Review: ‘In the Heart of the Sea’

What is the true story that inspired the myth? This is the question In the Heart of the Sea tries its hardest to answer, at the expense of something perhaps deeper that could have been explored within the true men who sailed the ill-fated Essex. Strangely, the film expects you to have some

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Straight Outta Compton and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Review; Our Favorite Movie Scenes

Straight Outta Compton and The Man from U.N.C.L.E. Review

This week on the podcast, we review Straight Outta Compton and The Man from U.N.C.L.E., and great news! The whole cast is here this week, so we had tons of opinions and thoughts to share.

We also covered the latest entertainment news, read our favorite comments you left for us last week, gave you our Netflix Recommendation of the Week, then covered new movie releases you can check out next weekend.

(Amy, we’re pretty glad we won you in the “breakup”)

QUESTION OF THE WEEK: What is your favorite movie scene EVER?

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Ranking the Pixar Movies By Box Office Success

Which Pixar film was the studio’s most successful? You may be surprised.

Review: ‘The Purge’

The makers behind Paranormal Activity and Insidious really understand how to make horror movies, at least financially. After all, the return on investment for their films is astonishing. Recall that Paranormal Activity only cost $15,000 to make and brought in almost $200 million. Every sequel since has replicated this, albeit with higher budgets. This weekend, The

Why Hollywood Needs to Stop Making These Movies

You’ve probably noticed a recent trend in recent years when it comes to Hollywood’s big “gambles.” It’s hard to pinpoint the originator of the films I’m getting at, so let’s start somewhere meager: Alice in Wonderland (2010). This movie cost $200 million to make and grossed over $330 million, which