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Tag Archives: B movie

Is ‘The Call,” a new B-movie classic?

For the first hour or so of The Call, you’ll think you’re watching a new B-movie classic. The picture is staged as a typical ‘special location’ thriller. We get a solid prologue, a decent chunk of the movie set during the actual situation we paid to see, and[...]

“Devil Inside” kicks off 2012 with $34m Box Office

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com:More often than not, especially when dealing with big numbers, opening weekends are about marketing, not the quality of the film. So don’t be too shocked when you hear that Paramount’s The Devil Inside opened with $34.5 million this weekend. Yes, the film is allegedly terrible.[...]

2011: The Year’s Worst Movies

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: This time, it’s time to document the worst of the worst in cinema for the 2011 movie year. Of course, while most critics make a point to try to seek out the allegedly best in cinema in any given year, not quite as much effort is[...]

Why Jason Statham can’t break out of the B-movie action genre

HollywoodNews.com: For all intents and purposes, Jason Statham has been an action star since 2002, when Fox released the Luc Besson-produced The Transporter. Yes, more hardened film fans knew him from his Guy Ritchie work and from his supporting role in The One (a Jet Li vehicle from late[...]

Once Again “Thor” Scores at Box Office

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There was an undue amount of pressure for Bridesmaids (review) this weekend, as the Judd Apatow-produced film had to shoulder the burden of being a test case for the bankability of female-ensemble comedies. Not merely able to get solid reviews and open with enough to be[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘Social Network,’ ‘Case 39,’ ‘Let Me In’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: For the third weekend in a row, a major studio adult-oriented, dialogue-driven film with more on its mind that non-stop mayhem or mindless sight gags topped the boxoffice thus keeping the resurgence of thinking-person’s cinema on a thrilling roll. Surprise, surprise! The fact that The[...]

‘The Expendables’ fan-made trailer more exciting than any of the ‘real’ trailers

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Even if you choose to take offense at the whole gender wars thing concept (you shouldn’t, it’s funny), the actual editing in this trailer makes the film seem far more exciting than it looks in any of the ‘real’ trailers released thus far. Yes this absolutely should[...]

Why family films are better than the adult movies at the moment

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: Here’s a novel idea: “Toy Story 3” is making bank because it’s the best big-studio movie of the year and audiences have already noticed. Steven Zeitchik of the “LA Times” is wrong. Audiences are not flocking to family films because of some rebellion against adult pictures. Audiences[...]