Sony has uploaded the full-length trailer for the Biblical drama Risen [CLAVU]. Joseph Fiennes [JFIEN] plays a Roman Centurion tasked to locate the missing body of Jesus of Nazareth after his crucifixion. He soon finds his belief and faith challenged by the believers of Christ. Risen opens wide on January 22nd.
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The dog days of summer bring out the dog films of Hollywood. Straight Outta Compton [SOCMP] will likely stay on top for a third weekend with $14 million.
Zac Efron [ZEFRO] stars as an aspiring DJ in We Are Your Friends [WAYFR], a rising-to-the-top story set in the world of Electronic Dance Music. While EDM is the hot music genre right now, the R-rating will keep out younger fans of Efron and EDM. Not counting the comedy Neighbors which was more of a Seth Rogen film, Efron’s last lead in...Read more »
Open Road has revealed the full-length trailer for the comedy Rock the Kasbah [KASBA]. Bill Murray [BMURR] stars as a down-on-his-luck musician manager who decides to take his last client on a USO tour of Afghanistan. When she leaves him stranded in Kabul, he befriends a bunch of fellow Americans and meets a young Afghan woman with a singing voice good enough to compete on "Afghan Star", a TV competition program similar to "American Idol". Rock the Kasbah opens in theaters on October...Read more »
Lionsgate has unveiled the trailer for the holiday comedy Love the Coopers [TMWTM], which was previously known as The Most Wonderful Time and Let It Snow. Diane Keaton [DKEAT] and John Goodman [JGOOD] head the family that includes Olivia Wilde [OWILD], Amanda Seyfried [ASEYF], Marisa Tomei [MTOME], Ed Helms [EHELM], Alan Arkin [ALARK], and June Squibb. Love the Coopers arrives in theaters on November 13th.
Fox Searchlight has released the domestic trailer for Youth [LGIOV] from filmmaker Paolo Sorrentino, who won the foreign language film Oscar last year for The Great Beauty.
Michael Caine [MCAIN] plays Fred, an acclaimed composer and conductor, who brings along his daughter (Rachel Weisz [RWEIS]) and best friend Mick (Harvey Keitel [HKEIT]), a renowned filmmaker. While Mick scrambles to finish the screenplay for what he imagines will be his last important film, Fred has no intention of...Read more »
With new new wide releases struggling to find an audience, the musical biopic Straight Outta Compton retained the top spot with an estimated $26.8 million. The film about N.W.A. dropped 56% in its second weekend to bring its total to $111.5 million.
Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation [MISS5] held second place with another $11.7 million. The fifth installment in the spy franchise has banked $157.8 million.
Sinister 2 [SINI2] debuted at third with $10.6 million, far short of the first...Read more »
Paramount has uploaded the first redband trailer for the horror comedy Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse [SVSZ]. Tye Sheridan [TSHER] stars as a teenage scout who along with two friends join forces with a cocktail waitress from a srip club to survive a zombie invasion. Scouts Guide to the Zombie Apocalypse opens wide on October 30th, and will be the first film in Paramount's new initiative to debut on VOD as soon as the theater counts fall under 300.Read more »
Fox has launched the full-length trailer for the sci-fi adventure The Martian [MARTN] directed by Ridley Scott [RSCOT]. Matt Damon [MDAMO] stars in an astronaut who is presumed lost on Mars and gets stranded by the rest of his crew during an emergency evcuation. Now, he must "science the sh!t" out of a way to survive for more than a year before any chance of a rescue attempt. The Martian arrives in theaters on November 25th.
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Fox has unveiled the teaser trailer for a reimagined take on Mary Shelley's original tale of reanimation Victor Frankenstein [FRNKS]. James McAvoy [JMCAV] sars as the legendary scientist and Daniel Radcliffe [DRADC] as his brilliant protégé Igor as they research immortality to help manmkind. However, their experiments go too far and created a monster. Victor Frankenstein arrives in theaters on November 25th.
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Setting box office records on its way to the top, Straight Outta Compton [SOCMP] grossed an estimated $56.1 million to lead the weekend. The N.W.A. biopic easily surpassed the Johnny Cash biopic Walk the Line's $22.3 million and even topped the fcitional 8 Mile's $51 million. The film also set a new high for an R-rated opening in August. Surprisingly, the opening crowd had more females at 52% with 51% under the age of 30. 46% of the audience was African-American, while 23% were Caucasian...Read more »