Tag Archives: Michael Phillips

Hollywood Movie Roundup: ‘Killers,’ ‘Splice,’ ‘Marmaduke’

By Kevin Crust HollywoodNews.com: A soft May could turn into June gloom at the box-office if the pre-“Toy Story” (June 18) releases all fail to break out. Four new movies debut this week, but will all likely fall behind the ogre who looking to three-peat at number one. GET HIM TO THE[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: Enter Sandman (but make way for the ladies)

By Kevin Crust HollywoodNews.com: The summer’s first three-day weekend features a pair of films that figure to split demographically along gender lines with the women taking the top spot at the box-office. Memorial Day is traditionally one of the biggest holiday weekends at the movies, but without a behemoth to soak[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: “Hood” — #2 with an Arrow, not a Bullet

BY KEVIN CRUST Hollywoodnews.com: A return to Sherwood Forest doesn’t herald any type of rich-to-poor stimulus package so the Man in the Iron Suit will continue to control the box-office lucre. In more modest offerings, the new princess of romance is back and the Queen indulges in some romantic comedy hoop[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: Give me “Kick-Ass” or give me “Death”

BY Kevin Crust You can put your 3D glasses away because for the first time in weeks a 2D movie should rule the box-office roost. Two modestly budgeted genre movies will duke it out for the top spot with “How to Train Your Dragon” a threat to slip back into second[...]

Steve Carrell and Tina Fey in “Date Night” – Hollywood Movie Roundup

BY KEVIN CRUST Following last week’s three-for-all, a David-vs.-Goliath match-up takes shape at the box office as NBC’s Thursday night comedy stars go a little screwy on the big screen and could go to #1. DATE NIGHT The only major studio release pairs Steve Carrell and Tina Fey as a married couple whose[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: What a “Dragon” it is getting old

BY KEVIN CRUST This is the week that “Alice” finally topples from her perch atop the box-office charts and folks in big cities will be paying even more for that third dimension. HOW TO TRAIN YOUR DRAGON DreamWorks Animation, which had a big hit this same weekend last year with “Monsters Vs. Aliens,”[...]