June 29, 2005 5:19am EST
With the power of Spielberg and Cruise behind it, the sinister and tense War of the Worlds is this summer's blockbuster to beat them all.
June 10, 2004 5:29pm EST
Most moviegoers' mission Memorial Day weekend will be to see Paramount's "Mission: Impossible 2." The PG-13-rated action adventure sequel -- known for short as "M:I-2" -- got off to a flying start with its Wednesday opening to $12.5 million at a record-setting 3,653 theaters ($3,422 per theater). "It's a 37% first choice in the tracking," an insider points out, predicting blockbuster business for the long holiday weekend. Looking back, he adds, the original "Mission" was a 27% first choic
July 14, 2003 12:28pm EST
Although Sinbad: Legend of the Seven Seas may not necessarily have that certain Pixar cleverness for adults, it provides more than enough good old-fashioned entertainment for the family.
March 26, 2003 12:17pm EST
Fueled by a wonderful performance from Leonardo DiCaprio, Catch Me If You Can is a lighthearted yet heart-wrenching look at the making of a truly brilliant, if somewhat reluctant, con artist.
February 15, 2002 6:08am EST
A Rumor of Angels delivers huge doses of postcard pretty scenery and inspirational messages about important values and paranormal phenomena, but it preaches to the converted. Those who seek comfort in traditional values and who are easily seduced by the possibility of communication with angels and the deceased won't be disappointed.
December 21, 2001 6:50am EST
Audiences a half-century ago might have had a hard time swallowing this kind of cornball mush--certainly modern-day audiences won't stomach it.
December 14, 2001 10:28am EST
Even with the dual Cruise/Cruz action, Vanilla Sky will leave you looking at your watch wondering when it'll all be over.
August 08, 2001 6:05am EST
Tom Cruise and Nicole Kidman attend The Others premiere
May 08, 2001 4:19am EST
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 1, 2000 -- It won't just be difficult, it will be virtually impossible to evict "Mission: Impossible 2" from first place this weekend. After opening to nearly $92 million for the six-day Memorial Day holiday period, Paramount's "M:I-2" is certain to hold on to the top spot on the chart in its second week. The PG-13 action adventure sequel did $96.3 million its first seven days in theaters vs. the original "Mission's" $79 million. The sequel cracked $100 million on Wedn
March 19, 2001 11:50am EST
Paramount's "Mission: Impossible 2" took a predictably big second weekend drop, but held on to first place despite big competition from Fox's "Big Momma's House." "M:I-2" escaped with an ESTIMATED $27 million (-53%) at 3,653 theaters (theater count unchanged; $7,355 per theater). The PG-13-rated action adventure sequel's cume is approximately $130.7 million. The original "Mission" dropped 52% in its second weekend (May 31-June 2, 1996) and had a cume at that point of $107.2 million. The se