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Bradley Kanaris / Getty Images The box office didn’t quite post the spectacular numbers of recent weeks, but the top ten was still comfortably above the comparable weekend in 2007. The weekend’s #1 pic was...

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RIP George Carlin

June 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

James Devaney / WireImage/Getty Images Comic George Carlin of “Seven Dirty Words” fame passed away on Sunday, June 22 of apparent heart failure after complaining of chest pains at St. John’s Hospital in Santa Monica....

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Box Office: Hulk Smash At The Ticket Booth

June 17, 2008 | 1 Comments

David Cooper / UNIVERSAL TV / The Kobal Collection / WireImage/Getty Images A movie starring Edward Norton as an angry green giant who says stuff like “HULK! SMASH!” soared to the top of the U.S....

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Revenge Of The Giant Robots

June 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

Bobby Bank / WireImage/Getty Images Michael Bay’s continued efforts to be taken seriously have now been manifested in a rather unfortunate way, with the announcement of the full title of his Transformers sequel. Semi-coloned film...

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Amy Graves / WireImage/Getty Images The box office was smokin’ hot over the weekend of June 6-8, as two new films debuted to stellar results on top of strong holdovers. The box office hasn’t seen...

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Anita Bugge / WireImage/Getty Images Last week, from my cubicle, I out-predicted all the major box office analysts by foretelling a $28 million opening day for a movie about four fortysomething women wandering Manhattan in...

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Box Office Gamble

May 30, 2008 | 0 Comments

Dimitrios Kambouris / WireImage/Getty Images Despite Manohla Dargis’s unadulterated savagery in The New York Times (really…what did you expect?), I’m prepared to make a rather obscene box office prediction. After asking the shoe gods for help in...

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3 Doors Down Eats Death Cab

May 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

Gary Gershoff / WireImage/Getty Images After a protracted period of Mariah Carey and Madonna chart-hopping, pseudo-indie emo-boy rock and radio-friendly 90s-throwbacks have taken over. The current numero uno on the Billboard 200 is the new...

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John Shearer / WireImage/Getty Images WTF OMG. Is Lindsay Lohan engaged? She was TOTALLY rocking an expensive-looking ring at the Dolce & Gabbana party at Cannes last weekend. My hear is aflutter. Unfortunately for gossip-istas,...

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Kevin Mazur / WireImage/Getty Images Box office analysts are facing quite a pickle with their projections for the Fab Four’s opening weekend. As every part of the industry is completely dominated by male stars, male...

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Box Office: Green Kingdom

May 28, 2008 | 0 Comments

Johnny Nunez / WireImage/Getty Images Despite being the slowest Memorial Day weekend at the box office in over five years, Steven Spielberg’s new franchise blockbuster cleaned up, grossing a commendable $127 million in four days...

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Ah, Dessert! Chilled Monkey Brains.

May 19, 2008 | 1 Comments

Dominique Charriau / WireImage/Getty Images Every once in a while a movie comes along that touches the hearts of millions, uniting the globe in the common cause of American domination of international entertainment conglomerates. One...

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Jun Sato / WireImage/Getty Images Gee, I was way off with my box office predictions this time around. Perhaps it’s all the unbridled Indiana Jones anticipation in the air that’s making me crazy, thinking that...

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Bob Riha Jr. / WireImage/Getty Images Uh. No. Disgraced ‘Hollywood P.I.’ Anthony Pellicano got shafted in a big way by the jury in his long battle against criminal charges for unscrupulous methods in his shady...

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