Is Woody Allen's Best Box Office Opening a Sign of Oscars Destiny?

By Darrick Thomas on
(Photo: imdb)Woody Allen is a legend who's been making movies since the '50s, so it's a bit of a surprise that he just had the best opening at the box office of his career, a pleasant surprise for reasons that go beyond the financials. First, let's clarify "best opening at the box office." Blue Jasmine, Allen's latest film in which an overly posh Cate Blanchett suffers a life crisis when she suddenly goes broke, opened over the weekend in limited release, drawing in $612,767. The total seems...Read Full Story

What's New in Theaters: July 26, 2013

By Joe Robberson on
(Sony Pictures Classics | 20th Century Fox | CBS Films)The WolverineDirected by James MangoldStarring: Hugh Jackman, Rila Fukushima, Will Yun Lee, Tao OkamotoThis will mark the first time a comic book movie gets a reboot with the same star. It's also the first time a reboot has been released less than four years after the original (2009's clunker X-Men Origins: Wolverine). This new one seems to have promise. It's directed by James Mangold (Walk the Line) for starters and is loosely based on...Read Full Story