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BOLT! sucked dry by Vampire Romance Flick

The numbers from this weekend’s box office will be tough to swallow at the house of mouse on Monday morning. $27 million for BOLT! versus $70.5 million for Twilight. BOLT! didn’t even creep into second place on the charts. That was reserved for super spy… Read More »BOLT! sucked dry by Vampire Romance Flick

Diminutive Disney Dogs have Big Box Office Bit

Beverly Hills Chihuahua’s pint sized stars racked up another victory at the box office coming in first over two usually big named box office stars. BHC earned $17.5 million over the weekend, taking its 10-day haul to $52.5 million. The new terrorism thriller “Body of… Read More »Diminutive Disney Dogs have Big Box Office Bit

How Important Is WALL-E?

One NY Times columnist, in his opinion piece “WALL-E For President“, believes the film should be required viewing for all, especially for Presidential Candidates: Mr. McCain should be required to see “Wall-E” to learn just how far adrift he is from an America whose economic… Read More »How Important Is WALL-E?

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

After a few aborted attempts to see the film earlier, I finally saw Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World’s End yesterday. There were only three showings at the Pleasure Island AMC yesterday but the theater was more than half full. So there is still some life in the salty old sea legs of that Pirate.… Read More »Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End

Ratatouille

I saw Ratatouille this weekend and everything you’ve read about how good a film they’ve animated is true. It’s the highest rated film of the year (see Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes) with good reason. The team at Pixar has created a world that is rich, lush, and heavily detailed. They told a story that, while… Read More »Ratatouille

So Much For “Too Much Computer Animation This Year”

Sony’s "Open Season" was at the top of the box office this weekend. This is Josh Friedman’s take on the weekend box office in the Los Angeles Times. Fourteen animated movies have been released already this year, including this summer’s smash "Cars" and a parade of animal adventures such as "Over the Hedge," "Barnyard" and… Read More »So Much For “Too Much Computer Animation This Year”