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Fourth of July at the movies

It’s the holiday weekend: Rejoice! And while you’re at it, hit the movies. There’s free AC and expensive popcorn. Can’t even remember what’s out in theaters these days? Check out five of our suggestions. From “Transformers” to “Bad Teacher”– there’s something for everyone this holiday weekend.

Box office surprises for Memorial Day weekend

Did you think Carrie Bradshaw was going to sweep the box office this holiday weekend? We did, but boy were we wrong. Not only did the “Sex and the City” franchise lose out to the lame-looking “Prince of Persia,” but it also fell behind the latest “Shrek” movie, which didn’t even debut this weekend. Check […]

“Alice” crushes new releases in weekend box office

For the second weekend in a row, Tim Burton’s “Alice in Wonderland” has taken the box office top spot, earning $62 million, more than four times second-place finisher “Green Zone” ($14.5 M). Other newbies this weekend, “She’s Out of My League” ($9.6 M) and “Remember Me” ($8.3 M), finished third and fourth respectively, and “Our […]

“Shutter” along with Scorsese’s latest

When Martin Scorsese makes a movie, it’s usually worth watching– especially if Leonardo DiCaprio is in it (think: “Gangs of New York,” “The Aviator” and “The Departed”). The latest Scorsese/DiCaprio flick, “Shutter Island,” is an interesting breed: It’s a book adaptation. But the story’s original author, Dennis Lehane, is no stranger to books-turned-movies; the novelist […]

Bullock makes “Blind Side” worthy, nabs Oscar nom

When you think of Sandra Bullock, Oscar nominee probably is not the first thing that comes to mind. The actress has made her career on a mix of romantic comedies and thrillers, and although she’s always been a Hollywood sweetheart, she’s never necessarily been seen as a top talent. And if it could at all […]