A bombastic, vulgar and often thrilling exercise in red, white and blue machismo that relies too much on romanticized video game aesthetics and corny sentimentality to be a great film
The Avengers are mighty, but not enough to beat themselves. The Marvel and Disney sequel earned a staggering US$187.7 million (NT$5.76 b illion) in its debut weekend in the U.S., making it the second biggest U.S. opening of all time according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.
The high-octane "Furious 7" peeled out of the gates in its opening weekend, picking up a stunning US$143.6 million from 4,004 locations to easily top the U.S. box office, according to Rentrak estimates Sunday.1 Comment
With a standard-setting finale to its first season reaching 17.6 million viewers, Fox's music business drama "Empire" has proven that it's still possible for broadcast television to create big hits.
The fifth season of "Game of Thrones" had its premiere Wednesday at the Tower of London, an atmospheric landmark whose history is like the show: tangled, royal and bloody.
This is clearly the season for Oscar-worthy performances by British actors playing mathematical geniuses facing daunting personal odds.
All-in-one action thriller features spy movie standards, gentlemanly manners, aristocratic pomposity, mean-spirited smugness and brainless deployments of violence
Once upon a time, there was a magic land. Little Red Riding Hood lived there, with Cinderella, Rapunzel and Jack from the beanstalk. They tried to find unconditional love for their families but found it can be a horrible battle.
Without doing a disservice to Louis Zamperini's life, it's hard to know what Angelina Jolie was trying to tell
The film may be a much needed tribute to the sacrifice of American soldiers, but it's lacking context. Few Iraqis here are seen as anything but the enemy