With the sad news that Carrie Fisher has passed away at the young age of 60, here’s a clip of her being interviewed along with Harrison Ford and Mark Hamill on the Today show back in 1977 after the release of “Star Wars.” Princess Leia will be missed . . .
Watching movies at home is nice and easy, and cheap if you look at satellite deals via this link, but nothing beats watching an action movie on the big screen. Every year, the movie release schedule contains a selection of blockbusters, slow burners, long-awaited sequels, and almost certainly turkeys of the highest order. Until these movies hit the screen, nobody knows which category they are going to fall into. 2017 is no different than any other year, so we have plenty of great movies to look forward to.
Hollywood is known for innovation. Dinosaurs, earthquakes, tornadoes, black holes – the movie industry has found ways to bring all sorts of wild and wonderful things to life. But what’s next? How can Hollywood get fans involved at a time when other modes of entertainment, like gaming and streaming TV, are eating up their time?
As far as successful films go, 2016 has had one hell of a ride. From family-friendly movies such as Finding Dory clearing an eye watering $1 billion dollars all whilst still showing in cinemas, to R-Rated violence fests like Deadpool shocking the studios and breaking almost $800 million! This has definitely been the year for big money films. Check out some prime examples of the numbers this year has provided for the silver screen.