Beyoncé lands in first while Godzilla silences Silent Night

Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé took first while new release films from Japan and India saw better debuts than John Woo’s Latest, Silent Night. AMC Theaters has found a new winning formula: take highly successful artists with concerts that seemed to sell out, or at the very least have ticket prices that no ordinary person … Read more

Beyoncé is no Taylor Swift while Godzilla mutes Silent Night

Beyoncé’s Renaissance will easily win the weekend, but the low $20 million debut is far from the $92 million of Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour. Numbers have begun rolling in for this first weekend of December and to the surprise of no one, Renaissance: A Film by Beyoncé is seeing a first place finish in the … Read more

Silent Night movie review & film summary (2023)

Nobody speaks a full word of written dialogue. Characters grunt when they crash against a wall, get punched in the gut, or are struck by a car. They gasp or scream when they’re shot or tortured. You hear sound effects and soundscape noises throughout, such as wind, rain, footsteps, and traffic. There are pop songs with lyrics on the soundtrack, interspersed with … Read more

All Is Not Calm: John Woo on Silent Night | Interviews

Finally, Woo has returned to the States with the high-concept holiday bloodbath “Silent Night.” After his young son is caught in the crossfire between two opposing gangs and shot dead on Christmas Eve, a grieving father (Joel Kinnaman) tracks down those responsible. The twist here is that the entire film is conveyed without a single … Read more

Joel Kinnaman tried going mute for Silent Night

Joel Kinnaman tried out method acting for his upcoming action-thriller Silent Night by going mute…for a little while anyway. Joel Kinnaman thought he would give his best shot at working with the legendary John Woo for the upcoming revenge actioner Silent Night by going, well, silent. Appearing in The Tonight Show, Joel Kinnaman remembered his … Read more

Night Court star Richard Moll has died at the age of 80

Richard Moll, who played Aristotle Nostradamus “Bull” Shannon on all nine seasons of Night Court, has died at the age of 80. Sad news today as it’s been announced that Richard Moll, who played Aristotle Nostradamus “Bull” Shannon on all nine seasons of Night Court, has died at the age of 80. His publicist confirmed … Read more

Werewolf by Night director has plenty of ideas for a sequel

Werewolf by Night director Michael Giacchino has plenty of ideas for a sequel to the Marvel Special Presentation. Werewolf by Night was a fun departure from typical Marvel fare, with a black-and-white presentation that felt inspired by Universal Monsters and Hammer Horror, but will we ever see these characters again? Nothing has been announced regarding … Read more

Saturday Night Live season 49 premiere hosted by Pete Davidson

Saturday Night Live season season 49 premiere, with former cast-member Pete Davidson hosting with Ice Spice as the musical guest. After going dark due to the WGA strike, Saturday Night Live is back. Deadline reports that Saturday Night Live season 49 will premiere on October 14th, with former cast-member Pete Davidson hosting. Pete Davidson will … Read more

John Woo Finally Returns With ‘Silent Night’ Trailer

It’s been 20 years since John Woo made an American thriller. The master of Hong Kong action films like The Killer and Hard Boiled initially came to Hollywood in the early 90s, and found success with a string of very Woo-ish action flicks like Face/Off and Mission: Impossible II. But after a couple of flops he returned home and has been … Read more

An “Awfully Good” Sequel to Saturday Night Fever

We take a look at Sylvester Stallone’s Staying Alive, a now obscure sequel to Saturday Night Fever starring a jacked John Travolta. While Sylvester Stallone’s latest sequel Expend4bles may have been a letdown for the Italian Stallion, Awfully Good Movies is putting on a headband and spandex for John Travolta in the 1983 Stallone-directed sequel … Read more