Zombie love ruled at the box-office last week, but can the heartfelt undead defend themselves against fighter jets, poison pills and identity theft? Taking in nearly $21 million, Warm Bodies will have to hold up against the Jason Bateman-Melissa McCarthy comedy Identity Thief, the pharmacological thriller Side Effects from director Steven Soderbergh and the IMAX… More »
Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters Recent News
Three big genre releases hit theaters this weekend, including two horror films and one action-packed throwback to the ass-kicking films of the 1980’s. Going up against last week’s box-office winner, Hansel and Gretel, we’ve got the ghosts of Georgia, an emo zombie on a journal of self-discovery and Sly Stallone as an aging, axe-wielding hitman. More »
Demon-hunting siblings Hansel and Gretel took down the Wicked Witch of the weekend box-office, putting Mama in the corner despite some handsome second-week earnings. This week, however, the tough-as-nails twins are challenged by an emo zombie rom-com and a Bullet to the Head.
Can the touchy-feely zombies avoid the death-blow of an axe-wielding… More »
It looks like fairy tale flicks are back on top, at least for right now. Despite harsh reviews, action star Jeremy Renner’s Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters made it to the top this weekend, beating out Guillermo de Toro’s Mama.
Watch static. Hang out at the DMV. Visit a dairy and see how milk is processed…
The above are all things that movie critics encourage you to do — twice — before daring to see Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters once.
Thanks to not just recent awards ceremonies but nominations for ones that are upcoming, movies like Zero Dark Thirty and Silver Linings Playbook have experienced an impressive bounce in their box office revenue.
That said, new-release films are more than holding their own with moviegoers, thanks to effective counterprogramming, not to mention the… More »
It was a long time in the wilderness before Jeremy Renner’s career took off.
Guest starring on series TV like The Net, followed by movies like zombie thriller 28 Weeks Later, Renner made his break in the sleeper hit The Hurt Locker, and later, The Town, both of which garnered him Oscar nods. More »
Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters is being released this weekend, transforming the classic fairy tale into action-packed adventure. The film follows in the footsteps of such projects as Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, which found America’s 14th president battling bloodsuckers — and not the ones in Congress! — and falls in line with a spate of… More »