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March 8, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "300" Prepares to Conquer Multiplexes

For the first time in nearly a month, North America's most popular movie won't be about motorcycles. Warner Bros. goes back in time 2,500 years for the epic war saga "300" which aims to conquer the box office with ease.More…

March 1, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "Wild Hogs" Aims to Run Over "Ghost Rider"

One super hero on a motorcycle looks to get replaced by four middle-aged bikers at the number one spot at the North American box office this weekend.More…

March 13, 2006

"Failure" Fails To Fail At The Weekend Box Office

By now it's downright ridiculous, but once again the weekend's box office winners are also the week's critical duds, with the aptly named "Failure To Launch" balancing a Tomatometer of 30 percent with an opening B.O. of $24.6 mil.More…

March 6, 2006

Perry "Madea" Monkey Out of Three Box Office Newcomers

The power of Tyler Perry continued over Oscar weekend, with his "Madea's Family Reunion" snagging the #1 spot for a second consecutive weekend. Despite a Tomatometer stuck on 30%, the flick just keeps packing 'em in: Madea made another $13 million last weekend, giving her a total purse of $48.1 million.More…

March 2, 2006

Critical Consensus: A Swinging "Party," A Sweet and Sour "16"

This week's wide releases will take us on a journey. We'll walk a couple blocks ("16 Blocks," "Dave Chappelle's Block Party"), take a dip in the ocean ("Aquamarine") and feel the rays of the sun ("Ultraviolet"). And the critics will be our guide.More…

February 27, 2006

Tyler Perry "Madea" Few Million Bucks Last Weekend

Tyler Perry's follow-up to "Diary of a Mad Black Woman," "Madea's Family Reunion" had no trouble leaping to the top of the box office in its first weekend, handily satisfying its target demographic (and without any help from the film critics, tyvm). The flick snagged an estimated (and rather impressive) $30.2 million from 2,200 theaters, while fending off a pair of underperforming newcomers and a handful of hangers-on.More…

February 5, 2006

Super Bowling For Trailers!

It's almost here -- the one time of year when pigskin-loving jocks and ravenous movie fans come together to salivate over 30-second blocks of pure advertising: Super Bowl Sunday.More…

January 13, 2006

Trailer Bulletin: 16 Blocks

Bruce Willis, Mos Def, and David Morse star in "16 Blocks," a high-concept action thriller from director Richard Donner. Check out the brand new trailer for the flick over at BET.com.More…

November 15, 2005

Bruce Willis Targets Terrorists with $1 Million

Action star Bruce Willis has fought countless terrorists on-screen -- now, the bald, bachelor A-lister is offering $1 million in real-life bounty to any civilian who turns in al-Qaeda leaders Osama bin Laden, Ayman al-Zawahiri, or Abu Musab al-Zarqawi.More…