Tag Archives: Rotten Tomatoes

This Week In Movies – ‘The American,’ ‘Machete,’ ‘Going the Distance’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Does this week in movies symbolize the industry’s fond farewell to its megabuck summer blockbuster season or the first blast of the more prestigious and thoughtful Fall movies? Seems it was a little of both with George Clooney’s euro-centric , deliberately paced “thriller”, The American taking the[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: ‘Avatar’ takes on ‘Takers,’ ‘Exorcism’

HollywoodNews.com: Summer is almost over and with a number of major tentpoles out of the way, studios are taking risks at the box office. “Avatar: Special Edition” will be in play at 811 venues – theaters that are strictly 3D Digital or Imax hubs. James Cameron has been on[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘The Switch,’ ‘Piranha 3D,’ ‘Vampires Suck’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: The late August clearance sale began for studios this weekend when no less than five wide releases opened, some of rather dubious critical distinction, but not one of them could dislodge last week’s barn -burner winner, “The Expendables” for the top spot at the box office. It’s[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: Five films go to war with ‘Expendables’

HollywoodNews.com: As the summer movie season begins to fade, a blitzkrieg of films are being dumped at theaters, but box office gurus believe that “The Expendables” will hold at No. 1 with $15 -$17 million. Through Thursday, the Sylvester Stallone actioner has collected a nice bounty of $48.4[...]

This Week In Movies – ‘Dinner For Schmucks,’ ‘Get Low’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: Although boxoffice was up compared to this week a year ago and Christopher Nolan’s remarkable “Inception” remains the number one movie for the third week in a row with an estimated $27 million and only a 36% drop week to week, it does seem like the dog[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: Total ‘Eclipse’ of ‘The Last Airbender’

Hollywoodnews.com: THE TWILIGHT SAGA: ECLIPSE Summit Entertainment’s “The Twilight Saga: Eclipse” is the number one film at the Independence Day weekend box office already collecting close to $93 million since bowing Wednesday. Film is looking to beat Sony’s 2004 sequel “Spider-Man 2” as the highest Independence Day weekend opening. That film[...]