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calling bullshit on: Owen Gleiberman at EW’s The Movie Critics…

…for deciding that two female action stars constitutes a “new normal”: It’s amusing to realize, in hindsight, that Luc Besson’s funky-violent French art-house thriller La Femme Nikita, in 1990, and its rote American remake, Point of No Return, in 1993, were still treating lady-killer heroines with kid gloves. At that point, seeing an actress like … more…

U.K. box office: ‘Nanny McPhee’ scolds ‘Alice’

And Sandra Bullock dropkicks previous football flicks: 1. Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang: £2.6 million (NEW) 2. Alice in Wonderland: £2.5 million (4th week; drops 48%) 3. The Blind Side: £1.3 million (NEW) 4. Shutter Island: £1.1 million (3rd week; drops 37%) 5. The Bounty Hunter: £.99 million (2nd week; drops 52%) (actual numbers, … more…

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…