April 3, 2009
Weekly Ketchup: Sony announces Men in Black III
Right smack in the middle of this week was April Fool's Day, so some stories this week had to be always be viewed with a grain of salt, but there was indeed real movie news. And as usual, being true didn't stop some stories from still seeming ridiculous and incredible. In that spirit, starting this week, the Weekly Ketchup will be ending with the Rotten Story of the Week, the story that's just so weird that it would have to be an April Fool's Day joke (but isn't).
March 30, 2009
Cronenberg Making More Eastern Promises
Surprise! David Cronenberg is planning a sequel to "Eastern Promises." (Warning: if you haven't seen "Eastern Promises," and plan to one day, skip the finale-spoiling first sentence at the beginning of the article.)
December 24, 2007
RT on DVD: Rush Hour 3, The Kingdom, and More!
There's action and drama to be found this week, and not just with your family at Christmas dinner. And if you couldn't make it out of town for the holidays, you're in luck; this week's DVDs take you to Paris (Rush Hour 3), Saudi Arabia (The Kingdom) and London (Eastern Promises).
October 28, 2007
51st London Film Festival - RT's Highlights
It's that time of year when the film world's biggest and brightest descend on London and show some Oscar hopefuls nice and early. RT has been spending time eyeing up the films to look out ahead of the big night.
September 23, 2007
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Resident Evil Sets New Series High Score at #1
Two new films were met with enthusiasm from North American moviegoers who powered each film past the openings of their respective predecessors. Fans of action and horror lined up for the threequel Resident Evil: Extinction which bowed at number one while those in search of a laugh spent their dollars on the romantic comedy Good Luck Chuck.
September 20, 2007
Box Office Guru Preview: Jovovich vs. Alba in Multiplex Mayhem
Jodie Foster will find herself in the middle of a catfight over the number one spot this weekend. The star of current chart-topper The Brave One will face challenges from Milla Jovovich's new action sequel Resident Evil: Extinction, Jessica Alba's romantic comedy Good Luck Chuck, and the Amanda Bynes college laugher Sydney White.
September 20, 2007
Critical Consensus: Chuck is No Good, Sydney White is No Fairy Tale, Eastern Exceeds Promises
This week at the movies, we've got cursed couples (Good Luck Chuck, starring Dane Cook and Jessica Alba), a collegiate Snow White (Sydney White, starring Amanda Bynes), the London underworld (Eastern Promises, starring Viggo Mortensen and Naomi Watts), and post-apocalyptic zombie killing (Resident Evil: Apocalypse, starring Milla Jovovich). What do the critics have to say?
September 17, 2007
Toronto Film Fest: Eastern Promises Takes Audience Award
From exploding heads to car crash sex fetishes, director David Cronenberg is ever eager to freak out the audience. But the Toronto crowd was ready and willing this time: Cronenberg's latest, Eastern Promises, has nabbed the audience award at the Toronto Film Fest.
September 16, 2007
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Jodie Struggles But Still Hits #1
For the second straight weekend, a star-driven action drama aimed at adult audiences opened at number one with $14M in ticket sales from roughly 2,700 theaters. This time it was Jodie Foster's The Brave One which topped the charts bumping former champ 3:10 to Yuma to the runner-up spot.
September 13, 2007
Critical Consensus: Brave One Isn't Tops, Mr. Woodcock is Flaccid, Hunting Party is Busted
This week at the movies, we've got vigilantes (The Brave One, starring Jodie Foster), gym teachers (Mr. Woodcock starring Billy Bob Thornton and Susan Sarandon), war correspondents (The Hunting Party, starring Richard Gere and Terrence Howard), and dragons (Dragon Wars, starring Jason Behr). What do the critics have to say?
September 12, 2007
RT Talks Eastern Promises with David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen
The upcoming Eastern Promises marks the second collaboration between David Cronenberg and Viggo Mortensen since A History of Violence in 2006. A crime drama with an interest in principles of family, Eastern Promises revolves around the underground slave trade in London run by the family-controlled Vory V Zakone (literally 'thieves in honor'.)
August 23, 2007
Oh, Canada! RT Prepares for Toronto Film Fest
Passport? Check. Pants? Check. Camera, laptop, and voice recorder? Check, check, and check. The Toronto International Film Festival (September 6 - 15) may still be a few weeks away, but we're already planning out our itinerary. Below are a few films we'll be lining up for in Canada.