For almost seven years, 20th Century Fox sat on the script for Deadpool, scared that it wouldn’t make any money. Now, two weekends after the film’s release, it’s already the highest grossing X-Men movie ever, in terms of domestic, non-adjusted box office—which is the metric everybody uses when they’re talking about…
Getting in just before Days of Future Past (the "prequel-sequel hybrid reboot") comes to movie screens, the team at Screen Junkies reminds us how it went the last time the movie series attempted to do justice to an epic comics storyline. There was a lot of staring in The Last Stand. A lot.
Since Sucker Punch failed to conquer the box office, there's been lots of speculation about why it was a box office failure. Was it too stylized? Was it the reviews? Did it fail to appeal to women or older adults?
The X-Men movies seem to be delving further and further into their own past — first a Wolverine prequel, and now an origin story for Professor X and Magneto. But sequels to X-Men: The Last Stand are still coming.
Just as you finish up your t(of)urkey leftovers, we thought we should share some movie leftovers with you. Say, 40 deleted scenes from movies like Star Wars, The Dark Knight and Star Trek? Click through for excised joy.
Various Deleted Scenes from Tim Burton's Batman:
X2 screenwriter Michael Dougherty didn't get a crack at the third X-Men script, but he and Bryan Singer did kick around some ideas for a Phoenix-centric movie. He shares his different take on Rogue and the end of Jean Grey.
The 2009 summer movie season ended, with a record-breaking box office. But 2009 will also go down as the year with the most movies that cost $200 million or more. We've compiled the most expensive movies of the past decade.