#ThrowbackThursday – The Great Buck Howard

Original US release date: March 20, 2009 Production budget: Unknown Worldwide gross: $900,689 The Great Buck Howard is a bit of a mystery.  Not the film, itself, but the circumstances surrounding the film.  The low-budget production, distributed by Magnolia Pictures, never really reached an audience.  Despite its charming narrative and characters and its brand-name cast,... Continue Reading →

#ThrowbackThursday – Beowulf

Original US release date: November 16, 2007 Production budget: $150,000,000 Worldwide gross: $196,393,745 2007's Beowulf is a notable film for a number of reasons.  For one, it continued director Robert Zemeckis's experimentation with motion-capture CGI (computer generated imagery) filmmaking (initially utilized by Zemeckis in 2004's The Polar Express).  Also, the changes to the original poem's... Continue Reading →

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