February 8, 2009
DreamWorks and Universal Sever Ties
DreamWorks and Universal have broken their seven-year distribution agreement, citing "business interests" that were "no longer in alignment" and sending DreamWorks to Disney.
July 30, 2007
Through Bergman's Past, Brightly
With the passing of Ingmar Bergman Monday, the world of cinema lost one of its most unique and important voices. Thus, we at Rotten Tomatoes decided to pick our favorite Bergman films as a tribute to the man who contributed so much to the art of movies.
July 25, 2007
Jim Carrey Signs On to Be a Yes Man
Anyone who just got done sitting through the Number 23 DVD is probably wondering what happened to the silly Jim Carrey. Well, it looks like he'll be back in Peyton Reed's Yes Man.
January 4, 2007
Overall Box Office Up More Than 3% from 2005
Total domestic box office showed a 3.4% climb in 2006, thanks mainly to semi-expensive profit-turners like "Talladega Nights," "The Break-Up," and "The Devil Wears Prada." And boy oh boy did Sony have a good year!
November 8, 2006
The People's Choices Have Been Made
Everyone always says The Oscars would be better if "normal people" were allowed to vote on them. And yet every year, The People's Choice Awards Nominations are embarrassingly silly.
July 17, 2006
Box Office Wrapup: Audiences Still Love Their Pirates
The Johnny Depp juggernaut Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest remained the most popular film in North America for a second weekend easily defending its box office crown against two new comedies that fought bitterly for the runnerup spot.
July 7, 2006
Cast Your Vote in the Teen Choice Awards
Are you between the ages of 13 and 19? Do you like ... stuff? Then click right here and cast your votes for the 329th annual Teen Choice Awards, which is where you can tell the universe that Puffy is more illing than Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell is funnier than Brad Pitt, and Katie Holmes is cuter than Katey Sagal. Or something.
June 25, 2006
Box Office Wrapup: Sandler Fast Forwards to #1
Moviegoers grabbed their remote controls and flocked to the multiplexes this weekend to see Adam Sandler's latest comedy Click which became the comedian's eighth number one hit thanks to its $40M opening, according to estimates.
June 11, 2006
Box Office Wrapup: "Cars" Parks Itself at #1
The Disney/Pixar animated film Cars raced past the competition to finish in first place at the North American box office. Though it did not open as strong as some of its predecessors, the toon easily outdistanced everything else in the current marketplace outselling the second place film by a three-to-one margin.
June 8, 2006
Box Office Preview: "Cars" Battles "Omen" at Theaters
Racing into theaters across North America, the computer animated film Cars aims to take over pole position this weekend targeting family audiences. Those looking for a good scare can instead choose The Omen which already launched on Tuesday with some frightening results. The frame's final new wide release is the Robert Altman comedy A Prairie Home Companion giving the weekend a wide assortment of titles for all audiences.
June 4, 2006
Box Office Wrapup: Women Power "Break-Up" to #1
Nosy moviegoers just couldn't stay away from a high-profile lovers quarrel as the anti-romantic comedy The Break-Up starring Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston surprised the industry this weekend by opening at number one, shoving the comic book juggernaut X-Men: The Last Stand into second place in only its second weekend.
June 3, 2006
Friday Box Office: "Break-Up" Scores $15.8M; "X-Men 3" Plummets
Surprise, surprise - X-Men's legion of mutants are no match for Jen and Vince! "The Break-Up" opens to $15.8M on Friday, according to Showbizdata.com. The badly reviewed anti-romantic comedy, starring Jennifer Aniston and Vince Vaughn, handily beats out the $10.2M take by "X-Men: The Last Stand" to take the top spot at the box office.
June 1, 2006
Box Office Preview: Jen and Vince Ready to Rumble
How much money will moviegoers spend on watching two celebrities yell and scream at each other for 106 minutes? That is the question that Universal, and the film industry in general, will be asking itself with the opening of The Break-Up, the new romantic comedy starring Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston.
November 21, 2005
Filmjerk Report: Break-Ups, Block Parties, and Dark Materials
If you want the newest and most up-to-date MPAA ratings, release date changes, and theater counts, you probably already know that Filmjerk.com is the place to visit every Sunday. This week brings a delay for Aniston & Vaughn's "Break Up," a release date for some "Dark Materials," and the news on Larry Clark's latest ick-fest.
November 17, 2005
Trailer Bulletin: The Break Up
Gossip-lovers are already well aware of the relationship between Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston, but since I couldn't care less about what movie stars do in their private lives, I'll just offer you the trailer to the pair's new movie, a romantic comedy called "The Break Up."