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Summer Blockbuster

10 Summer Blockbuster Books

Posted 05.19.2014 | Books

Originally published on Amazon This summer's biggest hits include the continuations of popular series, such as Janet Evanovich's, as well as a new ...

Bombs Threaten Hollywood

Gina Hall | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Gina Hall

I like to see big summer movies in the theater, I really do. It's my hope that the disappointing box-office receipts wake up the studios, and spur riskier ventures that attempt to keep up with what's going on in the online world.

The Death of the Original Summer Blockbuster

Ben Zweifach | Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment
Ben Zweifach

Now, studios aren't even bothering to re-package anything; they're just packaging the same thing all over again, and leaving the titles untouched -- a whole new level of creative laziness.

'I Had Never Been So Completely Enraptured By A Movie'

Tom Cramer | Posted 08.30.2013 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

Just last week, there was a piece on summer blockbusters on Post/50, and the leading photo was from Jaws. It was released nationwide on June 20th, 197...

6 Dream Female Buddy Film Dynamic Duos

The Huffington Post | Julie Zeilinger | Posted 06.28.2013 | Women

When "Thelma & Louise" was released over 20 years ago, critics predicted based on it’s critical and economic success that it would spark a new cinem...

Are We Scared to Go the Movies (Or Do They Just Suck)?

Chris Krapek | Posted 10.08.2012 | Chicago
Chris Krapek

It's been nearly three weeks since the deeply troubling tragedy at a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado. The box office has been weak ever since. Is there a correlation to be made here, or is it just a matter of not-so-good movies being released?

"Straw Dogs" Movie: Who's Playing Who? (PHOTOS)

Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment

In 1971, Sam Peckinpah's psychological thriller, Straw Dogs, first hit the big screen. 40 years later, Rod Lurie takes the reins and it's more terrify...

Does Inception Salvage the Summer Movie Season?

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

You can enjoy Inception in any number of ways, as action film with big brain, science fiction with multiple twists, spy flick, heist flick, love story, or simply a big budget spectacle.

G-Force: Disney's Loveable Rodent Gets an AK-47

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

This week Disney launched its D-Day assault. With the advertisements for G-Force gracing every highway across America, big artillery has reached the "cute" stage.

Can Movies Save the Day?

Dan Glickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Glickman

I'm proud of the starring role that movies play bringing joy and inspiration to people worldwide. The real-world role we play at the heart of our modern, creative economy is often overlooked.

Frank Mundus -- The Old Man and the Sea (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

In 1986 Frank Mundus and angler Donnie Braddock caught a 3, 427 lb great white off Montauk NY -- a world record with a rod and reel.

The Summer Blockbuster: God's Gift

Lindsay Mannering | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lindsay Mannering

The Fourth of July has always been associated with fireworks, cookouts, and warm weather, but in the 1980's, "summer blockbuster" was added to the lis...