365Flicks Podcast – Episode 92: Deuce or Juice

Here’s the latest episode of the 365Flick podcast, part of the ever-growing podcast roster here on Nerdly. If you haven’t heard the show yet, you can check out previous episodes on Libsyn, whilst ...

Match the withering review to the movie – quiz

This week saw critics pan the latest Dan Brown thriller, Inferno, the Guardian included. Can you match the following scathing critiques to the one-star films that received them? ”Napalms the screen ...

The Dailies podcast: Tim Roth's Fifa shame and Hollywood's best value actors

The Guardian film team’s daily round-up of the latest movie news and reviews Your daily update of the latest news and reviews from the Guardian film team. Now showing: Tim Roth makes his excuses for ...

You Can Blame the Expensive American University System for Tim Roth Starring in That Awful FIFA Movie

You Can Blame the Expensive American University System for Tim Roth Starring in That Awful FIFA Movie Remember the movie United Passions that came out earlier this year, which starred Tim Roth as noted soccer rapscallion Sepp Blatter? (Speaking of, pretty bad day for the former FIFA president.) Not ...

Ben Affleck and Matt Damon to produce film about the FIFA scandal

The FIFA scandals that have been rocking the world of football (or soccer, if you are from America) have been the subject of major news outlets for weeks now. The abysmal failure of the FIFA-funded ...

Ben Affleck And Matt Damon Producing Gavin O'Connor Directed FIFA Scandal Film

Well, this was pretty inevitable. With the various scandals involving FIFA continuing to unfold, and with further embarrassment added by the flop of "United Passions" (our review), the movie produced ...

Gavin O’Connor Directing FIFA Scandal Movie

Gavin O’Connor Directing FIFA Scandal Movie The FIFA scandal that finally unseated organization president Sepp Blatter broke just as FIFA’s own promo movie, United Passions, landed in theaters. The film hit with a flat thud in the Us, but a new ...

600 Miles review – good news for Tim Roth in Mexican crime thriller

The Fifa film United Passions may have proved an unholy embarrassment for Roth, but this low-key kidnap drama shows he is still an excellent actor At last, a smidgen of good news for Tim Roth, after ...

One week, two box office records: what Jurassic World and the Fifa film show about today's overcooked movie market

Last weekend, Jurassic World scored the biggest ever Us opening, while United Passions set a new low. The disparity shows that today’s cinema is no place for those without a sure grip on marketing, ...

The FIFA Movie Is A Financial Disaster Because Of Course It Is

With the Women.s World Cup in full swing, and the recent Sepp Blatter controversy making headlines across the world, FIFA, the governing body of international soccer, has been all over the place ...

Fifa's United Passions confirmed as lowest-grossing film in Us history

Frederic Auburtin’s £17m drama made just $918 from 10 cinemas last weekend and has now been pulled from screens by its distributor Fifa wanted to call it Men of Legend or The Dream Makers. But even a ...

Fifa movie director calls his film 'a disaster'

United Passions director Frédéric Auburtin has spoken out the pressure of working on his flop football drama, which Fifa wanted to call ‘Men of Legend’ It’s the biggest box office turkey of the year ...

Depardieu 'insisted' we show Fifa film United Passions, says Cannes head

Thierry Frémaux has said that the French star lobbied hard for an official screening of the football flop – eventually shown on the beach – but that he himself ‘did not find the film horrible at all’ ...

The Callow Way – Why Football And Film Don’t Mix

This week, Neil Calloway looks at why soccer movies tend to bomb at the box office… The timing could not have been better; name recognition could not have been higher, it was the perfect time to ...

Week in Review: Turn your Pizza Hut box into a movie projector

Pizza and movies go together like peanut butter and jelly, or peanut butter and jelly pizza and the movies. Not a fan of those toppings? Whatever. So while Domino’s is working overtime to remind you ...

FIFA film United Passions grosses just $900 in U.S. opening weekend

As if the story couldn’t get any worse for FIFA after all of the recent allegations and arrests, their venture into the film world hasn’t faired much better with the self-funded football story United ...

FIFA-Financed Film ‘United Passions’ Flops at Box Office With $607 Opening Weekend

FIFA-Financed Film ‘United Passions’ Flops at Box Office With $607 Opening Weekend Even its own film can’t save FIFA. The self-financed movie “United Passions” failed to score at the box office, generating a pathetic $607 in the U.S. on its opening weekend. The unfortunately-timed ...

FIFA's Movie United Passions Made An Embarassing Amount Of Money This Weekend

One would think that the controversy swirling around FIFA and its disgraced chief, Sepp Blatter, would attract curious patrons to theaters to see the organization.s funded and sponsored origin drama ...

Fifa scores own goal as ‘unwatchable’ self-financed film, United Passions, flops

Despite starring Gérard Depardieu, Sam Neill and Tim Roth – as Sepp Blatter – ‘preposterous hagiography’ takes just £397 at box office on Us opening weekend After perhaps the most ill-timed cinematic ...

That's a red card! FIFA movie United Passions flops at box office with $607 opening weekend

That's a red card! FIFA movie United Passions flops at box office with $607 opening weekend The FIFA-produced movie United Passions mustered only $607 (£397) during its Us debut over the weekend - as world football's governing body battles a corruption scandal. United Passions was almost ...

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