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not screening for critics: the 2009 list — latest: ‘Armored,’ ‘Transylmania’

UPDATED 11.30: Just cuz it’s awards season doesn’t mean there isn’t crap to be found… UPDATED 10.16: When will someone make a horror movie that can stand up to the critics? UPDATED 9.21: Another horror movie, not screening for critics… UPDATED 9.09: Two more not-at-all surprising additions to the list… UPDATED 8.21: Shocking news! End-of-August … more…

North American box office: ‘Cloudy’ still sunny

The newcomers can’t beat the food-as-weather fantasy: 1. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: $30.3 million (2nd week; drops 17%) 2. Surrogates: $14.9 million (NEW) 3. Fame: $10 million (NEW) 4. The Informant!: $6.6 million (2nd week; drops 37%) 5. Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All by Myself: $4.8 million (3rd week; drops 52%) … more…

caption this! image from ‘Pandorum’

Fun for Wednesdays! We look at an image from an upcoming movie and write snarky, witty, or otherwise entertaining captions for it. No prizes, it’s just for fun. Pandorum isn’t screening for critics, so I haven’t seen it, but if I were home, I might pop into a multiplex to check it out on opening … more…

trailer break: ‘Pandorum’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… How do you think you would react if you knew the truth? Well, I’m guessing that the secret of this spaceship with the messed-up crew and the missing 60,000 passengers will turn out to be less thrilling and far more predictable than the filmmakers would like. Alien … more…