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omg: Andrew Garfield is Spider-Man

Mere days ago, I said that it was “about time Andrew Garfield broke out.” And it appears he’s on his way: a press release from Sony today announced that he has been cast as Peter Parker in the reboot of Spider-man. The press release doesn’t really have anything more to add except heaps of praise … more…

U.K. box office: ‘Cloudy’ partly sunny

Just a quick look at last weekend’s box office as we head into the new weekend: 1. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: £1.6 million (NEW) 2. District 9: £.8 million (3rd week; drops 32%) 3. Gamer: £.6 million (NEW) 4. 500 Days of Summer: £.5 million (3rd week; drops 12%) 5. The Final Destination: … more…

North American box office: ‘G-Force’? Really?

Armed guinea pigs beat Harry Potter? 1. G-Force: $31.7 million (NEW) 2. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: $29.5 million (2nd week; drops 62%) 3. The Ugly Truth: $27.6 million (NEW) 4. Orphan: $12.9 million (NEW) 5. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs: $8.4 million (4th week; drops 52%) actual numbers, not estimates Oh, god, … more…

trailer break: ‘500 Days of Summer’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Really? Really? Another quirky indie romantic comedy that’s all sad and morose instead of upbeat and chirpy? Really? Actually, this is a wonderful movie. So wonderful that I wanna see it again, which I don’t usually want to do with romantic comedies. But there’s this one bit … more…