With the summer flick season beginning in earnest this Friday with The Avengers, American audiences left their piggybanks unhammered over the weekend, saving their pennies until the likes of Marvel and Hasbro start presenting something.
(Either that or they splurged to see The Avengers overseas, where it raked in $178 million in 39 foreign territories, an early indictor that it might nudge Think Like A Man from the top spot next weekend.) Not only did all four new releases fail to shake the Steve Harvey juggernaut from #1 with $18 million, none of them came close.
Full Trailer for Marvel's AVENGERS ASSEMBLE (3 days ago, May 22, 2013) - Ugh. Here's the full trailer for Marvel's new animated series Avengers Assemble, and it just looks like an all-around bad show. You can actually watch the first episode on iTunes for free by clicking here. I wasn't able to sit through the whole thing. I found it annoying. I'm not a big fan of the... read more
Cannes: Vertical Entertainment Snags 3D Animation ‘The Snow Queen’ (3 days ago, May 22, 2013) - Newbie distributor Vertical Entertainment has snapped up US rights to the Russian 3D animated pic produced by Timur Bekmambetov (Wanted, Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter), based on the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale. The Snow Queen tells the tale of a little girl who embarks on a journey to save her brother... read more