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calling bullshit on: Owen Gleiberman at EW’s The Movie Critics…

…for deciding that two female action stars constitutes a “new normal”: It’s amusing to realize, in hindsight, that Luc Besson’s funky-violent French art-house thriller La Femme Nikita, in 1990, and its rote American remake, Point of No Return, in 1993, were still treating lady-killer heroines with kid gloves. At that point, seeing an actress like … more…

North American box office: ‘Avatar’ is unstoppable

Nothing new can even come close to the Cameron juggernaut: 1. Avatar: $34.9 million 2. Legion: $17.5 million (NEW) 3. The Book of Eli: $15.7 million (2nd week; drops 52%) 4. Tooth Fairy: $14 million (NEW) 5. The Lovely Bones: $8.4 million (2nd week in wide release; drops 51%) actual numbers, not estimates It didn’t … more…