The #1 Movie in America
“Sahara,” the 2005 action-adventure flick starring Matthew McConaughey and Penelope Cruz, made $68.6 million. It was the 35th top-grossing film of that year.
Review: The Many Saints of Newark
The Many Saints of Newark.
“The Many Saints of Newark,” written by “Sopranos” creator David Chase and fellow show writer Lawrence Konner, and directed by Alan Taylor, who helmed several episodes, is a solid albeit not exactly electrifying crime film.

The #1 Movie in America
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
It’s tough to imagine a time when “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles” and “Pretty Woman” were locked in an extended battle for multiplex supremacy.
October Forecast
October Forecast
At this point in the game, it may or may not seem unusual that possibly the biggest, baddest, most blockbustery month of 2021 shall be... October.
Review: Vacation Friends
Vacation Friends
“Vacation Friends” is a happy, harmless, “everyone involved looks like they’re having a good time” ensemble comedy.
#1 Movie in America
There’s a very plausible alternate universe where perennial Oscar bridesmaid Amy Adams has a Best Actress trophy.
September Forecast
A kinder, gentler, quieter, September 2021 is what we get, a breather from the upstart and colorful August behind us.
Review: The Night House
The Night House
Our instincts and familiarity with the horror genre tell us David Bruckner’s “The Night House” should play out just like any other of its kind.
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With Honors
“With Honors,” a bad-idea dramedy starring Joe Pesci and Brendan Fraser, claimed the crown in its second week of release with a tiny $3.7 million haul.
August Box Office Forecast
The horizon may be brewing, but we're still here.
Movie Review: Stillwater
There’s a constant, underlying question running throughout “Stillwater,” which, “Can this be real?”
Movie Review: Black Widow
Black Widow
Of all the major Avengers characters within the ever-expanding Marvel Comics Universe, Black Widow has always been one of the most elusive.
Review: F9
After eight “Fast & Furious” movies, “F9” is the first entry in this franchise that underwhelmed me.
The Big Picture
Recent & upcoming films, awards and, if we're lucky, home phone numbers

October 26, 2021
Career notes, awards, recent and upcoming movies.

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To what song does Groot dance during the opening credits of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2?

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Top 5 Directors for the 21st Century
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This Date in Film History

Hattie McDaniel passes away from breast cancer in Woodland Hills, California. Portraying Mammy in Gone with the Wind, McDaniel was the first African-American to win an Academy Award.


The World War II-based Victory at Sea is released. The film becomes famous for its acclaimed soundtrack.

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