Tag Archives: Rick Jaffa

Hollywood Contenders – Ron Howard’s “In the Heart of the Sea” sets sail for late Oscar consideration

With very few films still to be seen, we more or less know who and what the Academy Award hopefuls for 2015 realistically are. Sure, we don’t know exactly what will happen, but the mysteries are drying up. One that still remains is if members of the Academy will take[...]

“Jurassic World” arrives to restart a classic franchise

It’s hard to find someone who doesn’t consider Steven Spielberg’s Jurassic Park to be an overt classic. You can find people who don’t care much for either of the sequels, but the first one is almost undisputedly one of the best blockbusters ever. Now, I can’t actually say much about[...]

This Week In Movies By Pete Hammond: Rise of the Planet of the Apes

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Defying all expectations, even from the most optimistic projections of its distributor 20th Century Fox, the prequel to the venerable Planet of the Apes franchise, Rise of the Planet of the Apes scored at least $20 million more at the boxoffice than anticipated with a[...]