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totally quotable! 2009

Here are the most quotable movie lines of the year 2009. No ranking — newer quotes are posted at the top. [Warning: May contain spoilers.] “I’m craving a burger. Is that strange?” –Sergeant Matt Thompson (Guy Pearce), as he puts on his bomb suit, The Hurt Locker “If he wasn’t an insurgent, he sure the … more…

U.K. box office: ‘Bruno’ is huge

A quick look at last weekend in the U.K. as we head into the new one: 1. Bruno: £5 million (NEW) 2. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs: £4.8 million (2nd week; drops 38%) 3. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: £1.4 million (4th week; drops 35%) 4. The Hangover: £1.2 million 5. Public Enemies: £1 … more…

North American box office: ‘Bruno’ gewinnt

Who says America doesn’t love teh gay?: 1. Bruno: $30.6 million (NEW) 2. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs: $27.6 million (2nd week; drops 34%) 3. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: $24.2 million (3rd week; drops 43%) 4. Public Enemies: $13.8 million (2nd week; drops 45%) 5. The Proposal: $19.6 million (4th week; drops 18%) … more…

U.K. box office: ‘Ice Age 3’ not cold at all

Oh man, where did this week disappear to that I’m still doing last weekend’s box office reports on Friday? 1. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs: £7.6 million (NEW) 2. Public Enemies: £2.22 million (NEW) 3. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: £2.21 million (3rd week; drops 49%) 4. The Hangover: £1.4 million (4th week; drops … more…

opening in the U.S. and Canada July 1-3: ‘Public Enemies,’ ‘Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs,’ ‘I Hate Valentine’s Day,’ more

opening wide Public Enemies: It’s the Miami Vice of its day, except everyone’s wearing sharp three-piece suits instead of pastels and loafers. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs: Like Jurassic Park meets The King of Queens, except the stupid sitcom dad doesn’t get eaten by dinos. Damn. opening limited I Hate Valentine’s Day: Nia Vardalos … more…

opening in the U.K. July 1-3: ‘Public Enemies,’ ‘Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs,’ more

Public Enemies: Fedoras and running boards… nice. How come Great Depression II ain’t as stylish? Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs: There’s an entirely new kind of barf joke here, so that’s something, I guess. Kambakkht Ishq: Rom-com about a Bollywood stuntman in Hollywood. He falls in love with Sandra Bullock, doesn’t he? [official site] … more…

Public Enemies (review)

I’m wildly intrigued by *Public Enemies* even though I readily concede that character development is all but nonexistent, and that it leaves me more wanting to know who notorious bank robber John Dillinger was than I did before I went into the film.