Blogroll

Thompson on Hollywood

Box Office Top 10: 'Divergent' Tops Uneven Field, 'Grand Budapest Hotel' Surges, 'Lego Movie' Passes $400 Million Worldwide

Dystopian romance "Divergent" dominated the box office this weekend. The latest movie based on a young adult book series launched a new franchise for Lionsgate/Summit--the sequel "Insurgent" starts production in May. "Divergent" boosted overall Top 10 grosses to $130 million, just enough for the 17th consecutive weekend to outperform the previous year.
  • By Tom Brueggemann
  • |
  • March 23, 2014 1:44 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

WATCH: Kermit and the Gang Sing the Sequel Song in New 'Muppets Most Wanted' Trailer

A clever new trailer has arrived for Disney's upcoming "Muppets Most Wanted," wherein Kermit et al put on a song-and-dance routine to the ditty "We're Doing a Sequel." Though they admit while crooning, "that's what we do in Hollywood, though everybody knows the sequel's never quite as good," it beats the depressing alternative: Standing on a deserted Hollywood Boulevard with tumbleweeds blowing by. Check it out, below.
  • By Beth Hanna
  • |
  • February 28, 2014 1:14 PM
  • |
  • 1 Comment

WATCH: New Trailer for 'Muppets Most Wanted,' Where Kermit Meets His Nefarious Look-Alike Constantine

A charming new trailer has arrived for "Muppets Most Wanted," where we get more of a glimpse into the adventure led by Kermit, Miss Piggy, Fozzie, et al. As they travel through the likes of Berlin, London and Madrid, it becomes apparent that Kermit has a heavily accented doppelganger -- a crime lord named Constantine. Watch below.
  • By Beth Hanna
  • |
  • November 20, 2013 1:54 PM
  • |
  • 0 Comments

Email Updates