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August 12, 2008

Rinko Kikuchi Hears Sounds of Tokyo Opens in new window

Babel star Rinko Kikuchi is in talks to star in Map of the Sounds of Tokyo, "a Japanese-set dramatic thriller that centers on a fish-market employee who doubles as a contract killer" with Isabel Coixet attached to direct. More...

October 25, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Saw IV Set to Brutalize All Competitors Opens in new window

Jigsaw's twisted games return for another late-October round of torture fun with Saw IV which should allow the lucrative franchise to claim the biggest horror opening of the year for the second straight time. More...

September 25, 2007

RT on DVD: Knocked Up Arrives, Delivers Healthy Bonus Menu Opens in new window

Judd Apatow fans, get thee to a video store! Knocked Up, starring Seth Rogen, is out on DVD today and features an entire disc of bonus materials that make it well worth your home video bucks. Read on for more releases! More...

July 13, 2007

Charlize Theron to Visit "The Burning Plain" Opens in new window

The Oscar-winning blonde will anchor the directorial debut of one of the hottest screenwriters around: Guillermo Arriaga. More...

February 25, 2007

Scorsese, "Departed" Win Top Oscar Honors; Relive the Telecast Here Opens in new window

Live-blogging is de rigeur these days, so your faithful RTers were of course right here discussing all the winners, performances, presenters, and outfits of this year's 79th Annual Academy Awards! Join in the fun and dish on all things Oscar. More...

February 22, 2007

Oscar Night Approaches; Who Will Win? Our Predictions Inside! Opens in new window

There's two ways to predict the Oscars: (1) dissect the awards buzz, attempting to get a feel for the fickle machinations of the Academy voter. Or (2) use your powers of geek math to crunch box office numbers and awards statistics for some cold, hard facts. With both methods in full swing, here?s a rundown of the Internet's major Oscar predictions. More...

February 11, 2007

BAFTA 2007 Winners Announced Opens in new window

The Orange British Academy Film Awards 2007 took place tonight at the Royal Opera House in London's trendy Covent Garden and Rotten Tomatoes UK were there to sip champagne and do our very best to stay sober enough to report back to you. And it was a ceremony full of surprises; an open field outside of Best Actor and Actress (which went to Forest Whitaker for Last King of Scotland and Helen Mirren for The Queen respectively) with no one film winning more than three awards. More...

January 30, 2007

SAG Award Winners Revealed, Oscar Predicting Hits Full Steam Opens in new window

Known as a big predictor of what'll go down Oscar night, the Screen Actors Guild Awards ceremony took place last Sunday to a rapturous Hollywood crowd without a hitch (or surprises or upsets). Check out the full winners list below, along with analysis on how the SAG results affect the Oscar nominees' chances. More...

January 29, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "Epic Movie" Conquers Box Office Opens in new window

Proving that there's always money in spoof comedies, Fox's "Epic Movie" shot straight to number one over the weekend in its debut frame beating out three other new releases plus a handful of expanding Academy Award contenders. In fact, the immature laugher outgrossed all five Oscar nominees for best picture combined. More...

January 23, 2007

Oscar Nominations Announced: "Little Miss Sunshine," "Dreamgirls," "Borat" Deemed Worthy Opens in new window

The expected heavy hitters made the grade -- Scorsese, Whitaker, "Dreamgirls" -- but there were a handful of surprises...let's just say, if you thought you'd never read "the Oscar-nominated 'Borat'" in print, think again! The nominees for the 79th annual Academy Awards are in! More...

January 22, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Stomp Still Sits at #1 Opens in new window

Box office sales slumped this weekend as the top ten dipped to its worst level in four months with the college dance pic "Stomp the Yard" holding onto the top spot by a thin margin. Moviegoers ignored "The Hitcher," the frame's only new wide release, which posted an underwhelming fourth-place debut. More...

January 17, 2007

RT Talks Awards, Mexican Filmmaking With "Babel"'s Adriana Barraza Opens in new window

We talked to Golden Globe-nominated actress Adriana Barraza about her work in the Oscar-contending "Babel" and her dealings with the infamous "Three Amigos" of Mexican cinema. More...

January 15, 2007

The Golden Globes Are Here, And They're Spectacular...Wins for Mirren, Whitaker, "Dreamgirls" and "Babel" Opens in new window

Sound the alarms! Tonight's telecast (8pm EST) of the 64th Annual Golden Globes Awards signaled the real start of Oscar mania, so check out our list of winners...and weigh in with your own two cents on who won, who should've won, and who definitely should not have worn what. RESULTS IN NOW!! More...

January 12, 2007

The Queen Rules BAFTA Nominations Opens in new window

Stephen Frears? drama "The Queen" came out on top with 10 nominations for this year?s Orange British Academy Film Awards, including Best Actress for Helen Mirren and nods for both Best Film and Outstanding British film. The other top-nominated films are the latest James Bond adventure, "Casino Royale", with nine nominations, and the Spanish thriller "Pan?s Labyrinth", with eight. More...

December 20, 2006

"The Departed," "Dreamgirls" Take Top Honors in Satellite Awards Opens in new window

"Dreamgirls," the feature adaptation of the Broadway musical, took top honors in four categories including Best Musical or Comedy and Best Director (Bill Condon), Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Hudson), and Best Sound in the 11th Annual Satellite Awards held Sunday, December 17. More...

December 14, 2006

"Babel," "Departed," And A Few Surprises Lead Golden Globes Nominations Opens in new window

"Babel"'s back in the game as this year's Golden Globes nominations were announced, including many expected Oscar pics -- and a few smaller surprises. More...

December 12, 2006

2006 NYFCO Awards Announced! Opens in new window

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 27, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Penguins March to #1 Again Over Thanksgiving Weekend Opens in new window

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 19, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Penguins Edge Out Bond For #1 Spot Opens in new window

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 14, 2006

RTIndie: A News Wrap-Up, Plus David Lynch's Latest Antics Opens in new window

Faced with "Volver" performing well (again) and "Babel"'s expansion into wide release (big time), "The Queen" lost a bit of box office momentum last weekend with the indie crowd. Read on for more of the latest indie/art-house news. More...

November 12, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Sexytime for "Borat" Once Again! Opens in new window

There was no stopping the Kazakh sensation Borat which expanded nationally this weekend after a stunning debut and remained at the top of the North American box office once again. More...

November 9, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: New Pics Challenge "Borat's" Mandate Opens in new window

This weekend, multiplexes hope to cram in lots of moviegoers thanks to a wide selection of new films. Six movies open or expand nationally on Friday making for what will be one of the most competitive weekends of the holiday season. More...

November 9, 2006

Critical Consensus: A So-So "Year", "Fiction" Works; "Babel" Shoots and Scores; "Harsh Times" Lives Up To Its Title; Guess "Return"'s Tomatometer! Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we ve got a rom-com in Provence ("A Good Year," starring Russell Crowe), a guy whose life is a novel ("Stranger than Fiction," starring Will Ferrell), interconnected tales of despair ("Babel," starring Brad Pitt and Cate Blanchett), a tough homecoming ("Harsh Times," starring Christian Bale), and supernatural visions ("The Return," starring Sarah Michelle Gellar). What do the critics say? More...

November 5, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Great Success! Borat #1 in U. S. and A. Opens in new window

America fell in love with Borat this weekend as the underdog movie-film about a TV journalist from Kazakhstan shocked the film industry by opening at number one, despite playing in a fraction of the theaters as Hollywood's other new offerings. More...

October 31, 2006

RTIndie: Can Indie Studios Survive Without Big Studio Backing? Opens in new window

With the sale of independent-minded ThinkFilm last week, can indie film distributors survive without big studio backing? More...

October 30, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Saw III Slices Up #1 Opening with $34M Opens in new window

With Halloween just around the corner, moviegoers rushed out to see the new horror sequel Saw III which enjoyed the biggest opening for the franchise and easily dominated the North American box office. More...

October 26, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: Saw III Brings The Pain Opens in new window

Blood will flow and screams will be deafening at North American multiplexes this weekend when the horror sequel "Saw III" buzzes its way into theaters. While there will be no fight for the number one spot, the rest of the top ten will see new films and holdovers scrambling for high positions. More...

October 26, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Fire" Blazes; "Scissors" Isn't Sharp Enough; "Saw III" Not Screened: Guess The Tomatometer! Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got the return of Jigsaw ("Saw III," starring Tobin Bell), a tale of rebellion in apartheid-era South Africa ("Catch a Fire," starring Derek Luke and Tim Robbins), and a story of family dysfunction in the 1970s ("Running with Scissors," starring Annette Bening, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Alec Baldwin). What do the critics have to say? More...

October 4, 2006

"21 Grams," "Babel" Creators Innaritu and Arriaga on the Outs? Opens in new window

Rumor has it that the long-standing and successful partnership between Mexican director Alejandro Gonzalez Innaritu and writer Guillermo Arriaga may be coming to an ugly end, just as their forthcoming festival fave "Babel" is set to hit theaters. More...

September 25, 2006

Toronto Wrapup: Senh, Jen And Tim's Raves And Rants From The Festival Opens in new window

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 13, 2006

TORONTO: In "Babel," The World Is Flat And Pain Is Universal Opens in new window

"Babel" is a work of remarkable craft, a masterpiece of sensorial and emotional intensity. The film, which screened at the Toronto International Film Festival, is a bleak, disquieting film for our troubled times, and a palpable sense of tension permeates throughout. More...

September 12, 2006

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

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...

September 10, 2006

TORONTO: Blog Day 2 -- "Fiction," "Babel," and the Flaming Lips Live!! Opens in new window

On Day Two of the Toronto International Film Festival, your humble Tomato correspondents finally got into the swing of things. We saw some particularly strong films ("Babel," "Deliver Us From Evil"), hit a red carpet, and went to a cookout -- with the Flaming Lips. More...

May 30, 2006

CANNES: So, When Can I See These Movies? Opens in new window

For those of you who have been following Rotten Tomatoes' coverage of the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, one major question may have crossed your mind: When will I get to see these movies? Well, some of them will be screened in the coming months, but for many others, their status is still up in the air. More...

May 29, 2006

CANNES: Loach's "Wind," More Euro Films Take End of Festival Prizes Opens in new window

While films by American directors came up empty-handed, three European entries took top honors at the end of festival awards ceremony, led by UK director Ken Loach with "The Wind That Shakes The Barley." More...

April 5, 2006

"X-Men," "The Fountain" Added To Cannes Line-Up Opens in new window

Although we won't hear the official lineup for a few weeks, the early word on this year's Cannes Film Festival line-up has Hugh Jackman pulling double duty in two of the fest's big Hollywood titles, "X-Men: The Last Stand" and Darren Aronofsky's "The Fountain." More...

March 27, 2006

"Ocean's Thirteen" Gets Leading Lady And Start Date Opens in new window

Warner Bros. has announced the addition of Ellen Barkin to the cast of threequel "Ocean's Thirteen," adding that production on the summer 2007 pic will start on July 21. More...

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