Box office disappointments: Top 5

Adam Brannon HeadshotBy Adam Brannon. So Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets has tanked at the US box office, taking a paltry $17million in its opening weekend on a budget of around $200million. Ouch! By contrast, Star Wars: the Force Awakens took just shy of $250million in its first few days.

That got me thinking, which other films have been box office disappointments and led to huge losses for their studios? This list isn’t necessarily counting down the biggest box office bombs of all time, rather the films that were actually pretty decent but ended up being a massive let down for their directors, stars and studios. Continue reading

The most anticipated films of 2016

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By Adam Brannon

As we say goodbye to 2015, it’s easy to see why film aficionados are calling it one of the greatest years in living memory for high quality blockbusters. From Jurassic World to Minions and from Mad Max: Fury Road to Star Wars: the Force Awakens, we really have seen it all.

It would be easy to write off 2016, however, there are some cracking films that lay ahead for us in the next twelve months. Let’s take a look at some of the most anticipated of next year. Continue reading