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totally quotable! 2008

Here are the most quotable movie lines of the year 2008. I didn’t mean to hold these till the movie year was over — it just sort of happened that way. I’ll return to posting quotes as I hear them for 2009. No ranking — quotes are posted in reverse order of movie release dates, … more…

U.K. box office: Brits say yes to ‘Yes Man’

Just a note for newcomers to the site: there’s a reason why you’re not seeing last weekend’s box office numbers for the U.K. here until the day the new weekend is starting. The actual numbers for the overall British box office (which, as an aside, also includes the Republic of Ireland) are far less readily … more…

North American box office: audiences say no to ‘Yes Man’

Just a quick look at last weekend’s number as we head into the long holiday stretch, which will, in effect, be one long “weekend” starting tomorrow, Christmas Day, and running through Sunday, January 4: 1. Yes Man: $18.2 million (NEW) 2. Seven Pounds: $14.9 million (NEW) 3. The Tale of Despereaux: $10 million (NEW) 4. … more…

trailer break: ‘The Tale of Despereaux’

Take a break from work: watch a movie trailer… This really is just too cute for words. He’s not a mouse, he’s a gentleman? Awww. I was worried that that bit about the soup and the rat early on was getting a little too close to Ratatouille territory, but I think it’s okay. Banishing soup… … more…

bias update

obsession: Doctor Who (I’m wallowing in DVDs…) boyfriend: Lee Pace in Pushing Daisies (I’m making the most of him while the show is still on the air) psyched: The Tale of Despereaux (a mouse who wants to be a hero? adorable) dreading: Bedtime Stories (Zohan notwithstanding, I’m still not an Adam Sandler fan) enemy: anyone … more…