Movie Preview: Michel Gondry Directs Jack Black in “Be Kind Rewind”

By at August 10, 2007 | 2:12 pm | 2 Comments

QUESTION: Is Be Kind Rewind a great idea or an extended sketch comedy routine? TELL US Having created films like Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind and The Science of Sleep, Michel Gondry is known to work in intellectual absurdity. With films like The Pick of Destiny and Orange County, Jack Black is known for his crazy-slob silliness.What happens when you put the more...

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Previews, Trailers for Three Hot Button Political Movies

By at August 6, 2007 | 9:36 pm | 1 Comments

QUESTION: Which of these three movies are you most interested in seeing? TELL US Rendition. Lions for Lambs. The Kingdom. While attending The Bourne Ultimatum, I saw movie trailers for all three, one after another -- chances are you did too. All are dramas with some relation to our dangerous presence in the Middle East. And Matthew Michael Carnahan, hot more...

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Preview: Todd Haynes’ Bob Dylan Bio “I’m Not There”

By at July 29, 2007 | 9:57 am | 3 Comments

QUESTION: Who do you picture playing Bob Dylan on film? TELL US Cate Blanchett playing Bob Dylan? Sure. And Christian Bale and Heath Ledger and Richard Gere. The film is I'm Not There, Todd Haynes' (Far From Heaven, Safe) first theatrical movie in five years, a Bob Dylan bio with various actors playing the songwriter-poet at different stages. This week, The Film Forum more...

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Summer 2007 Box Office Update

By at July 26, 2007 | 3:21 pm | 9 Comments

See our most recent update  We've been getting requests for more summer box office news. It's probably just Transformers disciples praying (oh, please, great god Optimus Prime) that it'll be the year's #1 movie ...Consider this now a regular midweek report. And put on some sunscreen before you go outside. SUMMER MOVIE HITS 2007 1. Spider-Man 3: $335 million 2. more...

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