Box office blahs

The top-10 movies this weekend were: 1. The Forbidden Kingdom$21.4 million 2. Forgetting Sarah Marshall$17.7 million 3. Prom Night$8.7 million 4. 88 Minutes$7 million 5. Nim’s Island$5.7 million 6. 21$5.5 million 7. Street Kings$4.2 million 8. Dr. Seuss’ Horton Hears … Continue reading»

Rating television

According to Nielsen Media Research, here are the 10 most-watched shows from last week (April 7-13), based on the total number of viewers: 1. “American Idol” (Tuesday) — 24.668 million viewers 2. “American Idol” (Thursday) — 20.133 million viewers 3. … Continue reading»

Seen and reviewed

New films in theaters this week … — “Beaufort,” the Oscar-nominated war drama about the Israeli occupation of southern Lebanon. — “The Forbidden Kingdom,” a martial-arts/fantasy pairing Hong Kong stars Jackie Chan and Jet Li. — “Forgetting Sarah Marshall,” the … Continue reading»

Two WHOLE days?

Next year’s Academy Awards ceremony will be held Feb. 22, which will make it the earliest Oscar bash in in the award show’s 81-year history. Ironically, the Oscar nomination announcements themselves will be later than usual. The Academy of Motion … Continue reading»