Some of the regular writers here on the Flickchart blog have decided to list a few things that are on our collective radars on a semi-regular basis for your reading pleasure. We’re here to talk about what’s cool, and what’s not – from movies to music to games to tv to anything else that’s worth mentioning. We’ll start the conversation, but we’d love to hear your current interests, dislikes, and favorite recently watched movies too in the comments!
I’m going to describe a movie. It’s a sci-fi movie from the early seventies. Charlton Heston is in it. He is the last man on Earth. He wears a track suit and speeds around post-apocalyptic L.A. in a convertible, battling albino zombie mutants with a machine gun.
Sounds awesome, right? It is. The movie is called The Omega Man, and it will blow your mind.
Ever since the release of Sweeney Todd five years ago, I’ve been worried about the future of Tim Burton. Sweeney Todd was yet another bid of hopeful Oscar consideration on his part that sadly went unnoticed, and with his last film Alice in Wonderland, I decided to just avoid it. It never interested me all that much, and at the time I had never done that ever to Burton. With his newest film Dark Shadows, I was actually looking forward to it, thinking it could be a return to form for Burton (I got a vibe of Beetlejuice almost immediately), and the biggest surprise for me: It’s actually a really entertaining black comedy. Read the rest of this entry »
|Movie||Weekend $||Total $||Times Ranked||Add to Flickchart|
|Rise of the Planet of the Apes||$54.0 Mil||$54 Mil||394|
|The Smurfs||$21.0 Mil||$76 Mil||166|
|Cowboys & Aliens||$15.8 Mil||$67 Mil||1434|
|The Change-Up||$13.5 Mil||$14 Mil||42|
|Captain America: The First Avenger||$13.0 Mil||$143 Mil||5119|
|Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 2||$12.2 Mil||$343 Mil||8071|
|Crazy, Stupid, Love.||$12.1 Mil||$42 Mil||613|
|Friends with Benefits||$4.7 Mil||$49 Mil||562|
|Horrible Bosses||$4.6 Mil||$105 Mil||2919|
|Transformers: Dark of the Moon||$3.0 Mil||$344 Mil||3973|
Source: Box Office Mojo