On Demand Today: The Surrogates, Whip It, The Boys Are Back

Comcast On Demand today introduces an interesting batch of movies for your viewing pleasure. There’s Bruce Willis’ sci-fi thriller The Surrogates, Ellen Page and Drew Barrymore throwing elbows in Whip It, Clive Owen’s family drama The Boys Are Back, and Tucker Max’s I Hope They Serve Beer In Hell. Get more details below. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Surrogates/148055/1133280870/The-Surrogates%3A-Trailer-1/embed […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: The ‘Wild’ Rumpus Starts

Spike Jonze’s film adaptation of Maurice Sendak’s classic children’s book Where The Wild Things Are scored the top spot at the box office this weekend, while Gerard Butler’s violent attack on the system Law Abiding Citizen came in second, and the low-budget horror phenomenon Paranormal Activity continues its rise up the list. Couples Retreat, last […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: Couples Don’t Retreat

Vince Vaughn’s ensemble romantic comedy of foibles Couples Retreat made a tropical splash at the box office this weekend, raking in $35 million, while the buzzing low-budget scarefest Paranormal Activity has started to climb the charts up to number five. 1. Couples Retreat – $35.3m 2. Zombieland – $15m 3. Cloudy with a Chance of […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “Zombieland” Zooms

Woody Harrelson kicking undead ass is what drew the most crowds at the multiplexes this weekend, while Ricky Gervais’ controversial comedy came in fourth place. Sadly, Drew Barrymore’s directorial debut Whip It floundered despite Ellen Page and hot roller-derby action. 1. Zombieland – $25m 2. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs – $16.7m 3. Toy […]

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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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Opening Wide: The Surrogates, Pandorum, Fame

Robots, astronauts and dancers. That’s what you’ve got at the multiplex this weekend. Ever wish you could sit in a chair all day and command a robot to do your chores and do drugs and engage in lascivious behavior? That’s the world of The Surrogates, and it’s all fine until murder happens and Bruce Willis […]

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Exclusive Clip: Bruce Willis in “The Surrogates”

Check out this exclusive new clip from Jonathan Mostow’s upcoming provocative sci-fi thriller The Surrogates, which takes place in a world where human interaction has been replaced by virtual interaction performed by attractive robotic avatars, while actual people remain plugged into their computers. Bruce Willis stars as a federal agent who has to wake up […]

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