SUNDAY CENTS: ‘Date’ and ‘Titans’ clash

Posted by · 12:05 pm · April 11th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today‚Äôs dollars. Every studio but Fox is reporting that “Clash of the Titans” won the box office this weekend, but Rupert Murdoch and co. insist it was, in fact, “Date Night.” Final results won’t be unveiled until tomorrow, but for now, we have to take their word for […]

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LONDON: Exploding girls on trains

Posted by · 4:00 pm · October 25th, 2009

Not my most successful day at the London Film Festival today, as a communication error kept me out of the fest’s final “Samson and Delilah” screening — vexing partly because it leaves a significant gap in the collective review I had planned to do of multiple foreign Oscar contenders next week, but more simply because […]

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Counting down to the London fest

Posted by · 5:52 am · October 14th, 2009

(Apologies for the “Fantastic Mr. Fox” review that appeared prematurely here as a result of embargo confusion. It will be reposted later today.) There may have been silence on my end these past few days, but I assure you it hasn’t been for lack of activity. The days leading up to the London Film Festival […]

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Tribeca awards ‘About Elly,’ Hinds, Kazan

Posted by · 1:46 am · May 1st, 2009

The Tribeca festival has a hit-and-miss record when it comes to picking winners that go on to great things. However, they certainly proved prescient last year, when they handed their top prize to “Let the Right One In,” so it’s worth taking a moment to mention this year’s choices. Of course, their Best Narrative Feature […]

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