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No Plans For Another Simpsons Movie

Although the 19th season of The Simpsons will reportedly open on September 23 with Bart Simpson writing "I will not wait 20 years to make another movie" on a blackboard, no sequel to The Simpsons...

Spears A "Disaster" At Mtv Video Awards

A report by Associated Press Music Writer Nekesa Mumbi Moody about Britney Spears's performance, which opened Sunday night's MTV Video Awards, labeled it a "train wreck" and a "disaster." "Out-of-sync lip-syncing. Lethargic movements that seemed...

Bourne Bosses The Box Office

The Bourne Ultimatum took $16.5 million over the weekend to retain top spot at the international box office.The third instalment of the spy franchise, which stars Matt Damon, has taken close to $100 million, according...

By on 10 September 2007

Bourne Beats Expectant Couple

The Bourne Ultimatum has held on to its top spot at the UK box office for the third week running, keeping comedy Knocked Up in second place.Starring Matt Damon as the eponymous Jason Bourne, the...

By on 05 September 2007

Superbad Reigns Over Box Office For Second Week

As is customary at the end of August, the box office lost steam over the weekend, with the top film, Superbad, hanging on to first place for the second week in a row with only...

War -- It's Not Good For Much

Lionsgate's War, starring Jet Li and Jason Statham, which many analysts had expected would be the primary contender for box-office honors, went down to ignominious defeat, taking in just $10 million in 2,277 theaters. Although...

Big Brother Top Tv Show Website

Of more than 100 broadcast TV show websites, CBS's Big Brother was by far the most-visited site, attracting 29.84 percent of the traffic last week, according to a study by Experian's Hitwise online tracking company....

Accused Czech Pirate Faces Long Prison Sentence

A 19-year-old Czech youth living in a small village in south Bohemia faces a possible five-year prison sentence and a fine of almost $250,000 for allegedly camcording The Simpsons Movie at a local theater last...

Superbad Results More Super Than Expected

Sunday's ticket sales for Sony's Superbad practically equaled Saturday's. The result was that the film's actual weekend gross wound up almost $2 million higher than the studio had estimated. Sony attributed the $33.05-million final count...

Even When It's Euros, It's Pronounced D'oh

Who would ever have thought that The Simpsons Movie would become a bigger smash overseas than in the U.S.? But that's what has happened. According to Daily Variety, the animated movie remained in first place...

Raunch Wins At The Box Office

Success was an equal-opportunity employer over the weekend as the wholesome High School Musical 2 set cable records as it arrived on television (see separate item) and the raunchy comedy Superbad performed beyond analysts' expectations...

Pirated Simpsons Movie Captured On Cellphone

It's hard to believe that it was acceptably watchable, but a video of The Simpsons Movie, captured on a cellphone by a 21-year-old in Australia, became the first pirate version of the movie to be...

Traffic Slows For Rush Hour 3

Ordinarily a film that grosses $49.1 million in its opening weekend is considered a probable moneymsker, but some box-office analysts are suggesting that the results for Rush Hour 3 are not only disappointing but probably...

Winehouse To Make Simpsons Guest Appearance?

British singer AMY WINEHOUSE has reportedly agreed to make a guest appearance on a forthcoming episode of animated TV series THE SIMPSONS. The Rehab singer will follow in the footsteps of stars including The White...

Domingo Makes An Appearance On The Simpsons

Spanish tenor PLACIDO DOMINGO has confirmed he'll be the latest celebrity making a guest appearance on an upcoming episode of animated TV series THE SIMPSONS. In the episode, called The Homer Of Seville, the opera...

Bourne A'plenty

Final weekend box-office results for The Bourne Ultimatum came in somewhat below studio estimates but were still well above those for any other film ever released during August. Universal said that the movie earned $69.3...

The Simpsons Is The World's Number One Movie

Animated movie THE SIMPSONS continues to draw a crowd around the world after staying atop the international box-office for a second successive week. The big screen adventures of Homer Simpson and family took a further...

Simpsons Continue To Rule Overseas

Overseas, the Simpsons remained the first family as The Simpsons Movie piled up an additional $47.3 million in 75 countries, according to Daily Variety. (Universal plans to begin rolling out The Bourne Ultimatum overseas next...

A Bourne Leader

Matt Damon's latest movie proved that it was a Bourne leader at the box office over the weekend. In fact, The Bourne Ultimatum led all movies ever released in August as it drew an estimated...

Renegade Spy Takes Over Us Box Office

The Bourne Ultimatum has displaced family comedy The Simpsons Movie at the top of the US box office.The action thriller, which is the third movie about spy Jason Bourne's attempts to discover his true identity,...

By on 06 August 2007

Superspy Damon Tops U.s. Chart With Bourne Ultimatum

THE BOURNE ULTIMATUM has spied its way to the top of the U.S. box-office chart, knocking animated contender THE SIMPSONS down to number two. The Matt Damon sequel thrilled American audiences to net $70.2 million...

Bourne To Chase Simpsons

The reign of the Simpsons at the box office is likely to be shortlived as Matt Damon arrives with The Bourne Ultimatum this weekend. Most analysts are predicting that the thriller will wind up with...

The Simpsons End Potter's Two Week Spell Over U.k. Cinemas

THE SIMPSONS' MOVIE has broken HARRY POTTER's spell over British cinema-goers by topping the U.K. box office after its opening weekend (27-29Jul07). The film clinches the number one spot with over 2.6 million people flocking...

Eat My Shorts -- Estimate Was Off

As it turned out, even the official estimate of The Simpsons Movie was significantly off the mark Monday. Final figures put weekend ticket sales at $74.04 million, up from the $71.85-million studio estimate issued on...

Simpsons A Huge Hit; Analysts Have A Cow

Demonstrating convincingly that movie audiences don't really care all that much whether an animated film is produced by human hands or by computers -- so long as the script is compelling -- the hand-drawn (in...

Simpsons Tv Show Can't Ride Simpsons Movie's Coattails

The success of The Simpsons Moviein theaters over the weekend did not translate into bigger audiences for the television show on Sunday night. The series, which has produced only lackluster ratings for the past two...

Homer's Odyssey A Hit At The Box Office

TV's first family THE SIMPSONS proved just as popular on the big screen, claiming top spot in the U.S. movie chart at the weekend (28-29Jul07). The yellow cartoon characters took $72 million (GBP36 million) in...

Beckham Turns Down Simpsons Cameo Over Affair Jibe

England soccer ace DAVID BECKHAM has turned down an appearance on THE SIMPSONS - because the creators made fun of an alleged affair. The sports star was rumoured to have cheated on wife Victoria with...

Simpsons Conquer Hollywood

The Simpsons Movie was a storming success at the US box office this weekend as it finished miles ahead of other films at number one.The movie raked in a staggering $72.9 million (£36 million) in...

By on 30 July 2007

Movie Reviews: The Simpsons Movie

Film critics are of two minds about The Simpsons Movie. Sure, it's funny, most of them agree, as funny as the best episodes of the TV Simpsons. But, they seem to ask, as if the...

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