LOS ANGELES — Some unknown kids with superpowers have nudged out the world’s most famous teen wizard at the weekend box office.
“Chronicle,” with a cast of unknowns as youths who gain telekinetic abilities, debuted as the No. 1 movie with $ 22 million.
Sunday studio estimates put “Harry Potter” star Daniel Radcliffe’s ghost story “The Woman in Black” just behind with a $ 21 million opening.
Both movies packed in solid teen… Continue reading 'Chronicle' Bests Daniel Radcliffe's 'Woman In Black' With $22M
You and your significant other may be a sickeningly sweet pair that loves going out every Saturday for dinner and a movie. But just because this weekend’s big release happens to be “The Woman in Black” — a dark and ominous gothic horror film — it doesn’t mean you still can’t enjoy date night. Sure, most horror movies send gender relationships back a few centuries, and the characters who attempt… Continue reading 'The Woman in Black' & the Best Horror Movies For Date Night
Review in a Hurry: Daniel Radcliffe is sent to a remote village to sort out the affairs of a recently deceased eccentric who lived in a spooky old mansion. There, he sees a whole lotta dead people, but not the helpful kind that haunt Hogwarts.
This supernatural thriller has… Continue reading Movie Review: The Woman in Black Is Plenty Spooky, but Barely Twisty
Another awards season, another round of complaints that there are few good roles for actresses, unless you’re Meryl Streep. And yet, this year’s awards-hopeful movies featured terrific performances by actresses in a wide variety of multifaceted roles. If anything, the 2011 crop of potential Best Actresses and Best Supporting Actresses include fully realized female characters who are much more fascinating than their male counterparts.
Actress Robin Wright (herself criminally overlooked for… Continue reading Best Actresses: Was 2011 the Year of the Woman?