Estimates are being made that Iron Man 3 will take in north of $150 million at the box office this weekend as it finally opens up on over 3500 screens in North America. Having already blown past the $200 million mark in Europe, this seems to be a safe bet and it looks like money in the bank for Marvel Films and Paramount Pictures.
Sport films are never about sports; they’re life lessons that take place before crowds of thousands adoring fans or in the recesses of old locker rooms where the athlete in question comes to terms with his purpose in life, reflected by his play on the field. Many of these movies revolve around such pivotal moments so it comes as no surprise that most scenes of this sort don’t concern them
Though we may have had a foot of snow drop on us this past weekend, there are sure signs that spring is right around the corner. One of them is that the Harvest Moon Drive-In in Gibson City is set to open this Friday for the 24th year of its current incarnation. Though there has been an outdoor theater on the site at since 1954, it has closed and re-opened numerous times.
If you’re a classic film buff like me, old movies you saw years ago pop in your mind from time to time and you find yourself asking, “I wonder if that's available on home video?” It’s been my experience that unless it is a well-known title or it stars one of the greats from Hollywood’s Golden Age, the answer is usually “No.”