March 4, 2008
Rush Hour 3 Takes '07 DVD Rental Crown
It may not have been quite the box-office phenomenon that its predecessors were -- and critics may have disliked it enough to keep it down at 20 percent on the Tomatometer -- but that didn't stop Rush Hour 3 from emerging as the top DVD rental of 2007.
August 26, 2007
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Audiences Still Crazy for McLovin
Booze and babes were still in high demand as the teen sex comedy Superbad ruled the North American box office for the second straight weekend despite the arrival of a handful of new releases. Most of the debuting films were met with disappointing sales since ticket buyers spent their time and money catching up on popular holdover titles which commanded the top three spots.
August 19, 2007
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Superbad Opens Big at #1
Teenagers flocked to the multiplexes for stimulation this weekend as the raunchy new sex comedy Superbad powered its way to number one while the frame's other new releases, the sci-fi thriller The Invasion and the adventure tale The Last Legion, were met with yawns.
August 5, 2007
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Bourne Beats Bart for Box Office Crown
Matt Damon set a new opening weekend record for the month of August with the top spot bow of The Bourne Ultimatum, the third installment in the actor's signature spy series. The frame's other new releases saw more modest openings while most holdovers held up well. The wide assortment of popular hits allowed the North American box office to soar to the highest grossing August weekend in history.
July 26, 2007
Box Office Guru Preview: Mmmmmmmmmmm Box Office Feast!
Bart, Lisa, and the whole gang from Springfield will charge into multiplexes across North America and much of the world this weekend in the highly anticipated animated comedy The Simpsons Movie which looks to easily conquer the box office.
July 22, 2007
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Sandler Tops Potter for #1 Spot
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.
July 19, 2007
Box Office Guru Preview: Can Chuck and Larry Beat Up Harry?
Two new star-driven Hollywood comedies face off at the box office this weekend in an attempt to unseat Harry Potter and the Order of Phoenix from the top spot. Adam Sandler headlines the gay marriage pic I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry while John Travolta goes one step further starring as a heavy-set mom in the musical Hairspray. For the first time in nearly a month, no new release gets an early midweek headstart.
March 30, 2007
Trailer Bulletin: Sneak Peeks at "Ocean's Thirteen," "Evan Almighty," "Hostel: Part II," and "Chuck & Larry" Now Online
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."
August 1, 2006
Jessica Biel Invited to Kevin James & Adam Sandler's Wedding
Popular hottie Jessica Biel has signed on to co-star opposite Adam Sandler and Kevin James in the gay-marriage comedy "I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry," in which the leading men will play straight guys who pose as gay guys for some crazy wacko reason.