After giving us no less than 15 (!) movies over the last two weeks, Hollywood has decided to take it easy by throwing only four films out to the multiplex crowd this weekend. Thank heavens! This gives us time to take a breath and catch up. Here’s a handy guide to the weekend’s new releases. Read More
Sweaty BALLS! Is it time yet to empty our checking accounts (of course we don’t have any investments, real estate or 401(k), ya big silly) and flee to, eek, Quebec? Or better yet—Pompeii? Or should we just close our eyes, pretend nothing is happening and drop a couple thou on a Read More
MTV is sponsoring a contest to promote the upcoming action film Max Payne starring Mark Wahlberg–and talk about the perfect setting for a gritty cop-movie gimmick! "To celebrate the release of this slick new thriller, MTV is giving one lucky winner and a friend an NYPD trip to New York City. You’ll get Read More
It’s a tradition for Lost fans to re-watch the previous season before a new season airs. But it’s probably been a while since any of us have revisited the two-part pilot that sent us all down the rabbit hole of the Dharma Initiative, the black smoke monster, Ben Linus, Jack/Kate/Sawyer and everything else. Read More
Here’s a teensy weensy spoiler about what’s ahead in season five of HBO’s Entourage, which starts on Sunday night. Johnny Drama gets the best line, and it involves the word “meth” (trust us: the crowd at the Ziegfeld theater for the premiere on Wednesday night roared). Beyond that, we’ll try not to ruin any surprises Read More
HBO is going to show us How to Make It in America with a new comedy pilot. Courtesy of Mark Wahlberg’s production company, Closest to the Hole (also responsible for Entourage, In Treatment and the forthcoming Boardwalk Empire), writer Ian Edelman will reveal how to achieve the American dream through three 20-something New Yorkers. Read More
Running Time 91 minutes
Written and directed by M. Night Shyamalan
Starring Mark Wahlberg, Zooey Deschanel and John Leguizamo
There’s a moment in the boring, brain-dead new M. Night Shyamalan film The Happening when Mark Wahlberg turns to the camera, trying to suppress a grin, and asks, “Can Read More
After completing the film adaption of Lovely Bones, Mark Wahlberg will start shooting for a movie version of the videogame Max Payne, beginning next year, according to Variety. John Moore (Behind Enemy Lines) is directing.
Wahlberg is negotiating to play the titular cop who is haunted by the tragic loss of his family and Read More
One day before shooting began, Ryan Gosling walked away from his part as a greiving father in Peter Jackson’s adaptation of the Alice Sebold novel, The Lovely Bones, according to Variety.
[Gosling] stepped out after gaining 20 pounds and growing a beard for the job. Sources attributed the exit to creative differences. Read More
One had to know that George Clooney wasn’t going to settle for fourth place—not in this town! Michael Clayton (No. 1) expanded from 2 theaters into 9 and nabbed the top spot on this week’s Manhattan box office chart. The film, which is in its second week, managed to outgross Tyler Perry’s Why Did Get Read More