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‘Fringe’ ratings rise, match ‘Grimm’

The ratings for Fox’s Fringe rose its second week back on the air, enough to tie NBC’s Grimm at 9 p.m.

Fringe was seen by 3.1 million viewers and delivered a 1.2 adult demo rating, up 33.33333333 percent from last week (if you want to be really exact about it). Grimm had 4.2 million viewers and also had a 1.2 rating. As pointed out in the most recent edition… Continue reading ‘Fringe’ ratings rise, match ‘Grimm’

February 14, 2012

Just yesterday we got to see a poster for DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods, and today there is a look at new art for the studio’s Rise of the Guardians. The November 21 release, voiced by Chris Pine, Alec Baldwin, Hugh Jackman, Isla Fisher and Jude Law, is described as follows:

When an evil spirit called Pitch becomes bent upon taking over the world by inspiring

The Resistable Rise of the Mockumentary

Watching Ricky Gervais host the Golden Globes last month reminded me how amazing The Office was when I first saw it in 2001. Today, the mockumentary form is as conventional as a laugh track. But back then, coming at the tail end of an era of hugely successful, and more obvious, American sitcoms like Friends and Seinfeld, it was refreshing to see the volume of television humor turned down. 

I once heard… Continue reading The Resistable Rise of the Mockumentary

rise of the planet of the apes roa 467rgb James Franco on Andy Serkiss Rise of the Planet of the Apes Performance: What is Needed is Recognition for Him, Now

Steven Spielberg wasn’t totally sold on Andy Serkis’s Oscar campaign for “Rise of the Planet of the Apes” when he spoke to Moviefone late last year. “For the first time, in ‘Tintin,’ [Serkis] got to actually act,” Spielberg said, when asked if Serkis’s motion-capture performances deserved some kind of awards consideration. “He didn’t just have to act with his eyes or his face, the way he… Continue reading James Franco on Andy Serkis's 'Rise of the Planet of the Apes' Performance: 'What is Needed is Recognition for Him, Now'

Find out what Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Change Up, Cowboys and Aliens, The Smurfs, Captain America and more grossed at the box office over the weekend of July 29th 2011! Plus learn what the industry is predicting for The Help, 30 Minutes or Less, Final Destination 5 and the Glee 3D Concert Movie! Host Grace Randolph gives you an inside look… Continue reading Box Office for Rise of the Planet of the Apes, The Change Up,The Smurfs