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April 22, 2008

Al Gore Planning Inconvenient Truth Sequel Opens in new window

In a recent interview, Al Gore discussed plans to adapt his forthcoming Inconvenient Truth follow-up book, The Path to Survival, into a sequel to the award-winning 2006 documentary. More...

October 15, 2007

Al Gore Wins Nobel Peace Prize Opens in new window

That giant bang you heard last week was the sound of Sean Hannity's head exploding. The catalyst for the explosion? The announcement that Al Gore, in conjunction with the United Nations panel on climate change, had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for their work on global warming education. More...

May 25, 2007

Inconvenienter: Al Gore Strikes Back! Opens in new window

Curious to know how "An Inconvenient Truth" finishes? Guess you'll have to see the sequel. More...

May 20, 2007

Cannes Wrap-Up: Michael Moore's Latest And Leo's Global Warming Doc Opens in new window

Michael Moore's latest doc, "Sicko," has stirred up more controversy for the Michigan muckraker. Is he onto something with his evisceration of the US healthcare system? Plus, "The 11th Hour," a climate change doc featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, and "Boarding Gate," an unconvincing, sleazy thriller starring Asia Argento and Michael Madsen -- all here at Cannes! More...

February 22, 2007

Oscar Night Approaches; Who Will Win? Our Predictions Inside! Opens in new window

There's two ways to predict the Oscars: (1) dissect the awards buzz, attempting to get a feel for the fickle machinations of the Academy voter. Or (2) use your powers of geek math to crunch box office numbers and awards statistics for some cold, hard facts. With both methods in full swing, here?s a rundown of the Internet's major Oscar predictions. More...

January 9, 2007

Online Film Critics Name Their Year-End Favorites Opens in new window

Hosted right here at the illustrious Rotten Tomatoes is the official website of the Online Film Critics Society, an international group of flick analyzers who put their heads together every December to come up with their favorite films, performances and components of the year. And as a proud member of the OFCS, I'm pretty happy with our picks this year ... even if (almost) none of my choices happened to win. More...

December 13, 2006

RTIndie: With Critics Awards to Mirren and Whitaker, Will Golden Globes Go Small? Opens in new window

It's no secret that Helen Mirren and "The Queen" are primed to reap big time this awards season, but are the Hollywood Foreign Press and their Oscar-influencing Golden Globes headed towards indie-land and the art house? More...

December 12, 2006

2006 NYFCO Awards Announced! Opens in new window

It's that time of year again: Right before the fancy awards are doled out, all the different critics' groups chime in with their favorite flicks of the year. Here we have the picks from the New York Film Critics Online (NYFCO) for your perusal. More...

October 5, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Departed" Is Best Reviewed Wide Release of 2006 Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got cops and robbers in Boston ("The Departed," starring Jack Nicholson, Leonardo DiCaprio, and Matt Damon), chainsaw massacres in Texas ("The Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Beginning," starring Jordana Brewster), and retail employees in New Mexico ("Employee of the Month," starring Jessica Simpson and Dane Cook). What do the critics have to say? More...

August 20, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Snakes Opens at #1, But Lacks Bite Opens in new window

Samuel L. Jackson's much-talked-about thriller Snakes on a Plane landed in first place at the North American box office this weekend, but lacked the kind of bite that was expected given all the media attention and internet buzz that surrounded the film. More...

August 14, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Talladega Nights" Stays #1, "Step Up" Surprises Opens in new window

Despite a pair of newcomers close behind in its rearview mirror, Will Ferrell's hit comedy Talladega Nights: The Ballad of Ricky Bobby finished in first place for the second consecutive weekend to retain its North American box office trophy. More...

July 31, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Miami Vice" Knocks Pirates From #1 Spot Opens in new window

Detectives Crockett and Tubbs shot their way to number one in North America with the cop thriller Miami Vice which finally managed to knock the megablockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest out of the top spot. More...

July 24, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Pirates" Passes $300M; "Lady" Stumbles Opens in new window

Johnny Depp made this weekend's four new releases walk the plank as his megablockbuster Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest became the first film of the year to spend three consecutive frames at number one and zoomed past the $300M mark in record time. More...

July 17, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Audiences Still Love Their Pirates Opens in new window

The Johnny Depp juggernaut Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest remained the most popular film in North America for a second weekend easily defending its box office crown against two new comedies that fought bitterly for the runnerup spot. More...

June 25, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Sandler Fast Forwards to #1 Opens in new window

Moviegoers grabbed their remote controls and flocked to the multiplexes this weekend to see Adam Sandler's latest comedy Click which became the comedian's eighth number one hit thanks to its $40M opening, according to estimates. More...

June 19, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Cars" in Pole Position Again, "Da Vinci Code" Reaches $679M Globally Opens in new window

Despite the arrival of four new films cluttering the multiplexes, the Disney/Pixar animated film Cars remained the most popular movie in North America for a second straight weekend. More...

June 11, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Cars" Parks Itself at #1 Opens in new window

The Disney/Pixar animated film Cars raced past the competition to finish in first place at the North American box office. Though it did not open as strong as some of its predecessors, the toon easily outdistanced everything else in the current marketplace outselling the second place film by a three-to-one margin. More...

June 4, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: Women Power "Break-Up" to #1 Opens in new window

Nosy moviegoers just couldn't stay away from a high-profile lovers quarrel as the anti-romantic comedy The Break-Up starring Vince Vaughn and Jennifer Aniston surprised the industry this weekend by opening at number one, shoving the comic book juggernaut X-Men: The Last Stand into second place in only its second weekend. More...

May 30, 2006

CANNES: So, When Can I See These Movies? Opens in new window

For those of you who have been following Rotten Tomatoes' coverage of the 2006 Cannes Film Festival, one major question may have crossed your mind: When will I get to see these movies? Well, some of them will be screened in the coming months, but for many others, their status is still up in the air. More...

May 29, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "X-Men 3" Smashes Records Over Memorial Day Weekend Opens in new window

Magneto and his fellow mutants attracted a record-breaking audience to theaters across North America as the super hero sequel X-Men: The Last Stand became a juggernaut at the box office opening at number one over the busy Memorial Day holiday weekend. More...

May 25, 2006

Box Office Preview: X-Men 3 Ready to Rock Memorial Day Weekend Opens in new window

Wolverine, Professor X, and the rest of their soul patrol will launch a full-scale attack on the North American box office this weekend as the gargantuan comic book film X-Men: The Last Stand invades the marketplace on Friday ready to dominate the long Memorial Day holiday weekend. More...

May 21, 2006

CANNES: Blog Day Three & Four: "Volver," "Shortbus," and Celebrity Encounter Opens in new window

Senh, Tim, and Jen are over in France covering the biggest and most glamorous film festival in the world, the Cannes Film Festival. Staying true to the theme "Rotten Tomatoes Eat France," our intrepid trio is eating (and drinking) up the sights and the sounds of what the festival has to offer. More...

May 20, 2006

CANNES: "Fast Food Nation," "An Inconvenient Truth" Effective and Entertaining Opens in new window

Studio head Samuel Goldwyn famously said, "Call Western Union if you want to send a message." For a movie to effectively espouse a political leaning, it must be effective and entertaining on its own terms. Richard Linklater's "Fast Food Nation" and Davis Guggenheim's "An Inconvenient Truth," a fiction film and a documentary, respectively, both largely succeed in this regard. More...

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