PETA Dubious of Mike Tyson Racing Pigeons on TV

PETA worries a new Animal Planet show featuring Mike Tyson racing pigeons will “showcase cruelty and profiteering at animals’ expense,” the animal rights organization’s president, Ingrid Newkirk, tells PopEater. The program, tentatively titled ‘Taking on Tyson,’ is set to begin filming in New York City this spring and is slated to air in early 2011. […]

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New on DVD: The Hangover, Inglourious Basterds

Brand new on Digital Versatile Disc today are a pair of Golden Globe nominees for Best Picture – Quentin Tarantino’s Inglourious Basterds in the Drama category, and The Hangover in the Musical or Comedy section. There’s also The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard, G-Force and Taking Woodstock, also on Comcast On Demand today. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Inglourious-Basterds/150306/1030448123/Inglourious-Basterds%3A-Teaser-1/embed […]

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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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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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You’ve Got B.O.: Apatow Ascends Again

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Funny-People/149371/1188886661/Funny-People%3A-Arguing/embed 580 476] Judd Apatow’s flock of funny folk took the top spot in a relatively weak weekend, while Aliens in the Attic limped into fifth place, and The Collector didn’t crack the top ten. 1. Funny People – $23.4m 2. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince – $17.7m 3. G-Force – $17m […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: G-Force Rules, Potter Plummets

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/G-Force/141798/1182753638/G-Force%3A-Dr.-Doolittle/embed 580 476] Guinea pig super-spies managed to topple the kid wizards as G-Force tops the box office and Harry Potter tumbles after its boffo opening. 1. G-Force – $32.1m 2. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince – $30m 3. The Ugly Truth – $27m 4. Orphan – $12.7m 5. Ice Age: Dawn […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Pottermania Running Wild

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Harry-Potter-and-the-Half-Blood-Prince/27736/1175333048/Harry-Potter-6%3A-The-Chosen-One/embed 580 476] Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince posted the best five-day opening ever for the blockbuster franchise with a $159.7 million haul. We’re nearing the home stretch with these movies now, and they’re just going to get bigger. 1. Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince – $79.4m 2. Ice Age: […]

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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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