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Daniel Craig Praised for His Torso

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Daniel Craig in Casino Royale

has been voted Hollywood’s Hottest Torso.

The 41-year-old actor topped a Lovefilm.com poll for the scene in Casino Royale where James Bond emerges from the ocean wearing a pair of tiny blue swimming shorts. He won 34% of the vote, while came second with 21% for his shirtless scenes as Spartan king Leonidas in 300. Brad Pitt’s sculpted chest and abdomen in Troy secured third place with 13% of the vote.

came an unlikely fourth for his “mankini” scene in Borat, followed by Sean Connery in 1965 Bond adventure Thunderball and Leonardo DiCaprio in The Beach.

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Box Office Breakdown: Audiences Raise Their Glasses to Sex and the City

Sex and the City Movie

Thanks to a mob of high-heeled women, the big-screen adaptation of took in nearly $57 million over the past three days. Pretty impressive considering the film was expected to land somewhere in the $25-$35 million range. But Carrie and Company did just more than score first place, their hard work put them into the record books:

  • Sex and the City had the best opening weekend for an R-rated comedy.
  • The film’s debut topped any live-action adaptation of a TV show. (The original Mission Impossible raked in $45 million.)
  • SATC‘s premiere surpassed all romantic comedies including Hitch ($43.1 million) and ($30.7 million).
  • It was the fifth best showing for any R-rated movie ever.

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Box Office Breakdown: Prince Caspian Crowned the Winner

Prince Caspian

Although it failed to reach expectations, was still mighty enough to take down Robert Downey Jr. this past weekend. The Disney sequel pulled in over $55 million dollars and earned itself a first place finish. Unfortunately, the film’s gross was slightly disappointing given the first installment’s take; The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe opened at $65.6 million back in 2005. 

In other adaptation news, Warner Bros.’ continued to fall behind in the race.  The colorful adventure slipped another notch into fourth, right behind What Happens in Vegas. Meanwhile, Iron Man‘s $31.8 million total pushed the film past the $200 million range.

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Box Office Breakdown: Ashton Kutcher Drives Past Speed Racer

What Happens in Vegas

Despite arresting visuals and a $120 million budget, the Wachowski brothers were unable to bring to life.  The Warner Bros. movie - which many had already predicted would fall behind Iron Man - did even worse than originally thought.  At one point, it was believed the anime adaptation would debut in 2nd place.  Unfortunately, the final box office numbers placed the PG film in third.

Meanwhile, became the second wedding-themed entry in the recent Top Ten.  The comedy, starring Cameron Diaz and Ashton Kutcher, replaced Made of Honor as the go to ‘chick flick’ of the week.  The movie grossed $20.1 million, a slim $1.6 million more than Speed.

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Box Office Breakdown: Iron Man Strikes Gold

Iron Man

Where exactly can the summer box office go from here?

This past weekend, blasted into theaters in a big way.  The comic book adaptation raked in a whopping $102 million putting an $87 million difference between itself and its nearest competitor.  The PG-13 film officially became the 10th best opener of all time and had the second best premiere for any non-sequel.  (Spider-Man grossed $114.8 million back in 2002.)

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Box Office Breakdown: Women Rule with Baby Mama

Baby Mama

Although still struggles to compete on Thursdays, Tina Fey’s had no problem topping the competition.  The film, co-starring Amy Poehler, earned $17.4 million and made a showing for women everywhere.  When’s the last time a movie with two female leads debuted at #1?

Interestingly enough, Mama‘s screen average ($6845) was outdone by another female-centric movie: .  The movie that was directed and written by star Helen Hunt earned $8066 per screen this weekend.  Fairly impressive considering Found, also featuring Bette Midler, opened in 44th place.

Friday’s other big entry - - came in second place with a $14.9 million take.  Surprisingly, that gross nearly equals what the original film raked in during it’s total run.

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Sarah Marshall Cast and Crew Divulge Upcoming Projects

Apatow announces new projectsGood news for fans of Forgetting Sarah Marshall this week! Although comedic genius Judd Apatow’s latest film, Forgetting Sarah Marshall, failed to perform at the box office last weekend, cast and crew members have already decided that they want to work together again!

Forgetting Sarah Marshall director Nick Stoller is joining Judd Apatow for another comedy starring Jonah Hill (Superbad, Knocked Up) and Russell Brand (Penelope, Forgetting Sarah Marshall), titled Get Him to the Greek. The film follows Hill’s character, who is hired to follow an “out-of-control” British rock star (Brand), his ultimate goal being to get him to play at L.A.‘s Greek Theatre.

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Box Office Breakdown: Forbidden Kingdom Kicks Past Forgetting Sarah

The Forbidden Kingdom, Jackie Chan

Favorable reviews and Judd Apatow’s association helped nab a second place finish this past weekend.  While some may have expected the adult comedy to debut at #1, the movie was unfortunately inaccessible to large segment of ticket buyers.

Meanwhile, Marshall‘s R-rated raunch allowed fellow new entry to edge right past it.  The action film, which brought martial artists Jackie Chan and Jet Li together for the first time, earned $21.4 million—just enough for the win.

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In Theaters This Weekend (4/18)

Forbidden Kingdom

Here are some possible suggestions for your upcoming weekend:

  • 88 Minutes (R): starring Al Pacino, Alicia Witt, Leelee Sobieski (directed by Jon Avnet)
  • The Forbidden Kingdom (PG-13): starring Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Yifei Liu (directed by Rob Minkoff)
  • Forgetting Sarah Marshall (R): starring Jason Segal, Kristen Bell, Mila Kunis (directed by Nicholas Stoller)

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Apatow Scores With Sarah Marshall

Jonah Hill and Jason Segel in Forgetting Sarah Marshall

has brought hope to the comedy genre yet again. The Freaks and Geeks creator has teamed up with past co-worker, (SLC Punk, How I Met Your Mother) to bring movie-goers his upcoming eccentric, new generation romantic comedy: .

Written by Segel and helmed by first-time director Nicholas Stoller, the film follows music composer Peter Bretter (Segel), who was dating TV star Sarah Marshall () for five years until she breaks up with him for British rock star Aldous Snow (Russell Brand). At the suggestion of his step-brother (Bill Hader), Bretter escapes to Hawaii in hopes of recovering, only to discover that Marshall came to the same resort with her new boy toy. He then is able to avoid committing suicide thanks to hotel receptionist Rachael (Mila Kunis).  The laughs continue throughout with appearances by the regular Apatow bunch: Jonah Hill, Paul Rudd, Amy Poehler, and more.

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