Baby Mama, the feature filmdebut from 30 Rock's Tina Fey, leads off this week's DVDTuesday. Also debuting today: the martial arts epic The ForbiddenKingdom, featuring the first-ever pairing of Hong Kong action legendsJet Li and Jackie Chan; the straight-to-video American Pieclone Foreign Exchange; and Tarsem Singh's sprawling adventure fantasyThe Fall.
Our DVD pick for the week is the 10th AnniversaryEdition of The Big Lebowski. Celebrate the upcomingrelease of the Coen Brothers' new comedy Burn After Readingby immersing yourself in the colorful world of The Dude. Posted 09.09.08 by reelz
Iron Man earned $101 million over the weekend, shrugging aside naysayers who fretted that the release of the video game Grand Theft Auto IV mind hinder its sales at the box office. Add receipts from Thursday and Jon Favreau's comic book flick is already over $104 million. Not surprisingly, The Hollywood Reporter reports that Marvel has already picked a release date for Iron Man 2: April 30, 2010. Look for an Iron Man 2 teaser trailer sometime next month.
Among movies not named Iron Man, Patrick Dempsey's romantic comedy Made of Honor reigned supreme, earning $15.5 million in its opening weekend. Tina Fey's surrogate mother comedy Baby Mama grabbed the third spot with a $10.3 million take, followed by Forgetting Sarah Marshall at $6.1 million. Rounding out the top five was Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, which earned $6 million in its second week in release.
Source: boxofficemojo.com Posted 05.05.08 by reelz
The Tina Fey/Amy Poehler odd couple comedy Baby Mama took first place at the box office, raking in $18.3 million in its opening weekend. Coming in second was the stoner comedy Harold & Kumar Escape from Guantanamo Bay, which earned a respectable $14.6 million in its debut. The Jet Li/Jackie Chan martial arts fantasy The Forbidden Kingdom placed third with an $11.2 million tally, followed closely by full-frontal romantic comedy Forgetting Sarah Marshall's $11 million gross. Rounding out the top five was the adventure fantasy Nim's Island, which earned $4.5 million in its fourth week in release.
Source: boxofficemojo.com Posted 04.28.08 by reelz
SNL alums Tina Fey and Amy Poehler star in this comedy about a driven career woman (Fey) who has recently become obsessed with having a baby. When she learns she is she'll need a baby mama surrogate (Poehler) to incubate her offspring. Fellow SNL alum Michael McCullers writes and directs and co-stars include Dax Shepard, Greg Kinnear and Sigourney Weaver.
Check out our full Baby Mama Review.
Posted 04.23.08 by reelz