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127 Hours, Black Swan, Glee Among AFI's Faves

Honors will be doled out Jan. 14

(Newser) - The American Film Institute bestowed its annual honors on the 10 best US movies and TV programs of the year. The best films include Black Swan , Inception , 127 Hours , The Social Network , and Toy Story 3 . Top TV programs include The Big C , Boardwalk Empire , Glee , Mad Men , and Modern ... More »

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 »

2010: Worst Year Yet for Movies

Really? 'Hot Tub Time Machine' is the best we can do?

(Newser) - “2010 very possibly is the worst year in the history of motion pictures,” declares Joe Queenan in a hilarious Wall Street Journal piece bemoaning the downfall of American cinema. You know things are bad in Hollywood when:
  • “Shia LaBeouf—who looks a bit like the young George
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Guys, It's OK to Cry at Toy Story

For those who grew up with cowboys and spacemen, bring a hanky

(Newser) - Owen Gleiberman would like to get something off his chest: He cried at Toy Story 3, and he doesn't mean a few sniffles. "I’m talking about that soppy, awkward thing where you make sounds," the Entertainment Weekly critic fesses up. He also suspects he's not alone among... More »

Toy Story 3 Romps in $109M Debut

Keeps Pixar's record of opening at No. 1 perfect

(Newser) - Movie fans have not outgrown the Toy Story 3 gang. The animated sequel leaped to the No. 1 spot with a $109 million opening weekend, according to studio estimates today, becoming the third animated film to top $100 million in the first weekend. The others were Shrek the Third with... More »

Toy Story 3 Opens Strong

Earns $41M yesterday, on track for $100M weekend

(Newser) - Toy Story 3 has become the favorite plaything for moviegoers as the animated sequel heads to a $100-million-plus opening weekend. The latest hit from Disney's Pixar Animation took in $41 million in its first day yesterday, according to studio estimates. That puts Toy Story 3 on track to join Shrek ... More »

Hail Pixar: Toy Story 3 Is Film of the Year

Incredible studio turns out another incredible movie

(Newser) - It's only June, but Toy Story 3 already has one call for best movie of the year. In fact, Dan Kois of the Awl goes so far as to declare that “the people of Pixar are currently America's most important filmmakers.” This movie is “totally bonkers,”... More »

Toy Story 3 'an Instant Classic'

Pixar brings series to 'dazzling, emotional' finale

(Newser) - Toy Story 3 is a heartwarming masterpiece that easily ranks among Pixar's best, say critics in unanimously positive reviews (as of this writing, it has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes ). Andy's headed to college in this one, but instead of being stored in the attic or put out... More »

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