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U.K. box office: ‘Alice’ pummels ‘Avatar’

Everything’s gonna be 3D from now on: 1. Alice in Wonderland: £10.6 million (NEW) 2. Avatar: £.91 million 3. The Crazies: £.67 million (2nd week; drops 44%) 4. The Lovely Bones: £.66 million (3rd week; drops 45%) 5. The Princess and the Frog: £.38 million (actual numbers, not estimates) Just as it did in North … more…

From Paris with Love (review)

The movie is build from bricks of ridiculous mortared together with the preposterous and painted over with the hugely unlikely. But that don’t mean I didn’t have a blast while I was sitting there in the screening room quaffing it.

Bend It Like Beckham (review)

It’s completely predictable and predictably feel-good, but so damn what? This is an utterly delightful flick, not for the least which reason is that it’s about complex, engaging, and realistically flawed young women devoting their lives to something more ambitious than chasing boys and buying cosmetics. London teenage Jesminder (Parminder K. Nagra) lives in a … more…