Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen

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Worst Summer Blockbusters Ever

Sorry, Transformers fans

(Newser) - The summer blockbuster: proof that, when it comes to movies, budget is often inversely proportional to quality. In Time , Everett Rosenfeld and Gilbert Cruz reflect on the worst of the worst:
  1. Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen: Director Michael Bay’s only priority: explosions.
  2. Star Wars: Episode IThe Phantom Menace:
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Megan Fox Dropped From Transformers

Actress is dropped from third film

(Newser) - Without Megan Fox, what exactly is the appeal of Transformers 3? The world will soon find out, because the sultry actress has been dropped from the July 2011 film. After her highly-publicized comments against director Michael Bay, many aren’t surprised to hear the news—but Bay himself had welcomed... More »

Sandra Bullock, Transformers Win Razzies

Worst actress has shot at best actress tonight

(Newser) - Sandra Bullock warmed up for the Academy Awards with a stop at the Razzies to collect a dubious honor: a worst-actress prize for her romantic comedy flop All About Steve. If she wins tonight for The Blind Side, Bullock will be the first person to win an Oscar and a... More »

Sandra Bullock Up for Worst Actress Razzie Award

'Transformers', 'Land of the Lost' top annual worst-of awards nominees

(Newser) - Sandra Bullock has been floating through this awards season on a cloud of nominations, and the Razzies are no exception: The actress—who may very well be nominated for a best actress Oscar tomorrow—snagged a nom for a worst actress Razzie today, thanks to her film All About Steve.... More »

Sexism Taints Megan Fox Flap

Transformers brouhaha isn't about what she said, it's about her having an opinion

(Newser) - With the “big pile of poo” stirred up by Megan Fox and the Transformers crew maintaining its place in the spotlight, it’s time to realize Fox “has guts to call a spade a spade”—in this case, by calling out director Michael Bay, writes Melissa Silverstein... More »

Transformers Crew: Fox Is 'Dumb as a Rock'

'Jolie wannabe as ungracious a person as you could find,' grumble workers

(Newser) - Megan Fox is a "dumb-as-a-rock" arrogant brat who likes to imagine she's Angelina Jolie, blasted angry crew members on the set of her latest Transformers film. They grouse about their "unbearable time watching her try to act," and never getting a "thank you" from Fox, even... More »

Harry Potter Bewitches Box Office for $160M

(Newser) - Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince conjured up a weekend box-office win with $79.5 million, bringing its 5-day total to $159.7 million, Bloomberg reports. The Hogwarts sequel trailed only Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen for the year's best bow. Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs ($17.7... More »

Jon's New Gig: Fashion Designer

Plus, Posh's new gig? Actress, and more

(Newser) - Jon Gosselin will certainly need to find a new way to make money if his impending divorce ruins his reality show. And he has eight kids—so why not design children’s clothing? Christian Audigier, who hosted Gosselin and his latest galpal aboard his yacht Saturday, tells E! a line... More »

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 »

What Hollywood Learned This Summer

(Newser) - Hollywood is in the middle of an illuminating summer. The season started strong, with Star Trek, The Hangover, and Up, before things seriously cooled off, reports the Los Angeles Times. Some big releases await, but here are some of the lessons learned so far:
  • Playability has eclipsed marketability: Films with
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This Summer's Top Trailers

(Newser) - Summer may not always yield the best movies, but it never fails to deliver the year’s best trailers. Wired celebrates this sacred art by picking out the trailers that managed to throw the most hype onto the screen in 3 minutes or less. We’ve helpfully compiled them in... More »

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