Public Enemies

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Bruno Offends Way to Top

(Newser) - Bruno catwalked its way to the top of the box office this weekend, taking in $30.4 million, the Los Angeles Times reports. That’s a better debut than Sacha Baron Cohen’s earlier button-pusher Borat saw, though Bruno faced a steep drop-off in ticket sales after Friday. Holdovers Ice ... More »

Ice Age Ties Transformers on Slow Holiday

(Newser) - A sequel-vs.-sequel battle for the box office ended in a tie this weekend, USA Today reports. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs and Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen each raked in $42.5 million as July 4th barbecues took a bite out of sales. Johnny Depp’s Public Enemies... More »

Public Enemies Pretty, if Rote

Mann's film is visually luscious, but some find it rote

(Newser) - Critics mostly like Public Enemies, Michael Mann’s lusciously shot—if not terribly deep—ode to ‘30s gangster life with Johnny Depp as bank robber John Dillinger.
  • The film is a "beautiful work of art," declares Manohla Dargis for the New York Times, "a vividly realistic
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Gun Used to Kill Dillinger Up for Auction

It's expected to get around $10k

(Newser) - The Colt revolver that killed John Dillinger is being auctioned next month in Chicago, reports the Sun-Times. Gangster aficionados should be ready to fork over between $8,000 and $12,000 for the gun fired by Indiana cop Timothy A. O'Neil in front of a Chicago theater 75 years ago.... More »

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