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This Week On DVD and Blu-ray: January 26, 2010

This Week On DVD and Blu-ray: January 26, 2010

DVD LINKS: DVD NEWS | RELEASE DATES | NEW DVDS | REVIEWS | RSS FEED Roberto Rossellini's War Trilogy (Criterion Collection) Believe me, I am mindful of the price of Criterion releases when I review and recommend them for purchase. It just so happens I view this three film release as an absolute must buy... Read more »

Box-Office Wrap-Up: Oct. 9 - Oct. 11, 2009

Box-Office Wrap-Up: Oct. 9 - Oct. 11, 2009

Alert commenters JP and JM called it, Paranormal Activity was destined to make the top ten. But even they didn't see it cracking the top five with an astounding $7.1m in 159 theaters. That per theater average of $44k puts them only a thousand dollars per theater behind the monstrous Miley opening last year. It... Read more »

Box-Office Oracle: Oct. 9 - Oct. 11, 2009

Box-Office Oracle: Oct. 9 - Oct. 11, 2009

#1 movie predicted correctly: 1 Week in a Row 1. Couples Retreat It really should win going away, nothing is being released wide against it. All you need to know about this weekend is that Fame still has the most theaters of any film. Ouch. Perhaps the theaters have started running infomercials instead. Estimate: $24.0... Read more »

Box-Office Wrap-Up: Oct. 2 - Oct. 4, 2009

Box-Office Wrap-Up: Oct. 2 - Oct. 4, 2009

Zombieland did even better than my bullish projection, evidence that the time of the horror comedy has come. #1 movie predicted correctly: 1 Week In A Row 1. Zombieland Only alert commenters Nick and John joined in picking Zombieland. The final tally on the most recent R Rated films goes: Inglourious, Final Destination, and Zombieland... Read more »

'Zombieland' Takes a Big Bite Out of the Friday Box-Office

'Zombieland' Takes a Big Bite Out of the Friday Box-Office

Jesse Eisenberg battles a zombie in Zombieland Photo: Sony Pictures Looks like Laremy's predictions are back on track, at least at the top spot, as Zombieland had one hell of a Friday debut to the tune of $8.5 million according to Steve Mason's early Friday estimates. To top it off, should Mason's three-day prediction of... Read more »

Movie Review: Whip It! (2009)

Movie Review: Whip It! (2009)

Juliette Lewis and Ellen Page in Whip It! Photo: Fox Searchlight Picture Drew Barrymore's directorial debut is a success as Whip It takes "girl power" and turns it into a healthy dose of fun. While I wouldn't say Barrymore has any kind of distinct flair or style to her work just yet, she chose a... Read more »

Box-Office Oracle: Oct. 2 - Oct. 4, 2009

Box-Office Oracle: Oct. 2 - Oct. 4, 2009

#1 movie predicted correctly: 0 Weeks in a Row 1. Zombieland It has a lot going for it. First off, it has the second most theaters (after Fame). It also has 1300 more theaters than any new release. It's got a nice trailer, and Sony has done a solid job promoting it. What could go... Read more »

Poster for Drew Barrymore's 'Whip It' Revealed

Poster for Drew Barrymore's 'Whip It' Revealed

Fox Searchlight just sent over the first look at the poster for Drew Barrymore's directorial debut Whip It! starring Ellen Page, Marcia Gay Harden, Ellen Page, Kristen Wiig, Juliette Lewis, Zoe Bell, Jimmy Fallon, Daniel Stern, Eve and Barrymore herself. The film centers on Bliss (Page), a rebellious Texas teen who throws in her small... Read more »

RMR: 'Inception' Site, 'X-Files 3', 'Avatar' Video Game Trailer and More

RMR: 'Inception' Site, 'X-Files 3', 'Avatar' Video Game Trailer and More

from left to right: Nihilist #1, Nihilist #2, Nihilist #3, The Stranger, Jackie Treehorn, Maude, The Dude, Donny, Walter Sobchak, The Jesus, Bunny, Brandt, Jeffrey Lebowski Photo: LebowskiPainting.com FilmDrunk points me to the above painting from LebowskiPainting.com where you can buy "The Big Lebowski Last Supper Poster". Last night I went to go see Inglourious... Read more »