You’ve Got B.O.: More “Meatball” Mania

For the second week in a row, the 3-D animated adventure Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs has taken the top spot at the box office, with Bruce Willis’ robot drama The Surrogates coming in second, the best of the new entrants in the race. 1. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – $24.6m 2. […]

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You’ve Got B.O. ‘Meatballs’ Mania

Maybe Megan Fox isn’t quite the super-hot superstar everybody’s been telling us she is. Her horror flick Jennifer’s Body, even with Diablo Cody writing the script, only managed a distant fifth place finish, behind all three other wide releases. The animated 3-D childrens’ book adaptation Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs hogged all the box […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Tyler Perry Does Good

Tyler Perry continues his box office success with his latest Madea adventure I Can Do Bad All By Myself, although Academy Award nominee Taraji Henson may have helped to bring in that $24 million weekend haul. 9 came in second in the modest weekend, and Sorority Row and Whiteout both struggled to find audiences. 1. […]

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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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“Inglourious” Oscar Buzz for Christoph Waltz

The approach of autumn means that it’s time to start talking about the Oscar race, and as it stands now, Christoph Waltz would be a shoo-in for a Best Supporting Actor nod for his charismatically terrifying performance as Colonel Hans Landa, the brilliant Nazi detective from Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds. At once calculating, intimidating, devious […]

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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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Mélanie Laurent: Tarantino’s Latest Femme Fatale

From all outward appearances, Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds look like a guy movie, for manly men. It’s a scrappy group of Jewish guys led by a Tennessee-born lieutenant (Brad Pitt) out to cruelly and unusually kill as many Nazi soldiers as they can. Gruesome and violent with lots of knife action, that sort of thing. […]

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Eli Roth Freaks Out Brad Pitt & Makes Hannah Montana His Psycho Place

Eli Roth, best known for his horror flick Hostel, which was executive produced by Quentin Tarantino, has a plum role in the innovative director’s World War II reimagineering Inglourious Basterds. He plays Boston-native Donny Donowitz, a member of Lt. Aldo Raine’s (Brad Pitt) team of Jewish-American soldiers gathered together to do one thing – kill […]

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