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not screening for critics: the 2009 list — latest: ‘Armored,’ ‘Transylmania’

UPDATED 11.30: Just cuz it’s awards season doesn’t mean there isn’t crap to be found… UPDATED 10.16: When will someone make a horror movie that can stand up to the critics? UPDATED 9.21: Another horror movie, not screening for critics… UPDATED 9.09: Two more not-at-all surprising additions to the list… UPDATED 8.21: Shocking news! End-of-August … more…

U.K. box office: ‘Basterds’ rule

It’s Quentin Taratino’s biggest opening ever in Britain, too: 1. Inglourious Basterds: £3.6 million (NEW) 2. The Time Traveler’s Wife: £.92 million (2nd week; drops 35%) 3. G-Force: £.65 million (4th week; drops 30%) 4. Aliens in the Attic: £.64 million (2nd week; drops 51%) 5. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: £.598 million (actual … more…

North American box office: ‘Bruno’ gewinnt

Who says America doesn’t love teh gay?: 1. Bruno: $30.6 million (NEW) 2. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs: $27.6 million (2nd week; drops 34%) 3. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: $24.2 million (3rd week; drops 43%) 4. Public Enemies: $13.8 million (2nd week; drops 45%) 5. The Proposal: $19.6 million (4th week; drops 18%) … more…

I Love You, Beth Cooper (review)

Though he’s never so much as spoken to the poor girl before, nerd announces during his high-school valedictorian speech that he ‘loves’ the ‘hottest’ girl in school. In the real world, this would be called an act of passive-aggressive behavior by an antisocial creep…

trailer break: ‘I Love You, Beth Cooper’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… I learned yesterday that this shan’t be screened for critics, and now I can see why. How the hell old is that guy playing the valedictorian? The IMDB says 28. Geez. Or perhaps I should say geezer. Not that 28 is old old, of course, but it’s … more…