DVD Releases: February 6, 2012

Midnight In Paris (Review)

Director: Woody Allen

Starring: Owen Wilson, Rachel McAdams & Kathy Bates

Synopsis: A romantic comedy about a family traveling to the French capital for business. The party includes a young engaged couple forced to confront the illusion that a life different from their own is better. Continue reading “DVD Releases: February 6, 2012”

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Emma Stone: Hollywood’s New ‘It’ Girl

Who is Emma Stone?

It’s a question that has an array of different answers. Asked a mere five years ago, you’d be hard pressed to find someone who had a clue. Aside from a few brief appearances in Malcolm in the Middle and the Medium, she was an unknown, studying away at acting school, doing whatever she could to get herself noticed. Asked today, however, and most people would probably reply with something along the lines of “OLIVE PENDERGHAST FROM EASY A”. Okay, maybe not Continue reading “Emma Stone: Hollywood’s New ‘It’ Girl”

Review: Friends With Benefits (2011)

After Ivan Reitman’s unbalanced No Strings Attached, director Will Gluck and screenwriting duo Keith Merryman and David A. Newman take a stab at ridiculing the stereotypical relationship between a man and a woman, and the modern-day conventions of a romantic comedy.

Jamie (Mila Kunis), a New York headhunter, enters into a no-strings-attached relationship with Dylan (Justin Timberlake), her latest client, after they’re both left wounded by previous romantic commitments. However, when real-life starts to complicate their pact, their “purely physical” affinity is tested to the max. Continue reading “Review: Friends With Benefits (2011)”

UK Box Office: September 9 – 11, 2011

1. The Inbetweeners Movie – £2.1M

2. Friends With Benefits – £1.9M

3. Jane Eyre – £1M Continue reading “UK Box Office: September 9 – 11, 2011”

Cinema Releases: September 9, 2011

Friends With Benefits

Director: Will Gluck

Starring: Mila Kunis, Justin Timberlake and Patricia Clarkson Continue reading “Cinema Releases: September 9, 2011”

US Box Office: August 5 – 7, 2011

1. Rise Of The Planet Of The Apes – $45M

2. The Smurfs – $21M

3. Cowboys & Aliens – $15.7M Continue reading “US Box Office: August 5 – 7, 2011”

US Box Office: July 29 – 31, 2011

1. Cowboys & Aliens – $36.4M

2. The Smurfs – $35.6M

3. Captain America: The First Avenger – $24.9M Continue reading “US Box Office: July 29 – 31, 2011”

US Box Office: July 22 – 24, 2011

1. Captain America: The First Avenger – $65M

2. Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows: Part 2 – $47.4M

3. Friends With Benefits – $18.6M

4. Transformers: Dark Of The Moon – $12M

5. Horrible Bosses – $11.8M

6. Zookeeper – $8.7M

7. Cars 2 – $5.6M

8. Winnie The Pooh – $5.1M

9. Bad Teacher – $2.6M

10. Midnight In Paris – $1.8M