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August 12, 2008

Bernie Mac's 15 Roles to Remember

Planning a Bernie Mac movie marathon this weekend? Entertainment Weekly has helpfully compiled a list of the comedian and actor's 15 most memorable roles.More…

October 2, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Open Season Shoots Up #1 Opening

Ashton Kutcher ambushed the top two spots at the North American box office this weekend playing an animated mule and a Coast Guard rookie in Open Season and The Guardian, respectively. Both films enjoyed strong openings pumping in a combined $40M and helped the marketplace beat last year's levels for the first time in four weeks. The weekend's other new wide release, the comedy School for Scoundrels, saw more modest results with a fourth place bow.More…

September 28, 2006

Critical Consensus: 'Tis Not The "Season," "Guardian" Lacks Defenders, And "School" Flunks

This week at the movies, we've got jive talking woodland creatures ("Open Season," with Martin Lawrence and Ashton Kutcher). We've got a school for Coast Guard rescue swimmers ("The Guardian," starring Kevin Coster and Kutcher again). And we've got a school...for scoundrels ("School for Scoundrels," starring Billy Bob Thornton and Jon Heder). Which of these flicks will get a passing grade from critics?More…

August 23, 2005

Thurber Out; Robbins In as New "Norbit" Director

Filmmaker Brian Robbins has settled into the director's chair for the DreamWorks comedy "Norbit," taking a position that was (until recently) held by "Dodgeball" director Rawson Marshall Thurber, according to Variety.More…

June 8, 2005

Trailer Bulletin: Open Season

Apple Quicktime delivers the (waaaay-early) trailer for Sony Pictures' CGI comedy "Open Season." And while's it's a fairly slick and amusing trailer ... the movie doesn't come out until September of 2006!More…

May 16, 2005

"Dodgeball" Director & Eddie Murphy to Team Up for "Norbit"

Fox has hired sophomore director Rawson Marshall Thurber ("Dodgeball") to helm the upcoming Eddie Murphy comedy "Norbit," according to Variety. Previously titled "Till Death Do Us Part," the comedy is about "a meek guy pressed into marrying a monstrous woman (also played by Murphy). When he subsequently meets the woman of his dreams, he has to figure out a way to be with her."More…

April 18, 2005

"Amityville" Scares Up a Solid Opening Weekend

Sure, sure, it was the only wide release to open this past weekend, so obviously "The Amityville Horror" was bound to hit the #1 spot. But what's pleasantly surprising (to the producers, anyway) is the news that the haunted house remake scared up $23.3 million in over 3,300 theaters. Although "Amityville" did come up short of "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" and its $28 million opening frame, the filmmakers can take solace in the fact that "Horror" cost less than $20m to produce ... and is therefore (almost) cutting a profit already.More…

April 11, 2005

"Sahara" Overtakes "Sin" at the Ticket Counter

Box Office Mojo shares this weekend's ticket sales, and it seems that Breck Eisner's "Sahara" was the hot new ticket. The Matthew McConaughey adventure flick grossed approximately $18.5 million in just over 3,100 theaters. Dropping to second place was Dimension's somewhat controversial "Sin City," which managed to pull in just over $14m in its second weekend. Debuting at third place was the Drew Barrymore rom-com "Fever Pitch," which made about $13m at 3,200 venues.More…

April 4, 2005

Miller & Rodriguez Sit Atop a "Sin"ful Weekend Jackpot

Box Office Mojo chimes in with the weekend's box office estimates, and let's just say it was a weekend full of "Sin." The all-star ultra-violent comic-noir "Sin City" hauled in an estimated $28 million in over 3,200 theaters. In second place was Queen Latifah's "Beauty Shop," which made just over $17 million since it opened last Wednesday. "Guess Who" came in 3rd with a $13m weekend haul, with "Robots" ($10m) in 4th and "Miss Congeniality 2" ($8.3m) in 5th.More…

March 26, 2005

Box Office: ?Guess Who? Topped The Box Office?

Two comedies battled for box office supremacy this Easter weekend and the interracial romantic comedy ?Guess Who,? starring Ashton Kutcher and Bernie Mac, handily defeated ?Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous,? starring Sandra Bullock.More…

March 24, 2005

Critical Consensus: "Miss Congeniality" Armed, But Unfabulous

It?s been a while since Sandra Bullock?s last appearance on the big screen ? 2002?s romantic comedy hit, ?Two Weeks Notice,? co-starring Hugh Grant. She returns with ?Miss Congeniality 2: Armed and Fabulous,? the sequel to one of her biggest hits in recent years. Ashton Kutcher and Bernie Mac team up for the first time in the romantic comedy, ?Guess Who.?More…