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totally quotable! 2009

Here are the most quotable movie lines of the year 2009. No ranking — newer quotes are posted at the top. [Warning: May contain spoilers.] “I’m craving a burger. Is that strange?” –Sergeant Matt Thompson (Guy Pearce), as he puts on his bomb suit, The Hurt Locker “If he wasn’t an insurgent, he sure the … more…

U.K. box office: ‘Up’ opens in the stratosphere

I really wish the U.K. box office numbers were available earlier in the week…: 1. Up: £6.4 million (NEW) 2. Zombieland: £1.2 million (NEW) 3. The Invention of Lying: £1.1 million (2nd week; drops 38%) 4. Fame: £.91 million (3rd week; drops 49%) 5. Love Happens: £.56 million (NEW) (actual numbers, not estimates) Unsurprisingly, the … 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…

U.K. box office: ‘Bruno’ is huge

A quick look at last weekend in the U.K. as we head into the new one: 1. Bruno: £5 million (NEW) 2. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs: £4.8 million (2nd week; drops 38%) 3. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: £1.4 million (4th week; drops 35%) 4. The Hangover: £1.2 million 5. Public Enemies: £1 … more…