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  • Opening day: 'District 9' crushing 'The Time Traveler's Wife'

    Opening day: 'District 9' crushing 'The Time Traveler's Wife'
    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...
  • Opening day: Big Friday means 'Inglourious Basterds' could do more than $35 million

    Opening day: Big Friday means 'Inglourious Basterds' could do more than $35 million
    "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...
  • First look: 'Basterds' opens to a glorious $37.6 million

    First look: 'Basterds' opens to a glorious $37.6 million
    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 InglouriousBasterds "Inglourious Basterds' has given the Weinstein Co. a much-needed jolt,...
  • Disney taking a page from Comic-Con

    Disney taking a page from Comic-Con
    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...
  • '9'

    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...
  • If I ran the Oscars: Rick Trembles

    If I ran the Oscars: Rick Trembles
    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...
  • Fearless Oscar prophets predict best picture nominees (Can 'Star Trek' or 'District 9' really fly?)

     
    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...
  • Oscar derby update: 'Invictus,' 'The Hurt Locker' lead best-picture race

     
    Adding to the Oscar best-picture predictions we received this week from 14 leading pundits, Gold Derby just got two more batches — one from New York Post film critic Lou Lumenick, the other from Robert Osborne, star of Turner Classic Movies, host of the...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: Busy week for Clint Eastwood; 'Twilight' dominates People's Choice noms; identity crisis for 'A Single Man'; can 'District 9' land in top 10?

     
    • The eagerly anticipated December release "Invictus" was screened today for the first time to people not employed by Warner Bros. Viewers were hand-picked by director Clint Eastwood -- "people he has long-term relationships with," says a rep. •...
  • Ooops — strike '2012' off your Oscars best-picture list

     
    Since part of an Oscar pundit's job is to jump off cliffs, bravely and spectacularly, we salute New York Post film critic Lou Lumenick for daring to forecast a best-picture nomination for "2012," the upcoming apocalypse thriller from Roland Emmerich,...
  • Gold Derby nuggets: 411 on 'Nine' | Two perspectives on 'Avatar' | Four toons top 50 Oscars snubs

     
    • Tony-winning composer Maury Yeston talked in great detail to Harry Haun about the journey of "Nine" from screen (as "8 1/2") to stage and back to screen. "There are only two ways to approach Broadway shows becoming movies," Yeston says. "One of them...