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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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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‘Time Traveler’s Wife’ Series Coming to ABC

‘Friends’ co-creator Marta Kauffman will write and executive produce a weekly television series for ABC based on Audrey Niffenegger’s debut novel, and current box office draw, “The Time Traveler’s Wife.” According to The Wrap, ABC and Kauffman discussed bringing the novel to TV for many years. However, the network has only recently asked Warner Bros […]

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You’ve Got B.O.: “District 9” on Cloud 9

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/District-9/148114/1182215156/District-9%3A-Trailer-2/embed 580 476] Finally, a triumph for originality and quality as District 9, the starless sci-fi story from a completely non-American point of view manages to take the box office in the U.S. by being too awesome to ignore. Might we see a District 10? 1. District 9 – $37m 2. G.I. Joe: The […]

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Opening Wide: District 9, Bandslam, The Time Traveler’s Wife, The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/District-9/148114/1182215156/District-9%3A-Trailer-2/embed 580 476] District 9 Buy tickets on Fandango! This buzz-heavy and incredibly original sci-fi film from producer Peter Jackson and director Neill Blomkamp tells the story of aliens coming to Earth from a very new point of view. A massive alien spacecraft arrived hovering in stillness over South Africa, and when contact was […]

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