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RUSSELL BUILDS HIS OWN BRAND

April 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s certainly not often that one actor stars in the top two films at the box office (researchers are probably scrambling to see whether such a finish has ever occurred before), but Russell Brand nabbed that honor this weekend. [Update: Final figures released on Monday put Arthur in third place, not second; see below.] He […]

BOX OFFICE TO DISPLAY BRAND NAME PRODUCTS

April 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Russell Brand is just about guaranteed a first-place finish at the weekend box office. He’s the voice behind the animated character in Hop, the top ticket-seller last weekend, and he’s also the star of Arthur, the remake of the 1981 comedy that starred the late Dudley Moore. Analysts predict that Hop will remain in the […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: ARTHUR

April 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Russell Brand is no Dudley Moore, just a dud. That’s the general consensus of critics reviewing Brand’s performance in the remake of the 1981 film Arthur, which starred Moore. “Brand is unable to charm,” Kyle Smith writes in the New York Post. “Without coming near a ukulele, he manages to be as odious as his […]