DISASTER:  Worth A Ticket – And They Feel Just (More Or Less) Fine   IT’S A DISASTER is the movie Seeking A Friend For the End of the World aspired, but failed, to be:  a laugh-out-loud, t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 
Movie Countdown Number 5

WEEKEND STUDIO ESTIMATES June 22-24 — Animation Rules

The weekend continues to look very similar to the way it did yesterday morning.  Brave now looks like a $66.7 million opening weekend, according to the studio estimate this morning (exceeding our forecast in Wednesday’s ...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 

 
Movie Countdown Number 3

FRIDAY JUNE 22 BOX OFFICE RESULTS

Not the disaster we expected, the 25th weekend of 2012 is looking like $158 million for the Top 12 films Friday-Sunday, down 7% from this weekend last year and down 10% from a more normal third weekend in June.  Brave is on tr...
by Mitch Metcalf
 

 
 
Movie Countdown Number 5

WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREDICTIONS June 22-24 — Brave the Only Game in Town

Weekend #25 of 2012 looks like another disappointment: a soft $150 million for the top 12 films, down 12% from last year’s comparable weekend and down 14% from the four-year average for the weekend.  Pixar’s Brave ...
by Mitch Metcalf