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July 30, 2007

Frank Miller Faults Weinsteins for Sin City 2 Delay Opens in new window

While sitting on a Comic Con panel, Frank Miller was asked about the hold-up on Sin City 2. (Numerous times, probably.) And it looks like the celebrated author / artist / filmmaker is laying the blame solely at the feet of the Weinstein brothers. More...

November 30, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: "Nativity" Leads Trio of New Releases Opens in new window

The post-turkey blues will kick in as the North American box office should slump this weekend following a busy Thanksgiving holiday frame. 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...

July 5, 2006

Trailer Bulletin: Harsh Times Opens in new window

I saw "Harsh Times" almost a year ago, and I remember thinking "Wow, Christian Bale is a force of freakin' nature in this flick." I also expected that the actor's fans would have a field day with this movie -- which I'm sure they will, if the thing ever gets a release date. Until then, we do have a trailer link. More...

November 4, 2005

WB Signs David Ayer to Direct a Remake of "The Wild Bunch" Opens in new window

Don't ask me why Warner Bros. has decided to mount a remake of Sam Peckinpah's 1969 classic "The Wild Bunch," because I just don't know. True, they hired a pretty solid filmmaker (David Ayer) to get the thing onto the screen, but get this: It's not only a remake, but a modernization, too. More...

November 1, 2005

New Distributor Makes a "Fragile" Purchase Opens in new window

You might not be familiar with the name "Bauer Martinez" just yet, but if you're a frequent moviegoer, you'll know it soon enough. Bauer Martinez Distribution is a brand new outfit that aims to give films "medium-wide" release patterns -- and hopefully score a few hits. Oh, and did I mention they bought a horror movie that stars Calista Flockhart? Well, they did. More...

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