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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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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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Get A Room

May 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

Tony Barson/WireImage/Getty Images – Scott Gries/Getty Images Entertainment/Getty Images Loose cannon/director Abel Ferrara kisses girlfriend, actress Shanyn Leigh during the Chelsea on the Rocks photocall at the 61st International Cannes Film Festival on May 23,...

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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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The Box Office Chronicles of Narnia

May 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

Jamie McCarthy / WireImage/Getty Images I’m pretty bullish on the box office prospects of Walt Disney and Walden Media’s second installment of their blockbuster Chronicles of Narnia franchise, Prince Caspian. Though it looks just as...

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I Want To Believe

May 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

George Pimentel/WireImage/Getty Images Actress Gillian Anderson attends the AKVINTA GQ Party for the How to Lose Friends & Alienate People premiere during the 61st Cannes International Film Festival on May 15, 2008 in Cannes, France....

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New Indy Trailer

May 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

Bobby Bank / WireImage/Getty Images Follow this link to the Indiana Jones official site to check out the newest full-length trailer. I’m still holding out on this being totally awesome, but doesn’t it kind of...

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Marvel’s Upcoming Slate

May 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

Albert L. Ortega / WireImage/Getty Images Hollywood’s quest for the continued infantilization of the American male (see a great New York Times piece on the subject here) has been bolstered by the weekend’s boffo opening...

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Wino Needs More Than A Single Quantum

May 6, 2008 | 0 Comments

Dominique Charriau / InStyle Magazine via WireImage/Getty Images Though we were unaware that the notorious British soul crooner/rehab fan was in the running to record the theme song for the new James Bond movie (the...

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Several Quantums of Solace

April 25, 2008 | 0 Comments

Eamonn McCormack / WireImage/Getty Images The new James Bond film appears to be cursed. Perhaps the Bond franchise will replace Shakespeare’s Macbeth as the most commonly euphemized popular narrative troubled by ghostly apparitions. While Macbeth...

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Neuroses Still Good For A Laugh

April 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

Bobby Bank / WireImage/Getty Images Skimming through the lovely WireImage website today, I discovered an amusing gallery of on-set stills from Woody Allen’s new flick. It seems the neurotic aging Jewish man paired with twentysomething...

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Superhero Grosses?

April 18, 2008 | 0 Comments

Hee Chul Kim / WireImage/Getty Images Nikki Finke at DHD posted an item the other day about the ridiculous expectations for the box office performance of Iron Man, the latest in a near-endless line of...

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