Three is definitely the magic number to kill a franchise. This is usually because the other movies can never match up to the wonder we had exploring the world of the first movies….The Matrix anyone? But this most recent instalment of the Men In Black series delivers just what it promises – fun. This movie is all about the things we loved in the first one – aliens exploding (courtesy of the incomparable Rick Baker), a sassy Will Smith (still in fine form) and Tommy Lee Jones/Josh Brolin, who tries his hand at a Tommy Lee Jones impression (impressive!).
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The second episode of our Biff Bam Popcast! will begin livestreaming tonight at 9pm. Tonight Glenn Walker, Jason Shayer, and myself talk the summer blockbuster season so far, the latest issue of Scott Snyder’s Batman, Before Watchmen and more! Watch it below or click back later to catch the replay.
Madagascar Rules, Prometheus Opens Strong – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Wrap-Up Report, Weekend of June 8th, 2012
A very solid weekend at the box office as two new releases had strong openings, while last week’s number one still showed some legs. Here’s how the weekend turned out:
Tight, tight, tight. That’s what it’s going to be like at the box office this weekend when one of the most anticpated sci-fi films of the year does battle with a family franchise force of nature. Both films are guranteed strong opening numbers, but only one of them can reach the top of mountain. So, which will it be? Here’s our prediction:
Did you think Men In Black 3 was going to be an epic failure? That’s ok if you did. Ten years from the last, underwhelming sequel and rumours of a troubled shoot would lead anyone to believe that the movie was going to be a bust.
Happy to break it to you – MIB3 is all sorts of fun.
Snow White and The Huntsman Is The Fairest Of Them All – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Wrap-Up Report, Weekend Of June 1st, 2012
Mirror mirror on the wall, which new release in theatres conquered them all?
No real surprise really, as Snow White and the Huntsman made it’s presence felt this weekend. Meanwhile, Men In Black 3 managed a decent hold and Marvel’s The Avengers made it into the history books again. Here’s how the weekend went down:
Mirror, Mirror On The Wall, What Will Be Snow White And The Huntsman’s Haul – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Predictions, Weekend of June 1st, 2012
This weekend sees the release of the second of two Snow White themed films to hit theatres this year. The first, the comedy Mirrror, Mirror came and went a few month backs. Will the darker and dramatic Snow White and the Huntsman have better luck? Here’s our prediction:
Men In Black Return To Number One – Biff Bam Pop’s Box Office Wrap-Up Report, Weekend of May 25th, 2012
Men In Black returned to the big screen with a bang, knocking Marvel’s The Avengers from the top of the heap after a three week run. Here’s how it all went down: