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November 16, 2010

Tom Shadyac Gets Back to Basics Opens in new window

Five years ago, director Tom Shadyac was living in a 17,000 square foot mansion. Today, he calls a trailer park home -- and as he explains in this L.A. Times profile, it's all about getting back to the things that matter. More...

January 22, 2008

I Know Who Killed Me, Norbit, Daddy Day Camp Lead Razzie Noms Opens in new window

No awards season -- even a strike-tainted one -- would be complete without the Razzies, right? Of course not. And that's why we've thoughtfully assembled all of this year's nominees in one convenient location. 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...

October 10, 2007

Will Ferrell Entering Land of the Lost Opens in new window

After years of trying to get there, Will Ferrell is finally making his way to the Land of the Lost. More...

October 9, 2007

RT on DVD: 28 Weeks Later, Reign Over Me, and Surf's Up! Opens in new window

Horror fans are in luck, since a number of new DVD releases this week (28 Weeks Later, Black Sheep) offer critically acclaimed thrills and chills -- and we know how rarely that happens. Read on for more DVD picks! More...

July 22, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Sandler Tops Potter for #1 Spot Opens in new window

Adam Sandler scored the ninth number one opening of his career with his latest comedy I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry which edged out former champ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix for the top spot at the North American box office. More...

July 16, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Pottermania Strikes with $330M Global Bow Opens in new window

Hogwarts fans flexed their muscles at the North American box office showing up in droves once again for the extended opening weekend of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" which seized control of the multiplexes with its top spot debut. Most holdovers fared well too as no film in the top ten suffered a decline of more than 50%. More...

July 8, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "Transformers" Stomps on Foes To Capture #1 Spot With $152.5M Opening Opens in new window

Optimus Prime and his robot heroes seized the number one spot at the North American box office with an explosive opening for "Transformers" over the extended Independence Day holiday frame. The Paramount/DreamWorks co-production grossed an estimated $67.6M over the Friday-to-Sunday period and an amazing $152.5M since its early opening last Monday with 8pm preview shows. More...

July 5, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "Transformers" Already Dominating Holiday Week Opens in new window

Megatron and his sinister robot chums invade the North American box office aiming to extract riches from the multiplexes over the extended Fourth of July holiday week with the tentpole action vehicle "Transformers." More...

July 1, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "Ratatouille" Becomes Top Chef of Box Office Opens in new window

Pixar scored its eighth consecutive number one opening with the animated feature "Ratatouille" which easily topped the North American box office chart this weekend. Bruce Willis got the action going in second place with the debut of his new shoot-em-up sequel "Live Free or Die Hard." More...

June 28, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Rats and Bruce Hit Theaters This Weekend Opens in new window

Disney and Pixar aim for their eighth straight number one hit together with the latest computer animated film from the industry experts, "Ratatouille." More...

June 24, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "Evan" Not-So-Mighty Opens at #1 Opens in new window

Steve Carell took over the number one spot this weekend with his new comedy "Evan Almighty," but it failed to generate the flood of business needed to recoup its mammoth production cost. More...

June 21, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Evan Shall Lead the Way Opens in new window

Universal looks to score its first number one hit in nearly a year this weekend with the new Steve Carell comedy "Evan Almighty" which hits the multiplexes on Friday targeting a broad family audience. More...

June 21, 2007

Critical Consensus: "Evan Almighty" Is All Wet; "1408" Is Worth A Visit; Jolie Shines In "A Mighty Heart" Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got Steve Carell and Morgan Freeman in the big-budget Bible comedy "Evan Almighty"; John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson in the haunted house thriller "1408"; and Angelina Jolie in "A Mighty Heart," based on the memoir by reporter Daniel Pearl's widow. What do the critics have to say? More...

May 17, 2007

Media Bites: "Rambo 4," "Hostel 2," "Potter 5" & the "Almighty" Opens in new window

Here's just a catch-all post filled with new photos, websites, promo clips, and trailer news. Fun stuff if you're looking forward to "Hostel: Part 2," "Rambo 4," "The Dark is Rising," "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix," or "Evan Almighty." More...

April 6, 2007

The "Hulk" Gets a New Creator! Opens in new window

For Ang Lee's "Hulk," it was Industrial Light & Magic that brought the massive green guy to life on the silver screen. But when it comes to Louis Leterrier's follow-up, "The Incredible Hulk," Universal is going with a company called Rhythm & Hues Studio. More...

March 30, 2007

Trailer Bulletin: Sneak Peeks at "Ocean's Thirteen," "Evan Almighty," "Hostel: Part II," and "Chuck & Larry" Now Online Opens in new window

Trailer fans, rejoice: You can now get your first extended look at not one, not two, not three, but four upcoming releases. This is a pretty varied batch, too -- you've got action and suave derring-do, with "Ocean's Thirteen"; biblically inspired comedy, with "Evan Almighty"; blood-curdling, exploitative horror, with "Hostel: Part II"; and sheer, unadulterated slapstick, with "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry." More...

March 28, 2007

Trailer News: "Weeks," "Almighty" & "Ocean" Opens in new window

A bunch of somewhat interesting trailer news has come down the pike just recently, particularly if you're looking forward to movies called "28 Weeks Later," "Evan Almighty," and "Ocean's 13." More...

January 15, 2007

Lauren Graham Discusses Evan the "Almighty" Opens in new window

The most lavish movies of the summer are usually the big action spectacles, but this year a comedy proves to be the most epic. "Evan Almighty" has Steve Carell's character, Evan Baxter, tasked by God (Morgan Freeman) to build an ark and collect two of every animal. Lauren Graham is his love interest, and she was in awe. More...

December 18, 2006

Oedekerk Hired to Rehaul Tim Burton's "Ripley," Believe It or Not Opens in new window

When Paramount shelved Tim Burton's "Ripley's Believe It or Not" a few months back, some people thought the project was dead in the water. Well hey, apparently not. More...

November 3, 2006

Teaser Bulletin: Steve Carell in "Evan Almighty" Opens in new window

In most cases, a sequel that's missing its original leading man is NOT a good thing -- but for some reason I still have fairly high hopes for "Evan Almighty." Oh yeah, I remember the reason now: Steve Carell. More...

October 13, 2006

The Weekly Ketchup: "Batman Begins" Villain Talk, "Transformers" Set News, "Evan Almighty" Budget Woes, And More! Opens in new window

In this week's Ketchup, we have more guessing games regarding who will be Batman's other foe in "The Dark Knight," music and pics from the "Transformers" movie, and "Evan Almighty"'s rapidly ascending budget, which even the power of God may not be enough to save. More...

October 10, 2006

Steve Carell's "Evan Almighty" -- At $225M, An Unholy Mess? Opens in new window

Few doubt that Steve Carell is an outsized comic talent. But the Los Angeles Times is suggesting that his current project, "Evan Almighty," is getting a reputation for its outsized budget, one that could ultimately run as high as $225 million, which would make it the costliest comedy of all time. More...

June 28, 2006

A Few Peeks at the "Almighty" Evan Opens in new window

When is it OK to sequelize a Jim Carrey flick without Jim Carrey? When you have someone like Steve Carell in the lead role this time around. You'll no doubt remember Mr. Carell's brief-yet-hilarious turn in "Bruce Almighty," which means you'll probably be interested in the semi-sequel "Evan Almighty." And we have a few pics and set reports to mention... More...

May 8, 2006

Take a Look at the "Almighty" Carell Opens in new window

USA Today has a first-look peek at a biblical-looking Steve Carell from his upcoming comedy "Evan Almighty," which is sort of a sequel to "Bruce Almighty," but not really. More...

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