December 12, 2007
Jack Black On Playing Robocop for Be Kind Rewind
Jack Black plays a video store clerk remaking classic movies after he accidentally erases the whole store in Be Kind Rewind. One of the most elaborate home-made replacement movies is the '80s sci-fi classic Robocop.
July 24, 2006
Box Office Wrapup: "Pirates" Passes $300M; "Lady" Stumbles
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.
July 17, 2006
Box Office Wrapup: Audiences Still Love Their Pirates
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.
July 7, 2006
Cast Your Vote in the Teen Choice Awards
Are you between the ages of 13 and 19? Do you like ... stuff? Then click right here and cast your votes for the 329th annual Teen Choice Awards, which is where you can tell the universe that Puffy is more illing than Snoop Dogg, Will Ferrell is funnier than Brad Pitt, and Katie Holmes is cuter than Katey Sagal. Or something.
June 25, 2006
Box Office Wrapup: Sandler Fast Forwards to #1
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.
June 22, 2006
Box Office Preview: Sandler "Clicks" With New Comedy
Although Father's Day has passed, Hollywood brings out two very different stories about dads and their wacky adventures this weekend with Adam Sandler's comedy Click and Tyrese Gibson's actioner Waist Deep, both opening in theaters on Friday. Comedy has been ruling the box office throughout the month of June and that trend should continue until the Man of Steel arrives next week.
June 15, 2006
New "Nacho Libre" Red Carpet Photos!
"Nacho Libre," Jack Black's newest pic, opens in wide release this week; check out our gallery of red carpet photos from the movie's June 12 premiere, and see which Hollywood stars came out to support Black's luchador comedy.
March 22, 2006
Molly Shannon Digs Mike White's "Dog"
SNL funnygal Molly Shannon has signed on to star in the directorial debut of screenwriter Mike White, says Variety. "Year of the Dog" is a comedy about a dog lover who's forced to deal with the untimely demise of a beloved canine.
February 10, 2006
Trailer Bulletin: Nacho Libre
From Jared Hess (director of "Napoleon Dynamite"), Mike White (writer of "School of Rock"), and the always-insane Jack Black comes "Nacho Libre," a comedy about a Mexican priest who moonlights as a goofy wrestler to save an orphanage from disclosure. Check out the all-new trailer right here.