For Hollywood, 2016 is a year of reckoning at the box office.
Well, it is the era of the sequel.
"Independence Day: Resurgence" will take place in present-day, 20 years after the events of the original film, as humanity
Long before his voice became an inescapable fixture on pretty much every one of your car radio's presets, Red Hot Chili Peppers vocalist Anthony Keidis was playing a surfer with attitude in the 1991 film "Point Break."
There is nothing remotely second best about the highly anticipated sequel to the charming The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel which was released in 2011. The cast of that movie included Judi Dench, Bill Nighy, Penelope Wilton, Dev Patel and Maggie Smith.
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.
We've all seen it happen: A popular film feels pressured to produce a sequel. This pressure to produce a script results in inevitable failure. I mean, who hasn't said, at one point or another, that sequels are never as good? That being said, 22 Jump Street has broken the mold.
2013 was a fairly successful year for Hollywood. The top five highest grossing films of the year all had something in common: They were all sequels or prequels. Which begs the question: Why?
"I feel like that was like one of the classic romantic comedies where we really got to see black love in a way where we haven’t
I firmly believe that Dwayne "the Rock" Johnson will soon surpass Arnold Schwarzenegger as the greatest movie action hero ever. It's Johnson -- as well as the disregard the filmmakers have for logic and physics -- that makes Fast & Furious 6 such a good time.