Which Movie Will Be This Summer's Biggest Surprise Flop?

Yep, it's that time of year again — where we place our bets on which huge summer tentpole movie is doomed to be another Green Lantern. Which big-budget movie will shock everybody by losing piles of cash? » 5/02/14 10:27am 5/02/14 10:27am

Is summer 2011 going to be your ultimate movie nerdgasm?

The summer of 2010 was a bit underwhelming as far as movies went — but summer 2011's looking like the craziest of them all, with the densest concentration of nerd-candy ever. At least, Jon Favreau is calling it a "bloodbath." » 11/04/10 9:00am 11/04/10 9:00am

When did the best summer movies in history come out?

2010 was a hideous summer for movies. This got us wondering: When did the truly great summer movies come out? So we did some research - and created a chart that will make you weep with joy. » 8/21/10 3:40pm 8/21/10 3:40pm

What Was The Most Successful Summer Movie?

With Summer 2009 well and truly behind us, it's worth taking a look back and wondering: What movies were the big hits of the season? The answer may depend on how you define "big hit," but here's our guide. » 9/27/09 11:00am 9/27/09 11:00am

Summer 2009: What Just Happened?

With District 9 a bona fide hit and GI Joe amazing all by not crashing and burning, the summer movie season of 2009 has ended just as it began: Surprising a lot of people. What lessons can we learn? » 8/16/09 12:00pm 8/16/09 12:00pm

Which Underdog Movie Will Be The Summer's Biggest Sleeper Hit?

A lot of underdog movies are coming out this summer (and some of them will be just plain dogs.) Which of these scrappy up-and-comers will tear out your wallet with its bloody celluloid teeth? » 4/15/09 3:30pm 4/15/09 3:30pm

Which Summer Movie Will Be The Biggest Surprise Flop?

Some of the biggest icons in science fiction are battling for your dollars this summer, including Star Trek, Terminator and Transformers. Who's going to lose? » 4/14/09 2:33pm 4/14/09 2:33pm

Which Summer Movie Franchise Has Earned A Nice Rest?

Now that the summer movie juggernaut is starting to sputter, we can start to see which movie franchises are bursting with potential, and which ones are just bursting. Of all the summer blockbusters that helped keep your popcorn-eating arm in motion, which is most badly in need of a vacation? Not a summary execution,… » 7/29/08 11:48am 7/29/08 11:48am

Which Summer Movie Chick Could Carry Her Own Spinoff?

You might have noticed a distinct lack of female heroes at the movies this summer, Sex And The City aside. It's almost as if the studios decided women couldn't carry a big movie — but nah, I'm sure it's just a coincidence. Luckily, the summer's big movies have a wealth of female supporting leads, and almost any one of… » 6/24/08 11:22am 6/24/08 11:22am

Which Big Summer Movie Ruined Science Fiction Forever?

With more big summer spectacles exploding, laser-blasting and CGI-ing all over the place, is serious, thoughtful science fiction being pushed out? Have movies like Transformers or Star Wars tractor-beamed the genre of science fiction away from perceived as serious literature, even in the book world? And which giant… » 4/16/08 12:00pm 4/16/08 12:00pm

When Did Summer Become Science Fiction Overkill Season?

This summer will be the biggest "blockbuster" movie season ever, with no fewer than 23 would-be smash hits coming out between early May and mid-August. It didn't used to be this way. Back in the mists of time — like, say, in the late 1990s — there were only one or two big science fiction movies per summer, and only a… » 4/16/08 10:09am 4/16/08 10:09am

What'll Be The Most Surprising Hit Movie Of The Summer?

Out of a dozen or so scifi movies coming out this summer, only four of them are absolutely bulletproof, according to you, our readers. Ten of this summer's science fiction films are in danger of falling into obscure-cult-classic territory — or worse. But there's also an excellent chance that at least one underdog will… » 3/12/08 12:20pm 3/12/08 12:20pm

Which Summer Movie Will Be The Biggest Flop?

This summer movie season will be like a traffic jam of Transformers wannabes, with more sequels and potential franchises coming out than ever before. And it's just barely possible that every single one of these films will be a mega-smash hit. It just doesn't seem very likely somehow. Click through to vote for the… » 3/11/08 12:51pm 3/11/08 12:51pm

The Biggest (And Longest) Movie Summer Ever

The summer movie season now officially begins in early May, thanks to last year's blockbuster May releases: Spider-Man 3, Shrek The Third and Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End. This May, there are no fewer than 23 movies coming out, including "tentpole" films Iron Man, Speed Racer, Narnia and Indiana Jones. And… » 3/10/08 3:30pm 3/10/08 3:30pm

No Star Trek In Your Stocking This Year

Those teaser posters that claim Star Trek will beam into theaters this Christmas will be collector's items some day. Paramount has delayed the film until the summer of 2009. The 2008 summer crop of films looks like a geek traffic jam: Iron Man, Indiana Jones IV, The Dark Knight, The Incredible Hulk, Hellboy 2, X-Files… » 2/14/08 7:20am 2/14/08 7:20am