Tuesday Jun 11
The Sun Online
will smith after earth scientology
But not now - and questions are being asked if the jug-eared one's latest turkey has flopped because of its apparent references to SCIENTOLOGY .
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Fall of the Prince: Sony Lose Millions On Will Smith's 'After Earth'
Is Will Smith losing his edge as Hollywood's most bankable box-office star? We've seen chinks in Tom Cruise 's commercial armour in recent years, though Smith appears to be in free-fall - and he doesn't have the Mission Impossible franchise to fall back on.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Will Smith's 'After Earth' Apocalypse: Who Loses Most
As the sci-fi bust heads toward a loss in the tens of millions, fallout touches Sony, M. Night Shyamalan and the star once considered box-office royalty.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Smith unlikely to return to Men In Black 4
Men In Black 3 was a bit box office hit - but Will Smith has said he may not return for part four Will Smith has hinted that he may not return for a fourth Men In Black film, despite the success of the franchise's previous instalment.
'After Earth' Aside, Why Will Smith Is Still The Biggest Old-School Movie Star
I took some grief in the comments section of my After Earth review for calling Will Smith 'the biggest movie star in the world'. First of all, that was in the box office portion of said review which is completely separate from the artistic critique of a given film.
Mon Jun 03, 2013
Overseas, The Hangover Part 3 Cures Studio's Headache
Will the overseas box office rescue The Hangover Part 3 and After Earth? Each film has performed horribly in domestic debuts, leaving executives at their respective studios with a semi-permanent condition called crossed fingers.
Reading Eagle/Reading Times
Fame part of family business for Will, Jaden Smith
Will Smith has a new outlook on teenagers: Parents do indeed understand. The rapper-turned-actor says he's grown a lot since writing the Grammy-winning 1988 hit that humorously declared they didn't. All three of his children now at least dabble in music and acting, most notably 14-year-old Jaden, who stars with his father in the new sci-fi film ... (more)
Sun Jun 02, 2013
Box Office Report: 'Furious 6' Wins, While 'After Earth' Serves Will...
Everybody seems to be talking about it this weekend, and though it may be too early to officially label After Earth as the summer's first bomb, the film community can relish in it for at least a little while.
The Miami Herald
'After Earth' underachieves at box office, even with Will Smith
In what may go down as the biggest box-office upset of the year, the man who has arguably been considered Hollywood's No.
Weekend Box Office Roundup: 'Now You See Me' Beats 'After Earth'
On paper, who would think that Will Smith could be beat by a movie about magicians that starred that guy from The Social Network ? Well, that's exactly what happened.
Weekend Box Office: Will Smith's 'After Earth' Opens...
As I wrote yesterday, rank among films in the weekend box office is mostly irrelevant.
Sat Jun 01, 2013
Will Smith's After Earth is box office bomb
The Will Smith blockbuster After Earth is on course to be the box office bomb of the summer after being slammed by US critics and underperforming in cinemas on its opening day.
Fri May 31, 2013
Dealing with fame is part of the family business for co-stars Will, Jaden Smith
The rapper-turned-actor says he's "grown a lot" since writing the Grammy-winning 1988 hit that humorously declared they didn't. All three of his children now at least dabble in music and acting, most notably 14-year-old Jaden, who stars with his father in the new sci-fi film "After Earth," which opened Friday.
Cinema Blend News
M. Night Shyamalan Teases Unbreakable 2
If you haven't noticed, After Earth is taking a beating with the critics. Currently sitting at 12% Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes , the movie didn't connect with a large critical base, who took their knives out for the director as well as his stars, Will and Jaden Smith.
Thu May 30, 2013
Son don't shine on this 'Earth'
I don't know what is more annoying: how feeble "After Earth" is, or the sense that superstar Will Smith is shoving his children down our throats.
Box Office Report: Will Smith's 'After Earth' No Match for 'Fast 6'
The sci-fi epic was designed as a starring vehicle for Jaden Smith, but Sony is relying heavily on his father's box office prowess in touting the film; the indie magician heist pic "Now You See Me" also opens.
Tue May 28, 2013
For Will and Jaden Smith, fame is just the family business
Will Smith has a new outlook on teenagers: Parents do indeed understand. The rapper-turned-actor says he's "grown a lot" since writing the Grammy-winning 1988 hit that humorously declared they didn't. All three of his children now at least dabble in music and acting, most notably 14-year-old Jaden, who stars with his father in the new sci-fi film " ... (more)
Josh Brolin Joining Cast of Paul Thomas Anderson's 'Inherent Vice'
With a cast that already includes Joaquin Phoenix, Reese Witherspoon, Owen Wilson, Martin Short, and Jena Malone, the adaptation of Thomas Pynchon's book Inherent Vice from The Master and Boogie Nights director Paul Thomas Anderson should be quite the anticipated film.
Mon May 27, 2013
Marking the globe
Cape Town's Marc Lottering is one of the country's top comedians, who has been in the funny business for over a decade.
Sun May 26, 2013
Box Office Report: 'Fast and Furious' Deep-Sixes Competition With All-Time High
After Star Trek Into Darkness failed to hit the magical nine-digits over the course of its first weekend, pundits can rest easy that they got one right this time.