On Demand Today: ‘G.I. Joe,’ ‘Nothing Like the Holidays’

Comcast On Demand today introduces two new films in glorious high-definition. First, there’s this summer’s relentlessly action-crammed pseudo-military fight-fest G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, and for a more low-key and emotional affair, try the holiday dramedy Nothing Like The Holidays, starring John Leguizamo, Debra Messing and Alfred Molina. Get a closer look at both […]

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New on DVD: G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra

New on DVD today is G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra, last summer’s slam-bang action-fest. G.I. Joe is the code name for America’s daring, highly-trained special mission force. It’s purpose: to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world. They never give up, they stay ’til the fight’s won, […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “Final Destination” Again

The Labor Day weekend box office was pretty weak, and the three new entrants in the race disappointed in their performances. Sandra Bullock’s All About Steve was the best of the new, coming in at number three, with Gerard Butler’s Gamer close behind in fourth place. Mike Judge’s Extract barely managed the last spot in […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Tarantino is Tops

The Basterds beat all. Quentin Tarantino’s brash and bold reimagineering of World War II took the box office crown, nearly doubling the take of the second place finisher District 9. Tarantino’s pal Robert Rodriguez’s kid flick Shorts debuted in a distant sixth, while Alexis Bledel’s Post Grad barely made the list. 1. Inglourious Basterds – […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “District 9” on Cloud 9

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/District-9/148114/1182215156/District-9%3A-Trailer-2/embed 580 476] Finally, a triumph for originality and quality as District 9, the starless sci-fi story from a completely non-American point of view manages to take the box office in the U.S. by being too awesome to ignore. Might we see a District 10? 1. District 9 – $37m 2. G.I. Joe: The […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Yo Joe!

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/G.I.-Joe/147369/1194374762/G.I.-Joe%3A-Chase/embed 580 476] Despite no critic previews, America’s daring highly-trained special mission force stormed their way into the top spot with a $56 million haul, while Meryl Streep’s Julia Child cooked up a good second-place finish, which constituted almost the entirety of the weekend box office money. 1. G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra […]

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Opening Wide: G.I. Joe, Julie & Julia, A Perfect Getaway

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/G.I.-Joe/147369/1199158298/G.I.-Joe%3A-Paris/embed 580 476] G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra Buy tickets at Fandango! G.I. Joe is the code name for America’s daring, highly-trained special mission force. It’s purpose: to defend human freedom against Cobra, a ruthless terrorist organization determined to rule the world. They never give up, they stay ’til the fight’s won, G.I. […]

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First Look: “G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/G.I.-Joe/147369/1019713989/G.I.-Joe%3A-Rise-Of-Cobra%3A-TV-Spot/embed 420 355] —– We saw it on Super Bowl Sunday (or, as those worried about copyright infringement have to hilariously say ‘Big Game’ Sunday), but here it is again for your repeated viewing interest – the first footage from this summer’s curiously anticipated adaptation G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra. (more…)

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Six New Posters For “G.I. Joe”

G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra is due out on August 7, 2009, aiming to capitalize on the massive success of its 1980s cartoon-cum-movie juggernaut Transformers and its June sequel Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen. This time, there’s no Michael Bay involved, but rather Stephen Sommers, who also directed the first two Mummy movies and […]

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