Silver Surfer: Early Box Office Gold, Dude — Here’s Why

By at June 18, 2007 | 7:26 am | 0 Comment

After a thoroughly average movie adaptation of Fantastic Four in 2005, few people pictured (or needed) a sequel. Fox knew better. This weekend, Fantastic Four: Rise of the Silver Surfer took in 42% of the box office Top 10, with estimated ticket sales just over $57 million. Seems like it all took was the addition of another popular comic book hero -- one whose presence more...

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Documentary Preview: As Controversial As “Sicko”?

By at June 11, 2007 | 11:57 pm | 2 Comments

Michael Moore's not the only documentary filmmaker wreaking serious political havoc this summer. Indie director Curt Johnson, Oscar winner for the short doc Thoth (2002), is stirring up his own trouble with Your Mommy Kills Animals. This bizarrely titled feature -- the name's taken from a curious piece of animal rights propaganda -- takes an exhaustive look at the more...

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