Don't be a blockhead, think it over.
Cult Japanese film 'Ringu' has topped a new poll to find the best Asian horror film ever made.
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
Martin Grove's analysis of the Memorial Day weekend box office, May 2002.
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HOLLYWOOD, Sept. 1, 2000 -- Christopher Reeve just can't catch a break these days. Except, that is, when he's breaking his leg. The paraplegic "Superman" star fell and severely broke his left leg last week while undergoing physical therapy aimed at enabling him to walk again. He was rushed into surgery and then spent five days hospitalized. It's not the kind of scandal-fueld story that we usually cull from the weekly tabloids, but we felt Reeve's plight and his brave battle against the odds wer
HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 17, 2000 -- Call it Big Booty vs. Godzilla. Who will win? Odds are on the Booty. "The Cell," a new serial killer thriller from New Line, is the clear front runner for the No. 1 position at the box office this weekend. Its the rest of the Top 10 that hard to predict. Two other new films, the Japanese juggernaut "Godzilla 2000" and the ha-ha concert flick "The Original Kings of Comedy" will also hit theaters, but they're more geared to niche crowds and appear to have limited box-o
The cheerleaders of "Bring It On" easily topped the chart, despite tracking studies suggesting a closer race for first place with "The Art of War." Universal's opening of Beacon Pictures' PG-13-rated dark comedy about cheerleaders kicked off to a cheerful ESTIMATED $17.41 million at 2,380 theaters ($7,315 per theater). Its per-theater average was the highest for any film playing in wide release this weekend. "In an environment this year where there were lots of teen films that didn't w
Jennifer Lopez's "The Cell" easily locked up first place at this weekend's box office. The R-rated fantasy suspense thriller from New Line opened to a sexy ESTIMATED $17.2 million at 2,411 theaters ($7,134 per theater). "Obviously, we're thrilled with the opening," New Line distribution president David Tuckerman said Sunday morning. "It shows that Jennifer Lopez is a star and can open a picture. Also, the two Vinces - Vaughn and D'Onofrio - were very strong, as they always are." New Line clearly
HOLLYWOOD, Aug. 4, 2000 -- Comic twosome Helen Hunt and Hank Azaria’s marriage is on the rocks after only one year of wedded bliss, a publicist for Hunt confirmed today. Reports have been circulating in the past few weeks about marriage troubles for the newlyweds. The New York Daily News reported in June that Azaria had moved out of the couple’s L.A. home in early June and was staying at the Bel-Air Hotel under a false name. Hunt’s publicist, Steven Huvane, confirmed today that the couple has b
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