Skip to main contentSkip to main content

    'The Independent' recently offered readers a list of cult-classic movies that bombed at the box office. Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (1971), When this Gene Wilder classic was originally released, it made just $1 million in profits. The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Despite making it …

    While the 2003 rom-com crime feature attracted a huge amount of interest due to the superstar entertainer dating her co-star Ben Affleck at the time, Gigli garnered negative reviews from critics and flopped at the box office. But despite the poor reaction to the movie, during an interview fo…

    The son of a disapproving mother heads off to boot camp to "make himself a man" — big quotes around that phrase — in "The Inspection," a tough drama that takes a while to find its center. Even if the movie spends most of its time dealing with the ins and outs of basic training, its depiction of the relationship between mother and child is what, eventually, represents the beating heart of the ...

    Movie critic Bruce Miller says “The Fabelmans” is a film that will stand with the best of them. With lots of laughs and insight, it’s a tribute to the kind of people who help shape a genius.

    Affiliate

    On Tuesday, the night before Walker's ninth death anniversary, the Fast and Furious star shared a photograph of the duo on Instagram. "Nine years... love you and miss you". Walker was killed in a car accident on 30 November 2013. He was 40. Because he was in the middle of filming Furious 7, …

    Ultraviolence at the holidays takes on many forms. I’ve seen children tear open presents in ways that would garner a hard-R rating for graphic, disturbing intensity. At the movies, I’ve seen what some of you have seen — “Dead Snow,” for example. It’s technically an Easter movie, but all that snow makes it feel Christmassy. Norwegian director Tommy Wirkola’s 2009 festivus of gore imagines the ...

    In the summer and fall of 2022, “Bros” and “Fire Island” made inroads as high-profile gay rom-coms, queering the familiar genre. Now, arriving just in time for Christmas, we have “Spoiler Alert,” a heart-rending holiday weepie about two men in love, facing cancer together. Based on the memoir by TV journalist Michael Ausiello, “Spoiler Alert” tells the story of Ausiello’s marriage to Kit ...

    Get up-to-the-minute news sent straight to your device.

    Topics

    News Alerts

    Breaking News