Actors on Film
On Monday evening, Gerard Butler stood outside The Darby, waving around a cigarette animatedly, flanked by a model on either side. His gesticulations punctuated his excited rant on why these ladies–who were already at the Cinema Society after-party for his latest film, Olympus Has Fallen–should actually try to see it.
Attention editors: Book Jen and Gerard if you want to sell a magazine.
Covers featuring Jennifer Aniston have been the top sellers in 2010 for both Architectural Digest and W, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations Rapid Report.
The Architectural Digest cover featured Ms. Aniston draped over a piece of furniture with the tagline “Jennifer Aniston Read More
Sobering statistic of the day: There have been 13 weekends in 2010, and in only four was a non-3D film the top choice for ticket buyers. Dreamworks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon was the beneficiary of the dimensional boom this weekend, leading the charts with over $43 million. As we do each Sunday, Read More
Let the wild rumpus start! Where The Wild Things Are was crowned king at the box office this weekend with a burly $32.4 million. Between Spike Jonze’s film, the better-than-anticipated opening for Law Abiding Citizen ($21.2 million) and the continued growth of Paranormal Activity, this was the highest grossing October weekend on Read More
If you’re apartment building is like ours—the December temperatures in October are a problem when the heat isn’t on yet—then you’re going to need someplace warm to hide this weekend. How about the movie theater? In addition to the further expansion of Paranormal Activity, five films hit screens today and, as usual, there Read More
And so Labor Day is finally upon us. What a long strange trip this summer movie season has been! What began all the way back in May with X-Men Origins: Wolverine, officially draws to a close over the holiday with three moderately high-profile films finding home on the dumping ground. As we do Read More
Upset alert! In a somewhat shocking turn of events, G-Force—heretofore known to adults-with-children as “that movie we were dragged to with the talking guinea pigs”—topped the charts this weekend with an estimated $32.1 million in ticket sales, which was enough to knock boy wizard Harry Potter into second place. With Up and Read More
Sometimes it’s hard to hate Katherine Heigl. Of course, it should be easy—the Grey’s Anatomy actress has made a practice out of doing things that almost seemed designed to make her fans turn against her (withdrawing her name from Emmy competition because she felt she was not given awards-worthy material from the Read More
With a whopping six movies hitting theaters today, the fourth weekend of July feels like an ad for the local general store: In the mood for horror, romance, or even talking guinea pigs? Then have we got a movie for you! As we do every Friday, here’s a handy guide to the new Read More
Break out the SPF 50! The summer movie season starts in earnest this weekend with the openings of X-Men Origins: Wolverine and Ghosts of Girlfriends Past and, frankly, we could not be more excited. Bank on the next four months being filled up by superheroes, stunted man-children, teenage wizards and an unusual amount of killer Read More