| Dec 18, 2009
| 7:38 AM
Arguably the year's best-received science-fiction film, this extremely effective thriller produced by Peter Jackson ("The Lord of the Rings") sequesters aliens who have landed on Earth in a section of South Africa. One of the operatives (Sharlto...
| 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 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...
| 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...
| Oct 29, 2009
Adding to the Oscar best-picture predictions we received this week from 14 leading pundits, Gold Derby just got two more batches â one from New York Post film critic Lou Lumenick, the other from Robert Osborne, star of Turner Classic Movies, host of the...