U.K. box office: No one can beat ‘Alice’

Though newcomers give it a good shot: 1. Alice in Wonderland: £7.2 million (2nd week; drops 30%) 2. Shutter Island: £2.3 million (NEW) 3. Green Zone: £2.1 million (NEW) 4. Avatar: £.64 million 5. Hachi: A Dog’s Tale: £.44 million (NEW) (actual numbers, not estimates) Just as in North America, nothing could come close to … more…

Death Race (review)

A nominal remake of Roger Corman’s 1975 flick *Death Race 2000* filtered through the hackish auspices of Paul W.S. Anderson.

trailer break: ‘Death Race’

Take a break from work: watch a movie trailer… If you really suspect you might find yourself in the throes of breathtaking suspense during Death Race, don’t watch the trailer, because it appears to give away the whole plot. Not that it reveals anything you wouldn’t have guessed anyway. And it does inadvertently reveal that … more…