Articles tagged summer movies

The Top 5 Definitive Summer Movie Years

Be it providing the ingredients for a successful summer movie "recipe" or by opening new ways to roll out blockbusters, here are the top five "definitive" years for summer movies.

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The Popcorn King: The Top 10 Steven Spielberg Summer Blockbusters

The 10 Greatest Examples of Summer Movie Magic By the Filmmaker Who Created the Reason for the Season...

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29 Apr 2011 // 6:30 AM

The 10 Most Anticipated Movies of the Summer

Terrence Malick is the Wizard of Oz of American filmmakers, a reclusive genius who lays low for years on end, only to emerge with a new movie that zaps us right between the eyes.

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10 Jan 2010 // 7:00 AM

LOS ANGELES — The dust has barely settled on the 2009 movie year, but it’s never too early to look ahead to the promise and peril

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4 May 2009 // 6:54 AM

Misery loves company at the movies

LOS ANGELES - Car companies are going bankrupt, banks are teetering on the brink of disaster, jobs are scarce - and Hollywood couldn’t be

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30 Apr 2009 // 2:40 AM

Boys of summer: Manly movies muscle into the multiplex

Testosterone-fueled blockbusters are as American as baseball, but this summer might be the manliest movie season ever. Whether you’ve got peach fuzz or a

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Summer of Same: August 2009

With names like Tarantino, Lee, and Zombie, the final month of the season pulls out all the film geek stops. Still, the only guarantee is familiarity, not freshness.

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28 Apr 2009 // 4:00 AM

Summer movies 2009: In the movie theater, playing 20 questions

Pardon the Gene Roddenberry split infinitive, but the trick with most summer pictures, as the studios define them, is to boldly take audiences where audiences

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Summer of Same: May 2009

May's titles include the fourth films in two aging franchises, more Pixar perfection, and the reboot of a TV series from 40 years ago. And they say there are no new ideas.

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12 Jun 2008 // 5:48 AM

The Movie Masochist: Remembrance of stinks past

Every summer has its hits, that handful of popcorn movies whose earnings soar into the hundreds of millions. On the flip side, there’s at

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29 Aug 2007 // 6:07 AM

With box office up 10 percent this summer over last, the Debbie Downers who were wringing their hands two years ago about moviegoers abandoning multiplexes for

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23 Apr 2007 // 5:33 AM

If you liked it before, Hollywood executives are banking you will love it again. Just like last year, sequels are the theme for the summer

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Double Take: The African Queen (1951)

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"What a time they had, Charlie and Rosie. They'll never lack for stories to tell their grandchildren. And what a time we had at Double Take discussing the spiritual and romantic journey of the African Queen.

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