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February 15, 2010

Exclusive: Oscar Nominee Colin Firth on A Single Man Opens in new window

For 15 years, Colin Firth remained best known for emerging from a lake in a white shirt as Mr Darcy in the BBC's Pride & Prejudice. Since then, he had two girly fights with Hugh Grant in Bridget Jones, flirted with a Portuguese girl in Love Actually and threw himself into 2008's all-singing, all-dancing extravaganza Mamma Mia. But he's never really had a chance to show us what he can do. Until now. His recent Best Actor Oscar nomination for A Single Man was proof that, given the right material, Firth can blow us away. The directorial debut of fashion designer Tom Ford follows a day in the life of George, a lecturer in 1960s Los Angeles who, devastated at the death of his long-term partner, plans his own suicide. Firth talked to RT about the role of his career, and why he'd consider Mamma Mia 2... More...

February 4, 2009

Exclusive: Inside Pinewood/Shepperton - A Photo Tour Opens in new window

Every year, the BAFTA film awards present a trophy for Outstanding British Contribution to Cinema. Introduced in 1978, the award recognises an organisation or a person's career and influence on the British Film Industry. This year's recipient, announced today, is Pinewood/Shepperton, two of the British industry's most important film studios whose contribution to filmmaking has resulted in some of the greatest movies of all time. Under strict instruction not to let anyone working at the studios know about the award, RT spent a day last week touring Pinewood and Shepperton and learning a little more about these stalwarts of film. More...

January 21, 2009

Razzies Name 2008's Worst Movie Nominees Opens in new window

No awards season would be complete without the Golden Raspberry Awards (AKA The Razzies), awarded each year to the very worst movies to hit Hollywood. This year's winners will be announced on Oscar weekend; could multiple-nominee The Love Guru take home top honors? See the full list of nominees after the jump. More...

January 7, 2009

People's Choice Awards Winners Announced Opens in new window

The 35th annual People's Choice Awards were handed out on January 7, 2009. A complete list of film nominees, with winners in bold, follows below. More...

December 17, 2008

Mamma Mia! DVD Earns $30 Million in First-Day Sales Opens in new window

They aren't quite "Dark Knight" numbers, but they're pretty impressive nonetheless: Universal is reporting that the "Mamma Mia!" DVD raked in $30 million in sales during its first day on the shelves. More...

December 15, 2008

RT on DVD: Mummy 3, Grindhouse on Blu-ray! Opens in new window

This week we've got CG spectacles (Mummy 3: Tomb of the Dragon Emperor), Meryl Streep letting loose (Mamma Mia!), Joss Whedon's online superhero musical (Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog), and High Def Grinding (Death Proof and Planet Terror on Blu-ray). Read more inside! More...

December 11, 2008

Golden Globe Nominations Announced Opens in new window

"Benjamin Button," "Frost/Nixon," "The Reader," "Revolutionary Road" and "Slumdog Millionaire" battle it out for Best Drama while "Burn After Reading," "Happy-Go-Lucky," "In Bruges," "Mamma Mia! and "Vicky Cristina Barcelona" fight for Best Comedy or Musical at this year's Golden Globes -- the nominations were announced today. More...

September 8, 2008

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Worst Box Office in 5 Years Opens in new window

Americans spend the weekend doing everything but watching movies as the box office spills into a five year slump. More...

September 1, 2008

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Tropic Thunder Triumphantly closes Summer Opens in new window

Labor day weekend saw a host of new films; few of them showing any signs of box office msucle. More...

August 20, 2008

Universal Releasing Mamma Mia!: The Sing-Along Edition Opens in new window

Citing "overwhelming demand," Universal will be sending a "Sing-Along Edition" of Mamma Mia!, featuring subtitled lyrics, to select theaters over Labor Day weekend. More...

August 3, 2008

Box Office Guru Wrapup: The Bat Still Going Strong, Three Weeks In Opens in new window

The Dark Knight won't losen its grip on the box office gold, but the Mummy is a very close silver. More...

July 30, 2008

2008: Summer of the Geezers? Opens in new window

The summer isn't over yet, but it isn't too early to start drawing conclusions from its box-office receipts -- and one of this year's lessons might be that the over-40 crowd is more bankable than studio execs have previously been willing to admit. More...

July 27, 2008

Box Office Guru Wrapup: The Bat Smashes More Records Opens in new window

The Dark Knight breaks $300 million after only ten days. More...

July 20, 2008

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Kapow! The Bat Slams The Box Office Opens in new window

We have a new opening weekend box office high as The Dark Knight enters the record books. More...

July 18, 2008

Review Revue: The Dark Knight vs. ABBA, Chimp Flicks Opens in new window

The year's most anticipated film finally hits this Friday, but will The Dark Knight live up to all the hype? Find out that and more, and watch Dave Chung's final farewell from RT in this week's Review Revue. More...

July 17, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Dark Knight Set For Gargantuan Grosses Opens in new window

The superhero sequel The Dark Knight and the musical Mamma Mia! debut head to head in what could a tight race for the number one spot. Or one film might open $100M higher than the other. Either way, the North American box office will soar to dizzying heights and become one of the highest-grossing weekends in movie history. More...

July 17, 2008

Critics Consensus: The Dark Knight Is One Of The Year's Best-Reviewed Opens in new window

This week, we've got the Caped Crusader (The Dark Knight, starring Christian Bale and Heath Ledger), ABBA aficionados (Mamma Mia!, starring Meryl Streep and Amanda Seyfried), and space-bound simians (Space Chimps, with voice work by Andy Samberg and Jeff Daniels). What do the critics have to say? More...

July 16, 2008

Mamma Mia! Prepares Theatrical Dance Opens in new window

July officially belongs to The Dark Knight -- but don't count out the film adaptation of the billion-dollar Broadway sensation Mamma Mia! More...

July 14, 2008

RT on DVD: Bank Job, Step Up 2, and a Bat-Marathon Opens in new window

As Dark Knight hype overtakes the free world this week, prepare yourself with a marathon of Batman lore on DVD with our viewing guide below -- or, escape from Bat-mania with Bat-alternatives to go with Mamma Mia and Space Chimps. More...

May 5, 2008

Have We Entered a "Post-Female" American Cinema? Opens in new window

Summer is Hollywood's blockbuster season -- but does it also highlight how irrelevant women have become in American film? More...

April 1, 2008

Fandango Users List Their Most Anticipated Summer Movies Opens in new window

Fandango's users have spoken, and the verdict is in: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is summer 2008's most anticipated film. More...

March 20, 2008

Trailer Bulletin: Mamma Mia! Opens in new window

It has sold more than 270 million albums and put over 30 million rear ends in theatre seats since 1973 -- and now, the music of ABBA is coming to the big screen. More...

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