Was this the most brutal movie summer? It certainly felt that way. Tons of massive films completely tanked at the box office, and some of our most highly anticipated movies were huge disappointments. But this summer also beat last summer for total ticket sales. Here are the summer's biggest winners and losers.
Every once in a while, there's an animated film that has a totally bizarre premise, which should not work at all. And yet, the result is actually kind of great. Gnomeo and Juliet was one such movie, and so is Turbo, the story of a snail that wants to be a race car. Turbo could be the summer's most pleasant surprise.
Will this be the summer that all your favorite icons reach their true potential for greatness on the big screen? Or will all your favorite characters be stuck in generic tentpole films about angst and terrorism? We'll find out soon! Here's the complete guide to this summer's science fiction, fantasy and comic book…
It's so hard to determine which are "the" posters these days, with digital distribution and the like, but I am at least trying to make sure they're official:
We've seen a large chunk of the new CG animated Mr. Peabody & Sherman movie — and surprise, it's actually not terrible. Ever since this movie was announced, we've been giving off nervous "please don't ruin my childhood" noises.
In the future, your merit as a street thug will be based on the swift moves you bring to the back alley illegal Dance Dance Revolution fighting game. So does it work, or is it still just dance fighting?