Five Reasons You Should Follow Jon Favreau on Twitter

Have you ever heard of the name Jon Favreau? He’s an extremely talented actor and he also has a few directing credits to his name. He’s been in movies such as Swingers, Rudy and Cowboys & Aliens. He’s ...

Hostiles movie review: white man’s burden

MaryAnn’s quick take… Sure, millions of Native people dead and ancient cultures destroyed, but who has to live with that? All the good soldiers who were just following orders, that’s who. Won’t ...

Brian Grazer Is Sorry About Cowboys and Aliens

Brian Grazer Is Sorry About Cowboys and Aliens Brian Grazer knows that Cowboys and Aliens, the genre blend starring Harrison Ford and Daniel Craig, wasn't that great. According to The Atlantic, Grazer admitted that he had a few "mulligans" in his ...

Universal's Turnaround Tale: How the Studio Staged the Biggest 180 in Hollywood

Universal's Turnaround Tale: How the Studio Staged the Biggest 180 in Hollywood A little over a year ago, Universal Pictures Chairman Adam Fogelson sat alone at a table during the after-party for the premiere of Oliver Stone's "Savages" and somewhat plaintively asked a reporter ...

Comic-Con: Harrison Ford Returns to Promote ‘Ender’s Game’

Comic-Con: Harrison Ford Returns to Promote ‘Ender’s Game’ Harrison Ford will return to Comic-Con to promote “Ender's Game.” After surprising attendees in 2010 when he showed up on stage in hand-cuffs during a panel for Universal’s “Cowboys & Aliens” ...

Jon Favreau Teams With J.J. Abrams For 'Revolution'

Jon Favreau Teams With J.J. Abrams For 'Revolution' Remember when big-screen talent lining up work on television was big news? Now it's frankly surprising if a Hollywood director or actor hasn't got a project on TV. Here's the latest list that will be ...

Best of 2011: Top movie box office and DVD sales

Best of 2011: Top movie box office and DVD sales This year was all about a boy wizard, a Bumblebee, and a sparklevamp. Joining Harry, Sam, and Edward in 2011′s box office toppers were two groups of wedding-oriented train wrecks, several superheroes, ...

'Thor,' 'X-Men,' 'Transformers' and 'Tree of Life' among 15 official Oscar Visual Effects contenders

'Thor,' 'X-Men,' 'Transformers' and 'Tree of Life' among 15 official Oscar Visual Effects contenders The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed the top 15 films in contention for the 2012 Visual Effects Oscar today and there were hardly any surprises.  Dominated by summer blockbusters, ...

'Cowboys & Aliens' Sparks Copyright Infringement Lawsuit

'Cowboys & Aliens' Sparks Copyright Infringement Lawsuit Given the reception that the Jon Favreau film "Cowboys & Aliens" received, one would think that people would be reluctant to take credit for inspiring it. But that's exactly what's at the heart of ...

Conquest of the Weekend by the 'Apes'

Conquest of the Weekend by the 'Apes' Over the weekend, Rise of the Planet of the Apes handily won the box office battle, while The Change-Up attracted few bodies and The Smurfs extended its lead over Cowboys & Aliens. Rise of the Planet ...

Friday Report: 'Apes' Rise

Friday Report: 'Apes' Rise On Friday, Rise of the Planet of the Apes handily won the box office battle, while The Change-Up attracted few bodies and The Smurfs extended its lead over Cowboys & Aliens. Rise of the Planet of the ...

This week's new film events

This week's new film events Empire Big Screen, London Empire magazine has been running Movie Con nights on London's South Bank for several years now, but this event is the first step towards realising the organisers' ambitions ...

Final Box Office Numbers: It's 'Cowboys' by a Hair Over 'Smurfs'

Final Box Office Numbers: It's 'Cowboys' by a Hair Over 'Smurfs' Universal's genre mix-up "Cowboys and Aliens" narrowly beat out Sony's over-performing kiddie film "The Smurfs" at the weekend box office, final Monday revenue tallies revealed. The Jon ...

Weekend Report: It's a Draw Between 'Cowboys' & 'Smurfs'

Weekend Report: It's a Draw Between 'Cowboys' & 'Smurfs' At an estimated $36.2 million apiece, Cowboys & Aliens and The Smurfs were neck-and-neck for the top spot this weekend, flouting pre-weekend tracking that indicated Cowboys would easily rope in more. ...

Box Office: Spielberg's Struggling 'Cowboys' Stumble on Surging 'Smurfs'

Box Office: Spielberg's Struggling 'Cowboys' Stumble on Surging 'Smurfs' In one of the biggest surprise box-office finishes of the summer, Sony's Belgium-based blue-troll movie "The Smurfs" over-performed and tied Universal's genre mix-up "Cowboys and Aliens" this weekend, ...

Friday Report: 'Smurfs' & 'Cowboys' Neck-and-Neck

Friday Report: 'Smurfs' & 'Cowboys' Neck-and-Neck On Friday, The Smurfs rustled up slightly more dollars than Cowboys & Aliens, marking an upset victory based on pre-weekend tracking that indicated Cowboys would rope in more. Captain America: The ...

Box Office: Surprising 'Smurfs' takes down 'Cowboys & Aliens' for no. 1 Friday

Box Office: Surprising 'Smurfs' takes down 'Cowboys & Aliens' for no. 1 Friday Those little blue critters are making things interesting at the box office this weekend. Jon Favreau's "Cowboys & Aliens" was expected to top the box office this weekend with somewhere between $40-45 ...

Box Office: Is Jon Favreau Losing His Uphill Battle for 'Cowboys & Aliens'?

Box Office: Is Jon Favreau Losing His Uphill Battle for 'Cowboys & Aliens'? Sensing his genre-blending movie would be a tough sell to moviegoers during a summer rife with established film brands, filmmaker Jon Favreau has stumped for months, all across the country, in support ...

Forecast: Can 'Cowboys & Aliens' Rope in Audiences?

Forecast: Can 'Cowboys & Aliens' Rope in Audiences? This weekend, three new nationwide releases duke it out: Cowboys & Aliens rides on to approximately 5,600 screens at 3,750 locations, The Smurfs plucks around 5,400 screens at 3,395 locations ...

'Cowboys & Aliens': Yeah, There Are Cowboys ... and Aliens -- But Not Much Else

'Cowboys & Aliens': Yeah, There Are Cowboys ... and Aliens -- But Not Much Else At least when it comes to its title, “Cowboys & Aliens” delivers. There are indeed both cowboys and interplanetary travelers. It also delivers a seemingly peerless pedigree. Steven Spielberg is a ...

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