Box Office Guru Wrapup: 300 Reigns Supreme at #1
Exactly seven years after the record-breaking opening of the blockbuster Spartan battle pic, the historical action sequel 300: Rise of an Empire conquered the global box office with international growth helping to make up for understandable domestic shrinkage. The brutal R-rated war epic debuted to an estimated $45.1M in North America capturing the top spot with ease driven by a carnage-loving male fan base. Warner Bros. averaged a strong $12,983 from 3,470 locations including 343 IMAX screens (up from only 62 on the first film) which did tremendously well.
Weekly Ketchup: Video Game Adaptation The Last of Us Announced
This week's Ketchup covers a sort of slow news cycle, post Academy Awards. The stories that did break include a few potential blockbusters for Sony Pictures, including a movie version of the video game The Last of Us, and a "gritty" reboot of Zorro. There's also a T. Rex movie, giant insects, and a possible remake of West Side Story.
Parental Guidance: Mr. Peabody & Sherman and The Hunger Games: Catching Fire
This week, Christy breaks down kid-friendly,time-traveling Mr. Peabody & Sherman, and on home video, the young adult sci-fi thriller The Hunger Games: Catching Fire.
Critics Consensus: Mr. Peabody & Sherman is a Blast From the Past
This week at the movies, we've got a dog and his boy (Mr. Peabody & Sherman, with voice performances by Ty Burrell and Stephen Colbert) and some raging Spartans (300: Rise of an Empire, starring Sullivan Stapleton and Eva Green). What do the critics have to say?
Weekly Binge: Top of the Lake
The Weekly Binge shifts gears to bring you a mini-series that could help fill the void once you finish True Detective. It may not have been on your radar when it premiered a year ago, so this week, we give you Sundance's Top of the Lake.
Video Interview: The Cast of 300: Rise of an Empire
Dan Deevy dons his toga (not really) to interview the cast of 300: Rise of an Empire, including Lena Headey, Eva Green, Jack O'Connell, and Callan Mulvey.
American Idol Tops Thursday Ratings
"Criminal Minds" and "Suburgatory" also enjoyed a bounce.
Thomas Kretschmann Joins Agent 47
The "Avengers: Age of Ultron" vet joins Zachary Quinto and Rupert Friend in the "Hitman" sequel.
Captain America: The Winter Soldier Set Visit Report
Sixty things to know about Cap's next adventure.
Jason Bateman Talks Bad Words
"For the most part, it's been the greatest experience of my life."
Screen Gems Adapting The Last of Us
The studio's planning a live-action version of the video game hit.
Jake Gyllenhaal Is Antoine Fuqua's Southpaw
Fuqua will direct Gyllenhaal in a boxing drama from "Sons of Anarchy" creator Kurt Sutter.
Mark Bomback Enters Veronica's Room
The writer of "The Wolverine" is penning an adaptation of the '70s Broadway thriller.
Amazon Orders Comedy Pilot from David Gordon Green and Steven Soderbergh
It's being described as "'Caddyshack' with tennis."
15 Must-See Time Travel Movies
This weekend, Rocky & Bullwinkle fans get a blast from the past with Mr. Peabody & Sherman, which sends the animated duo (voiced by Ty Burrell and Max Charles) on an epic adventure through time. To celebrate the return of the smartest talking dog in 'toondom and his precocious ward, we decided to honor our stars by rounding up a list of some other noteworthy time-travel movies -- and while none of them feature canine inventors, we think you'll find more than a few favorites. It's time for Total Recall!
Video: Jeff Goldblum Gives the Best Birthday Gifts
Wes Anderson's The Grand Budapest Hotel boasts the usual all-star cast of phenomenal performers such as Jeff Goldblum, Willem DaFoe, Saoirse Ronan, Ralph Fiennes, and Tony Revolori. RT's Mark Seman discusses just how far they'd go to protect their loved ones, how they got comic chops, and what birthday presents they're giving each other. Goldblum's answer might surprise you...
Arrow Extended Trailer: Oliver Comes Face-to-Face With Slade
Take a look at tonight's extended preview for CW's Arrow. Hit play to watch!
About a Boy and Chicago Fire Help NBC TopTuesday Ratings
Meanwhile, "Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." and "Glee" hit lows.
Steven Spielberg Rumored for West Side Story Remake
Daniel Espinosa Sees Blood on Snow
He's in talks to direct an adaptation of the Jo Nesbo novel about a hitman on the run from the mob, with producer Leonardo DiCaprio potentially set to star.