bias update: May 21

obsession: Doctor Who (because it now goes to 11) boyfriend: Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man 2 (because I’d love to hear him say to me, “You complete me,” even if that line from the trailer didn’t make it into the movie) psyched: The A-Team (because I still love it when a plan comes together) … more…

the ‘Robin Hood’ that almost wasn’t…

We should have been so lucky. The U.K. box numbers are out, and Ridley Scott’s Robin Hood fared much better on its nominal home ground (for all the Brit involvement, it’s still an American-funded production keyed to a Hollywood mindset). It earned £5.8 million this past weekend, the third best opening weekend for a film … more…

question of the day: Do super actors make super heroes?

Iron Man 2 held on to the top spot of the North American box office this past weekend, adding another $52 million to its coffers and handily trouncing the No. 2 film, Robin Hood, which earned $36 million, even though the Ridley Scott/Russell Crowe adventure was new. (They jointly did much better a few years … more…

bias update: May 14

obsession: Doctor Who (because it now goes to 11) boyfriend: Robert Downey Jr. in Iron Man 2 (because I’d love to hear him say to me, “You complete me,” even if that line from the trailer didn’t make it into the movie) psyched: The A-Team (because I still love it when a plan comes together) … more…

damn those PR-driven murderous film critics, anyway

First there was the guy who thinks film critics are “high society.” And now there’s Zennie Abraham, who believes that the reason that reviews of Iron Man 2 aren’t more glowing than they are is because, well, just read it and boggle: Iron Man 2 and Scarlett Johansson were awesome! This blogger has no idea … more…