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True Hollywood Bombs Have Disappeared

Movies disappoint, but rarely go the way of Ishtar

(Newser) - It's rare these days to see a big-studio movie truly bomb, and that's a shame, laments Tom Shone of Slate . Sure, we get our share of misfires like Jonah Hex or The A-Team , but few reach the depths of those glorious financial busts of yesteryear like Ishtar, Waterworld, and Cutthroat ... 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 »

Don't Waste Time on Jonah Hex

Josh Brolin and Megan Fox are stuck in a badly executed flop

(Newser) - Critics pretty much hate Jonah Hex, the new Westernish flick with Josh Brolin, Megan Fox, and John Malkovich.
  • Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times : A "smoldering ash heap. ... Brolin's intermittent voice-over narration proves to be the most powerful stuff, with the rest curiously sputtering."
  • Colin Covert, Minneapolis Star Tribune
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