Do Movies Live Up To Their Potential?

Welcome to BlownPotential. We examine whether movies can achieve their full level of grandeur, or instead, leave great possibilities unrealized. Youíll find current movie reviews in The Grid section, celebrity interviews and editorials in The Vault section, release dates for upcoming films in the Coming Soon section, and an explanation of our movie reviewing goals in the Grading System section. Feel free to send comments and suggestions to

Steve Lemme and Erik Stolhanske Celebrity Scoop Every idea for a film has an inherent amount of potential, and filmmakers attempt to convert that potential to the silver screen using the resources available to them. Chances are, if youíre checking out our site, youíre already interested enough in the movies to at least be checking out our site. And you probably also already know the basic idea of what that films reviewed on this site are supposed to be. Our grades compare the initial potential of the idea to the finished product by assessing how well the filmmakers accomplish what they set out to do given the premise of the movie, star power, source material, budget, etc. This does not necessary coincide with what critics determines to be fine art. In 2007 we slimmed the site down a bit, our 2006 grid has thorough reviews. Aaron Eckhart Celebrity Scoop

Itís Another Superhero Blockbuster!

The highly anticipated release of Warner Brothersí Superman Returns, starring Brandon Routh as the man of steel and Kevin Spacey at his arch nemesis, hit theaters this past June. Examine Superman Returns and the slew of other superheroes movies being released with a journey into Hollywoodís fascination with the comic book flick in Itís Another Superhero Blockbuster.

Tim Johnson and Wanda Sykes Celebrity Scoop Greatest Hits

Here are some of our film reviews and scoops from Summer 2006.

Check out the BlownPotential reviews of A Scanner Darkly, Superman Returns, Lady in the Water, The Descent, Monster House, District B13 and Silent Hill.

Also, check out Joelís Celebrity Scoops on Strangers with Candy star Amy Sedaris and Protector star Tony Jaa.
Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris Celebrity Scoop

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