September 2015

THE REVENANT Looks Amazing

The new trailer for Alejandro González Iñárritu’s THE REVENANT has dropped and it is just as spectacular as that first teaser trailer, with the added bonus of giving us a peek at what the whole darn thing is about. Continue reading “THE REVENANT Looks Amazing”


Box Office: HOTEL Breaks September Record


September ended on a high note thanks to a record breaking opening and strong holdovers.

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Box Office: HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2 to Scare Off the Competition

Dracula (Adam Sandler), Griffin the Invisible Man (David Spade), Murray the Mummy, Frank (Kevin James), Mavis (Selena Gomez), Wayne (Steve Buscemi) and Johnny (Andy Samberg) in Columbia Pictures' HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 2.

With four films opening wide and two strong holdovers from last weekend, it should help end September on a high note at the box office.

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A Mann and a Goodman Drop Their Anchors at SKULL ISLAND

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Deadline and Variety report that John Goodman and Thomas Mann have boarded the ever-expanding cast of KONG: SKULL ISLAND. They join the previously announced Brie Larson, Tom Hiddleston, Toby Kebbell, John C. Reilly, Corey Hawkins, Jason Mitchell, and the incomparable Samuel L. Jackson.  Continue reading “A Mann and a Goodman Drop Their Anchors at SKULL ISLAND”

‘Writing’s On the Wall’ Haunted by the SPECTRE of Better Themes


Sam Smith’s theme song for SPECTRE, Writing’s On the Wall, was released today and it doesn’t quite stack up against the super agent’s other title tracks.

Here is the song:
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One Month of Filmthusiasm

EXCLUSIVE FIRST USE IN USA TODAY ON 12/11/13   EDGE OF TOMORROW EMILY BLUNT as Rita Vrataski in a scene from Warner Bros. Pictures¬¹ and Village Roadshow Pictures¬¹ epic sci-fi thriller ¬Edge of Tomorrow,¬ distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures and in select territories by Village Roadshow Pictures.  HANDOUT Photo Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures [Via MerlinFTP Drop]

Holy cow. It’s already been over a month since Filmthusiast began!

Thank you so much for checking our site out and spending a little time reading our weird, rambling thoughts on film, television, and entertainment as a whole.  Continue reading “One Month of Filmthusiasm”

Summer Box Office Wrap Up: Winners and Losers


Now that it is officially autumn, it’s about that time we go over the winners and losers of this summers box office.

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Welcome to the Casting Corner! Here we help out the casting directors of the world by picking and choosing the best performers for movies that have yet to be cast.

This week we have the cast for the movie GREEN LANTERN CORPS!

There is sure to be a remounting of the Green Lantern mythology in the near future and we thought we would drop a line and give the casting director a few leads on where they can look to fill out these classic roles!  Continue reading “Casting Corner: GREEN LANTERN CORPS.”

PROMETHEUS 2 Title Jettisons Connection to PROMETHEUS


Ridley Scott’s PROMETHEUS is one of the biggest cinematic disappointments of the last decade for me. Despite looking fabulous, PROMETHEUS was a tedious and uninspired return to the ALIEN franchise. It was a mixed bag critically, but managed to make enough cash to ensure a sequel. We’ve been threatened with that sequel for the last few years. Now we have a name for that threat.

The eloquently titled movie site Hey U Guys have exclusively revealed that the title for PROMETHEUS 2 is ALIEN: PARADISE LOST.
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