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U.K. box office: ‘Basterds’ rule

It’s Quentin Taratino’s biggest opening ever in Britain, too: 1. Inglourious Basterds: £3.6 million (NEW) 2. The Time Traveler’s Wife: £.92 million (2nd week; drops 35%) 3. G-Force: £.65 million (4th week; drops 30%) 4. Aliens in the Attic: £.64 million (2nd week; drops 51%) 5. Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince: £.598 million (actual … more…

North American box office: ‘Basterds’ is glorious

Bidness is boomin’ for the Nazi killers: 1. Inglourious Basterds: $38.1 million (NEW) 2. District 9: $18.2 million (2nd week; drops 51%) 3. G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra: $12.2 million (3rd week; drops 45%) 4. The Time Traveler’s Wife: $9.7 million (2nd week; drops 42%) 5. Julie & Julia: $8.8 million (3rd week; drops … more…

my week at the movies: ‘Inglourious Basterds,’ ‘District 9’ (again), ‘9,’ ‘Shorts,’ ‘Bandslam,’ ‘Fifty Dead Men Walking,’ ‘The Goods: Live Hard, Sell Hard,’ ‘Ponyo,’ ‘Paper Heart’ (maybe)

Oh my, that’s a nasty poster, ain’t it? Inglourious Basterds (opens in the U.K. on August 19, and in the U.S. on August 21) is gonna be even more brutal than the trailer makes it look, I think. The question is whether Quentin Tarantino gets the balance of gore and humor right… I’m gonna attend … more…

trailer break: ‘Shorts’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… If it’s Robert Rodriguez, it’s sure to feature tons of wacky greenscreen stuff: kids bouncing off pillows the size of planets to escape Day-glo monsters or somesuch. If Rodriguez can whip it on his Mac, he can slap a goofy kid into it and call it a … more…