| Aug 9, 2009
"G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" earned a studio-estimated $100 million around the globe on its opening weekend, marking Paramount's third successful big-budget action movie of the summer, albeit the smallest one.
The film came in about $10 million under...
| Aug 14, 2009
The newcomers are, in a word, gross. They showed up, a million of them, on South Africa's doorstep 20 years ago. And they won't go home.
They steal. They're violent. They breed like insects. They have vile dietary needs.
And after two decades in a...
| Aug 15, 2009
| 1:29 PM
Fanboys turned out in force for "District 9" on Friday, putting Sony's low-budget science-fiction film on track to earn about $35 million over its debut weekend.
The first feature from director Neil Blomkamp, which was produced by Peter Jackson and...
| Aug 22, 2009
| 12:22 PM
"Inglourious Basterds" is off to a strong start, selling a studio-estimated $14.3 million worth of tickets on its opening day in the U.S. and Canada.
If it matches the performance of previous Quentin Tarantino-directed films, or recent male-oriented...
| Aug 23, 2009
| 8:59 AM
Click here to find out more! Company Town The business behind the show First look: 'Basterds' opens to a glorious $37.6 million August 23, 2009 | 8:49 am
"Inglourious Basterds' has given the Weinstein Co. a much-needed jolt,...
| Aug 24, 2009
Will the success formula of Comic-Con International work for a Mickey Mouse operation?
The leadership at Walt Disney Co. hopes so as it moves forward with the D23 Expo, a four-day event next month in Anaheim that will celebrate -- and sell -- all...
| Sep 8, 2009
The animated sci-fi film "9" -- not to be confused with the non-animated sci-fi "District 9," or the non-animated non-sci-fi musical "Nine" -- is a perfect example of a thin idea stuffed and stuffed with filler until it loses much of its charm. Shane...
| Nov 11, 2010
| 9:20 AM
The television adventure series, mentored by the recently deceased Stephen J. Cannell, received big-screen treatment in this entertaining and stunt-filled revision.
Liam Neeson makes a good successor to George Peppard as Hannibal, the leader of a team of...
| Feb 15, 2010
| 12:05 PM
In this interview series, we ask famous free thinkers to recast the Oscars in their own image. Let's give a big Oscar night welcome to Canadian cartoonist, film critic and filmmaker Rick Trembles.
Rick Trembles' illustrated movie review column Motion...
| Jun 23, 2011
| 7:44 PM
From Norwegian writer-director André Ovredal comes the spry, amusing and pulse-pounding "Trollhunter," a monster movie with a love for mountainous, tree-lined Scandinavian scenery and an even greater love for setting memorably ugly, hulking and...
| Oct 28, 2009
Following up on the brave Oscar forecasts that we featured Tuesday, here's a new batch of best picture predictions from another gang of pundits: Thelma Adams (Us Weekly), Kevin Lewin (World Entertainment News Network), Richard Rushfield (Gawker), Jeff...