New on DVD: Night at the Museum 2, Paper Heart

Brand new on DVD are a couple of comedies, each of a different vein. There’s the broad sequel 2 Night 2 Museum, or more properly, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, with an all-star cast. Then there’s Paper Heart, the quirky mockumentary from newcomer Charlyne Yi, about a weird girl who falls for […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “Transformers” Nudges “Ice Age”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Transformers%3A-Revenge-of-the-Fallen/148937/1160403775/Transformers-2%3A-Chop-Shop/embed 420 355] The box office this weekend was a tie as far as original estimates went, with both Transformers and Ice Age claiming a $42.5 million haul – a highly unusual occurrence. So we had to wait for the actual numbers to come in before a winner could be declared. In the final […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “Transformers” Blows Up Big

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Transformers%3A-Revenge-of-the-Fallen/148937/1160403775/Transformers-2%3A-Chop-Shop/embed 420 355] As expected, the big-time big-robot big-boom sequel Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen scored big at the box office, scaring up an estimated $112 million over the weekend, setting a record for the biggest June opening ever. With $201.2 million since Wednesday, it’s second behind The Dark Knight for the biggest five […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: The Proposal is Accepted

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Proposal/147176/1158101839/The-Proposal%3A-Why-Are-You-Naked/embed 420 355] Sandra Bullock’s indecent Proposal to Ryan Reynolds was enough to knock The Hangover out of its box office throne. 1. The Proposal – $34.1m 2. The Hangover – $26.8m 3. Up – $21.3m 4. Year One – $20.2m 5. The Taking of Pelham 123 – $11.3m 6. Night at the Museum: […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “Hangover” Holds On

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Hangover/149442/1127080835/The-Hangover%3A-What-Happens-In-Vegas/embed 420 355] The Hangover hangs on to the box office crown for a second week in a row, thanks to incredible word of mouth and a lot of crazy good comedy. 1. The Hangover – $33.4m 2. Up – $30.5m 3. The Taking of Pelham 123 – $25m 4. Night at the Museum: […]

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B.O. Update: Final Numbers Put “Hangover” Over “Up”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Hangover/149442/1127081737/The-Hangover%3A-Your-Car-Officers/embed 420 355] The final box office numbers have come in, and we’ve got a new box office champ this week after all. The Hangover grabbed $44.9 million to Pixar’s $44.1 million with Up, while Land of the Lost made even less money than initially projected. 1. The Hangover – $44.9m 2. Up – […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “Up” Stays Up, “Lost” Loses to “Hangover”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Hangover/149442/1127080457/The-Hangover%3A-Iron-Mike/embed 420 355] Pixar’s Up stays on top of the box office, fending off a strong challenge from The Hangover. Will Ferrell’s Land of the Lost lands a distant third. 1. Up – $44.2m 2. The Hangover – $43.2m 3. Land of the Lost – $19.3m 4. Night at the Museum: Battle of the […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “Up” Rises High

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Up/147384/1125073255/Up%3A-Dug-The-Dog/embed 420 355] As expected, Pixar has conquered the box office again with their latest touching and hilarious offering Up, while Sam Raimi’s little horror film Drag Me To Hell placed third behind 2 Night 2 Museum. 1. Up – $68.2m 2. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian – $25.5m 3. Drag […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “2 Night 2 Museum” 2 Victory

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Night-at-the-Museum%3A-Battle-of-the-Smithsonian/148430/1122105870/A-Night-At-The-Museum-2%3A-Trailer-2/embed 420 355] Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Ben Stiller’s family-friendly sequel, won the holiday weekend with a $70 million dollar estimated 4-day haul, beating out Terminator: Salvation. 1. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian – $70m 2. Terminator: Salvation – $53.8m 3. Star Trek – $29.4m 4. Angels […]

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Opening Wide: “Terminator: Salvation,” “2 Night 2 Museum,” “Dance Flick”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Terminator-Salvation/147688/1119911904/Terminator-Salvation%3A-Abort-Attack/embed 420 355] Terminator: Salvation Buy tickets at Fandango! McG jumpstarts the Terminator franchise by finally showing us the catastrophic war against the self-aware artificial intelligence Skynet and its army of robotic monsters out to exterminate humanity. Christian Bale steps into the role of the adult John Connor, who strives to inspire mankind’s pockets […]

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