2009 Golden Globe Movie Nominations

It’s that time of year again. The Academy Awards bellwether ceremony, aka the Golden Globe Awards, have announced their nominations. You can check out the TV nominees here, but the movie nominees are an interesting selection. See if you agree with what the Hollywood Foreign Press had to say about 2009’s cinematic offerings. They really […]

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AFI Announces Top Ten Movies of the Year

The American Film Institute has announced their choices for the top ten movies of 2009. They aren’t ranked, they are simply a group of ten films, listed and sampled below in alphabetical order. Take a look, remind yourself of what you saw months ago, or what you still need to find time to go see, […]

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New on DVD: Watchmen, Coraline, The Great Buck Howard

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Watchmen/141393/1040246362/Watchmen%3A-Our-Days-Are-Numbered/embed 580 476] Watchmen 300 director Zack Snyder’s bold effort to bring the most celebrated superhero tale of all-time to the big screen is an ambitious, sprawling, colorful and highly stylized epic tale of Cold War paranoia and the mental damage one must have to become a costumed vigilante. (more…)

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You’ve Got B.O.: “Knowing” Knows Best

Nicolas Cage’s disaster thriller Knowing surprised some folks by beating out the latest Apatow-crew comedy as well as Julia Roberts’ sexy spy comeback flick. 1. Knowing – $24.8m 2. I Love You, Man – $18m 3. Duplicity – $14.4m 4. Race to Witch Mountain – $13m 5. Watchmen – $6.7m 6. The Last House on […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: The Rock Says “Race”

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s latest Disney flick about runaway alien tweens in need managed to knock Watchmen down to second place in the box office race. The gruesome and uncomfortable horror thriller The Last House on the Left made it to third place, while Hugh Hefner’s latest effort to turn his boobie mag into a […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: We Watch the Watchmen

The genre-breaking Cold War superhero ensemble epic Watchmen, based on the highly-acclaimed graphic novel, conquered the weekend box office, stomping all of its competition under giant blue footsteps. 1. Watchmen – $55.6m 2. Tyler Perry’s Madea Goes to Jail – $8.8m 3. Taken – $7.4m 4. Slumdog Millionaire – $6.9m 5. Paul Blart: Mall Cop […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Madea Holds Off The Jonas Brothers

The Jonas Brothers’ concert flick couldn’t muster up enough dough to knock Tyler Perry off of the box office throne in a fairly weak weekend for moviegoing. Despite dropping 60% of its audience, Madea Goes To Jail has already become Perry’s highest-grossing movie yet. And after only three weeks, Friday the 13th has dropped out […]

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