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October 17, 2016
The best horror films aren't always the scariest. In Rob Dean's latest column, he examines the integral part that comedy plays in a great scary movie.
September 19, 2016
After looking at the numbers for the 2016 summer movie season, Rob Dean found some surprising trends in audience reaction and box office performance.
September 12, 2016
With the release of the new "Blair Witch" sequel in theaters, Rob Dean takes a look at found footage movies that actually succeeded in utilizing the gimmick.
August 31, 2016
"Howard the Duck" was a well-deserved flop back in 1986, but there are a number of box office bombs that actually warrant a second chance.
August 1, 2016
From "Escape to New York" to "Suicide Squad," audiences love to root for antiheroes, but what is it that makes them so good?
July 15, 2016
In conjunction with the third installment in the rebooted "Star Trek" film series, Rob Dean takes a look at the best (and worst) threequels in cinema history
July 11, 2016
From the cult classic "This is Spinal Tap," to this year's "Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping," the music industry has always been ripe for comedy.
July 6, 2016
Hollywood has been remaking movies for longer than you realize, but what separates a good remake from a bad one?
June 24, 2016
The reason that shows like "Game of Thrones" and "Breaking Bad" are among the best TV dramas is their use of comedy.
June 15, 2016
Hollywood's obsession with sequels isn't a new phenomenon, but why do comedy sequels in particular fail so often?
June 6, 2016
Why is it so difficult for Hollywood to successfully adapt a video game into a good movie, and will they ever get it right?
May 13, 2016
In conjunction with his latest film, we take a look at how writer/director Shane Black has continually redefined and reinvigorated the buddy cop film.
May 4, 2016
Motherhood is the hardest job in the world, and to celebrate all those badass moms out there, we compiled a list of the toughest mothers in cinema.
April 19, 2016
Batman vs Superman. Captain America vs Iron Man. What is it about pitting our favorite superheroes against each other that is so compelling to audiences?
December 29, 2015
Resident film critics Jason Zingale and David Medsker bid adieu to 2015 with a look at their favorite movies of the year.
December 31, 2014
Resident critics Jason Zingale and David Medsker celebrate 2014 with a look back at their favorite films of the year.
September 28, 2014
Known more for its horror movies than prestige films, this October is packed with quality, including the latest from Brad Pitt, Robert Downey Jr. and Jake Gyllenhaal.
September 2, 2014
The fall movie season kicks off with the latest films from Liam Neeson, Denzel Washington and Tom Hardy.
July 29, 2014
The summer movie season draws to a close with new installments of "Sin City" and "The Expendables" and the return of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
June 29, 2014
From fast cars, to hot rods, to car chases, to spectacular crashes, these films should be in every gearhead's collection.
June 29, 2014
The sequel to "Rise of the Planet of the Apes" headlines the July movie slate, along with Dwayne Johnson's "Hercules" and another dose of Melissa McCarthy.
June 2, 2014
The summer season rolls on with sequels to "Transformers" and "21 Jump Street" and new films from Doug Liman, Paul Haggis and Clint Eastwood.
April 27, 2014
The summer movie season opens with a bang this month, featuring new films starring Spidey, Godzilla and the X-Men.
April 1, 2014
Before the summer movie season kicks into gear, check out new films starring Kevin Costner, Johnny Depp and more.
March 3, 2014
Moviegoers have plenty of great options this March, including new films from Wes Anderson and Darren Aronosky.
February 3, 2014
Get out of the cold this February with the latest film from George Clooney, a remake of an '80s classic and more.
December 31, 2013
2014 gets off to a rocky start with very little to offer except a new Jack Ryan adventure and Jason Reitman's latest film.
December 27, 2013
Resident critics Jason Zingale and David Medsker celebrate 2013 with a look back at their favorite films of the year.
December 2, 2013
2013 draws to a close with a host of Oscar contenders, including new films from Martin Scorsese and David O. Russell.
October 27, 2013
The fall movie season continues with a promising slate of films, including sequels to "Thor" and "The Hunger Games."
September 29, 2013
Awards season has started early this year with October releases like "Gravity," "Captain Phillips" and "All Is Lost."
September 2, 2013
The summer movie season may be over, but there's still plenty to look forward to this September, including the latest from Ron Howard and Joseph-Gordon Levitt.
July 28, 2013
With upcoming releases like "Elysium" and "The World's End," the summer season promises to end on a high note.
June 29, 2013
There's plenty to look forward to this July with movies like "Pacific Rim," "Only God Forgives" and "The Wolverine."
June 2, 2013
The summer season rolls along with the return of Superman, another attack on the White House and the end of the world.
April 28, 2013
The summer movie season kicks off with the latest adventures of Iron Man, the crew of the USS Enterprise and the Wolfpack.
March 31, 2013
Between the "Evil Dead" remake and new films from Michael Bay and Danny Boyle, April is a great appetizer to the summer.
February 26, 2013
There's something for just about everyone this March, including the newest films from directors Bryan Singer and Sam Raimi.
February 25, 2013
Bob Westal visited the set of "21 and Over," where he had the chance to speak with the cast and crew about making the movie.
January 28, 2013
It's pretty slim pickings at cineplexes this month, although the return of John McClane should offer some joy to action fans.
January 1, 2013
With new films from Arnold Schwarzenegger, Ryan Gosling and Mark Wahlberg, January might not be as bleak as usual.
December 28, 2012
It wasn't the most memorable year for the movie industry, but Jason Zingale still found plenty of great films to enjoy.
December 2, 2012
2012 draws to a close with a trip back to Middle-earth, Tarantino's latest, and the thrilling hunt for Osama bin Laden.
October 28, 2012
There's a lot to be thankful for this November, with new films from Steven Spielberg and Ang Lee, and the return of James Bond.
September 30, 2012
There's plenty of variety this month with new films from Ben Affleck and the Wachowskis, and another round of "Taken."
September 3, 2012
The fall season kicks off with a handful of promising films, including the latest from director Paul Thomas Anderson.
July 29, 2012
The summer season winds down with action films galore, including a new "Total Recall," another "Bourne" and more.
July 1, 2012
There's not much in theaters this month, but with the return of Spider-Man and Batman, do you really need anything else?
May 29, 2012
The summer season rolls on with Ridley Scott's new sci-fi epic, the latest from Pixar and one very filthy teddy bear.
April 29, 2012
The summer movie season is finally upon us as Marvel's Avengers assemble and the Men in Black return in style.
March 25, 2012
As the summer movie season approaches, Hollywood ends spring on a high note with something for just about everyone.
Jason Zingale headed to Austin, Texas for the SXSW film festival to get the scoop on some of the year's upcoming movies.
February 26, 2012
Hollywood kicks off the spring season with a promising array of big-budget epics, high-profile comedies and more.
January 26, 2012
Romance may be in the air, but there's not a whole lot to love about February's upcoming movie slate.
January 3, 2012
January may be a notoriously bad month for movies, but this year's crop of films is hoping to buck that unfortunate trend.
December 29, 2011
Resident film critics Jason Zingale and David Medsker ring in the New Year with their best (and worst) movies of 2011.
December 7, 2011
Fans of author John le Carré know about his past life as a spy, but what other celebrities might have dabbled in espionage?
November 29, 2011
It's the most wonderful time of the year, and Hollywood is offering up a great slate of films to keep you out of the cold.
October 28, 2011
With the holidays just around the corner, Hollywood offers up a balanced mix of family films and award hopefuls.
October 4, 2011
With Quentin Tarantino's "Pulp Fiction" and "Jackie Brown" now available on Blu-ray, we chatted with two of the films' stars.
September 26, 2011
Horror fans may be disappointed by the lack of scary movies, but there are more treats than tricks in this month's releases.
September 16, 2011
We went to Detroit to visit the set of the new Hugh Jackman film, "Real Steel," and came away genuinely impressed.
August 21, 2011
The fall movie season kicks off in style with new films from heavy hitters like Matt Damon, Brad Pitt and Ryan Gosling.
June 2, 2011
Violence in movies has been shocking audiences for more than 50 years, but just how far is too far? Bob Westal and Ross Ruediger examine the history of ultraviolence in cinema.
May 17, 2011
Perfecting your craft is noble, but Hollywood tells us that it also can be the road to hell. Just ask Eddie Felson.
May 4, 2011
More than 100 movies (and a boatload of sequels) will hit theaters this summer, but which 30 should be on your radar?
April 6, 2011
The borderline psychotic and spiritually adrift "Taxi Driver" protagonist has inspired an army of misguided movie souls.
March 14, 2011
This year's fest is the host of several big premieres, including the sci-fi thriller "Source Code" and the comedy "Paul," as well as festival favorites like "Being Elmo," "Super" and "Win Win."
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February 25, 2011
The Academy Awards have become a snoozefest. David Medsker would love to shake things up with his five upset picks.
February 23, 2011
Everyone's taken a job they hated for the money. For actors, though, it's preserved on film forever. D'oh!
January 30, 2011
From Potter and "Paul" to the X-Men and the Muppets, 2011 is shaping up to be an interesting year for moviegoers.
in South Africa
January 18, 2011
Our trip to Cape Town included a tour of the set, interviews with the likes of Danny Trejo and Luke Goss, a chance to be an extra in a fight scene, some quality time with a bunch of locked-and-loaded cars, and more.
January 6, 2011
Nic Cage's career is filled with dazzling peaks ("Raising Arizona," "Adaptation") and dreadful valleys ("Snake Eyes").
January 3, 2011
Names like Johnny Depp, Seth Rogen, Simon Pegg and Matt Damon headline a promising winter movie season.
December 29, 2010
It took a while to warm up, but 2010 eventually gave us memorable highlights like "The Social Network" and "Scott Pilgrim." Along with more 3D than anyone asked for.
December 19, 2010
"The Ref" and "Die Hard" aren't traditional Christmas movies. And that's why we enjoy them so much this time of year.
November 22, 2010
A new Coen Brothers joint, a "Tron" sequel, and Natalie Portman and Mila Kunis in leotards. Ho, ho, ho!
October 27, 2010
Attention gorehounds! As the "Saw" series wraps up, we revisit some of our favorite bloody moments and send the horror franchise off in style.
October 15, 2010
The sophomore class of our Directors Hall of Fame boasts both old-school legends like Coppola and Kubrick and new-school kings of cult like Tarantino and the Coen Brothers.
September 14, 2010
Directors like David Fincher, Michael Bay and Spike Jonze got their start by telling rock stars to act like rock stars. Check out our list of music video directors who jumped to the big screen.
September 1, 2010
Tune in this fall for the "Jackass" crew in 3D, the beginning for Facebook and the beginning of the end for Potter.
August 9, 2010
It doesn't happen often, but when a group of action stars teams up, the results can be ass-kickingly awesome.
May 10, 2010
From "Planet of the Apes" to "The Matrix," Hollywood has long enjoyed exploring the idea of humanity on its last legs.
May 4, 2010
The summer movie scene is always a push and pull between your wallet and your inner filmophile. Check out our preview for Summer 2010's best picks.
March 29, 2010
This year's SXSW featured the debut of "Kick-Ass" and several other top-notch films.
March 24, 2010
"Hot Tub Time Machine" is easily one of the funniest movies we've seen in years. We had a chance to talk with just about everyone involved in the film, including Craig Robinson, Rob Corddry, and Crispin Glover.
March 13, 2010
From world premieres of “Kick-Ass” and “MacGruber,” to an exclusive first look at Robert Rodriguez’s “Predators,” this year’s SXSW looks to be one of the most exciting festivals to date.
March 5, 2010
Take a look at ten of Johnny Depp's most under-appreciated roles, including "Donnie Brasco" and HST's epic "Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas."
February 1, 2010
The City of Love has played host to plenty of great films over the years. We take a look at 15 of the best Paris movies to date.
January 7, 2010
Though winter typically sees the worst of the year's movies, Winter 2010 should be better than most.
December 23, 2009
The first decade of the new millenium played host to some industry-defining movies. These 10 movies gave the world a look into Hollywood's future.
November 17, 2009
When it comes to the holiday movie season, quantity matters less than quality. This year's crop of films include new projects from Peter Jackson, James Cameron and Clint Eastwood.
October 14, 2009
A collection of our favorite movies that are set in the City So Nice They Named It Twice, including "Dog Day Afternoon" and "Ghostbusters."
September 16, 2009
Nothing's sexier than a woman with a gun. Or a knife. Or a Hattori Hanzō sword.
August 28, 2009
Now that the autumn months are upon us, popcorn pictures are out and more traditionally grown-up fare (including the yearly parade of awards contenders) is in.
July 8, 2009
Chances are Daniel Radcliffe will always be Harry Potter in the eyes of moviegoers, but he wouldn't be the only actor who couldn't escape the shadow of a past character.
June 26, 2009
There's just something about two great actors squaring off that makes for some of the most memorable cinematic moments.
June 16, 2009
Vampires are often painted as dark, sinister characters with a penchant for gothic fashion and a taste for blood that can never be fully quenched. Once in a while, we're gifted with bloodsuckers who can see the funny side of their affliction…or if they can't, then at least the viewers can.
June 10, 2009
Take a look at some of Denzel's lesser known roles. They aren't always the best films, but Washington makes them worth viewing.
May 15, 2009
It seems like Tom Hanks is always cast as the nice guy. We found ten movies for which he played something from the darker side of life.
May 6, 2009
In the days before J.J. Abrams revealed the new "Star Trek," we looked back at the previous cinematic voyages of the Starship Enterpirse.
May 1, 2009
Summer 2009 is the season of sequels - "Terminator: Salvation" and "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" just to name a few - but are any of them worth seeing?
February 25, 2009
Bullz-Eye visited the set of Zack Snyder's "Watchmen" and reported back on his first-hand account of one of the year's most anticipated films.
February 18, 2009
We take a look at the most recent Oscar oversights. It's not that the winners weren't good, we just thought some other nominees (and some films that went unnominated) deserved it more.
January 5, 2009
Movies like "Cloverfield" and "300" started to change the paradigm around the winter movie lineup. Studios are finally putting out some good titles during the colder months, and the 2009 Winter should be one of the best in years.
December 31, 2008
When it's time to look back at the year in movies, most critics tend to agree on one thing: it could have been better. But what many fail to realize is that 2008 also delivered arguably some of the best films of the decade.
November 19, 2008
Jeff Giles has taken a look at the seasonal release schedule, whittled it down to its strongest contenders, and assembled a list of BE-approved movies for your holiday season. Your welcome.
September 08, 2008
Since their work on the "Godfather" trilogy, DeNiro and Pacino have been cosmically linked. They can work without one another, though, as these solo performances show.
August 25, 2008
If you’ve been patiently waiting for the first autumn chill to come and carry off the hot buttered scent of the summer’s long succession of tentpole films, 2008’s fall lineup won’t disappoint.
July 21, 2008
Our "Watchmen" preview tells you everything you need to know before you the latest Alan Moore piece hit the big screen.
July 21, 2008
Nothing exemplifies the special bond between brothers like the fraternal pairs in this great list of movies.
July 14, 2008
Michael Caine has one of the most commanding and endearing onscreen presences of any actor in the business. Our Caine File has ten of his hidden highlight performances.
June 17, 2008
How many television properties has Hollywood ruined by turning them into movies? Too many to count, but this list of ten is a start.
May 05, 2008
Robert Downey, Jr. has had a resurgence of late, but you probably missed these seven earlier performances.
Harrison Ford has played some of the most memorable characters in cinema (Han Solo, Indiana Jones, Jack Ryan), but what about some of his lesser known roles?
April 28, 2008
Summer 2008 included three of the best superhero pics yet made and sequels to classic franchises like "The X-Files" and "Indiana Jones."
April 24, 2008
New York Comic-Con 2008 previewed epic titles like "The Incredible Hulk" and "Hellboy II: The Golden Army."
April 20, 2008
From "Reefer Madness" to "Half Baked," people have been lighting up on screen for decades. We've put together a short list of our favorite cinematic stoners to celebrate your favorite April holiday this year.
March 14, 2008
Not every animated film starts with the Walt Disney castle and a song from Elton John. Here's a list of some great animated films the world has forgotten.
February 25, 2008
Last year's Academy Awards broadcast was as dull as award shows come. But with enough snubs and surprises to keep almost every race close, this year could be one of the most exciting shows in ages.
February 18, 2008
Not everyone has received the recognition they deserve. David Medsker lists five Oscar snubs who are bound to win a golden statue at some point in their careers.
February 11, 2008
Revisit the roller coaster ride that is Will Ferrell's hit-or-miss filmography.
January 28, 2008
We say goodbye to Heath Ledger with a short list of our favorite performances from the versatile young actor.
January 4, 2008
The 2008 winter season follows the unfortunate trend of a terrible lineup. The most exciting film is "Cloverfield," a movie that can hardly live up to its hype.
January 1, 2008
Not all blades are created equal, therefore their cinematic moments should be treated in a similar manner. Bullz-Eye offers up the ten most badass knife scenes in movie history.
December 28, 2007
Say what you will about the banal summer season and the mediocre selection of Oscar bait: 2007 was a good year for movies. Jason Zingale and David Medsker run down their best and worst films of the year.
November 16, 2007
The holiday movie season has your requisite Christmas cheer, balanced out by one of the more eclectic end-of-year slates we can remember seeing.
October 15, 2007
Whether it's the teen horror gore or the great social commentary horror we love, the genre is full of gruesome death scenes. We offer 20 of the best.
August 20, 2007
It may not have the superheroes and pirates the summer season brings, but the fall season is filled with promising prospects, including the return of the Western with "3:10 to Yuma."
July 27, 2007
Comic-Con has become the place for major geek movie previews. It's not just comics anymore, it's anything the nerd in you could possibly love.
June 29, 2007
We take a look back at the most eventful and uneventful summer movies of years past.
June 1, 2007
The MTV Movie Awards give even the most far-flung films in the industry a chance at a golden statue, even if it is a golden bucket of popcorn.
May 18, 2007
There's nothing hotter in Hollywood right now than comic book blockbusters. We take a look at the history of comic book films and where they're headed in the future.
April 27, 2007
Summer 2007 was another big season packed with sequels and must-see hits like "Transformers" and "Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End."
March 16, 2007
Who is the biggest badass in entertainment history? It's the kind of hypothetical that could keep a group of guys up until the wee hours of the morning. We set out to answer the question. Which badass ultimately prevailed?
February 19, 2007
The 2007 Oscar season was full of leaks, but that didn't prevent a few surprises. Our preview took a look at the merit of each nominee.
February 5, 2007
With the second class of our Directors Hall of Fame set to be announced this fall, look back on the members of our inaugural class – a group that includes Steven Spielberg and Martin Scorsese.
January 17, 2007
Blockbuster thinks it has what it takes to go up against Netflix, but is that just wishful thinking? Jason Zingale takes the new DVD rental service for a spin.
January 5, 2007
Despite some expected releases, the winter of 2007 had a few potental sleeper hits release to the box office.
December 29, 2006
2006 was a rough year for movies. Yes, there were some good films, but there was more crap than there should have been. We cover it all.
December 01, 2006
For every great holiday movie, there are at least a dozen terrible turds that make you cringe every time a new holiday movie is released.
November 17, 2006
The holiday season of 2006 has a lot to live up to. The previous year had both "Harry Potter" and "Lord of the Rings" films. Can it possibly fill those shoes?
October 20, 2006
What's a monster without his lust for a human woman? Nothing, that's what.
October 6, 2006
A lot of movies wouldn't be what they are without the music that's in them. We take a look at the top 40 music moments in film history.
There's a lot to look forward to this fall with new films from Martin Scorsese and Christopher Nolan, another "Jackass" and the new Bond starring Daniel Craig.
May 19, 2006
As the mother of all popcorn movie genres sinks into the sunset, Bullz-Eye takes a tearful look back at our favorite disaster movies, from birds and viruse, to aliens and tornadoes.
The summer movie season starts out with a bang this year, with a big-time movie hitting the screens each weekend in May, and wraps up in August with "Snakes on a Plane."
October 6, 2006
With superhero movies on the rise, Bullz-Eye takes a look into the future – both near and far – to see what you can expect in the next few months. Or in some cases, years.
Need help with your Oscar predictions? David Medsker and Jason Zingale break down all the major categories for the biggest (and longest) dog and pony show in Hollywood.
We salute “Jarhead” for giving us the expression that succinctly describes our feelings towards the winter movie release schedule: Welcome to the suck.
We can't see everything, but we still managed to catch damn near every movie that hit theaters in 2005. David Medsker and Jason Zingale offer their lists of the best and worst of the year.
With so many must-see films to choose from, Bullz-Eye makes sure you spend your money wisely this holiday season with a breakdown of all the new movies coming to theaters.
October 24, 2005
We put our heads together – and in the process nearly bashed each other's heads in – and assembled what might be the most atypical list of horror movies you'll find.
October 18, 2005
Sometimes, making a sequel to a movie is not such a bad idea. True, most of them are cynical, half-assed money plays, but there are a handful of sequels that actually improve upon the original.
October 18, 2005
You can't talk about the best sequels without talking about the worst ones as well, so Bullz-Eye compiled a list of the movies so irredeemable that those responsible will surely be watching them "Clockwork Orange" style for all eternity in the afterlife.
The new installment in the "Harry Potter" franchise headlines the new fall season, along with the buzzworthy "Walk the Line" and the big screen revival of "Firefly."
There's not a whole lot of originality this summer, with three TV adaptations, 10 remakes, and four sequels comprising most of your summer entertainment options.
April 1, 2005
For a sport that induces rabid obsession in its fans and narcolepsy in its detractors, there have been a startling number of well made, and totally different, movies about baseball.