Holy Bat-box office!

“The Dark Knight” continues its assault on existing box-office records. This weekend, the “Batman Begins” sequel took in another $75.2 million in ticket sales, raising its total U.S. grosses to $313.8 million. That makes it the fastest film to $300 … Continue reading»


I hate to keep beating a dead horse, but MTV just wrapped its “Legally Blonde the Musical: The Search for the Next Elle Woods,” a reality-casting show that had contestants dance, sing and act their way toward a starring role … Continue reading»

Seen and reviewed (July 25)

New films this week: — “Blind Mountain” (not rated), a drama about abused, rural Chinese brides.— “Encounters at the End of the World” (rated G), filmmaker Werner Herzog’s documentary about Antartica research and wildlife.— “Step Brothers” (rated R), a comedy … Continue reading»