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EIGHT NEW FILMS — COUNT ‘EM EIGHT! — TO OPEN OVER HOLIDAY

December 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Pity the poor studio scheduler. Each one of them knew that if they had opened a movie a couple of weeks before The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey was released — never mind the same weekend that it was — their movie would be killed. Their only alternative was to release theirs after The Hobbit‘s opening. […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THIS IS 40

December 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Judd Apatow’s This Is 40 is a comedy about mid-life crisis that’s getting middlin’ reviews. It stars Apatow’s real-life wife, Leslie Mann, and features their two daughters. Michael Phillips in the Chicago Tribune acknowledges that the film displays Apatow’s “growing sense of fluidity and craft,” but he goes on to ask, “So why is the […]