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July 17, 2014

Cameron Diaz's 10 Best Movies

From the moment she made Jim Carrey's eyes pop out of his skull in The Mask, it was clear Cameron Diaz was a star in the making -- and she immediately started making good on that promise, building a diverse filmography that boasts an impressive number of box office hits. Along the way, Cameron has also accumulated a fair bit of critical acclaim -- and since she's returning to theaters this week with Jason Segel in director Jake Kasdan's Sex Tape, we thought it was high time to take a look back at some of her proudest moments. That's right, film fans -- it's time to Total Recall! More…

July 18, 2007

Shrek Films To End At Five?

By now we've already heard that DreamWorks plans to have a fourth "Shrek" movie in theaters by 2010, and that they want to then squeeze out a fifth film. But that, they promise, will be the last of the series! More…

July 3, 2007

"Spidey 3" Wins Domestic Battle; "Pirates 3" Takes Global

The battle of the summer's biggest smash isn't decided just yet, but it looks like "Spider-Man 3" will have to be content with the biggest domestic release -- while "At World's End" takes the global prize. More…

June 7, 2007

Release Dates Set for "Shrek 4" and "Shrek 5"

Well, release years anyway, according to Jeffrey Katzenberg. More…

May 24, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "Pirates" Awaits Massive Holiday Treasure

Multiplexes are stocking up on popcorn, soda, and overpriced candy in anticipation of record crowds that could make this Memorial Day holiday frame the biggest weekend in box office history. More…

May 20, 2007

"Shrek 4" Going the Prequel Route?

When your mega-money franchise starts to run out of steam (creatively, not financially), what do you do? You go backwards and start planning a prequel! More…

May 17, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Mighty "Shrek" Returns To Claim Crown

Attacking theaters on the same May 18 date as the original ogre toon from six years ago, "Shrek the Third" stomps into the marketplace this weekend ready to seize the box office crown. More…

May 8, 2007

New Director Lined Up for "Shrek 4"

It's not all that uncommon for new directors to step in on well-established series, but the "new guy" isn't usually someone known for live-action features... More…

May 7, 2007

Dr. Evil to Star in "Austin Powers 4"

Mike Myers has two of the most lucrative comedy franchises in history, with "Austin Powers" and "Shrek." As "Shrek the Third" rolls out to theaters, with Dreamworks planning "Shrek 4" and other spin-offs, Myers has not laid his international man of mystery to rest yet either. More…

April 26, 2007

Banderas Promises More Than 5 "Shrek" Movies

Do you like yourself some "Shrek"? Then you'll love this news: according to co-star Antonio Banderas, we'll get numbers 4 and 5 after this May's "Shrek The Third." More…

April 2, 2007

"Shrek 4" and "Hoodwinked 2" On The Way!

You can look forward to more CGI goodness from the jolly green ogre in the coming years, including "Shrek 4" (yes, you're right, "Shrek 3" isn't even out yet) and the mark of every Very Important Pop Culture icon -- the televised holiday special. More…

March 20, 2007

Take a Peek at the Brand New "Shrek 3" Poster

Yeah, so it's only a poster, I know. But franchises don't get a whole lot bigger than the "Shrek" one, so it only stands to reason that people are interested in the promotional materials. (At least I think so.) More…

November 14, 2006

Test Screener Sees "Shrek 3" and Kinda Likes It!

Here we go with another test-screening semi-review, even though the reporter plainly states his version of "Shrek the Third" was only about 40% animated. (Plus, here's what I want to know: Why does a movie like "Shrek Part 3" need to be test-screened?? The first two flicks made stadium-sized moneybags!) More…

August 18, 2006

"Shrek 3" Website Online ... Kinda

Nope, it's not a trailer or a teaser or even a simple little movie poster; it's the all-new website for next May's "Shrek the Third." Well, it's a splash page, anyway. More…

July 31, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Miami Vice" Knocks Pirates From #1 Spot

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 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. More…

July 13, 2006

"Shrek 3" Hires Some Rather Hilarious Females

Obviously "Shrek the Third" will feature voice-work from Mike Myers, Cameron Diaz, and Eddie Murphy. And Rupert Everett, Antonio Banderas, John Cleese, and Julie Andrews. And you already knew that Justin Timberlake was on board... But, wait, there's more! And all of the new cast members are as female as they are funny! More…

July 13, 2006

Box Office Preview: Dupree and Little Man Bust Into Your Home

A pair of new star-driven comedies will try to steal away some treasure from the record-breaking hit Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest in a laugh-filled battle for the number two slot. More…

July 10, 2006

McShane to Provide Voices for "Shrek 3" and "Kung Fu Panda"

You might not expect the actor who plays the stunningly vulgar Al Swearengen to be a good fit for family programming, but the DreamWorks crew has other ideas for Ian McShane. The unpleasant head of "Deadwood" will be stepping into the voice booths for both "Shrek 3" and "Kung Fu Panda." More…

July 8, 2006

"Pirates of the Caribbean" Sequel Loots Record-Breaking $55.5M on Friday

It looks like this summer will come away with a mark in the record books, if estimates hold. "Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest," the sequel to 2003's surprise smash hit "Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl," grossed $55.5M on Friday, according to BoxOfficeMojo.com. It's the biggest single-day gross ever, besting the $50M single-day debut of last year's "Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith." More…

June 11, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "Cars" Parks Itself at #1

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…

May 29, 2006

Box Office Wrapup: "X-Men 3" Smashes Records Over Memorial Day Weekend

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 28, 2006

"X-Men 3" Is Biggest Memorial Weekend Opener Ever

"X-Men: The Last Stand" grossed an estimated $107M over the Friday-Sunday weekend, becoming the biggest Memorial Weekend Opener of all time. It grossed $45.5M on Friday (one million more than what was previously reported), $32.5M on Saturday, and an estimated $29M on Sunday. Debuting in 3,690 sites, it has a three-day per theater average of $28,997. More…

May 27, 2006

Box Office: "X-Men 3" Grossed $44.5M on Friday

According to Showbizdata.com, the latest installment of the "X-Men" franchise "X-Men: The Last Stand" grossed a staggering $44.5M on Friday. The worst reviewed of series, it's the best opening day performance for the lucrative franchise, easily passing the $32M made by the previous film "X2: X-Men United." More…

May 25, 2006

Box Office Preview: X-Men 3 Ready to Rock Memorial Day Weekend

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…

April 6, 2006

Critical Consensus: Take Or Leave This "Lead,: An Odd "Number," "Benchwarmers"

This week at the movies, we explore the joys of dance ("Take the Lead"), mistaken identity ("Lucky Number Slevin"), our national pastime ("The Benchwarmers"), and the search for love ("Phat Girlz"). What do the critics say? More…

March 31, 2006

Banderas Lets the "Puss" Spin-Off Out of the Bag

During an interview with MTV to promote his upcoming dance drama "Take the Lead," actor Antonio Banderas mentioned that he's to start voice-recording for "Shrek 3" this week ... and then he also dropped a few hints regarding his very own spin-off flick, which will be titled "Puss in Boots: The Story of an Ogre Killer." More…

March 23, 2006

New "Shrek" Title; New "Shrek" Story

JoBlo brings us the latest word on what's going down in Shrekworld, and it seems that the second sequel will NOT be called "Shrek 3," but instead "Shrek the Third," as if that makes any sort of difference. Aside from the stunning bit of news, DreamWorks also treated us to a mini-synopsis, which you can read right here... More…

February 7, 2006

"Shrek" Helmer Catches Barker's "Thief"

The Hollywood Reporter brings news of a new partnership that should please all the Clive Barker fans out there: Seems that "Shrek 2" co-director Kelly Asbury will head over to live-action territory and direct a long-awaited adaptation of Mr. Barker's "The Thief of Always." More…

February 2, 2006

Narnia Sequel Aims for December 2007

Given that it's already Disney's highest-grossing live-action film EVER (and that it's based on the first book in a series of seven), "The Chronicles of Narnia" is about to spawn a sequel. Director Andrew Adamson will be returning to helm Part 2, which is called "Prince Caspian," and is aiming to hit theaters in late 2007. More…

December 6, 2005

"Narnia" Photo Gallery Update!

Venture over to our "Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, The Witch and the Wardrobe" page to view 49 stills and production photos from the epic children's book adaptation, due out this Friday! More…

November 21, 2005

Harry Potter and the Box Office of Plenty

It's no big shock that the fourth entry in the "Harry Potter" series was, far and away, the number one draw at the weekend box office. But the flick turned out to have the fourth biggest box office weekend in the history of moviedom: Harry snagged over $101 million from nearly 3,900 North American screens ... in only three days! More…

October 6, 2005

Critical Consensus: "Curse" Is A Blessing, "Shoes" Fit

This week at the movies brings us stories of camaraderie. We have a man and his dog ("Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit"), sisters ("In Her Shoes"), disgruntled restaurant employees ("Waiting..."), and men who bond over gambling ("Two for the Money"). Which of these films will get some love from the critics? More…

October 6, 2005

Take Your First Look "Over the Hedge"

Fans of DreamWorks Animation flicks like "Shrek," "Shrek 2," and "Madagascar" will undoubtedly be in line next May for the animated family comedy "Over the Hedge," and ComingSoon.net has a 7-month early teaser trailer for the flick! More…

September 15, 2005

DreamWorks Animation Announces "Madagascar 2" (and more!)

According to a press release that just dropped into my inbox, the trio of David Schwimmer, Jada Pinkett-Smith, and Chris Rock are signed to appear in the recently green-lit "Madagascar 2," courtesy of DreamWorks Animation. More…

January 10, 2005

"Shrek 2," "Fahrenheit 9/11," and "Passion" Big People's Choice Winners

"Fahrenheit 9/11," Michael Moore's scathing documentary against the current administration, was voted Favorite Motion Picture, with Mel Gibson's "The Passion of the Christ" taking the award for Favorite Drama Motion Picture at the 31st People's Choice Awards on Sunday. More…

December 20, 2004

In 2004, Bigger Not Necessarily Better for Profits

Big-budget movies may be playing to smaller audiences, the New York Times writes. Although domestic box office receipts are approaching $9.4 billion, which would top last year's total, that figure may be attributable to the rise in ticket prices. While some big-budget films like "Shrek 2," "Spider-Man 2," and "Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban" had strong showings, many others, from "Hidalgo" to "The Alamo" to "Catwoman," were disappointments to the studios. More…

December 9, 2004

Brian Cox Gives Voice to Aslan the Lion

Brian Cox has been tapped to perform as the voice of Aslan the Lion in "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," according to the film's newsletter. More…