Category: Features
John Wayne & Clint Eastwood Aren’t the Highest-Grossing Western Movie Stars
John Wayne & Clint Eastwood Aren’t the Highest-Grossing Western Movie Stars

The Big Picture Kevin Costner holds the record for the highest-grossing Western movie star, earning over $551 million with his four Western films. Dances with Wolves was the most successful Western film of Costner's career, grossing over $424 million worldwide…

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15 Most Famous Marvel Superheroes Stan Lee Didn’t Create
15 Most Famous Marvel Superheroes Stan Lee Didn’t Create

A household name in the enduring, thrilling, and complex world of comic books, Stan Lee was responsible for creating or co-creating over 300 Marvel characters. Many of the biggest names in Marvel were created by Stan Lee. The Fantastic Four,…

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Bruno Dumont’s ‘The Empire’ Strikes at 74th Berlinale
Bruno Dumont’s ‘The Empire’ Strikes at 74th Berlinale

The 74th Berlinale’s Competition offers a science fiction film, which forms part of the Bruno Dumont Cinematic Universe. L’Empire or The Empire is as entertaining as it is bizarre with cathedral-shaped spaceships and light sabers appearing in the Opal Coast.…

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These Are the Hottest 10 Minutes of Any Western Movie
These Are the Hottest 10 Minutes of Any Western Movie

The Big Picture Appaloosa is a historical thriller that adds insight to the traditional western genre and has some of the hottest moments in the genre. The love triangle that occurs in Appaloosa creates tension between the main characters and…

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Did Pat Morita Learn Martial Arts to Play Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid?
Did Pat Morita Learn Martial Arts to Play Mr. Miyagi in The Karate Kid?

Pat Morita starred as Mr. Miyagi, a self-defense-based master of karate who taught his students Daniel LaRusso and Julie Pierce throughout The Karate Kid franchise. In The Karate Kid, Mr. Miyagi meets Daniel at the apartment complex and decides to…

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Unsung Hero Movie Details, Film Cast, Genre & Rating
Unsung Hero Movie Details, Film Cast, Genre & Rating

Release Date April 26, 2024 Running Time Not available MPAA Rating Rated PG for thematic elements Based on a remarkable true story, Unsung Hero follows David Smallbone as he moves his family from Down Under to the States, searching for…

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Civil War Movie Details, Film Cast, Genre & Rating
Civil War Movie Details, Film Cast, Genre & Rating

Release Date April 26, 2024 MPAA Rating Rated R for strong violent content, bloody/disturbing images, and language throughout In the near future, a team of journalists travel across the United States during a rapidly escalating civil war that has engulfed…

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Jonathan Glazer Reckons With Evil’s Legacy
Jonathan Glazer Reckons With Evil’s Legacy

Editor's note: The following contains spoilers for 'The Zone of Interest' The Big Picture The Zone of Interest depicts the mundane lives of a family living near Auschwitz, highlighting the cognitive dissonance of those complicit in evil. The film uses…

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With The Tourist, Jamie Dornan Has Finally Shed His Christian Gray Problem
With The Tourist, Jamie Dornan Has Finally Shed His Christian Gray Problem

Summary Jamie Dornan faced public scrutiny and typecasting after portraying Christian Grey in the Fifty Shades franchise. Dornan is shedding his Christian Grey image through his outstanding performance in the TV series The Tourist. The Tourist's popularity and Dornan's portrayal…

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How Similar Is Michael Mann’s Manhunter to the Novel It’s Based On?
How Similar Is Michael Mann’s Manhunter to the Novel It’s Based On?

The Big Picture Manhunter is the first movie to feature the Hannibal Lecter character and faithfully adapts the book it's based on, but simplifies the source material's complex themes, especially its ending. Manhunter is Michael Mann's third film and showcases…

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How Jordan Peele Has Helped Redefine the Horror Genre
How Jordan Peele Has Helped Redefine the Horror Genre

Since the beginning of his career, Jordan Peele has been a comedian often seen alongside Keegan-Michael Key in the Comedy Central sketch series Key & Peele. When it was announced that he would be making his Hollywood debut as a…

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Humphrey Bogart’s Most Underrated Role Is in This Noir Adventure
Humphrey Bogart’s Most Underrated Role Is in This Noir Adventure

The Big Picture Humphrey Bogart's performance in To Have and Have Not showcased his vulnerability as both a mystery protagonist and romantic lead. To Have and Have Not is often compared to Casablanca , but the two films feature very…

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