December 01, 2003 5:34am EST
The Haunted Mansion and Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat dominated the Thanksgiving box office with Eddie Murphy's Disneyland attraction flick placing first by a very narrow margin for the five day holiday period. Top Ten: The Haunted Mansion Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat Elf Gothika Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World Bad Santa The Missing Timeline Love Actually Brother Bear
November 26, 2003 8:37am EST
Although The Haunted Mansion starts promisingly and presents a wealth of possibilities, filmmakers decide to go the formulaic route to bring in the kiddies. Take them to Disneyland (or Disney World, depending) to see the real-life Haunted Mansion; they'll get it then.
August 24, 2003 10:53am EST
Unfortunately, moviegoers have not been punk'd; My Boss's Daughter is for real. Not even the movie's talented cast of comedians, including Ashton Kutcher, Molly Shannon and Andy Richter, can salvage this absolutely unfunny fiasco of a movie.
July 14, 2002 10:55am EST
Martin Grove's box office analysis for the week of July 14, 2002. Men in Black II wins a second week running, followed by potential Oscar candidate "Road to Perdition."
July 31, 2001 12:30pm EST
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 13, 2000 -- Steven Soderbergh's crime-drama "The Limey" and Alexander Payne's high school satire "Election" led the pack of (relatively) low-budget, high-expectation projects as nominations were announced Wednesday for the 15th Annual Independent Spirit Awards, honoring, yes, indie film. "The Limey" and "Election" received a field-best five nominations each. Hollywood blockbusters such as "Toy Story 2" and "The Green Mile" received zippo. (They're not indies.) With the
March 19, 2001 11:50am EST
PASADENA, Calif. -- After nearly a week of trying to make contact with the $165 million Mars Polar Lander, scientists and NASA officials have all but given up the mission as a failure. Never an industry to shy away from big-money crap shoots, the motion picture community is putting a great deal of faith in a pair of Mars-related pictures that it hopes will generate substantially more interest and success than the recent NASA fiasco. Disney is putting a great deal of time and strength behind its
December 31, 1899 7:00pm EST
HOLLYWOOD, June 9, 2000 - What would you do if you saw Terence Stamp bellying up to the bar? Could you resist the urge to approach him and scream, "You will bow down before me, Jor-El! Both you, and then one day, your heirs!" ? The 26th annual Saturn Awards were held Tuesday in Century City, Calif., and, what with all the sci-fi and fantasy movie gods and goddesses in attendance, we had trouble keeping the cap on all the riffs we were tempted to uncork. There was Martin ("Ed Wood") Landau ("Now