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SUMMER FILM PREVIEW: Superheroes, spies and sequels dominate summer movie fare
It’s summer movie season, and it’s time for originality to take a four-month vacation. That means a line-up brimming with sequels and remakes, as the art of film bows to the chase for commerce. It beg... read more
Summer movies 2018: From ‘Avengers’ to ‘Jurassic World,’ it’s a sequel-heavy summer
We’re used to summer movie rosters being filled with superhero flicks, but the summer of 2018 is promising to be very sequel-heavy ... don’t feel tears welling up as you watch the trailer, then this f... read more
Summer Movie Preview: 25 Films You Don’t Want to Miss
... kickoff of the summer movie season, 2017 has already seen a King Kong movie, a ghost in a shell, and the fate of Fast & Furious franchise. The change from April to May is something of a formality ... read more
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The 18 Best Summer Blockbusters Ever
Here are the 18 best summer blockbusters ever. We’ve been celebrating summer movies with a site-wide debate week focused ... charm inspired countless imitators (and faded with each sequel), but for on... read more
Summer 2016 Box Office: Are Sequels, The Critics Or Bad Movies To Blame?
Meanwhile, Marvel with its infinite interloping superhero ... this summer (+6 from 2015), it was harder for certain titles to hold than others. So, if you’re upset that summer wasn’t a smash, don’t ju... read more
Can Wonder Woman transform summer movies?
The film may have one of the highest profiles this summer, but other filmmakers also have amped up the appeal to female audiences. May 5 will see the release of “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” the s... read more
Is the Summer Pop-Cultural Experience Still Defined by Movies?
While summer remains the season most heavily stacked with high-profile, action-heavy film releases, the tentpole movie syndrome has also spread to other months on the calendar. “This year, for the fir... read more
The 30 Hottest Films of Summer 2018
When we sat down to kick off this year’s summer movie preview, it felt just a little bit off ... stuff you’ll be checking out for the sake of keeping cool? See you at the movies. read more
The Weekend Warrior’s 2012 Summer Box Office Preview
Since the actual Weekend Warrior has transformed into a more condensed version of the weekly box office preview ... the three biggest movies for the summer are all likely to be based on superheroes. W... read more
The summer of our discontent: When franchise overload killed movie originality
At roughly this point last year, we were up to our ears in noteworthy studio movies, including wickedly smart, emotionally rich comedies ("Spy," "Trainwreck"), above-average sequels ... removed. Super... read more
Where Are the Kids’ Movies This Summer?
The lack of kid-friendly fare — which is exacerbated ... “We all thought ‘Frozen’ was a certain type of movie, and then it wound up far exceeding everyone’s expectations.” Superhero movies, which this ... read more
The Weekend Warrior’s Summer Box Office Wrap-Up August 31st
Since we’re less than a week away from Labor Day and the start of festival and awards season, now seemed like a good time to assay the damage in terms of how things fared compared to how we thought th... read more