Tag Archives: Foreign

Film Review: PARIS (NY Times)

September 18, 2009 A Sick Man Embracing a City’s Life, Just as His Own Is Threatened By STEPHEN HOLDEN In “Paris,” Cédric Klapisch’s sumptuous Gallic comedy, the camera, whether surveying the landmarks from on high or peering out of an apartment window at the passing parade, becomes a surrogate for a first-time visitor to the

Weekend Report: Tyler Perry ‘Can Do’ Good at the Box Office

Weekend estimate Tyler Perry’s Madea swung her weight at the box office again, handily topping a modest weekend at the box office with her latest appearance in Tyler Perry’s I Can Do Bad All By Myself. The weekend also saw a passable start for the animated 9 and the failures of two thrillers, Sorority Row

Weekend Report: ‘Final Destination’ Rips Into Top Spot

LINK In a rare instance of two movies of the same genre going head-to-head, the latest entries in the popular Final Destination and Halloween horror franchises collided and neither was particularly scathed by the clash, if their opening grosses were any indication. Overall, the weekend was the highest-grossing ever seen for the end of August

‘Funny People’ Sputters, but Takes Weekend

LOS ANGELES — “Funny People” sputtered at the weekend box office, weakening Judd Apatow’s batting average as a director and continuing a slump at Universal Pictures. The movie, a two-and-a-half-hour look at stand-up comedians, one of whom is dying (Adam Sandler), sold an estimated $23.4 million in tickets at North American theaters over the weekend,