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January 11, 2008

Juno, No Country for Old Men Among Writers Guild Award Nominees Opens in new window

If there's one Hollywood awards ceremony that you'd think would be able to go off without a hitch this year, it'd be the Writers Guild Awards -- but you'd be wrong. More...

January 9, 2008

No Country for Old Men, Juno, There Will Be Blood Lead Critics' Choice Winners Opens in new window

In what seems destined to go down as one of the season's few strike-free awards shows, the Critics' Choice Awards were held on Monday. More...

December 10, 2007

There Will Be Blood, No Country For Old Men Top Critics' Awards Opens in new window

Multiple honorees from four regional critics' circles include the Coen Brothers' No Country for Old Men, P.T. Anderson's There Will Be Blood, Julian Schnabel's The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, Gone, Baby, Gone's Amy Ryan, and more. More...

November 20, 2007

Fifteen Documentaries Vie for Oscar Consideration Opens in new window

A little over a week after reporting the names of the dozen films being submitted for Oscar consideration in the animated feature film category, Variety has given readers the 15-film shortlist for the awards' feature-length documentary prize. More...

November 6, 2007

RT on DVD: Ratatouille, Sicko, and Colbert Are Served! Opens in new window

Pixar rules the roost this week, as Ratatouille rises to the top of our must-have DVDs. But November is the time for getting all political -- a perfect time for Michael Moore's latest polemic (Sicko) as well as highlights from Comedy Central's favorite right-leaning pundit (The Best of the Colbert Report). And what's the deal with that folky alt-pop duo from New Zealand (Flight of the Conchords)? More...

October 28, 2007

51st London Film Festival - RT's Highlights Opens in new window

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. More...

July 30, 2007

Frank Miller Faults Weinsteins for Sin City 2 Delay Opens in new window

While sitting on a Comic Con panel, Frank Miller was asked about the hold-up on Sin City 2. (Numerous times, probably.) And it looks like the celebrated author / artist / filmmaker is laying the blame solely at the feet of the Weinstein brothers. More...

July 22, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Sandler Tops Potter for #1 Spot Opens in new window

Adam Sandler scored the ninth number one opening of his career with his latest comedy I Now Pronounce You Chuck and Larry which edged out former champ Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix for the top spot at the North American box office. More...

July 16, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Pottermania Strikes with $330M Global Bow Opens in new window

Hogwarts fans flexed their muscles at the North American box office showing up in droves once again for the extended opening weekend of "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" which seized control of the multiplexes with its top spot debut. Most holdovers fared well too as no film in the top ten suffered a decline of more than 50%. More...

July 13, 2007

"Ratatouille" Tops RT's Mid-Year Report! Opens in new window

For several months, "Knocked Up" was bearer of the "Best-Reviewed Wide Release of 2007" crown. The award, however, now goes to "Ratatouille." In fact, the Pixar flick currently sits atop Rotten Tomatoes' Mid-Year Report, our new countdown detailing the 25 best-reviewed (and 10 worst) films of 2007. More...

July 11, 2007

Michael Moore Scratched Off Wolf Blitzer's Christmas Card List Opens in new window

This bit of news isn't as sexy as a breathless update on who might be starring in what, and the comments are sure to devolve into ideology-bound snark in short order, but we're duty-bound to report the facts, ma'am, and here they are: Michael Moore appeared on CNN Monday, ostensibly to promote his latest film, "Sicko," but some unwise scheduling and three years of pent-up frustration combined to put host Wolf Blitzer in the crosshairs instead. More...

July 8, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "Transformers" Stomps on Foes To Capture #1 Spot With $152.5M Opening Opens in new window

Optimus Prime and his robot heroes seized the number one spot at the North American box office with an explosive opening for "Transformers" over the extended Independence Day holiday frame. The Paramount/DreamWorks co-production grossed an estimated $67.6M over the Friday-to-Sunday period and an amazing $152.5M since its early opening last Monday with 8pm preview shows. More...

July 1, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "Ratatouille" Becomes Top Chef of Box Office Opens in new window

Pixar scored its eighth consecutive number one opening with the animated feature "Ratatouille" which easily topped the North American box office chart this weekend. Bruce Willis got the action going in second place with the debut of his new shoot-em-up sequel "Live Free or Die Hard." More...

June 28, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Rats and Bruce Hit Theaters This Weekend Opens in new window

Disney and Pixar aim for their eighth straight number one hit together with the latest computer animated film from the industry experts, "Ratatouille." More...

June 28, 2007

Critical Consensus: "Ratatouille" is Tasty, "Die Hard" is Solid, "Sicko" is Socko, "Evening" Falls Opens in new window

This week at the movies we have hungry, hungry rats ("Ratatouille," starring Patton Oswalt and Brad Garrett), a world-weary hero (Bruce Willis in "Live Free or Die Hard"), a provocateur extraordinaire ("Sicko," the new doc from Michael Moore), and a rare midsummer tearjerker ("Evening," starring Meryl Streep and Claire Danes). What do the critics have to say? More...

June 25, 2007

Michael Moore Talks "Sicko," Heath Care, Edutainment, Cuba Opens in new window

There isn't much middle ground on Michael Moore; his bromide-laden documentaries have earned him both an enthusiastic following from many on the left and unvarnished vitriol from much of the right. But as divisive as Moore's films can be, they've also been remarkable successful with audiences and critics. More...

June 24, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "Evan" Not-So-Mighty Opens at #1 Opens in new window

Steve Carell took over the number one spot this weekend with his new comedy "Evan Almighty," but it failed to generate the flood of business needed to recoup its mammoth production cost. More...

June 21, 2007

Critical Consensus: "Evan Almighty" Is All Wet; "1408" Is Worth A Visit; Jolie Shines In "A Mighty Heart" Opens in new window

This week at the movies, we've got Steve Carell and Morgan Freeman in the big-budget Bible comedy "Evan Almighty"; John Cusack and Samuel L. Jackson in the haunted house thriller "1408"; and Angelina Jolie in "A Mighty Heart," based on the memoir by reporter Daniel Pearl's widow. What do the critics have to say? More...

May 20, 2007

Cannes Wrap-Up: Michael Moore's Latest And Leo's Global Warming Doc Opens in new window

Michael Moore's latest doc, "Sicko," has stirred up more controversy for the Michigan muckraker. Is he onto something with his evisceration of the US healthcare system? Plus, "The 11th Hour," a climate change doc featuring Leonardo DiCaprio, and "Boarding Gate," an unconvincing, sleazy thriller starring Asia Argento and Michael Madsen -- all here at Cannes! More...

May 10, 2007

Weinsteins & Lionsgate Snag Michael Moore's "Sicko" Opens in new window

The Brothers Weinstein and Lionsgate Films have teamed up to deliver Michael Moore's expose on the U.S. health care system on June 29th. More...

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