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  1. Box Office Recap: Breaking Dawn Beats The Muppets Again

    Lane Brown

    With zero new films in wide release, this weekend was won (again) by Breaking Dawn, fast on its way to earning all of the world's money. Below, your Top Five movies. 1. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1 (weekend: $16.9 million; total: $247.3 mil...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  2. Watch the Rehearsals for The Karate Kid

    Lane Brown

    The Internet redeemed itself a little this week with the discovery of this amazing footage from the set of 1984's The Karate Kid. Prior to shooting, director John G. Avildsen filmed all rehearsals on a handheld camera so the actors could watch themse...

    Blog | December 01, 2011
  3. Box Office Recap: Breaking Dawn's Leftovers Beat The Muppets

    Lane Brown

    The box-office slump continues as not even vampires, Muppets, and a 3-D kids' movie about film preservation could prevent a 12 percent drop in grosses from last year's five-day Thanksgiving weekend. Below, your Top Five movies. 1. The Twilight Sag...

    Blog | November 28, 2011
  4. Box Office Recap: Breaking Dawn Performs a Vampire C-Section on M...

    Lane Brown

    You knew Twilight was going to earn boatloads this weekend. But how did films not starring vampires do? Terrible. Below, your Top Five movies. 1. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 (weekend: $139.5 million) Breaking Dawn couldn't quite top the...

    Blog | November 21, 2011
  5. Box Office Preview: Breaking Dawn to Maybe Break Harry Potter's R...

    Lane Brown

    It's Friday and Hollywood has disgorged another batch of movies into multiplexes. Which will reign supreme and why? Below, our predictions for the Top 5 films at this weekend's box office. 1. Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1 Critics say it's...

    Blog | November 18, 2011
  6. Mirror Mirror Trailer: Because You Demanded Another Snow White Mo...

    Lane Brown

    Woof! Last night we got our first look at Mirror Mirror, one of two highly unanticipated 2012 Snow White movies, and not since the trailer for Jack and Jill has the Internet pooped on anything with such righteous fury. While Snow White and the Huntsm...

    Blog | November 16, 2011
  7. YouTube Hall of Fame: Kid Nation

    Lane Brown

    Yesterday, NBC released its mid-season schedule on which the charming, abysmally rated Community is nowhere to be found. The network says the show will return, but it's unclear when or for how long (presumably none of this bodes well for a fourth sea...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  8. NBC Announces a Community-less Mid-Season Schedule

    Lane Brown

    NBC just announced its winter schedule and and the good news is that 30 Rock is back on it. There's bad news, though: Rock will air on Thursdays at 8 p.m., displacing the fan-beloved but ratings-deficient Community, which is no longer on the Peacock'...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  9. Matthew Weiner on His Beef With Alex Trebek, and How Mad Men Will...

    Lane Brown

    Just because Matthew Weiner has a new $30 million deal and an armload of Emmys doesn't mean he can't carry a few grudges, too. On Friday night the Mad Men creator stopped by Largo in Los Angeles for a discussion with Curb Your Enthusiasm's Jeff Garli...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  10. The Men Who Camped Out for Twilight: A Photo Essay

    Lane Brown

    Last week, in anticipation of tonight's premiere of The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn - Part 1, fans of the franchise erected a tent city outside of Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre, just across the street from Grantland HQ. Who would give up a week's worth...

    Blog | November 14, 2011
  11. Just How Good Is Al Pacino In Jack and Jill?

    Lane Brown

    Riding a tsunami of critical disapproval into theaters this weekend is Jack and Jill, in which Adam Sandler stars as twin siblings of both sexes. Predictably, Sandler's performances have gone unheralded by critics. Al Pacino, though — who plays...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  12. Box-Office Preview: Here Comes Jack and Jill

    Lane Brown

    It's Friday and Hollywood has disgorged another batch of movies into multiplexes. Which will reign supreme and why? Below, our predictions for the Top 5 films at this weekend's box office. 5. J. Edgar Leonardo DiCaprio puts on a rubbery old-guy m...

    Blog | November 11, 2011
  13. Bomb Shelter: Why Did Tower Heist Fail?

    Lane Brown

    The failure of Brett Ratner's $75 million Tower Heist last weekend was overshadowed by the director's bigger failures as a human. Still, it must be asked: What went wrong? Heist had plenty going for it, including a timely premise, a release date ligh...

    Blog | November 10, 2011
  14. Five Reasons to Be Excited for R. Kelly's New Autobiography

    Lane Brown

    1. The title. 2. The subtitle. 3. The cover photo. 4. The release date (it's out next week already) [Update: Actually, it'll be out next spring, reports the Village Voice]. 5. Kelly's co-author is this guy. (via BWE via Vulture)...

    Blog | November 09, 2011
  15. Box Office Recap: Tower Heist's Small Haul

    Lane Brown

    It wasn't just new releases Tower Heist and Harold & Kumar 3 that disappointed this weekend — it was everything: total box-office receipts were down 30 percent from the same three-day period a year ago. "The fear is that our total business is i...

    Blog | November 07, 2011
  16. How Bad Was Yogi Bear?

    Lane Brown

    So bad that the mere mention of its title is enough to make dudes' heads explode. At least Yogi Bear star (and friend of Grantland) T.J. Miller — whose standup special No Real Reason airs on Comedy Central on November 12 — has a sense of ...

    Blog | November 04, 2011