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  • CBS and Time Warner Cable square off. Darnell lands at Warner Bros.

    CBS and Time Warner Cable square off. Darnell lands at Warner Bros.
    After the coffee. Before sending a check to Detroit. The Skinny: Although I consider D.C. home, I was actually born and spent my early youth drinking pop (what you folks call soda) in Detroit and am saddened by Motor City's filing for bankruptcy. At...
  • Ryan Reynolds' box-office weekend: Bombs away!

    Ryan Reynolds' box-office weekend: Bombs away!
    The early returns are in, and it looks like a weekend to forget for Ryan Reynolds. The actor’s two new films -- the animated “Turbo” and the sci-fi comedy “R.I.P.D.” -- are off to dreadful starts at the box office,...
  • 'R.I.P.D.' Is Latest Hollywood Bomb

    Universal's sci-fi thriller "R.I.P.D." appears to be dead on arrival. The $130 million-plus movie, starring Ryan Reynolds and Jeff Bridges, may only draw $11 million this weekend at the box office, according to early estimates, making it the latest in...
  • Box Office: 'Conjuring' Is Low-Budget Hit While 'R.I.P.D.,' 'Turbo' Sink

    Note to Universal: When it comes to ghosts, it would appear audiences prefer the fact-based kind vs. silly spirits being chased by Ryan Reynolds and the Dude. Universal's $130 million disaster "R.I.P.D.," which grossed a dismal $4.5 million on Friday and...
  • Box Office: 'Conjuring' Buries Competition, Including Newest Bomb 'R.I.P.D.'

    The summer's lengthy list of box office misfires welcomed a new film to its ranks this weekend -- Universal's "R.I.P.D.," which cost $130 million to produce and opened with a dismal $12.8 million domestically. Though on the hits side, Warner Bros.-New...
  • Review: 'R.I.P.D.' an unholy mess that ghostly cops can't save

    Review: 'R.I.P.D.' an unholy mess that ghostly cops can't save
    The premise of "R.I.P.D." is that there is a secret supernatural police force that protects an unknowing humanity from bad souls who want to escape their eternal damnation. So a just-dead Boston cop (Ryan Reynolds), killed by his crooked partner (Kevin...
  • Critical mess: 'R.I.P.D.' galvanizes critics with its awfulness

    Critical mess: 'R.I.P.D.' galvanizes critics with its awfulness
    The Ryan Reynolds-Jeff Bridges deceased-buddy-cop comedy “R.I.P.D.” may not be the worst reviewed movie this summer -- that honor belongs to Adam Sandler's “Grown Ups 2.” But “R.I.P.D.,” which arrived in theaters...
  • With 'Conjuring' No. 1, 'R.I.P.D.' may be summer's biggest flop

    With 'Conjuring' No. 1, 'R.I.P.D.' may be summer's biggest flop
    Will "R.I.P.D." go down as the biggest flop of the summer? It's hard to make the distinction, given the number of big-budget misfires that have landed in theaters this season. But according to distributor Universal Pictures, the $130-million action-...
  • 'The Conjuring': Are targeted movies the future of summer?

    'The Conjuring': Are targeted movies the future of summer?
    A couple of weeks ago, millions of people talked about (if they didn't always watch) a made-for-cable movie about Los Angeles enduring a flying-shark attack. Thirty-eight years ago it was Steven Spielberg's "Jaws"; this summer it was Ian Ziering's...
  • Why Audiences Chose 'The Conjuring' Over 'R.I.P.D.'

    The most depressing (and difficult) part of a trade critic's job is predicting how any given film will fare at the box office. How often have you read a Variety review that scolds a movie for being an epic travesty, then goes on to forecast how it will...
  • Reel Critics: 'R.I.P.' should end with '-O.F.F.'

    Reel Critics: 'R.I.P.' should end with '-O.F.F.'
    If they ever create an Oscar category for multi-level plot theft, "R.I.P.D." would win the first award. The initials stand for "Rest in Peace Department" and the screenplay follows a trail blazed by several blockbuster films that came before. This movie...
  • Box office: 'The Wolverine' shreds the competition

    “The Wolverine” ripped up its competition going into the weekend, raking in an estimated $21 million on Friday in ticket sales. As expected, the latest blockbuster in the “X-Men” film series will easily lead the weekend box...