Finally, America Wins

Richard Lawson · 07/25/11 10:25AM

It was a patriotic explosion of patriotism at the box office this weekend, with our ultimate superhero and protector soaring to high heights. Those blasted British wizards still did good too, unfortunately. And some red-blooded American youths played all right as well.

Harry Potter Is Bigger Than Ever

Richard Lawson · 07/18/11 10:26AM

The boy wizard has broom-swooped through multiplexes one last time, and holly hippogriffs did he do well. Other stuff was in theaters too, of course, and it was a busy weekend overall, but Harry reigned hugely.

Hot Lesbian Ballerina Sex Surprisingly Lucrative at the Box Office

Richard Lawson · 12/06/10 11:21AM

Who knew! We're certainly shocked. But not more shocked than when we heard that Tangled managed to beat Harry Potter in the slow-ish post-Thanksgiving weekend. That's a big deal! As big a deal as Burlesque? Uh, no. Definitely bigger.

Despite Egregious Nudity, Harry Potter Charms Big Time

Richard Lawson · 11/22/10 11:17AM

As expected, the Boy Who Lived raked in oodles of galleons over the weekend, and ought to broom-fly well through Thanksgiving on a raft of positive word-of-mouth. The rest of the movies this weekend? They mostly cowered in fear.

What's Opening in Theaters Today

Richard Lawson · 11/19/10 05:59PM

Movies! Nobody doesn't like 'em. Everyone likes them even more because they come out on Fridays, which is America's favorite day. So let's take a look at what movies are coming out today, from wizard adventures to prison breaks.

Fifteen Years Later, Claire Danes Returns to Television

Richard Lawson · 11/19/10 03:43PM

Sure she did that Temple Grandin thing, but that was a TV movie. This is a TV series. Also today: Leonardo DiCaprio goes back in time again, Kelsey Grammer returns to the cable waves, and Dane Cook breaks our heart.

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 Is Mostly Fantastic

Richard Lawson · 11/18/10 12:10PM

So say the critics anyway! Well, the critics who have joy and whimsy in their hearts and aren't soul-dead monsters whose chest cavities are full of nothing but discarded tin. Heh, sorry. Let's look at both sides of the debate!

Watch the Brand New Harry Potter Trailer

Matt Cherette · 09/22/10 08:23PM

It's here! It's here! Released just a few minutes ago, here's the official trailer for the first installment of Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, set to be released on November 19. AHHHHHH! Get your fanboy or fangirl on, inside.

But What Daniel Radcliffe Really Wants to Do Is Play Hermione

Kyle Buchanan · 09/03/08 12:45PM

It isn't as easy as you might think to be Harry Potter — sure, there's all that tween-supplied dough to roll in, but whenever your film gets delayed, you know that some crackpot from Fox News will blame it on your private magic wand. Small wonder, then, that Harry portrayer Daniel Radcliffe wants to forgo that magic stick entirely in his next role (or at least tuck it somewhere so hidden you'd need a summoning charm to get it out). Says Details: