Box-Office Wrap-Up: Aug. 29 - Aug. 31, 2008
I get why Brad bashed me in his Friday box office column. If I had to stay up late and report on this miserable weekend I'd be lashing out too. It was a $75m weekend (for the top twelve); the lowest since December of 2007. So it's simple math as to why my predictions were […]Read the Wrap-Up
'Disaster Movie' a Disaster and 'Tropic Thunder' Aims for Third #1
Nicole Parker didn't realize starring in Disaster Movie would ruin her career... She knows now. Photo: Lionsgate I am starting to think the RopeofSilicon Oracle is throwing darts at a board. I will give him last week because it was a close one and Death Race disappointed slightly and House Bunny did better than many […]Read More
Energized by Negative 'Benjamin Button' Reaction
Photo: Paramount Pictures / Warner Bros. Jeffrey Wells has posted some news from his chums attending the Telluride Film Festival after they saw a 20-minute reel of David Fincher's The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, the film many are trying to bad mouth based on the length and whatever other reason they can find. However, […]Read More
'Burning Plain' Eyes Venice Golden Lion
Charlize Theron in The Burning Plain Tonight I prepped the images for the opening of the RopeofSilicon 2009 Oscar Contenders section of the site and after the news came out that Guillermo Arriaga's The Burning Plain is a strong contender for the Golden Lion at this year's Venice Film Festival I had to prep an […]Read More
Must Watch: The Gremlins Torment Batman
John at The Movie Blog tips us off to this video which is a fan video made by Sacha Feiner, an animated movie director, special effects creator and sculptor from Brussels. Sacha claims to be a huge fan of Gremlins and after watching this homage in which he takes the moment from Gremlins 2 when […]Read More
German Beauty Diane Kruger aboard Tarantino's 'Inglorious Bastards'
Diane Kruger also starred in both National Treasure films. Surprisingly enough in the comments on my "Who is the Most Overrated Director?" article there was not one mention of Quentin Tarantino, which either means that like me you all enjoy Tarantino's flicks or those that believe he is overrated are too lazy to register because […]Read More
'Twilight' Series Halted, Read Stephenie Meyer's 'Midnight Sun' Draft
I read the first book in the "Twilight" series of books, but have since decided not to read the rest of the books after hearing nothing that gives me any reason to continue and it seems author Stephenie Meyer has also decide to halt work on the series, but for entirely different reasons. Posted on […]Read More
If 'Max Payne' Flops Does That Mean M. Night Was Right?
MTV has a curious quote from Mark Wahlberg recounting a bit of advice give to him from The Happening director M. Night Shyamalan. "[Night] gave me the worst advice he could have ever given me. He said, 'After [The Happening], you can never hold a gun again. You know that, right?' I said, 'Are you […]Read More
Brand New 'Saw 5' Poster and Hot Nurse Blood Drive Posters
We just received all three brand new posters for Lionsgate's Saw V. The first one you see just below is the official theatrical poster and the two below that are the yearly Saw blood drive posters featuring some hot chick just standing there and another hot chick getting stabbed in the face. Enjoy. Photo: Lionsgate […]Check Out the Poster!
THE GOSSIP SHEET: August 29, 2008
Plenty of gossip links for you this Friday. Get the dirt on the Lohan myspace fued and a death in the family! Plus news on Hillary Duff, Solange Knowles,Stephenie Meyer's upcoming role as a director and more! The Lohan's continue to air their dirty laundry, this time on myspace. [EO] Hillary Duff's dad released from […]Read More