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  • Third time's the charm for 'Madagascar' ✭✭✭ 1/2

    Third time's the charm for 'Madagascar' ✭✭✭ 1/2
    "Madagascar 3: Europe's Most Wanted"is one of the fanciest, most carefully assembled cartoons ever put on the screen. The jokes come so fast that they're nearly subliminal. Plot points whiz by, and when things threaten to blur, there's a crazy musical...
  • 'New Moon' Wolfs Down $140.7M In Opening Weekend

    'New Moon' Wolfs Down $140.7M In Opening Weekend
    The vampire romance "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" sucked up $140.7 million in its first three days and pulled in a total of $258.8 million worldwide, according to studio estimates Sunday. The No. 1 domestic debut for Summit Entertainment's "New Moon" was...
  • Special Screening - Fantastic Mr. Fox

    Special Screening - Fantastic Mr. Fox
    Tues, Nov. 24,2009 Cinemark 17 Webb Chapel Rd 7:30P Join Fox Searchlight for a very special screening of FANTASTIC MR FOX. FANTASTIC MR. FOX is visionary director Wes Anderson's first animated film, utilizing classic handmade stop motion techniques to...
  • 'Fantastic Mr. Fox'

    So many careful and clever visual felicities dot the landscape of Wes Anderson's animated feature "Fantastic Mr. Fox," from the catastrophically inclined watercolors painted by Mrs. Fox to the autumn breezes ruffling various species of animals' fur just...
  • 'New Moon' nearly 'Blind Side'-d at Thanksgiving box office

    'New Moon' nearly 'Blind Side'-d at Thanksgiving box office
    "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" is fading fast after its massive debut, while significantly more people are seeing "The Blind Side." Tickets sales in the U.S. and Canada for Summit Entertainment's $50-million teen vampire drama plummeted 70% over the...
  • 'Up in the Air' leads Golden Globes with six noms

    'Up in the Air' leads Golden Globes with six noms
    Things were looking up for the seriocomedy "Up in the Air," which led the field with six nominations this morning at the 67th annual Golden Globe Awards. George Clooney was nominated for best performance by an actor in a drama for his role as a corporate...
  • First look: '2012' explodes with $225 mil worldwide box office. 'Precious' is powerful.

    First look: '2012' explodes with $225 mil worldwide box office. 'Precious' is powerful.
    Who will survive 2012? Apparently Sony Pictures -- and quite handsomely too. The 162-minute disaster epic, which got a love-hate reaction from critics (loved the special effects, hated the script), blew away the competition and took in $65 million in...
  • Can sly 'Fantastic Mr. Fox' sneak into the Oscars' hen house?

     
    Now that it seems like there will be 16 or more entries in the Oscar race for best animated feature, there probably will be five nominees for only the second time since the category was created in 2001. "Up" leads the way to win, of course, but another...
  • Pop & Hiss goes to the movies: Alexandre Desplat gets rootsy for 'Fantastic Mr. Fox'

     
    Not quite Western and not quite orchestral, perhaps a better word to describe Alexandre Desplat's score for "Fantastic Mr. Fox" is "fragile." Like the meticulously detailed stop-motion creatures that populate the Wes Anderson film, Desplat's score is...
  • 'The Hurt Locker' sweeps National Society of Film Critics Awards

     
    "The Hurt Locker" swept the awards bestowed today by the National Society of Film Critics during its voting conclave held at Sardi's restaurant in New York. The Iraqi war drama won best picture, director (Kathryn Bigelow) and actor (Jeremy Renner as a...
  • Our own experts -- the forum moderators -- predict Golden Globe winners: Sandra Bullock, Meryl Streep & Robert Downey Jr.

     
    Unlike the 19 pro pundits who weighed in with Golden Globe predictions, 7 of our forum moderators think that the main competition for "Up in the Air" as best drama picture is "Inglourious Basterds" rather than "Avatar." While the pros were almost evenly...