7 minutes ago We're almost done with 2018, which means that many of you are probably already looking ahead to what movies are coming out in 2019. There's a lot to look forward to in the coming year, but Disney has an especially impressive slate, including the "live action" (but not really) remake of The Lion King. The first trailer for the new Lion King dropped on Thanksgiving Day and proceeded to be the most viewed Disney trailer debut in a 24-hour period with 224.6 million views. Clearly a lot of people are looking forward to this movie, but the big question is will it haul in more cash than Avengers 4 and Star Wars: Episode IX, arguably Disney's two heaviest hitters next year. Starting off, let's go over the two big factors The Lion King has going for it. The first is nostalgia, which, to be fair, plays into all of the live action remakes/re-imaginings that Disney is churning out. In The Lion King's case though, it's especially applicable. The first Lion King came out in 1994, … [Read more...] about Could The Lion King Make More Money Than Avengers 4 And Star Wars: Episode IX?
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A bunch of nerds in Italy put their big brains together to determine the most influential movie of all time, and the answer might surprise you. According to their findings, the 1939 The Wizard of Oz is the most influential film ever made, while Star Wars is second. The study also ranked directors and actors, and came up with some unexpected results. More on the most influential movie ever made below. In a report appearing in the journal Applied Network Science, a team of researchers broke down the all-time most influential film, actor, director and more. How did they arrive at these results? I’ll let them tell you themselves, since they’re smarter than I am: Our objective is to measure the success of a movie by accounting how much it has influenced other movies produced after its release, from both the artistic and the economic point of view. We apply our method on a subset of the IMDb (Internet Movie Database) citation network consisting of around … [Read more...] about Sorry, ‘Star Wars’: Science Proves ‘The Wizard of Oz’ is the Most Influential Movie Ever Made
The Millennium Falcon, shown in the center of this aerial photo, is docked within a semi-circular spaceport in Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge, a new land opening at Disneyland this summer. (Courtesy of Rogue Aviation) This satellite image provided by Nearmap shows Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge taking shape at Disneyland. (Courtesy of Nearmap) Sound The gallery will resume inseconds A large round hole, possibly a landing pad for the Millennium Falcon, takes shape in the "Star Wars" land construction zone at Disneyland. (Photo by Mark Eades, Orange County Register/SCNG) Taken in Anaheim at Disneyland Resort on Monday, February 13, 2017. Artists concept drawings for Disney's new Star Wars Land, which will break ground in 2016, include the Millennium Falcon poised before towering cliffs. (Disney/LucasFilm) The Millennium Falcon is nestled inside a 50-foot, detailed model of "Star Wars" land during a media preview for Disney's D23 Expo in Anaheim on July 13, 2017. (Jeff … [Read more...] about Millennium Falcon construction complete at Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge in Disneyland
star wars star wars battlefront ii Video Game News By Kylie Hemmert ON November 26, 2018 BEGIN SLIDESHOWStar Wars Battlefront II: Battle of Geonosis trailer releasedElectronic Arts has released the official trailer for the Star Wars Battlefront II: Battle of Geonosis update featuring Jedi hero Obi-Wan Kenobi and the new Geonosis map in the latest update. Free for all Star Wars Battlefront II players, the update will be available starting November 28. Check out the trailer below!In the Battle of Geonosis update, players will be able to unlock the 212th Attack Battalion clone trooper appearances, more General Grievous and Obi-Wan Kenobi appearances, the chance to drive the new STAP and BARC speeder before dominating the battle with the AT-TE walker.RELATED: Star Wars Battlefront II Clone Wars Content Road-Map RevealedObi-Wan Kenobi will cost 35,000 credits and will not be available via crystals. His additional “Robed” appearance will also be available, classified as … [Read more...] about Star Wars Battlefront II: Battle of Geonosis Trailer Released
On the November 20, 2018 episode of /Film Daily, /Film editor-in-chief Peter Sciretta is joined by /Film writers Hoai-Tran Bui and Chris Evangelista to talk about the latest film and tv news, including Star Wars, Aquaman, Rocky III and Great Gatsby. And in the Mail Bag we’ll talk about your television show recommendations and answer questions about physical media and movie theater presentation. You can subscribe to /Film Daily on iTunes, Google Play, Overcast, Spotify and all the popular podcast apps (here is the RSS URL if you need it). Opening Banter: Staff is traveling, hopefully, we’ll have a water cooler tomorrow. In The News: Chris: Mark Hamill Pitched George Lucas The Idea To Have Boba Fett Revealed As Luke Skywalker’s Mother HT: Most of ‘Aquaman’ Will Be Presented in Full Screen IMAX Chris: The Original ‘Rocky III’ Idea Involved Rocky Hanging Out with the Pope HT: ‘Gatz’: A ‘Great Gatsby’ Origin Series … [Read more...] about Daily Podcast: The End of Physical Media, The Best Visual Cinema Experience, Star Wars, Aquaman, Rocky III & Great Gatsby – /Film