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November 14, 2008

Ricky Gervais - RT's Dinner and the Movies Interview - Chapter 5

We continue our series of extended interviews by spending an hour in the company of Britain's funniest man. With a new chapter every day this week, today Gervais finds a job for Karl Pilkington on RT, talks about his reteaming with Stephen Merchant on The Man from the Pru and continues the "feud" with Simon Pegg.More…

November 13, 2008

Ricky Gervais - RT's Dinner and the Movies Interview - Chapter 4

We continue our series of extended interviews by spending an hour in the company of Britain's funniest man. With a new chapter every day this week, today Gervais discusses the ease of ambition, what to expect from This Side of the Truth and Karl's abortive appearence in the film.More…

November 12, 2008

Ricky Gervais - RT's Dinner and the Movies Interview - Chapter 3

We continue our series of extended interviews by spending an hour in the company of Britain's funniest man. With a new chapter every day this week, today Gervais discusses a possible return to the podcast with a live show, and taking Andy Millman to the US in Extras.More…

November 11, 2008

Ricky Gervais - RT's Dinner and the Movies Interview - Chapter 2

We continue our series of extended interviews by spending an hour in the company of Britain's funniest man. With a new chapter every day this week, today Gervais discusses his favourite theme, redemption, explains how the podcast dynamic works and revels in the brilliance of Karl Pilkington.More…

November 10, 2008

Ricky Gervais - RT's Dinner and the Movies Interview - Chapter 1

We continue our series of extended interviews by spending an hour in the company of Britain's funniest man. With a new chapter every day this week, today Gervais talks about reviews, being Certified Fresh, the highlights and lowlights of the Emmys and the public reaction to Ghost Town.More…

December 12, 2006

2006 NYFCO Awards Announced!

It's that time of year again: Right before the fancy awards are doled out, all the different critics' groups chime in with their favorite flicks of the year. Here we have the picks from the New York Film Critics Online (NYFCO) for your perusal.More…

November 28, 2006

RTIndie: "Little Miss Sunshine," "Half Nelson" Lead Indie Spirit Award Noms

It's time again to celebrate the best that indie-land has to offer. The Spirit Award nominees are out, with "Little Miss Sunshine" and "Half Nelson" leading all contenders with five nods each, including best feature.More…

November 27, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Penguins March to #1 Again Over Thanksgiving Weekend

Movie fans feasted on tasty leftovers over the long Thanksgiving holiday weekend as the top two films atop the charts remained unchanged from last week. The penguin toon Happy Feet held onto the number one spot while the James Bond actioner Casino Royale followed in second place once again.More…

November 24, 2006

"For Your Consideration": Christopher Guest and Eugene Levy Probably Won't Read This

"For Your Consideration" director Christopher Guest told RT he doesn't read reviews, trade publications, or infotainment television. But he does make some darn funny movies with some of the most talented improv players around. Read on for snippets from the interview with Guest and co-scripter Eugene Levy.More…

November 23, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: Turkey Frame Stuffed With New Movies

Happy Turkey Day! A crowded marketplace gets even more packed as six new films open or expand nationally over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend.More…

November 21, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Halls" Spreads Little Cheer; "Déjà Vu" Intrigues; "The Fountain" Overflows; "Pick" Is Mixed

This week at the movies, we've got holiday mischief ("Deck the Halls," starring Matthew Broderick and Danny DeVito), a phenomenon known as déjà vu ("Déjà Vu," starring Denzel Washington), a spiritual journey through time ("The Fountain," starring Hugh Jackman and Rachel Weisz), and a mystical guitar pick ("Tenacious D in: The Pick of Destiny," starring Jack Black and Kyle Gass). What do the critics have to say?More…

November 19, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Penguins Edge Out Bond For #1 Spot

In what was a very close race for box office supremacy, the dancing penguin cartoon Happy Feet narrowly edged out a strong debut for the new James Bond actioner Casino Royale for the number one spot in North America this weekend.More…

November 16, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: Toon and Bond Battle for #1 Spot

It's a box office battle royale at the multiplexes this weekend as two guys in penguin suits fight over the number one spot with their new releases.More…

November 16, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Casino Royale" Fresh, Certified Fresh; "Happy Feet" Shows Fancy Footwork; Guess The Tomatometer for "Prison"

This week at the movies prompts several questions. Will the latest Bond movie ("Casino Royale," starring Daniel Craig) leave pundits shaken and stirred? Can penguins learn to dance ("Happy Feet," featuring voice work by Elijah Wood, Nicole Kidman, and Robin Williams)? And can prison be fun ("Let's Go to Prison," starring Dax Shepard)? Find out what the critics have to say!More…

September 25, 2006

Toronto Wrapup: Senh, Jen And Tim's Raves And Rants From The Festival

We saw some great movies, some of them big ("Babel") and some tiny ("The Patterns Trilogy"). We saw some interesting failures ("The Banquet") and some outright bombs ("All The King's Men"). We caught glimpses of big stars (Jude Law, Kate Winslet, Reese Witherspoon, and Sean Penn, among others) and important directors (Brian De Palma, Paul Verhoeven, Darren Aronofsky, and John Waters). (Check the photo gallery for more.)More…

September 12, 2006

TORONTO: Blog Catch Up -- Flicks, Red Carpets, and Parties (Oh My!)

Wheeeee! A whirlwind of belated blog entries from over the action-packed weekend here at the Toronto International Film Festival, with pics from the red carpet (Zach Braff! Kate Winslet! Lance Bass!), the insane "Shortbus" party-concert, and of course, movies!More…