New on DVD: Year One, Dance Flick

Arriving on DVD today are a pair of wacky comedies, and it all depends on what kind of wacky you’re in the mood for. There’s the interesting take on the history of humanity with Jack Black and Michael Cera as goofy nomadic tribesmen in Year One, and then there’s the new Wayans take on cinematic […]

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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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Opening Wide: The Proposal, Year One

[iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/The-Proposal-%28Disney%29/147176/1158101839/The-Proposal%3A-Why-Are-You-Naked/embed 420 355] The Proposal Buy tickets at Fandango! Sandra Bullock is a shrew of a boss at a publishing company, and when she’s threatened with deportation back to Canada, she blackmails her long-suffering assistant Ryan Reynolds into marrying her. But the ensuing adventure to meet his family in Alaska takes things in a […]

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Summer Movie Preview: Comedy Stylings

Summer is a time of fun and frolick, and you can’t have either of those if you aren’t laughing. Here are some of the yukfests you can look forward to in the sun-soaked season. [iframe http://xfinitytv.comcast.net/movies/Land-of-the-Lost/147387/1031366037/Land-Of-The-Lost%3A-Trailer-2/embed 420 355] . Land of the Lost The old-school adventure show gets a tongue-in-cheek update with Will Ferrell starring […]

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