To all the pronouncements made about history -- if you don't remember it, you're condemned to repeat it; it's a series of lies agreed upon; it's bunk -- it might be time to add one more: It's more entertaining when you're drunk.
There's no stopping "Avatar's" "shock-and-awe" performance at the box office. For the fourth weekend in a row, James Cameron's sci-fi blockbuster was No. 1 with $48.5 million, according to early estimates by Hollywood.com Box Office.
Michael Cera always plays the good guy. The 21-year-old doesn't just play good, he plays the lovable dopey and unaware kind of good. He plays the kind of guy you'd let take you to the prom when the hot guy from the basketball team dumps you.
Sandra Bullock will surely be popping open the champagne as her new romantic comedy, "The Proposal," accepted the top spot at the box office this weekend by grossing $34.1 million, according to early estimates by Hollywood.com Box Office.
Comedy isn't evolutionary. Hollywood has been plundering ancient history for yuks at least since Buster Keaton's day, and there's little in "Year One" to suggest we've progressed much over the last 90 years.
Buoyed no doubt by repeat business and premium 3-D ticket prices, Disney/Pixar's "Up" lifted past the bona fide surprise hit "The Hangover" to be the first film of the summer to land at number one at the box office two weekends in a row.