2011 at the box office: The numbers so far

We are 6 months and 8 days into 2011 and after a very slow start the year finally picked up over the last 3 months with blockbusters like Rio, Fast Five, Thor, Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger … [Read more...]

Panda takes top spot internationally

While it might have disappointed in North America, Kung Fu Panda 2 is doing well just about everywhere else setting itself on track to pass the original Kung Fu Panda, at least internationally thanks … [Read more...]

Rio hitting DVD and Blu-ray in August

20th Century Fox's vibrant Rio, from the makers of Ice Age, was released back in April to good reviews and managed to make $464 million at the worldwide box office (thanks in part to genius tie-in … [Read more...]

Best Movies of 2011 (so far)

We're nearly half way through 2011 and we've already had some great movies. Before we wander too deeply into the VFX and explosion-filled summer movie season I decided to make a list of the best … [Read more...]

Rio is international king again

Rio took home the number one spot around the world for a 3rd consecutive weekend while Fast Five started rolling in a few markets with very impressive results. Those two and a lot more after the break … [Read more...]

Rio wins Easter weekend (Apr. 22-24)

It took 16 weeks for 2011 to finally have a weekend higher then what 2010 offered around the same date 1 year ago. As I've said many times before, 2011 has been so far, well, abysmal would be the … [Read more...]

Review: Rio


Is it a bad thing when the animation tells a better story than the characters’ dialogue? Can voice-over work really hamper a CGI cartoon?  The answer to these interrogatories is both yes and no. … [Read more...]