Thanks to yet another smash hit debut, Universal Studios has crossed the global $2 billion mark this weekend. The studio seems to have a direct tap into the moviegoing audience’s bank accounts this year.
Five movies in, nothing is impossible for Tom Cruise’s spy franchise. However, after four attempts, what does seem impossible is delivering a ‘Fantastic Four’ movie that’s actually enjoyable.
This, the first weekend of August, is the congested and desperate sign that summer fun is decidedly behind us.
Generally speaking, directorial debuts from actors should be approached with absolute dread. Just because an actor reaches a level of fame that makes it possible to get a movie made doesn’t mean he or she really has the chop...