"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" Sets Wednesday Opening Record! Huge! 


It's confirmed! We'll see more "Transformers" in the future! Why? Because of the sequel's $60.6 million box-office opening in just one day! "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" scored the best opening day ever for a Wednesday release!

The giant robots beat previous record-holder "Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix" which opened with $44.2 million box-office take on a Wednesday in July 2007.

But as far as the best opening day ever? "Transformers 2" could not beat "The Dark Knight." The Batman sequel earned $67.2 million on its first day.

(Check out my movie review of "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" right here)

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Ryan Reynolds Goes Indie for Next Movie 


After helping make "The Proposal" a No. 1 box-office success with Sandra Bullock, Ryan Reynolds wants to do a grittier, darker follow-up.

The actor is set to star in "Buried," where he'll play a civilian contractor in Iraq who's, well, buried alive, in a coffin in the desert. The twist? He needs to find a way out using a cell phone, a candle, and a knife. Darn it, if only MacGyver is there :happy

Set to direct is Rodrigo Cortes from a script by Chris Sparling. Production is set to begin this month in Barcelona. Sorry "Deadpool" fans, Reynolds will work on this project first before the Marvel Comics adaptation.

Like many successful actors before him, Reynolds chose to take the independent film route in order to stretch his acting chops.

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"My Sister's Keeper" Movie Review! Read One Minor But Interesting Spoiler! 


Director Nick Cassavetes returns with his screenwriting partner from “The Notebook,” Jeremy Leven, for “My Sister’s Keeper.” The film is a shameless tearjerker that will make you cry, but believe me, you will not feel guilty from doing so.


Cassavetes smartly chose to frame “My Sister’s Keeper” as a character-driven study. If he allowed the material’s decidedly melodramatic nature rear its ugly head, then the film would have just been a Lifetime Movie Channel special. Instead, “My Sister’s Keeper” is definitely a keeper and a great counterprogramming for those who wish to escape the “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen” crowd.

Based on the beloved novel by Jodi Picoult, the film posits a thought-provoking question: if one of your children is dying and is in need of a rare bone marrow match, would you order a doctor to make you a new child designed to help the sick one? Read More...

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"Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen" Movie Review! How Many Kisses Do Megatron and Optimus Prime Get? 


The biggest movie of the summer is finally here -- "Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen." It's bigger, longer, louder, but is it worth your $10? Is Shia LaBeouf still charming? Is Megan Fox still hot? And did Michael Bay surpassed the original? (Yeah, I enjoyed the first one, I gave it :35k)

Here's my review:




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First Look: Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland!" Johnny Depp as The Mad Hatter but he suspiciously looks like red-headed Madonna HA! 


(From left: Johnny Depp as The Mad Hatter; Helena Bonham Carter as The Red Queen: Mia Wasikowska as Alice)

I can't wait for March 5, 2010 when Tim Burton's "Alice in Wonderland" arrives in theaters. The trusty relationship between director and his muse, Depp, has always yielded great results!

Oh yeah, Anne Hathaway also co-stars as The White Queen.



For more "Alice in Wonderland" goodies, head on out to USA Today.

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