Latest News on The Kingdom

March 4, 2008

Rush Hour 3 Takes '07 DVD Rental Crown

It may not have been quite the box-office phenomenon that its predecessors were -- and critics may have disliked it enough to keep it down at 20 percent on the Tomatometer -- but that didn't stop Rush Hour 3 from emerging as the top DVD rental of 2007.More…

January 18, 2008

Down but Not Out, HD DVD Soldiers On

The clock hasn't stopped ticking on the format, but HD DVD consumers can look forward to seeing new films on store shelves -- for at least the next few months, anyway.More…

January 10, 2008

Amy Ryan and Greg Kinnear Join Paul Greengrass and Matt Damon in the Green Zone

"Making a movie about the war in Iraq" is quickly turning into just another way of saying "losing tons of money at the box office," but director Paul Greengrass isn't letting that stop him.More…

December 24, 2007

RT on DVD: Rush Hour 3, The Kingdom, and More!

There's action and drama to be found this week, and not just with your family at Christmas dinner. And if you couldn't make it out of town for the holidays, you're in luck; this week's DVDs take you to Paris (Rush Hour 3), Saudi Arabia (The Kingdom) and London (Eastern Promises). More…

December 23, 2007

Peter Berg Confirmed to Direct New Dune Film

Score another one for the rumor mill: Peter Berg has been confirmed as the director of a new Dune.More…

December 21, 2007

Awards Mania: Spirits, SAGs Get Waivers, Announce Nominations; Uncertainty Surrounds Golden Globes

Just when you think awards season can't get any awards-ier, here come two more sets of nominations!More…

November 8, 2007

Matthew Michael Carnahan Explains Lions for Lambs Agenda

While many recent films concerning Iraq have taken a political stance, writer Matthew Michael Carnahan sought to do something different. The result, this week's Lions for Lambs, attempts to engage the audience in as non-partisan a debate as you'll find in Hollywood. More…

October 25, 2007

Hollywood Braces for Writers' Strike

We're just a few days away from the Writers Guild strike deadline, and things aren't looking good.More…

October 18, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: 30 Days of Night Gets Halloween Started Early

Competition, or a lack of it, will be the deciding factor at the North American box office this weekend for the half-dozen new releases that studios are packing into already overcrowded multiplexes. With far too many films aiming for the same finite audience segment, some are sure to eat into the potential of others.More…

October 16, 2007

And the Possible Dune Remake's Director Might Be...

A few weeks ago, we discussed a CHUD report about Frank Herbert's Dune possibly heading back to the big screen. Now, according to Ain't It Cool News, some of the details surrounding the project might be starting to fill in.More…

October 7, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Rock Defeats Heartbreak Kid To Defend Box Office Title

Ben Stiller's new comedy The Heartbreak Kid stumbled in its opening frame and forced the overall box office to plunge to the worst October weekend in eight years. Incumbent family comedy The Game Plan posted a strong sophomore hold and retained its position as North America's most popular film.More…

October 5, 2007

Exclusive: Jamie Foxx talks The Kingdom with RT

The multi-talented actor, comedian and musician tells us all about his latest action flick.More…

October 4, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Heartbreak Kid Hopes to Charm Moviegoers

Following a six-week streak of R-rated films topping the charts, The Rock's family comedy The Game Plan led the box office last weekend. Now, adult fare comes back to claim the crown with the new Ben Stiller comedy The Heartbreak Kid which is aiming for an easy number one debut.More…

September 30, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup:Game Plan Rushes Past Kingdom For #1 Spot

In a fierce head-to-head battle, The Rock's family comedy The Game Plan upset Jamie Foxx's action thriller The Kingdom this weekend and became the first PG-rated film since June to open at number one.More…

September 28, 2007

The Kingdom's First Four Minutes Online!

The Kingdom opens today, and the critics are already lining up to take a whack at it -- it's currently sitting at 48 percent on the Tomatometer -- but the filmmakers are so confident in their movie that they've given the first four minutes to Yahoo! Movies for you to watch right now.More…

September 27, 2007

Box Office Preview: Kingdom Hopes to Win Box Office Crown

After two weeks of rule by Jodie and Milla, the boys come charging back in what could be a fierce fight for the number one spot. With little to no overlap in customers, both Jamie Foxx's The Kingdom and The Rock's The Game should have room to breathe.More…

September 27, 2007

Critical Consensus: Game Plan Fumbles, Kingdom is Overthrown, Feast Is Semi-Appetizing, Elah Worth a Visit

This week at the movies we have parenting quarterbacks (The Game Plan, starring The Rock), FBI agents (The Kingdom, starring Jamie Foxx and Jennifer Garner), lonely citizens (Feast of Love, starring Greg Kinnear and Radha Mitchell), and one angry father (In the Valley of Elah, starring Tommy Lee Jones and Charlize Theron). What speaketh the critics?More…

August 17, 2007

Jamie Foxx Takes On Another Musical Biopic With The Soloist

The last time he performed in a musically themed role, he won an Academy Award for his trouble, and one good biopic deserves another, so Jamie Foxx has just signed on to star in The Soloist, a film about a prodigy whose career is derailed by the onset of schizophrenia.More…

April 6, 2007

The "Hulk" Gets a New Creator!

For Ang Lee's "Hulk," it was Industrial Light & Magic that brought the massive green guy to life on the silver screen. But when it comes to Louis Leterrier's follow-up, "The Incredible Hulk," Universal is going with a company called Rhythm & Hues Studio.More…

December 26, 2006

Trailer Bulletin: Jamie Foxx & Jennifer Garner in "The Kingdom"

Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Garner, Chris Cooper, Jason Bateman and Jeremy Piven star in "The Kingdom," a terrorism-focused action thriller from the director of "The Rundown" and "Friday Night Lights." The movie doesn't open until April 20th, but there's a brand-new trailer worth checking out.More…