You’ve Got B.O.: “Avatar” Again

James Cameron’s Avatar kept its stranglehold on the U.S. box office with another monster weekend, moving up to #7 on the all-time domestic chart and creeping closer to Titanic and its all-time worldwide record. The weekend’s new releases floundered, with the vampire flick Daybreakers scoring highest at #4. 1. Avatar – $48.5m 2. Sherlock Holmes […]

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Opening Wide: Sherlock Holmes, It’s Complicated, Alvin 2

Here’s what’s opening in theaters nationwide. We have expansions from Up In The Air and Nine, along with the much anticipated Sherlock Holmes, the less anticipated Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakuel, and the ‘bit of a slut’ Mery Streep comedy It’s Complicated. In the arthouses, you can see Heath Ledger’s final performance in Terry […]

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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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Brad Pitt as Moriarty in “2 Sherlock 2 Holmes?”

Guy Ritchie’s snazzed-up version of Sherlock Holmes isn’t even out yet, but a sequel is already in the works, and there is talk now that Brad Pitt might even be interested in rejoining his old Snatch director to play opposite Robert Downey Jr.’s Holmes as the detective’s archnemesis, Professor James Moriarty. There have even been […]

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Guy Ritchie Goes Comic-Book With “Lobo”

Guy Ritchie is reported to have signed on to adapt DC Comics’ insanely obnoxious intergalactic bounty hunter Lobo into a movie. This could be an absolutely hilarious action comedy, as the character was conceived by Keith Giffen and Roger Slifer as an over-the-top parody of comic-book excess that eventually became hugely popular in his own […]

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Will Ferrell on “Anchorman 2” “Sherlock Holmes”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Anchorman/90041/43717661/AnchormantrailerFAN/embed 420 355] There were reports recently that the Anchorman gang were going to meet this week regarding a potential sequel to one of the best comedies ever made, but Will Ferrell corrected himself at the Land of the Lost junket and said “I thought we were, yeah. I kept saying that. I was […]

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First Look at Robert Downey Jr. as “Sherlock Holmes”

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Sherlock-Holmes/150532/1127878817/Sherlock-Holmes%3A-Trailer/embed 420 355] Things may still be elementary for Sherlock Holmes, but most of those elements have been changed radically by Guy Ritchie. We’ve now got our first look at the revamp of the brilliant, if stuffy detective as a vagabond man of action and debauchery, which makes it a perfect fit for Robert […]

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