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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…

North American box office: ‘Avatar’ ‘Avatar’ ‘Avatar’

Biggest. New Year’s weekend. Evah: 1. Avatar: $68.5 million (3rd week; drops 9%) 2. Sherlock Holmes: $36.6 million (2nd week; drops 41%) 3. Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Squeakquel: $35.2 million (2nd week; drops 28%) 4. It’s Complicated: $18.8 million (2nd week; drops 15%) 5. The Blind Side: $11.95 million actual numbers, not estimates Once … more…

U.K. box office: ‘Up’ still up

It’s all those balloons holding it aloft: 1. Up: £3.8 million (3rd week; drops 26%) 2. Saw VI: £1.7 million (NEW) 3. Fantastic Mr. Fox: £1.5 million (NEW) 4. Couples Retreat: £.93 million (2nd week; drops 49%) 5. Cirque du Freak: The Vampire’s Assistant: £.798 million (NEW) (actual numbers, not estimates) Up had edged close … more…

U.K. box office: ‘Up’ keeps floating along

Nothing can stop the high-flying Disney flick: 1. Up: £5.2 million (2nd week; drops 19%) 2. Couples Retreat: £1.8 million (NEW) 3. The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus: £.9 milion (NEW) 4. The Invention of Lying: £.589 million (3rd week; drops 46%) 5. Zombieland: £.576 million (2nd week; drops 54%) (actual numbers, not estimates) With Up … more…

trailer break: ‘The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Well. I was about to say that this looks like nothing I’ve ever seen before, except that I do see shades of Terry Gilliam’s The Adventures of Baron Munchausen in the snippets here. And maybe some stuff that Tim Burton has dreamed up… a bit of Edward … more…