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MOVIE REVIEWS: BATTLESHIP

May 18, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Stupid. That’s the general consensus of critics reviewing the big-budget, board-game-based, sci-fi epic Battleship, about aliens bent on destroying the world. Take Amy Biancolli’s review in the San Francisco Chronicle: “It’s loud, it’s large, it’s stupid, and its best gag involves a chicken burrito. It features Taylor Kitsch wearing many more clothes, and maybe one […]

HARDLY ANY SLOWING FOR UNIVERSAL’S BATTLESHIP OVERSEAS

April 23, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Overseas, Universal’s Battleship continued to steam full speed ahead of the competition, earning $58.4 million in its second weekend, to bring it total to $129.6 million. The film, based on a hit videogame from Hasbro, is opening in foreign territories weeks ahead of its domestic debut in order to avoid having to compete for attention […]

THE STAR OF HOLLYWOOD’S BIGGEST BOMB IS UNSHAKEN

March 27, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

John Carter may have become the biggest box-office flop in Hollywood history, but its star, Taylor Kitsch, has no regrets about having appeared in it. “I’m very proud of John Carter,” he told Entertainment Weekly magazine. “Box office doesn’t validate me as a person or as an actor.” He does have one regret about the […]