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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On Demand Today: Pixar’s “Up”

Comcast On Demand today premieres Up, which is Disney/Pixar’s yearly offering of animated genius. This time, they give us a story of a grumpy old widower named Carl Fredericksen (Ed Asner) who decides to honor his late wife’s dream by flying his house (and an unsuspecting young boy scout) to South America with thousands of […]

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New on DVD: Up, The Accidental Husband

Pixar’s Up, which is hopeful for a Best Picture nomination in this year’s expanded Academy Awards, is out on DVD today. Also available is an Uma Thurman rom-com with Jeffrey Dean Morgan and Colin Firth entitled The Accidental Husband. Check out more information about these films below. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Up/147384/1056795251/Up%3A-Trailer-1/embed 580 476] Up Pixar is back […]

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Momentum Building for 3-D at Home

BY: Ryan Nakashima LOS ANGELES – Fans scrambled to see 3-D movies such as “Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs” in theaters this year and new 3-D televisions could soon have home viewers feeling as if they’re surrounded by a spaghetti hurricane on their couches. Next year major electronics manufacturers Sony Corp. and Panasonic Corp. […]

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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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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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Pixar Grants a Little Girl’s Dying Wish

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Up/147384/1125072548/Up%3A-So-Long-Boys/embed 420 355] Pixar has given us so much joy and so many poignant tears over the years with their amazing films, and they’ve proven that they’re one of the only movie companies out there that really has a heart and soul. The proof of this, if you needed any more, came nine days […]

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