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say what? 2009

It had to be done: all in one place, the very best bad dialogue of the year 2009. No ranking — newer quotes are posted at the top. [Warning: May contain spoilers.] “Bella, the only thing that can hurt me is you.” –Edward (Robert Pattinson, The Twilight Saga: New Moon “I’m not good. I used … more…

North American box office: ‘Up’ up and away

Pixar triumphs again. Is there anything they can’t sell us? 1. Up: $68.1 million (NEW) 2. Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian: $24.4 million (2nd week; drops 55%) 3. Terminator Salvation: $16.4 million (2nd week; drops 61%) 4. Drag Me to Hell: $15.8 million (NEW) 5. Star Trek: $12.6 million (4th week; drops … more…

U.K. box office: ‘Star Trek’ beams up

Geeks are ascendant over the pond, too: 1. Star Trek: £5.95 million (NEW) 2. Coraline: £2.4 million (NEW) 3. X-Men Origins: Wolverine: £2.2 million (2nd week; drops 67%) 4. Hannah Montana: The Movie: £1.3 million (2nd week; drops 36%) 5. Ghosts of Girlfriends Past: £.79 million (2nd week; drops 19%) (actual numbers, not estimates) Trek … more…

U.K. box office: ‘Wolverine’ geekifies Britain, too

Everyone loves a kick-ass mutant: 1. X-Men Origins: Wolverine: £6.7 million (NEW) 2. Hannah Montana: The Movie: £2 million (NEW) 3. State of Play: £.982 million (2nd week; drops 35%) 4. Ghosts of Girlfriends Past: £.977 million (NEW) 5. 17 Again: £.53 (4th week; drops 48%) (actual numbers, not estimates) It’s the biggest opening of … more…

bias update

obsession: Doctor Who (my obsession with the show never really wanes, but it returns with a vengeance every once in a while) boyfriend: Zachary Quinto as Spock in Star Trek (I wasn’t expecting that, because his Sylar is so icky, but…. wow) psyched: Up (cuz it looks like one of the most original concepts in … more…

opening in North America May 1: ‘X-Men Origins: Wolverine,’ ‘Ghosts of Girlfriends Past,’ ‘Battle for Terra,’ more

opening wide X-Men Origins: Wolverine: If you thought Wolverine was completely immune to all human frailties — I mean, we can assume he’s been smoking stogies for a century with no ill effects, right? — then you may be surprised to see what intriguing weakness he is vulnerable to… Ghosts of Girlfriends Past: You’d have … more…