Opening

90% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Jul 11
100% Boyhood Jul 11
15% Rage Jul 11
21% A Long Way Down Jul 11
—— The Class Of '92 Jul 08

Top Box Office

17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $37.1M
23% Tammy $21.6M
85% 22 Jump Street $9.8M
30% Deliver Us from Evil $9.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $9.0M
48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
54% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

Coming Soon

—— The Purge: Anarchy Jul 18
—— Sex Tape Jul 18
36% Wish I Was Here Jul 18
—— Hercules Jul 25
—— Lucy Jul 25

New Episodes Tonight

90% Almost Royal: Season 1
56% The Assets: Season 1
58% Bad Teacher: Season 1
44% Power: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— The Almighty Johnsons: Season 3
61% Crossbones: Season 1
—— Hemlock Grove: Season 2
82% Girl Meets World: Season 1
—— The Legend of Korra: Season 3

Certified Fresh TV

—— 24: Live Another Day: Season 9
84% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
79% Penny Dreadful: Season 1
84% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1

Josie and the Pussycats Reviews

Lisa Alspector
Chicago Reader
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This self-styled self-reflexive comedy asks the question, just how stupid are teenagers?

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

April 18, 2007
Joe Leydon
Variety
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This is one sharp pussycat.

Full Review Source: Variety

April 18, 2007
Wally Hammond
Time Out
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Aaaaah, what a classic!

Full Review Source: Time Out

June 24, 2006
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

March 19, 2002
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Their cool-to-be-cruel stance is too hip for the room and a likely turnoff for preteen girls who don't like fluff balls laced with bile.

| Original Score: 3/5

April 18, 2001
Jane Dark
Village Voice
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When on work release from the Von Trier festival, I like such cheap thrills.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

April 16, 2001
Susan Wloszczyna
USA Today
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The concept is so hypocritical, it's like Britney Spears calling Christina Aguilera underdressed and overexposed.

Full Review Source: USA Today

April 13, 2001
David Edelstein
Slate
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It's amazing that writer-directors Deborah Kaplan and Harry Elfont sustain this in-jokey screwball punk musical satire as long as they do.

Full Review Source: Slate

April 13, 2001
Terry Lawson
Detroit Free Press
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It's a prefabrication railing at prefabrication.

April 13, 2001
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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Nothing more than a cutesy movie strapped with a bad and obvious idea: marketing gone amok.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

April 12, 2001
Sean Means
Film.com
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I've seen NBA games where the advertising was more discreet.

April 12, 2001
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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Give it this much: The movie's got bounce.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

April 12, 2001
Rita Kempley
Washington Post
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If this live-action adaptation of pop-cultural piffle isn't proof of moviedom's creative poverty, nothing is.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 0.5/5

April 11, 2001
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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It's okay as far as it goes.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star

April 11, 2001
John Zebrowski
Seattle Times
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It's hard not to wonder if the real point of the joke -- that kids are controlled by corporations -- wasn't just to create a 95-minute marketing vehicle.

April 11, 2001
Wesley Morris
San Francisco Chronicle
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You feel the movie getting bogged down under its thesis, which is a half-baked conspiracy theory to begin with.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 2/4

April 11, 2001
Jay Boyar
Orlando Sentinel
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What saves Josie and the Pussycats from its predictable, sour plot (and its dark, ugly visuals) is its playful spirit.

April 11, 2001
Gene Seymour
Newsday
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Juicy, fruity, cunningly subversive.

Full Review Source: Newsday

April 11, 2001
Elvis Mitchell
New York Times
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Gruelingly self-referential, substituting sarcasm for irony.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 0.5/5

April 11, 2001
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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More fun than you'd expect.

April 11, 2001
Bruce Westbrook
Houston Chronicle
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A cautionary, almost sci-fi stab at how hollow our consumerist society can become.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle

April 11, 2001
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Has substance to match its sparkle, sassiness and, yes, volleys of girlish squealing.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 3/4

April 11, 2001
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Josie and the Pussycats are not dumber than the Spice Girls, but they're as dumb as the Spice Girls, which is dumb enough.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 0.5/4

April 11, 2001
Jay Carr
Boston Globe
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Mindless glitz-o-ramas don't get any snazzier.

April 11, 2001
Stephanie Zacharek
Salon.com
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Girl-pop fans might find themselves drawn to their local record store in search of the soundtrack, no subliminal messages needed.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

April 11, 2001
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Gets a lot of mileage out of its spirited performers and their peppy music.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

April 11, 2001
Carrie Rickey
Philadelphia Inquirer
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If its ragtag heroines are as wholesome as ice-cream cones and as skimpily dressed as Hooters servers, at least they are not conformist mallrats.

April 10, 2001
Kevin Maynard
Mr. Showbiz
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Dippy, funny, and fast-paced enough to be a guilty pleasure.

April 10, 2001
Tom Maurstad
Dallas Morning News
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Makes high fun out of lowball entertainment.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News

April 10, 2001
Sara Wildberger
Miami Herald
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There have been too many movies trading on old TV shows for another one to inspire anything but weariness.

April 10, 2001
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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What we have here are three boring actresses playing three boring characters in one boring movie.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 1/4

April 10, 2001
Michael Rechtshaffen
Hollywood Reporter
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Admittedly has its moments of pop culture-skewering pleasure.

April 9, 2001
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