"The Twilight Saga: New Moon" grossed an astounding $140.7 million at the box office this weekend, exploding most industry expectations en route to the biggest autumn opening weekend in history and the third biggest three-day debut ever, according to early estimates from Hollywood.com Box Office. ("The Dark Knight" still retains the record for the biggest weekend debut with $158.4 million, and "Spider-Man 3" is second with $151.1 million.)
Havana has a thriving cultural scene and is the setting for world-class ballet and film festivals. But it's also a city of music, sunshine and rum, and Havana knows how to throw a damn fine party. Here are some of the city's biggest and best annual events.
"Flushed Away" is being advertised as the new movie "from the creators of 'Shrek' and 'Madagascar,' " and while that's savvier than saying it's "from the bedlam-happy folks who brought you 'Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit,' " it isn't honest.
An important movie made with passion and skill but no particular artistry, "Hotel Rwanda" plays with far greater impact on the small screen, where the human story feels appropriately large and it's harder to escape the film's accusing glare.