Month: August 2018

Weekly Box Office Work-Up

Lower-than-average week-to-week drops was the main theme at the box office this weekend. It was yet another crazy rich weekend at the box office for Warner Bros’ romantic comedy Crazy Rich Asians. The book-to-film adaptation dropped just 5.7% in its second frame, bringing in an impressive $25 million. To put that into perspective, the average

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Weekly Box Office Work-Up

August is an infamously slow month at the box office. Last August in fact was the worst August in 20 years. The story is a bit different this year, however. This weekend was the third in a row to top its equating weekend from last August. It’s also the second weekend in a row that

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‘Star Trek 4’ Just Got a Lot Less Chris-ier

By Jordan Peterson  @himynamesjordan Turbulent news coming out of Paramount this week regarding the Star Trek IP. According to The Hollywood Reporter, both Chris Pine and Chris Hemsworth have walked away from negotiations for the upcoming Star Trek 4. Initial reports said the fourth installment in the J.J. Abrams rebooted Trek-verse would involve time travel and see

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Weekly Box Office Work-up

By Jordan Peterson | @himynamesjordan The Meg didn’t just top the box office this weekend. It devoured the competition. Warner Bros’ giant, prehistoric shark movie over preformed, swallowing $44.5 million in its first three days of release. That more than doubles the early projections, which saw The Meg reeling in somewhere around $20 million domestically.

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Review: ‘The Meg’ reels in a mediocre shark thriller

Directed by: Jon Turtletaub Written by: Dean Georgaris, Jon Hoeber & Erich Hoeber Starring: Jason Statham, Bingbing Li, Rainn Wilson, Shuya Sophia Cai & Cliff Curtis Rating: PG-13 Running time: 1 hr. 53 mins. There exists one great shark movie. I’m referring of course to Steven Spielberg’s iconic blockbuster– the first blockbuster– Jaws; a film so terrifying

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News Reel Rundown

By Jordan Peterson | @himynamesjordan One legend calls it a career while another is set to make a comeback. It’s been a crazy news cycle, so without further ado, let’s jump into the week’s hottest headlines! Reel #1: The sun setting on the Sundance Kid One last ride for the Sundance Kid. In an interview

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Review: ‘Christopher Robin’ brings the warm-and-fuzzies

By Jordan Peterson | @himynamesjordan Directed by: Marc Forster Written by: Alex Ross Perry, Tom McCarthy & Allison Schroeder Starring: Ewan McGregor, Hayley Atwell, Tim Cummings & Bronte Carmichael Rating: PG Running time: 1 hr. 44 min. Christopher Robin is the second movie in just under a year to center around the fictional-but-not-really-fictional human playmate of

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