Daily Archives: July 21, 2013

Movie Preview: Lovelorn ladies seek relief in “Austenland”

What’s funniest about this trailer is the concept — and yes, a Jane Austen themed “singles” hotel on an English estate could work. Cute Keri Russell, wacky Jennifer Coolidge, regal Jane Seymour — this looks at least mildly amusing. Advertisements

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Weekend Box Office: “Conjuring” conjures up $41.5 million

“The Conjuring” sets a new standard for opening weekends for horror movies. Second best opening, all-time, after one of the “Paranormal Activity” sequels. A ghost story with pre-“Exorcism,” pre-“Amityville Horror” historical touches — the Warrens were sort of the first … Continue reading

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“Catching Fire” — the Comic Con trailer

“She has to be eliminated.” Let us state the obvious, go on the record and pair up P.S. Hoffman with Donald Sutherland. God bless Woody Harrelson.

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Batman to join Superman for “Man of Steel” sequel

This news came out of Comic Con, where the idea of pairing up DC’s comic kingpins on the screen in some version of “Batman: Year One” or something of that sort is the cause of many a soiled pair of … Continue reading

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