The success or failure of a film depends on a multitude of factors. The marketing campaign has to be spot on, the release date needs to be strategically planned and it always helps if, you know, the movie is actually good. One of the primary features of a film that can greatly sway the public’s attitude is the tag team of director and leading actor.
If a film possesses a formidable cinematic duo with name brand recognition and talent then more of the general public will be enticed to buy tickets.
Over recent movie memory, we have witnessed the formation of some truly Elite actor/director partnerships. These alliances have yielded immense box office success as well as critical praise.
Charlie Sheen has officially decided that he’s way too white to star in the new “Machete Kills” movie, so he’s channeling his Latino roots and changing his name back to Carlos Estevez for the flick. For the first time in his entire career, Charlie Sheen will use his birth name in the credits of the new [...]
Apparently, there’s still a lot of gas in the tank for the “The Fast and the Furious” franchise. “Fast Five,” the fifth installment, lived up to studio expectations (at least from a box-office perspective), earning $86 million in ticket sales on opening weekend. In honor of the highly anticipated movie “Fast & Furious 6,” which [...]
It appears that Ryan Gosling’s latest movie wasn’t all it was hyped up to be and instead left the film goers in Cannes furious. Gosling (32) stars in the Nicolas Winding Refn directed thriller as Julian, a drug-smuggler in Bangkok who is pressured by his mother (Kristin Scott Thomas) to avenge his brother’s death. “When one [...]
A trailer for Jennifer Aniston’s newest movie, “We’re The Millers,” came out yesterday and it actually looks pretty funny. Even if it didn’t look funny, I’d still suggest everyone go see it because she’s a STRIPPER!! Sure, the “Friends” babe may be getting a little older, but she is still a smoke-show and watching her [...]
Larry David is literally unrecognizable in a new teaser trailer for his highly anticipated upcoming HBO movie, “Clear History.” Cruising down the highway, sporting shoulder-length hair and a long, scraggly beard, the “Seinfeld” and “Curb Your Enthusiasm” creator looks like he just walked off the set of “Sons Of Anarchy.” The comedy, which is directed [...]
The second trailer for this Summer’s highly anticipated film “The Wolverine” just dropped and it has us on the edge of our seats. In the new flick, Hugh Jackman returns as Wolverine in this sequel to X-Men’s first solo outing, “X-Men Origins: Wolverine.” Mark Bomback and “The Usual Suspects” writer Christopher McQuarrie penned the script, which [...]
The situation in Syria may have somehow taken a turn for the worse, as President Barack Obama revealed the United States has suspicion to believe that chemical weapons have been used in Syria. The UN and US have revealed there is evidence pointing towards a chemical attack in Syria, despite warnings from President Obama last [...]
Yahoo!’s track record is glaring proof that acquisitions do, in fact, go badly. At one point in time, Yahoo! fooled us all into thinking that it had its game on lock, but it seems as though the company has almost intentionally paved the roadmap for what not to do when taking on subsidiaries. In an [...]
Former Destiny’s Child member Kelly Rowland and Mexican superstar Paulina Rubio are in final talks to join Simon Cowell’s hit show “The X Factor.” This news comes just days before Fox needs to have all four judges firmly in place, as they are scheduled to begin work on the new season this Tuesday in Charleston, [...]
Earlier today Mac Miller unveiled the official artwork for his highly anticipated sophomore album, Watching Movies With The Sound Off. The cover is just as bizzarre as we expected it to be, displaying Miller in his birthday suit, posted up at a table in front of a bright red wall. This will undoubtedly add to the [...]
It appears that actress Jennifer Aniston still goes to her “Friends” for advice. On Wednesday’s episode of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show,” Jen stops by Matthew Perry’s house for some tips about her co-hosting gig. Perry didn’t seem too pleased with Aniston’s unexpected drop-in … but we can see why. The brunette-beauty also opens up the [...]
Zach Galifianakis hosted “SNL” last Saturday night, and it was as brilliant as expected. One of the funnier sketches was of a new game show called “Game of Game of Thrones.” If you love HBO’s “Game of Thrones,” and are a fan of comedy, this video is a Monday morning must watch. A surprise guest [...]