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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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Worst Picture Razzie Goes to...

...Last Airbender ; Sex & the City 2 also leads the best of the worst

(Newser) - Before Hollywood can honor its best and most majestic at tonight's Oscars, the Razzies got to dishonor the, uh, not-so-good yesterday. Per the LA Times , this year's biggest stinkers were:
  • The Last Airbender: Worst Picture, Worst Director (M. Night Shyamalan), Worst Screenplay, and, in a new category, Worst Eye-Gouging Mis-Use
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Why This Summer's Box Office Sucked

Inception, Toy Story among the few standouts

(Newser) - As summer officially winds to a close, the sad state of the summer box office becomes official: From the first weekend of May through Labor Day, about 552 million headed to multiplexes. That's the lowest figure since 1997, reports the New York Times in a look at the lessons that... More »

8 TV Shows Set to Become Movies

Hopefully, some will be better than SATC2

(Newser) - Sex and the City 2 may have gotten downright awful reviews, but that doesn’t mean you must give up hope for all future TV-to-movie projects. The Frisky takes a look at eight that are particularly exciting:
  1. The Smurfs: Seems like a terrible idea…until you hear that Neil Patrick
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Moviegoers More Into Shrek Than Sex

Carrie Bradshaw & Co. have to settle for second place

(Newser) - Movie audiences are showing more appetite for Shrek than sex over Memorial Day weekend. The animated sequel Shrek Forever After remained the No. 1 movie for a second weekend with $43.3 million from Friday to today. The film raised its domestic total to $133.1 million. More »

10 More Movies Critics Detested

Did you love 'Showgirls'? The critics didn't.

(Newser) - Admit it: You’re having a ball reading the absolutely scathing Sex and the City 2 reviews . So is Andrew O'Hehir, and to celebrate, he recalls 10 of the worst-reviewed recent films, on Salon :
  1. Battlefield Earth: One critic predicted this L. Ron Hubbard sci-fi adaptation would be “hailed as
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Sex and the City 2 Opens Strong

Despite scathing reviews

(Newser) - Eh, who cares if critics think it's god-awful . Sex and the City 2 is off to a strong start for the Memorial Day weekend. The movie took in $14.2 million yesterday, which puts it on track to exceed expectations of a $60 million holiday weekend, says the Hollywood Reporter... More »

Everyone Hates SATC 2—a Lot

It's 'four nitwits flouncing through the desert in high heels.'

(Newser) - The reviews for Sex and the City 2 are in…and it’s possible they’re actually worse than the awful early reviews . The moans practically jump from the page:
  • “Call this sequel callow, garish, ghastly, grisly or grotesque—and it is all of those things, plus borderline-interminable at
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Sex and the City 2 'Brainless, Pointless'

So far, reviewers have not been kind to sequel

(Newser) - Sex and the City 2 premiered in New York last night, and the early reviews are not good, to say the least. Read on—or, if you’d rather see the red carpet fashions from the premiere, click here .
  • “The only thing memorable about Sex and the City 2
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Greedy SJP a Real 'Scrooge'

All her millions still not enough for Sex and the City star

(Newser) - Despite being just as fabulously wealthy as her on-screen counterpart Carrie Bradshaw, Sarah Jessica Parker wants more and more. She kept 12 pairs of Swarovski cocktail glasses (worth $4,680 total), a $9,000 Pucci gown, and a pricey pair of metallic boots from the Sex and the City 2... More »

NYC, Abu Dhabi Not Loving SATC 2

May be too racy for officials in Abu Dhabi

(Newser) - Sex and the City 2 isn't getting much love from the city it calls home—or from the one the girls travel to. Though Carrie et al vacation in Abu Dhabi in the film, fans there may have to go elsewhere see it: United Arab Emirates officials may ban its... More »

10 Places Not to Visit in 2010

Can't afford a vacation? Don't worry about skipping these locales

(Newser) - Sure, you could read one of the many lists of destinations you should visit this year—but in this economic climate, wouldn’t it be more useful to check out a list of places not to visit? Hailey Eber thinks so, and gives her top 10 in BlackBook :
  • Oymyakon, Russia:
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Sarah Jessica Parker, Fire Your Agent

Bad choices put 'Sex and the City' star's career at risk

(Newser) - Not that she asked, but Mike Harvkey has some advice for Sarah Jessica Parker: Stop listening to your agent, and start paying attention to Jennifer Aniston. Since her groundbreaking HBO show went off the air, Parker has made decisions so catastrophic they make him "wonder if Parker reads the... More »

Claws Back Out on SATC Set

Sarah Jessica Parker, Kim Cattrall making co-stars dread work with constant sniping

(Newser) - Catfight alert: Sarah Jessica Parker and Kim Cattrall are still feuding, making life miserable for everyone on the set of the second Sex and the City movie. “While the cast is all smiles on the outside, the level of dislike is unbelievable,” an insider tells Star. “No... More »

New SATC2 Details: Carrie's Marriage Gets Rocky

Casting notice offers more plot details

(Newser) - The plot of Sex and the City 2 includes big drama for Mr. Big and Carrie, Us Weekly reports. A casting notice reveals: "Big loses a lot of money and takes a job in London," where Carrie's hubby ends up in bed with someone else. "After... More »

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