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“Tickets out!” they barked. “This area is not cleared for standing!” It was as if the AMC Lincoln Square had been converted into an international airport and Shindigger was preventing aircraft from landing.
The multiplex was bursting with the arrivals of Michael Douglas, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jude Law, Rooney Mara and Channing Tatum for the premiere of Steven Soderbergh’s Side Effects, hosted by Open Road Films, The Cinema Society and designer Michael Kors.
– Wait, does giving Channing Tatum People‘s “Sexiest Man Alive” superlative mean that it’s not going to Ryan Gosling? Again? If not, why not, and why Channing Tatum? And are we talking about Magic Mike Tatum or Dear John Tatum or 21 Jump Street Tatum, because that guy is just so versatile we really don’t know?
Channing Tatum, the star of Chelsea Clearview critics’ pick Magic Mike, has said that he plans to star in a sequel–this despite director Steven Soderbergh’s stated desire to retire once he finishes his biopic of Liberace. “We’re working on the concept now. We want to flip the script and make it bigger.” This is Read More
The Vow is not exactly a woman’s picture. It’s more about how a man falls in love, loses his love and gives up everything in life to focus on regaining his love. Maybe it’s a woman’s picture from a male point of view. However you slice it, it’s a welcome loaf—far from perfect, but as filling as a home-cooked meal.
To find the last time Avatar wasn’t the most popular film in America, you have to go all the way back to the weekend of December 11 when The Princess and The Frog topped the box office with $24.2 million. So huzzah to Dear John for doing what has felt like the impossible: Read More
Perhaps seeing Avatar for a ninth time isn’t such a bad idea after all. In honor of the Super Bowl—a weekend that Hollywood routinely punts—only two films are opening across the country today and one looks worse than the other. As we do every Friday, here’s a handy guide to the new releases.
From Paris Read More
Running time 143 minutes
Written by Ronan Bennett, Michael Mann and Ann Biderman
Directed by Michael Mann
Starring Johnny Depp, Christian Bale, Marion Cotillard, Channing Tatum, Stephen Graham, Giovanni Ribisi, Billy Crudup
America’s enduring obsession with the folk-hero outlaws and gangsters of the 1930s is about to get ratcheted up a few notches. Read More
That glow you see at the top of the box office probably has something to do with Beyoncé’s halo. The recording star scored her biggest non-Austin Powers opening yet, helping the ridiculous Obsessed bring in $28.5 million to top a crowded field that included three other newcomers. Considering the film was Read More
An umbrella-armed escort accompanied actor Terrence Howard into the Regal Union Square Stadium 14 amid a torrential downpour on Monday, April 20, for the premiere of his new movie Fighting, which is, essentially, a movie about fighting.
“At first, I thought it was going to be a basketball movie,” Read More