March 24, 2010
Diablo Cody Brings Young Adult to Mandate
Diablo Cody and Mandate Pictures are reuniting for "Young Adult," the story of "a thirtysomething, divorced, young-adult fiction writer in Minneapolis who returns to her hometown to chase the ex-boyfriend, who's now married with a kid, that got away."
December 23, 2009
RT's Best of the Decade!
Just ten years ago, we were unearthing our analog phones and covering our heads with tin foil hats while listening to Matchbox Twenty and Creed to prepare for Y2K - the day electronics would turn against us. It's true, the new decade will arrive with considerably less dangerous fanfare and hoarding of canned goods, but it should not and does not take away from all of the films that impressed not only audiences, but the Tomatometer as well over the past decade. With our annual Golden Tomato Awards just around the corner, RT braved the mothball-scented digital cobwebs in our archives to find some of the very best the Tomatometer had to offer.
February 8, 2009
Juno, TDK, WALL-E Win Grammys
"Juno," "The Dark Knight," and "WALL-E" were the big (movie-related) winners at the Grammys Sunday night, taking home trophies for best compilation soundtrack, best score, and best motion picture song, respectively.
June 2, 2008
2008 MTV Movie Awards Winners
Forget to tune into the 17th annual MTV Movie Awards last night? No problem -- here's a list of the evening's winners, including the coveted Best Summer Movie So Far award!
April 14, 2008
RT on DVD: Juno, AVP2, and Dungeon Siege
If you're not sick of hearing Diablo Cody this, hamburger phone that, then this week's bonus-packed release of Juno should be numero uno on your list, home skillet. Otherwise, there's plenty else to keep you company --- bring home your very own Predalien, a guy with a blow-up doll, Uwe Boll's latest, and Tila Tequila.
February 20, 2008
Total Recall: And the Oscar Goes To...
Instead of focusing on one hot movie for Total Recall, this week you'll get five. They're a little old now, but I think you'll forgive me -- after all, they're Atonement, Juno, Michael Clayton, No Country for Old Men, and There Will Be Blood.
February 11, 2008
Sam Raimi Dragging Ellen Page to Hell
Now that all those Hobbit rumors are out of the way, Sam Raimi can get started on his next thriller -- and with Ellen Page keeping him company, to boot.
January 10, 2008
Box Office Guru Preview: Captain Jack and Captain Morgan Set Sail
For the first time in three weeks, studios will pack a Friday with plenty of new releases as four films open or expand nationwide giving the box office chart a major shakeup. The films should each play to different audiences which will help the overall marketplace expand.
December 30, 2007
Box Office Guru Wrapup: Cage, Alvin, and Will Still Rule Multiplexes
The final frame of 2007 saw moviegoers rush out and catch up on holdovers as last weekend's biggest hits remained atop the charts. The Disney adventure sequel National Treasure: Book of Secrets held steady at number one for the second straight time grossing an estimated $35.6M.
December 6, 2007
Ellen Page on Juno: The RT Interview
Canadian actress Ellen Page is an anomaly in Hollywood. The star of this week's Juno has been in movies since the age of 10, has the face of a 14-year-old and the pop culture-savvy soul of a Gen-Xer. RT slipped into a booth with the 20-year-old star of this week's Juno for a great chat about movies, Canadian boys, and music that we both love.
December 6, 2007
Box Office Guru Preview: Golden Compass Sets Course For #1 Debut
New Line hopes to breathe some life into the North American box office with the launch of its pricey adventure film The Golden Compass which stands as the frame's only new wide release. Directed by Chris Weitz (About a Boy), the PG-13 film aims to capture a large crowd including the family audience and fans of sci-fi and fantasy.
October 28, 2007
51st London Film Festival - RT's Highlights
It's that time of year when the film world's biggest and brightest descend on London and show some Oscar hopefuls nice and early. RT has been spending time eyeing up the films to look out ahead of the big night.
September 17, 2007
Toronto Film Fest: Eastern Promises Takes Audience Award
From exploding heads to car crash sex fetishes, director David Cronenberg is ever eager to freak out the audience. But the Toronto crowd was ready and willing this time: Cronenberg's latest, Eastern Promises, has nabbed the audience award at the Toronto Film Fest.
September 11, 2007
Toronto Film Fest: The Good, The Bad, and The Better So Far
Well, it certainly hasn't been a dull festival. Tons of films big (Michael Clayton) and small (Juno) have screened to kudos, and on the whole there haven't been very many outright disappointments (notwithstanding George Romero's Diary of the Dead and a few others). Click for more buzz!
August 23, 2007
Oh, Canada! RT Prepares for Toronto Film Fest
Passport? Check. Pants? Check. Camera, laptop, and voice recorder? Check, check, and check. The Toronto International Film Festival (September 6 - 15) may still be a few weeks away, but we're already planning out our itinerary. Below are a few films we'll be lining up for in Canada.