Brave is hitting DVD and Blu-ray the week, which is probably the biggest title of the new releases, as are two of the summer’s misfires, but the biggest title is Lawrence of Arabia, and it’s fair to say they don’t get much bigger.
About two weeks back Sony called their shot, and said that they were thinking they'd get to $125 Million for their six-day opening of The Amazing Spider-Man. They were wrong. They underestimated.
Over the course of Oliver Stone's career, we've seen him tackle a number of heavy-hitting topics. He's taken on Wall Street and some of our nation's most tragic events. He's a director who doesn't shy away from dark material. In fact, Stone thrives on making movies like his latest, Savages.
These days, it's difficult to properly mold a good drama. There are so many factors you have to weigh. If the film has a couple large mistakes, they can easily make or break it. Unfortunately for Oliver Stone's Savages, while wildly entertaining, it ultimately falters due to some hazardous bumps along the way.
In Hollywood, there's always a new crop of actors ready to blossom into super-stardom. A couple of the biggest names on the scene are Taylor Kitsch and Aaron Johnson. When they're brought together alongside veteran actors and a seasoned director, it gives us Savages.
Over the past two days The Amazing Spider-Man has already grossed nearly $60 Million stateside. Calling it the weekend winner doesn't take much work. It's going up against Katy Perry: Part of Me, and Savages and if it can't take both it's because it completely collapsed.
What is a movie without villains? We're referring to the characters Benicio Del Toro and Demián Bichir play in the dark drama Savages. This isn't exactly a departure from what the actors have previously tackled in their careers. Some could argue that they're just playing stereotypes, but they beg to differ.
Many male faces grace the poster of Oliver Stone's Savages, but the two who hold the most power throughout the film are Blake Lively and Salma Hayek. Both of their characters struggle to stay afloat in a world filled with drugs, betrayal and violence. The story follows O (Lively), a carefree girl from Southern California who's the lover of profitable...
Oliver Stone's Savages feels like a comeback. Maybe it is, in that it's a comeback into mainstream cinema. His last film was a sequel to Wall Street, and that film has already been lost to time. This is a big crime-filled ensemble drama/action movie, and it looks like a winner (mostly). The film is due out July 6, and features Benicio Del...