Weekend Roundup for June 14, 2008

As expected, Hellboy II cleaned up at the box office, according to Box Office Mojo’s early estimates. (Note: Link will be updated with more accurate numbers later this afternoon.) The Guillermo del Toro-helmed sequel to the 2004 film had an estimated U.S. weekend gross of $35,885,000, beating its other two premiere rivals Journey to the […]

Posted on July 14, 2008 at 05:58 by Trisha Lynn · Permalink · Comments Closed
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1949 after Red Cliff for John Woo

After John Woo’s upcoming Red Cliff hits theaters this summer, the director will attack 1949, a big budget romance film, according to Variety. 1949 is budgeted at $40 million dollars, with production being handled by Woo and Lion Rock, with worldwide rights handled by Fortissimo Films. The film is “based on true events” which occurred […]

Posted on May 20, 2008 at 16:11 by JasonS@MovieMakeout · Permalink · Comments Closed
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Trailer Watch: Love Songs, Diary of the Dead, Red Cliff

I don’t know much about this movie that isn’t in the trailer, but French director Christophe Honoré’s musical Love Songs (or, rather, Les Chansons d’amour) looks very interesting, and one thing that sets it apart from most of the movie musicals I’ve seen: actually good music, not just yawn-inducing Sondheim-esque pap. The film hits the States on […]

Posted on February 6, 2008 at 12:44 by Gordon@MovieMakeout · Permalink · Comments Closed
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