It's a less-than-stellar DVD Tuesday this week, with a pair of underwhelming comedies, the Jessica Alba/Dane Cook rom-com Good Luck Chuck and the Billy Bob Thornton flop Mr. Woodcock making their debuts on home video. Also arriving on DVD shelves are The Ten, Raising Flagg and He Was a Quiet Man.
Our recommendation for this week is the Blu-ray version of Good Luck Chuck. It may not make you laugh, but at least you'll be treated to some HD Jessica Alba (or Dane Cook, if that's your thing). Posted 01.15.08 by reelz
Despite mostly negative reviews, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson's family comedy The Game Plan reigned supreme at the box office, raking in $22.7 million over the weekend, boxofficemojo.com reports. Jamie Foxx's political thriller The Kingdom came in second with a respectable $17.7 million, while Resident Evil: Extinction grabbed the third spot with an $8 million tally. Rounding out the top five were Good Luck Chuck and 3:10 to Yuma, with grosses of $6.3 million and $4.2 million, respectively.
The big loser of the weekend was Feast of Love, which limped to a lowly $1.8 million gross, despite opening in over 1,000 theaters. Ouch. Posted 10.01.07 by reelz
Hollywood's annual awards season may have begun, but don't expect this weekend's two biggest releases, Good Luck Chuck and Resident Evil: Extinction, to be on any critics' top ten lists.
A rundown of our reviews of this weekend's new releases:
Good Luck Chuck
"Positively awful." [Full Review]
Resident Evil: Extinction
"A vast improvement over its predecessor, Resident Evil Apocalypse, in that it is actually watchable." [Full Review]
Also opening: Sydney White, Into the Wild, The Jane Austen Book Club and The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford. Posted 09.21.07 by reelz