I Am Legend Where to find it: Netflix DVD The cast: Will Smith, a dog, buncha zombies The synopsis: "Years after a plague
Showcasing "Star Trek Beyond", "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows" and "Ben-Hur".
Quality filmmaking isn't just about what footage you put up on the screen -- it's what you choose not to put up there. Sometimes too much of a good thing can be just as frustrating as too little. Which is why a tight script and an experienced editor will always be a director's best friend.
This award is unique by giving general moviegoers (not just industry professionals) the opportunity to vote for the best blockbuster film (among the top 10 box office movies), based upon each blockbuster's artistic quality (not simply your favorite).
I realize that most of the top box office hits these days are franchises that span films, books, toys, apparel, video games and the like. But truly new franchises only come along every couple of years.
All of the other crucial decisions including the screenplay, direction, casting, acting, production, and marketing all arise from the story idea.
In today's world, most sequels become extinct, literally, because they are dreadfully bad. While it may appear that the basic narrative for this sequel was the same as in the past, it was not.
Whether Million Dollar Arm will grow a pair of legs next weekend or whether Godzilla will lose a couple remains to be seen. But we do know this; Godzilla ate Million Dollar Arm in their first weekend.
A concept some teachers work to explain and students struggle to understand is exponential and quadratic growth rates. Part of the problem is that this math is often taught on paper with a simple x/y axis; it doesn't seem to have any relationship to the real world. But if you look at something like Angry Birds or blockbuster summer movies, these concepts become easier to understand.
Summer is fast approaching. Aside from vacations, warming sunshine of vitamin D and a full menu of out door smells, it is also time for blockbuster sequels to fill our viewing entertainment needs. Republicans are hoping their re-release "Benghazi Investigation #14" will be a smashing success.