Kyle J. Steenblik

WPR’s Box Office Report: March 2

WPR’s Box Office Report: March 2

News Bytes:  Deadline is reporting that Adventure Time is coming to the big screen.  Warner Bros. has the project under development with producers Chris McKay and Roy Lee (producers of The LEGO Movie).  This is fantastic news for Adventure Time fans. Netflix has announced, via press release, that they will premiere exclusively the new feature film, Pee-wee’s Big Holiday, starring Paul Reubens.  Judd […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

WPR Box Office Report: February 23

WPR Box Office Report: February 23

News Bits: Variety reports Amazon Studios  has ordered five new original series. The series are The Man in the High Castle, based on Philip K. Dick’s 1962 novel, dark comedy Mad Dogs docu-series The New Yorker Presents and kids’ shows Just Add Magic and The Stinky & Dirty Show.  Additionally Amazon renewed Mozart in the Jungle for […]

 Lesley Aeschliman

VIZ Media Previews the Home Video Release of Ranma 1/2 Set 5

VIZ Media Previews the Home Video Release of Ranma 1/2 Set 5

VIZ Media delivers more Ranma 1/2 to fans with the home media release of Ranma 1/2 Set 5, which features the celebrated gender-bending martial arts action comedy based on the manga series created by Rumiko Takahashi. Ranma 1/2 is being released as a series of seven High Definition Limited Edition Blu-ray and Standard Edition DVD […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

WPR Box Office Report: February 16

WPR Box Office Report: February 16

News bits-&-pieces: Gina Carano has been cast as Angel Dust in Deadpool.  The Hollywood Reporter also confirms Colossus will appear in the film, along with T.J. Miller in a yet undisclosed role. The Wrap is reporting that Joel Kinnaman is to Replace Tom Hardy as Rick Flagg in Suicide Squad. Marvel has updated the release […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

WPR’s Box Office Report: February 9th

WPR’s Box Office Report: February 9th

First and foremost, news bits: Netflix has released the first Daredevil trailer, which the consensus around the WPR offices is that it looks dark, very gritty, and like it has a lot of potential.  We will be watching with anticipation.  Here is the trailer if you haven’t already watched it a few times. Doctor Who […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

WPR Box Office Report: February 2

WPR Box Office Report: February 2

There is not much news this past week in the world of movies, unless you count all the news coming out of Sundance, which most are unconfirmed reports of films being sold.  What we do have, is a gigantic list of new trailers.  There are too many to post here, but we did post them […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

WPR’s Box Office Report: January 26th

WPR’s Box Office Report: January 26th

A little news in the happenings of the film industry, in case you missed something neat. Bryan Singer has announced some casting for X-Men: Apocalypse via Twitter:  Alexandra Shipp is Storm.  Sophie Turner is Jean Grey.  Tye Sheridan is Cyclops.  The big name there is Game of Throne’s Sophie Turner (Sansa Stark). Marvel has announced the […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

WPR Box Office Report: January 13th 2015

WPR Box Office Report: January 13th 2015

This is the first Box Office Report of 2015, I wanted to get at least a full week in before diving into what is happening in theatres.  The  past two weekends saw only two new openings, with others expending nationwide.  Most notably, Selma, which picked up the number two spot from Into the Woods.  The […]

 Ryan Thomason

BluRay Review of Batman: Assault on Arkham

BluRay Review of Batman: Assault on Arkham

Batman: Assault on Arkham is a movie for the more mature audience. With so many superhero films these days being geared to entertain a wide audience, especially kids. I really appreciate the very much more adult themes of the DC Animated movies. Batman: Assault on Arkham is no different with blood, swearing and killing on […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Box Office Report May 19th

Box Office Report May 19th

In this Box Office Report Godzilla stops into first place with a tidy $93 million opening weekend, far outpacing the second weekend Neighbors, and the third week Spider-Man.  Disney’s Million Dollar Arm made a courtesy showing in the top ten,  along with the rest of the sup $10 million pack. New on Blu-Ray and DVD […]

 Hayley Knighten

Vampire Academy the movie just….bites

Vampire Academy the movie just….bites

Richelle Mead’s Vampire Academy books are surprisingly good. Based on the cheesy title, I didn’t expect a series of engrossing, well-written novels. When I learned Mark Waters of Mean Girls fame was directing the film adaptation and working with screenwriter Daniel Waters of Heathers. I thought that despite the terrible tag line: “they suck at […]

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Blu-Ray Releases April 22

Blu-Ray Releases April 22

Releasing, and re-releasing on Blu-Ray this week: not too much, but if you don’t already have seasons 1 and 2 of Game of Thrones it should show up again on shelves for your convenience.  

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Blu-Ray Releases April 15

Blu-Ray Releases April 15

New on Blu-Ray this week The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, which you probably didn’t see but maybe should have, or meant to.  

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Blu-Ray Releases April 8

Blu-Ray Releases April 8

Coming out on Blu-Ray this week, The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, which you should pick up because Benedict Cumberbatch.

 Kyle J. Steenblik

Blu-Ray Releases April 1st

Blu-Ray Releases April 1st

Coming to Blu-Ray collections around the world this week; 47 Ronin, a movie no one saw.  The Pirate Fairy, Disney’s newest addition to their growing Fairies franchise.  Anchorman 2 and True Blood, seasons 1-4.  Do you plan to pick any of these up this week?