Recap: 16 November 2008

So, during NaNoWriMo, I'll often get to a point in my writing where I'm struggling a bit but I'm still slogging onward, writing mostly crap, but at least still writing. And then, on occasion, it's as if one of my characters finds a way to say something to another character when in reality they're talking … Continue reading Recap: 16 November 2008

Box Office Predictions: 07 November 2008

New wide releases this week include animated sequel Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa; Soul Men, a comedy starring the late Bernie Mac and Samuel L. Jackson; and Role Models, another comedy starring Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott.Kind of a boring weekend. America wants silly escapism, though, so Madagascar's expecting a pretty big opening. Admittedly, I … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: 07 November 2008

Recap: 3 November 2008

As predicted, HSM3, Zack & Miri, and Saw V took the Top 3 spots. Here's your Top 10.High School Musical 3: Senior Year ($15 million)Zack and Miri Make a Porno ($10.7 million)Saw V ($10.1 million)Changeling ($9.4 million)The Haunting of Molly Harvey ($6 million)Beverly Hills Chihuahua ($4.7 million)The Secret Life of Bees ($4 million)Max Payne ($3.7 … Continue reading Recap: 3 November 2008

Box Office Predictions: 31 October 2008

This week we've got a several new or expanded releases: Clint Eastwood's drama Changeling, starring Angelina Jolie; obligatory horror movie The Haunting of Molly Hartley; Guy Ritchie's latest, action/heist/comedy/I'm-not-really-sure-what-genre-based-on-descriptions RocknRolla; and sex comedy Zack and Miri Make a Porno with Seth Rogen and Elizabeth Banks.The two big rollovers from last week are, of course, High … Continue reading Box Office Predictions: 31 October 2008

Recap: 26 October 2008

I was on a business trip/quasi-vacation last week, which explains the lack of posts. Sorry about that. With NaNoWriMo starting Saturday, a couple of things could happen. I'll either be posting more since blogging is at least a semi-productive form of procrastination. Or I'll be posting less because I'm shooting for 75,000 words this year … Continue reading Recap: 26 October 2008

Recap: 12 October 2008

Sorry for the lack of predictions Friday. I would have lost miserably anyway.This Week's Top 10Beverly Hills Chihuahua ($17.5 million)Quarantine ($14.2 million)Body of Lies ($13.1 million)Eagle Eye ($11 million)Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist ($6.5 million)The Express ($4.7 million)Nights in Rodanthe ($4.6 million)Appaloosa ($3.34 million)The Duchess ($3.32 million)City of Ember ($3.2 million)What I WatchedDead Poets Society … Continue reading Recap: 12 October 2008

Recap: 5 October 2008

This is becoming something of a trend: I pegged the top 3, but not in the right order.This Week's Top 10Beverly Hills Chihuahua ($29 million)Eagle Eye ($17.7 million)Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist ($12 million)Nights in Rodanthe ($7.4 million)Appaloosa ($5 million)Lakeview Terrace ($4.5 million)Burn After Reading ($4.08 million)Fireproof ($4.07 million)An American Carol ($3.8 million)Religulous ($3.5 million)What … Continue reading Recap: 5 October 2008