March 1, 2013
Digital Multiplex: The Master, The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, and More
This weekend in streaming, we've got an Oscar-nominated drama (The Master) and the conclusion to a certain teen vampire franchise (The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2). Plus, we've got some well-reviewed indies, a feel-good French dramedy, and an Oscar-winner from the 1960s. Click through to find out what's available to watch right now.
February 26, 2013
RT on DVD & Blu-Ray: Twilight Ends and The Master Mesmerizes
This week on home video, we've only got five major releases to talk about in detail, but they certainly run the gamut. From angsty (and ridiculously popular) teen vampires to thrill-seeking surfers, from an exploration of cult dynamics to a cinematic dream, and including a doc with that rare 100% Tomatometer, we think you'll be hard pressed not to find something to watch this week. Click through to see the full list!
February 23, 2013
Razzie Award Winners 2013: Twilight Wins the Worst
The Razzie Awards, in their 33rd year of "incinerating cinema sins," announced the recipients of the worst film achievements in 2012 on Oscar Eve, Saturday, February 23, 2013. Click through for the full list of winners.
February 1, 2013
Vote For Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel, Part 2
Every year, the Razzies celebrate the worst that Hollywood has to offer. More than 48 thousand Rotten Tomatoes fans helped to choose the nominees, now it's time to pick the big winner. Cast your vote for Razzies' Worst Remake, Rip-Off or Sequel, and find out the results on Oscar Eve, February 23.
January 9, 2013
Twilight finale leads Razzies worst-of 2012 nominations
The Razzie Awards nominees for Worst Achievements in Film for 2012 were revealed on January 9th, 2013. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 leads the "race" with 10 nominations. Also competing for worst picture of the year are Battleship, Oogieloves, That's My Boy and A Thousand Words.
December 2, 2012
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Twilight Threepeats at No. 1
The annual post-turkey blues kicked in as spending at the North American box office dropped by half compared to the record Thanksgiving frame with the top movies still in command. The only major new offering was Brad Pitt's mob pic Killing Them Softly which died on impact failing to attract much business.
November 26, 2012
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Twilight Leads Feeding Frenzy on Record Thanksgiving
Moviegoers across North America stampeded into theaters driving the box office up to a record-breaking Thanksgiving holiday frame led by a mix of commercial hits, family films, and Oscar hopefuls. It was a true team effort as no one film broke through $45M over the Friday-to-Sunday weekend period. However, the top ten did see seven movies in double-digit millions, five over $20M, and four pictures averaging more than $10,000 each. Almost every dish on the turkey menu connected with audiences with the five-day Wednesday-to-Sunday span witnessing a jaw-dropping $290M in consumer spending, not counting the overpriced popcorn.
November 19, 2012
Sinking Our Teeth Into Twilight, Day 5: Breaking Dawn Part 2
It's had its share of detractors and naysayers, but Stephenie Meyer's Twilight Saga has become a bona fide cultural phenomenon, a popular and lucrative franchise that has raked in over $2 billion at the box office and spurred a renewed obsession with vampires and werewolves. Unfortunately for its fans, however, the series drew to a close this past weekend with the release of its final chapter, Breaking Dawn, Part 2. As such, we thought it would be a good time to hunker down and examine what it is, exactly, that made the series such a hit. To that end, we've commissioned two dedicated RT staffers -- one fan and one neophyte -- to trade observations on The Twilight Saga. Today, we bring you the last chapter of the discussion, which focuses on Breaking Dawn Part 2, the final installment of the franchise.
November 16, 2012
Video Interviews with the Cast of Twilight Part 4 of 4
In our final interview for the final Twilight film, Robert Pattinson reveals how confusing thongs are, what their wrap gifts were, and how hard it is to remember what actually happens in the last two movies. His movie wife Kristen Stewart talks about what stunt they actually let her participate in, even though on set she was most likely to hurt herself.
November 16, 2012
Critics Consensus: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 Is a Decent Send-Off
This week at the multiplex, we've got "The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2," starring Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson in the final installment of the wildly popular vampire franchise, and Steven Spielberg's hotly-anticipated biopic "Lincoln," starring Daniel Day-Lewis as Honest Abe. And in limited release, we've got "Silver Linings Playbook," a romantic comedy starring Bradley Cooper and Jennifer Lawrence, as well as Joe Wright's unorthodox adaptation of "Anna Karenina," starring Keira Knightley in the title role. There's no middle ground on the Twilight series: either you're enraptured by the tale of Bella Swan and her supernatural paramours, or you're mystified by its appeal.
November 15, 2012
Parental Guidance: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 and Brave
This week is relatively slim pickings for family-friendly moviegoing. In theaters, we've got The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, the conclusion to the teen-centric vampire franchise; and on DVD we've got Brave, Pixar's animated ode to girl power. In addition, Steven Spielberg's Lincoln, which we profiled last week, opens in wide release. However, other noteworthy releases, including Anna Karenina (in limited release) and The Watch (on DVD) are rated R, so proceed with caution. Without further ado, check out the best bets for family viewing this week!
November 15, 2012
Total Recall: Kristen Stewart's Best Movies
For the last couple of years, Kristen Stewart has been The Twilight Saga's Bella Swan -- and the middle of one of the most hotly contested love triangles in recent pop culture history. The debate between Team Jacob and Team Edward reaches its senses-shattering conclusion this week, with the release of Breaking Dawn Part 2, but no matter which side you're on, there's no denying that Stewart's film career has always been about more than vampires and werewolves. Over the last decade, she's assembled a crowded, surprisingly eclectic filmography, and Breaking Dawn Part 2 is only one part of a busy year that also includes her turn in On the Road, debuting December 21; we decided to join in the fun by celebrating her work with this week's Total Recall. Without further ado, here are Kristen Stewart's best-reviewed movies!
November 14, 2012
Twilight Video Interviews Part 3 of 4
Kristen Stewart and Taylor Lautner are the subjects of our third video for The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2. Their affection for their characters is apparent as they discuss what qualities they take off the set into their real lives, and Taylor Lautner reveals what he would want his vampire power to be if he crossed over to the other side.
November 12, 2012
Twilight Video Interviews Part 2 of 4
In the second of four parts celebrating the release of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2, director Bill Condon and Michael Sheen get grilled over love scenes, the madness of the bad guys, and what they think Part Three would be about, if one is ever made.
Keep your ears open to hear a bit of gossip about Michael Sheen and baby names, as well as whether the director favors vampires over werewolves.
November 9, 2012
Twilight Video Interviews Part 1 of 4
The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 2 is finally here for audiences to sink their teeth into. In the first part of our four-part series, Elizabeth Reaser, Nikki Reed, Kellan Lutz, and Jackson Rathbone discuss their favorite songs on the soundtrack, whose hairpiece they will miss the most, how they would die defending their family, and what their characters have taught them along the way.
April 11, 2012
Five Favorite Films with Maggie Grace
After her stint on the island of J.J. Abram's Lost, Maggie Grace has taken to the big screen with roles in a series of high-profile movies -- including Faster, Twilight: Breaking Dawn and, most famously, Taken, in which she played Liam Neeson's kidnapped daughter. It seems movie villains never learn, however. In this week's Lockout (also from Taken producer Luc Besson), Grace plays the President's daughter, dispatched as an emissary to a floating space prison where -- you guessed it -- she's taken hostage, prompting Guy Pearce's mercenary mission to rescue her. We spoke with Grace this week for a conversation about her five favorite films.
September 20, 2011
Five Favorite Films With Taylor Lautner
Not too many actors get to headline an action thriller while still in their teens, but then career trajectories can be a little different when you're an alumnus of a certain billion-dollar vampire franchise. Still just 19, Taylor Lautner was always the most likely of the Twilight triangle to embrace the action genre: his chiseled physique and Cruise junior profile suggest a screen life of tangling with bad guys, which is precisely what he does in director John Singleton's Bourne-like paranoid escapade, Abduction . With Abduction in theaters this week, we had the chance to chat with the personable Lautner about working on the film, where he sees his career heading, and his experience living inside the crazy celebrity bubble of the Twilight series. But first, he talked about his five favorite films. Take it away, Team Jacob.