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June 19, 2014

10 Rockin' Music Biopics

This weekend, director Clint Eastwood returns to theaters with Jersey Boys, an adaptation of the Tony-winning musical inspired by the story of 1960s singing sensations the Four Seasons. Boys puts the band in pretty good company: some of the most popular (as well as a few of the more obscure) musicians of all time have received the biopic treatment, and the results include some of the bigger critical and commercial successes in Hollywood's history. In honor of Jersey Boys, we decided to take a look back at some of the most distinguished entries in the genre, and came up with a list that pays tribute to punk, classical, and everything in between. It's time for Total Recall!More…

May 6, 2013

Reese Witherspoon Has Three Little Words for James Mangold

Witherspoon's reuniting with her "Walk the Line" director for an adaptation of the bestselling memoir.More…

September 6, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Crowe vs. Bale in Box Office Shootout

Batman takes on Cinderella Man at the box office as the Russell Crowe-Christian Bale Western remake 3:10 to Yuma heads into the multiplexes over what is traditionally a tumbleweed weekend in the marketplace. More action comes in the form of Shoot 'Em Up which pits Clive Owen against Paul Giamatti while those craving comedy get the new laugher The Brothers Solomon.More…

September 5, 2007

James Mangold and Peter Fonda Talk 3:10 to Yuma With RT

It's chilly in the Ritz when the 3:10 to Yuma interviews begin. After I was escorted into a nippy receiving room, director James Mangold ran off to grab his jacket. This left me alone with the man I was explicitly asked not to refer to as "Cultural Icon Peter Fonda."More…

December 8, 2006

The Weekly Ketchup: "Spider-Man 3" Teasers, "Pirates 3" Pics And Rumors, "Transformers" Images, And More!

In this week's Ketchup, we just can't get enough of those tidbits from the upcoming third installments of "Spider-Man" and "Pirates of the Caribbean" and the live-action "Transformers."More…

December 7, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: Mel, Cameron, & Leo Battle For #1 Spot

A wave of new releases hits the multilplexes on Friday as the North American box office looks to bounce back after a slugglish weekend and get the final month of the year started with a bang.More…

November 30, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: "Nativity" Leads Trio of New Releases

The post-turkey blues will kick in as the North American box office should slump this weekend following a busy Thanksgiving holiday frame.More…

November 16, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: Toon and Bond Battle for #1 Spot

It's a box office battle royale at the multiplexes this weekend as two guys in penguin suits fight over the number one spot with their new releases.More…

September 29, 2006

Crowe, Bale Get Company On "3:10 To Yuma"

Peter Fonda, Gretchen Mol and Dallas Roberts will be joining Russell Crowe and Christian Bale in the Western "3:10 to Yuma." The film, a remake of a 1957 Glenn Ford movie, will be helmed by James Mangold ("Walk the Line").More…

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.More…

June 26, 2006

"Yuma" Remake Gets Russell Crowe, But Loses Sony

Despite having a big star like Russell Crowe attached to his western remake, filmmaker James Mangold will have to find a new studio with which to make "3:10 to Yuma." Put off by the actor's back-end deal, Sony has dropped the project, which means Mr. Mangold has to find a new buyer.More…

April 26, 2006

Get Your Goofy MTV Movie Awards Noms Right Here

You thought the awards season ended with the Oscars? Please. MTV's just gearing up for their movie awards, which will be broadcast worldwide on June 8th -- but we have all the nominations listed just a click away. (Interesting to note that not only were Paris Hilton & Rob Schneider nominated for awards, but also that "Hustle & Flow" earned three noms -- a movie produced by "MTV Films.")More…

March 9, 2006

"Walk the Line" Leaps to No. 1

Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment's "Walk the Line" strutted into the top spot on both the DVD sales and rental charts the week ended March 5, easily beating a slate of high-profile competitors.More…

February 22, 2006

BAFTA Winners Announced!

The British Academy of Film & Television Arts (BAFTA) held their annual awards presentation on February 21st, and they managed to dole out some love for an interesting variety of films and filmmakers -- most of which have been on the receiving end of other awards already, but they're good choices anyway, if it's me you're asking.More…

February 21, 2006

Mangold Climbs Aboard the "3:10 to Yuma"

"Walk the Line" director James Mangold has his next project ready to roll. It's a remake of the 1957 western "3:10 to Yuma," which he'll be putting together with producer/spouse Cathy Konrad.More…

February 17, 2006

"Terabithia" Starts Production Down Under

ComingSoon.net shares with us a press release from the workaholics over at Walden Media, and the newest news is this: Production has already begun on Walden & Disney's "Bridge to Terabithia," a sprawling fantasy adventure inspired by the works of author Katherine Paterson. Flick's got a pretty solid cast & crew lined up, too.More…

January 31, 2006

2005 Oscar Nominations Are In!

Like most pathetic movie geeks, I was up at the crack of dawn (ok, 8:30am eastern time) to see how my nomination prediction ballot would measure up. (I was perfect on all 20 acting nods and all 10 screenwriting nods, but I erroneously predicted that "Walk the Line" would get nominated over "Capote" for Best Picture, and I picked Croneberg for director over Benett Miller.) Anyhow, here are the nominations for us to rant and rave about for the next five weeks...More…

January 16, 2006

Golden Globes Results - It Rhymes with "Chick Flick"

If you didn?t watch tonight?s Golden Globes Awards, you missed out on two big winners, a few personal triumphs, and (surprisingly) few fire-your-stylist fashion faux pas. Read on for the entire list of winners from the television and film honorees (here?s a hint: the Hollywood Foreign Press sure like those cowboys)!More…

January 16, 2006

OFCS Announces Its '05 Winners

The Online Film Critics Society (OFCS) cast their ballots over the holiday weekend in an effort to pick the group's favorite flicks from 2005, and I think we did a pretty solid job, all things considered.More…

January 13, 2006

Ohio Film Critics Offer Up Their Year-End Picks

The film critics of Central Ohio have chimed in with their own year-end picks, and they came up with quite a few solid surprises, actually. How about "A History of Violence" as best film of the year?More…

January 11, 2006

The "People's Choice" is Pure Idiocy

Whenever I share a new Top Ten List or Critic's Group Nomination list, I'm always extra careful to be fair and respectful of other peoples' opinions. But after seeing what the "People's Choice Awards" handed out for 2005's movies, I just can't contain myself. It's simply too hilarious.More…

January 10, 2006

Broadcast Film Critics Dole Out Their Awards on National TV

The Broadcast Film Critics Association held their annual awards presentation live on The WB network, with plenty of mildly corny jokes, appreciative acceptance speeches, accolades galore, and even a few cool surprises. (Oh, and their favorite film overall was "Brokeback Mountain.")More…

January 10, 2006

Online Film Critics Offer Their Annual Nominations

The OFCS, which is hosted right here at Rotten Tomatoes and (full disclosure) includes yours truly as a member, announced their year-end nominations yesterday ... and we hope you'll find a few solid surprises among the more familiar (yet obviously deserving) nominees. The winners will be announced on Monday the 16th.More…

January 10, 2006

7 Flicks Eligible for Sound FX Editing Oscar

ComingSoon.net shares an Oscar-related press release regarding which movies will be duking it out for the Best Sound Editing nominations. Needless to say, most of the films are big, expensive stories full of big, expensive sounds.More…

January 6, 2006

DGA & SAG Chime in with Their Nominations

Yesterday we got the year-end nominations from the Writers Guild and the Producers Guild, so simple logic dictates that today should bring news from the directors (DGA) and the actors (SAG). As always we thank Movie City News for divulging every single nomination on the planet.More…

January 5, 2006

Writers' & Producers' Guilds Deliver Their '05 Noms

As usual we rely on Movie City News to bring us the "best of 2005" picks from the critics, and now come the year-end nominations from the Writers Guild of America (WGA) and the Producers Guild of America (PGA).More…

January 4, 2006

Ebert & Roeper Share Their Favorites from '05

TV's biggest and most (relatively) beloved movie critics, Roger Ebert and Richard Roeper, have announced their top ten lists for 2005, and you can either listen to the banter on their official site, or you can hang out here and just read 'em. Our way is quicker.More…

January 3, 2006

Chicago Critics Announce Their Nominations

Thanks to Movie City News for sharing the scoop on the Windy City critics and their favorite flicks of 2005.The Chicago film journalists will announce their year-end winners on January, 2006.More…

December 23, 2005

San Diego, Vegas & Utah Critics Make Their Year-End Picks

Thanks again to MovieCityNews.com for keeping us up-to-date on all the year-end critics flick-picks. This time it's the San Diego, Las Vegas and Utah reviewers who share their favorites, from "Brokeback" to "Kong."More…

December 22, 2005

Phoenix & Toronto Critics Offer Their Year-End Favorites

It's tough to keep up with all the critics' awards being tossed out this time of year, but Movie City News sure helps out a whole lot. This time we have the year-end picks from critic's groups in Phoenix, Arizona, and Toronto, Ontario.More…

December 21, 2005

Southeastern Critics Chime in With Their Picks

The 2005 Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards announced their annual awards on Monday, Dec. 19, in Atlanta, Ga. Forty-two members in nine states (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia) voted in the 14th annual SEFCA poll.More…

December 20, 2005

Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics 2005 Awards

December 19, 2005 -- DALLAS-FORT WORTH FILM CRITICS NAME ?BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN? BEST OF 2005. The Dallas-Fort Worth Film Critics Association voted the frontier romance BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN as the best film of 2005, according to the results of its 12th annual critics? poll.More…

December 14, 2005

San Fran Crix Make Their Year-End Picks

SAN FRANCISCO -- The love story "Brokeback Mountain" won three major awards, including Best Picture and Best Director, from the San Francisco Film Critics Circle, the group announced Monday.More…

December 13, 2005

Golden Globes In: Gay Cowboys on Top Again

Adding to the awards frenzy, the Hollywood Foreign Press Association has chimed in with their nominations for the 2006 Golden Globes. Who's winning this rodeo roundup of accolades? Take a guess: it's not a gay cowboy movie?it's a love story!More…

December 13, 2005

Awards Season Gets Rolling with Crix Picks

If you're a fan of the late-year awards season, be sure to add Movie City News to your hit list, because they deliver some consistently excellent coverage. Mid-December is when most of the critics' groups start doling out their accolades, and so far we've gotten input from reviewers' groups in Boston, Los Angeles, New York, and Washington.More…

December 12, 2005

The Lion, the Witch, and the Very Impressive Weekend

Disney & Walden's "The Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe" had a pretty fantastic opening weekend at the box office, pulling in just over $67 million from 3,600 theaters. "Narnia" became the #3 biggest opening of the year, behind only "Star Wars Episode 3" and "Harry Potter Episode 4."More…

December 12, 2005

BFCA Nominees Announced; "Brokeback" Leads Pack

The Broadcast Film Critics Association announced its Critics Choice Awards, and "Brokeback Mountain," Ang Lee's revisionist western, leads the pack with eight nominations including Best Picture, Best Actor (Heath Ledger), Best Supporting Actor (Jake Gyllenhaal), and Best Supporting Actress (Michelle Williams).More…

December 5, 2005

Potter Pilfers Flux's Bucks

Harry Potter continues to reign supreme at the box office, handily overpowering the debut of Paramount's "Aeon Flux" to enjoy his third consecutive weekend at the box office.More…

November 28, 2005

WB Gives Thanks for Potter's Magical Holiday Weekend

Proving that not even a big handful of new releases can not keep a good wizard down, "Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire" continued its impressive box office ways, handily dominating the holiday box office and remaining #1 for a second consecutive weekend.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…

November 18, 2005

New Clips from "Walk The Line!"

Before you check out the Certified Fresh Johnny Cash biopic, "Walk the Line," you can catch a peek at the film's highly-lauded and electric performances by watching eight movie clips, here.More…

November 17, 2005

Critical Consensus: "Harry Potter," "Walk the Line" Both Certified Fre

This week's wide releases find us within both a goblet and a burnin' ring of fire. We've got legends, both fantastic ("Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire") and musical (the Johnny Cash biopic "Walk the Line"). Will these heavily anticipated films generate warmth, or be scorched by the critics?More…

November 14, 2005

"Little" Stays Big for a Second Weekend at the Box Office

Disney's "Chicken Little" managed to stay atop the box office charts for a second consecutive weekend, despite family-friendly competition of the outer space kind. "Little" added a big $32 million egg to an omelette presently worth $80.7 million, and the folks over at Disney Animation think the thing's pretty delicious. Debuting in second place was Sony's "Jumanji" in Space" adventure "Zathura," which tallied a fairly decent $14 million from 3,200 screens.More…

September 19, 2005

Filmjerk Report: Final Destinations, Johnny Cash, and Beowulf

FilmJerk.com chimes in with their weekly report on the newest release date changes, theater counts, and MPAA decisions. Will "Walk the Line" be rated R? When's the next "Final Destination" movie coming out? And when will we be able to see the Neil Gaiman / Roger Avary / Robert Zemeckis rendition of "Beowulf"?More…

July 27, 2005

Trailer Bulletin: Walk the Line

Curious to see what Joaquin Phoenix as Johnny Cash would look like? Well then click right here to check out the very first Quicktime trailer for James Mangold's "Walk the Line."More…