Tag Archives: PEARL HARBOR

“The Vow” and “Safe House” fend off “Ghost Rider: Spirit of Vengeance”

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: It was yet another ‘photo-finish’ at the box office over this President’s Day weekend, but as always, it’s the hard numbers rather than the arbitrary rankings that matter. But since we need to decide which movies to discuss first, in order we shall go! For[...]

Ben Affleck passes on “Great Gatsby” role

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Ben Affleck appears serious about his fledgling but well-received directorial career, so much so that he’s passing up the opportunity to star in a pending blockbuster so that he can direct his next picture. Affleck reportedly has turned down the role of Tom Buchanan in Baz Luhrmann’s “The[...]

Ben Affleck’s ‘The Town’ takes the weekend with $23.8M

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: In a stupidly crowded weekend at the box office, we had four major wide releases and at least two major limited debuts. Without further ado, let’s dive in. Coming in at number one was Ben Affleck’s crime thriller “The Town.” With $23.8 million, the Affleck-directed picture out-grossed[...]

2010 is the worst year for movies ever, just like every year before it.

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: Yes, yes, 2010 is the worst year for movies EVER, screams Joe Queenan of “The Wall Street Journal” . There have been plenty of years where I felt ‘this is the worst year/summer ever’, especially as, yes, I’ve gotten older. Part of it is nostalgia,[...]

Op-Ed: Remembering A Time When All Americans Served, Even Movie Stars

By Scott Feinberg hollywoodnews.com: As America celebrates its 234th birthday, it seems only appropriate for this Web site, which focuses on Hollywood, to highlight the role that movie stars have played in preserving our freedom during times of war. For the generations of Americans that came of age during the Vietnam, Gulf,[...]

10 Best Comedy Lines from Classic Movies

HollywoodNews.com: Turner Classic Movies (TCM) today unveiled the network’s list of 10 Best Comedy Lines from Classic Movies, timed to coincide with the buildup to sister network TBS and Just For Laughs’ second annual comedy festival in Chicago, which begins tomorrow. The list includes lines from a number of[...]

Sandra Bullock nominated for dreaded “Golden Raspberry Award”

Sandra Bullock has been voted a Worst Actress nominee for the Golden Raspberry Awards for her role in “All About Steve.” Other nominees in the nominations are Michael Bay’s “Tranformers: Revenge of the Fallen” and Will Ferrell’s comedy “Land of the Lost,” which both picked up 7 nominations each. Other[...]