Bleeding Cool is hopping onto the “Best of” lists with some of our staff picks for favorite films of the year. These lists could not be more different, although there is for sure some overlap. Let’s dig in! Ray Flook: 1) KNIVES OUT 2) JOKER 3) EL CAMINO: A BREAKING BAD MOVIE 4) ONCE UPON […]
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker continued to rule the box office over the long holiday period, scoring $134.5 million over the five days. That puts it only -2% off the same pace of The Last Jedi, ensuring that it will cross $1 billion at some point in the near future. It only dropped 59% […]
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker easily won the weekends box office. This will surprise no one. What is a surprise however is that is is way down from the openings of The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi. Skywalker took in $176 million, $374 million worldwide. That is good enough for the third highest […]
Biopics/biographical dramas are works of fiction and Clint Eastwood’s Richard Jewell is no exception. The controversy surrounding the film involves Kathy Scruggs, the late reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution who covered Jewell during the 1996 Atlanta Olympic bombing. The film depicted Scruggs (Olivia Wilde) as a person willing to do anything to exchange sex for […]
AFI, or the American Film Institute if you are not familiar, have released their list of the top 10 films for 2019. This is their list of films that AFI deems “culturally significant”. The yearly list is one of many that awards pundits point to for early indicators of what films will be favorites heading […]
Olivia Wilde has found herself having to defend her portrayal of journalist Kathy Scruggs in the Clint Eastwood film Richard Jewell. The film is about the man who discovered the bomb at the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta, and the firestorm that engulfed his life in the weeks after. Wilde’s seen in the film offering to […]
Warner Bros. released the latest trailer for Richard Jewell, the biopic about the security guard who discovered a bomb in a discarded backpack at Olympic Park during the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta. Originally called a hero, federal investigators later branded him a suspect, which created a firestorm of scrutiny from the FBI to his depiction […]
The film is intended as a cautionary tale about the danger of the rush to judgement and "trial by media" in the era of the 24-hour news cycle.