N.W.A Having Success in the Theaters and with Their Album
Posted on September 2, 2015, 1:10 am
The Straight Outta Compton soundtrack, better known as the N.W.A. album “Straight Outta Compton” is a top ten album on the Billboard charts. It’s rise back to relevance is obviously because of the movie that came out three weeks ago. The avid and loyal fan base came out strong for the movie, going for over $60 million in the first weekend and has now given them a top five album once again. This past week, the album went from 4th to 9th on the charts.
Amazingly, this album has spent 86 weeks on the Billboard top 200 chart. And, the movie has grossed over $134 million in Canada and the United States. For musical biopics, “Straight Outta Compton” has now become the highest-grossing ever.
Movies Opening This Weekend – September 4th 2015 [videos]
Posted on September 2, 2015, 1:10 am
Well there goes the Summer! No worries as Hollywood never takes a break, and this weekend you’ll have a chance to enjoy an action adventure with a former special ops mercenary, get back to nature with Robert Redford and Nick Nolte, and ponder what you would do in an ‘end of times’ romance.
Enjoy the movie or movies you see this weekend, I always do!
The Transporter Refueled (2015)
(PG-13) 96 min – Action
Director: Camille Delamarre
Stars: Ed Skrein, Loan Chabanol, Ray Stevenson, Lenn Kudrjawizki
Frank Martin a former special-ops mercenary finds himself in the dangerous game of chess with a lethal woman and her crew, seeking revenge against a Russian crime figure [watch trailer]
A Walk in the Woods (2015)
(R) 104 min – Adventure
Director: Ken Kwapis
Stars: Robert Redford, Nick Nolte, Emma Thompson, Mary Steenburgen
Bill Bryson returns to the U.S. after being away for decades, and hikes the Appalachian Trail with one of his best friends unprepared to take on the journey. [watch trailer]
Before We Go (2015)
(PG13) 89 min – Romance
Director: Chris Evans
Stars: Chris Evans, Alice Eve, Emma Fitzpatrick, Scott Evans
Imagine being stuck in New York for one night and finding your soul mate, confiding your deepest secrets, only to find a night of adventure you are unable to control [watch trailer]
Photo Credit: Kzenon / Shutterstock.com
Tila Tequila Wants Back on Celebrity Big Brother
Posted on September 1, 2015, 1:10 am
Tila Tequila has plotted her way back onto Celebrity Big Brother and it might actually work. She has apologized for her actions after a photo-shopped picture of her came out that had her standing in front of a Nazi concentration camp with her in Nazi paraphernalia.
This photo and her remarks about Adolf Hitler being a “special and sweet kid” came to light just recently event though they were made in 2013. She blames it on drugs and depression and has said she “wasn’t well in the head.”
With an apology on record, she has told the producers of Celebrity Big Brother that she wants back on the show or she’ll sue the show for her $175,000 check she is owed for being on the show.
Photo credit: Tinseltown / Shutterstock.com
Wes Craven, Father of Nightmare on Elm Street Died Sunday
Posted on August 31, 2015, 9:21 am
Wes Craven, the famed of horror film creative best known for the Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream franchises, died Sunday after a battle with brain cancer. He was 76.
Craven’s family announced that he died at his home in Los Angeles. He is survived by his wife Iya Labunka.
Wesley Earl Craven was born in Cleveland, Ohio on Aug. 2, 1939. He graduated from Wheaton College with degrees in English and psychology, then earned a master’s in philosophy and writing from Johns Hopkins.
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War Room Puts Up Surprising Numbers
Posted on August 31, 2015, 1:10 am
The faith-based drama, War Room, has surprised us all with $3.8 million at the box office in its first night. That number isn’t huge like whom they tied with (Straight Outta Compton, $60 million in the first weekend), but it only showed in 1,135 theaters. Straight Outta Compton is currently playing in 3,142 theaters and is on its third week. It is projected to end around $12 million in sales while War Room is looking to finish around $10 million on the weekend.
CinemaScore gave War Room an A+ score, which is very nice for the brother Stephen and Alex Kendrick. Those two directed and produced the film, which was their fifth movie together.
War Room shows the story of a family who uses prayer to find answers to their struggles.