Everyone has heard the expression: “Never judge a book by its cover.” Well in the case of Knack II, I would echo that sentiment for this particular game – don’t judge Knack II by its cover. The misleading box art would have you believe that Knack II might be a
Baby Driver is the year’s best musical.
Okay, yeah, it’s a high-octane crime film and a heist thriller with breakneck car chase action that makes Fast and the Furious look like Driving Miss Daisy. But at heart, it’s powered by the playlists that wheelman Baby (Ansel Elgort) has created to
The new trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi premiered last night during halftime of the Monday Night Football game between the Chicago Bears and the Minnesota Vikings. For fans, it was probably the most exciting play of the night.
Supreme Leader Snoke: “When I found
We’re on the FIFTH Pirates of the Caribbean movie — can you believe it? While it may seem like yesterday that we first met the perpetually inebriated Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp), his inaugural sail on the silver screen was actually a full fourteen years ago in 2003. Shiver me
Today, Matt Damon turns 47! One of my favorite Hollywood moments will forever be when he and best bud Ben Affleck freaked out on stage together after winning the Academy Award for Best Screenplay for Good Will Hunting, which they burst onto the scene with in 1997. (That was 20
Blade Runner 2049 is a sequel to Blade Runner, but which one? That film has had more lives than Charlie Sheen! Along with the 1982 theatrical release, there are seven other versions, official or not.
Based on Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip Dick, Blade Runner is set
Wonder Woman — the #1 movie of the summer — is here! And it has everything: breathtaking action, humor, a sweet romance, plot twists, despicable villains, a heroine for the ages, and a stirring moral that seems especially relevant today — despite the fact that it took Hollywood 75 years
It’s October 3rd and that can only mean one thing . . . it’s National Boyfriend Day! As a reward for all the romantic comedies he’s had to sit through, why not celebrate by letting him pick the movie? Just kidding! We dipped into the Box to find the rom-coms
Studios have traditionally held out their most prestigious so-called “Oscar-bait” films for the fall and winter movie seasons in advance of Academy Award nominations. That’s primarily because Academy voters have notoriously short memories and tend to nominate films that came out within a few months of Oscar balloting. Did you
If you’re anything like most parents, by the time September comes to a close you’re looking around in a daze and wondering, “What just happened?” The first few weeks after the kids go back to school and life returns to its normal schedule can be rough. But congrats! You’ve made
Sex. Drugs. Alcohol. All-nighters. In movies, it’s usually the guys who are prone to breaking bad. But why should they have all the fun? Rough Night, now available at the Box, is the rowdy exception to the boy’s club. This time, it’s the girls — Scarlett Johansson, Jillian Bell, Iliana
One of the best things about movie night is that no one really expects anything other than one of the least expensive and easiest-to-make snacks to go along with the show: popcorn.
But if you’re ever in the mood for something more to munch, here are 4 creative ideas that
Consumer goods companies are facing tremendous pressure to develop experiences that match the brand expectations defined by today’s consumer. What tops the list? Delivering true omnichannel experiences that are personal, seamless and engaging throughout the customer journey—meeting the shopper where they choose to interact. And with more than 90 percent
He writes the stories that make the whole world scream. Stephen King turns 70 on Sept. 21, and if you want to celebrate by reading one of his books or watching a movie based on a King story, you won’t have to look too hard. There are so many King-based
Have you ever been immediately sucked in by a TV show? Big Little Lies is that kind of series.
From its hypnotic opening-credits sequence set to Michael Kiwanuka’s “Cold Little Heart,” to its unforgettable Emmy-nominated performances (Reese Witherspoon, Nicole Kidman, Laura Dern, Shailene Woodley and Alexander Skarsgård were all up
Boy meets girl, boy loses girl, girl falls into coma, boy tries to get girl back—it’s your typical rom-com movie. Just kidding. The Big Sick breathes new life into a genre that some say has long been on life support.
The Big Sick, now available at the Box, is one of
How ‘bout those Emmy Awards?
Last night, millions of people around the world tuned in for the television industry’s biggest event of the year, and late-night host Stephen Colbert did a great job keeping the show moving and the laughs coming.
Tons of A-list movie stars were there for the
Couples, listen up! You don’t need to (and shouldn’t!) wait until Valentine’s Day to plan a special evening together. In the meantime, get a romantic movie night on your calendar, because what you’ve got going on with your honey must be celebrated more than once a year.
Have you ever been to a really uncomfortable dinner party? It’s the worst. However, when it’s not actually you squirming through the event, all of the drama can be kind of mesmerizing to watch.
That’s the setup of Beatriz at Dinner. Beatriz (Salma Hayek) is a massage therapist who becomes
If you’re anything like us, you might be in denial that summer is official coming to an end. But don’t get too down in the dumps about it just yet, because we have good news! You can always transport yourself to warmer climates or be whisked back to the carefree
If you or your kids are lucky enough to get to spend time with grandparents today — which is National Grandparents Day — we have some suggestions for movies you could watch together after they get done spoiling everyone rotten. (We all know that even on their own special holiday,
Do you have coulrophobia? AKA – a fear of clowns. If you do, stay out of movie theaters this weekend or you can expect IT to hit the fan. Based on Stephen King’s classic shocker, IT features one of King’s most terrifying incarnations of evil: the shape-shifting, child-killing clown, Pennywise.
You could say I’m a pretty big Game of Thrones fan.
One Halloween I even dressed up as Daenerys Targaryen while my always adorable kids were her dragons. To round it out, my darling husband played the role of Khal Drogo from Season 1.
SPEAKING OF Season 1 . .
September 6 is National Read a Book Day, a day when Americans are encouraged to “sit back, relax, and read a book,” and we can’t think of any better way to bookend it than with a movie!
Comedian Jim Gaffigan has joked that when it comes to the movie versus
Check in with Samantha (and her furry friend, Simba) as she gives us her thoughts on Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Long Haul. Psst . . . you have NO idea how much trouble a pig can cause.
Destiny 2 is here — and it’s a brand new game. If you’re new to the scene (or you just need a refresher), allow us to bring you up to speed.
About the Game
In the original first-person shooter game, the Collapse put an end to the Golden Age, and
There are a lot of great things about being a film critic, but one of the best is finding wonderful indies that didn’t play in many theaters (if they were in theaters at all) that I probably wouldn’t have heard about otherwise. I intend to share some of my favorites
Prey is a first-person RPG/action game developed by Arkane Studios for PS4, Xbox One and PC. Players take on the role of Morgan Yu trying to survive against a hostile alien collective called “The Typhon” aboard the Talos I space station. Prey allows the player to play the game as
Confession time: I’ve never been a fan of King Kong movies. I’m not saying I didn’t enjoy some of the older ones . . . but I didn’t feel any dedication to or passion for the overall franchise. So I was kind of like “whatever” when I went into Kong:
If you’re a fan of multiplayer, team-based first-person shooters, Overwatch is for you. But if not, at least I’ve saved you some reading! Blizzard Entertainment, perhaps best known for its longstanding MMO World of Warcraft, is the creative force behind Overwatch – a game that currently boasts 25 characters for
No one likes to say goodbye to summer, but we have some movies to help you get psyched for the new school year. Add these A+ films to your back-to-school supply list and who knows — you might even learn something! (Psst . . . Take notes; there’s a quiz
Here’s a fun fact: The first Blu-ray titles were released on June 20, 2006. They included the romantic comedy, 50 First Dates, the sci-fi cult classic, The Fifth Element, The Terminator and Twister. Since that time, Blu-ray has become the gold standard for watching movies at home.
You don’t have to be
Winter is coming. If this were an episode of Game of Thrones, that would be cause for concern, but for Daisy Yuhas, Redbox Senior Marketing Manager for Video Games, it’s the most wonderful time of the year when the year’s most hotly anticipated video games are released over a four-month
As son of Redbox’s Chief Marketing Officer, Aidan has some big expectations to live up to! While he succeeds in many things (including being an all-around awesome kid), he’s especially pretty great at video games. Aidan took some time to chat with us and tell us all about one of
Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 is a hilarious delight, a welcome departure from the often-repetitive third-person multiplayer shooter, expanding on its already-capable predecessor in many ways. The new characters added to the roster add to the diversity of play styles. You can now blast through enemy waves as the
It’s National Dance Day and it’s not too late to plan your big celebration!
Here are some movies currently in the box that just might inspire you to get up and dance.
Beauty and The Beast: This year’s live-action Beauty and the Beast recreates one of the most iconic dance
Play dates are always a great way for young ones to let off some steam. But sometimes the weather outside doesn’t cooperate, or one of the kids is tired or doesn’t feel 100%, or you dread having every single toy your child owns scattered all over your house, OR you
New to the Box is Ghost in the Shell, which stars Scarlett Johansson as a cyborg supersoldier who spectacularly fights her way through a dystopian future on a mission to discover the truth about her past.
She kicks soooooo much butt in this movie (based on the Japanese anime/manga series
The kids are back in school, temperatures are dropping and fall movie season is gearing up in theaters. This year, we have a mix of big-budget action, family-friendly fun and star-studded drama to look forward to.
Here are some of the biggies to watch out for in September, October and
In 2014, Jake Gyllenhaal starred in the indie Nightcrawler as a freelance videographer obsessed with being the first at gruesome crime scenes. His character pulls the young, innocent and desperate-for-money Rick into his world… and it doesn’t end well.
Gyllenhaal earned rave reviews for his riveting performance, but so did