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This Week on DVD and Blu-ray: November 24, 2009

Angels & Demons DVDHere are some of the options available this Tuesday:

  • Air America: Blu-ray
  • Angel Heart: Blu-ray
  • Angels & Demons: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Blood: The Last Vampire: Blu-ray
  • Cujo (25th Anniversary Edition): Blu-ray
  • Four Christmases: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Frailty: Blu-ray
  • Funny People: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Ghost in the Shell 2.0: Blu-ray
  • Gomorrah: DVD, Blu-ray
  • Imagine That: DVD

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Box Office Breakdown: Final Destination Has Last Laugh

The Final Destination

Theatergoers made the destination this weekend.

Even though it had no A-list names and was pitted against another horror film, the fourth Destination installment gave the franchise its best opening to date. The movie, which was boosted by 3D venues and pricing, grossed approximately $27.4 million since its Friday debut. Up until now, the series only saw openings under $20 million.

Warner Bros.’ win meant a loss for . Rob Zombie’s latest splatter-flick scared up nearly $14 million less than 2007’s Halloween grossed. (This could be part of the reason why the director is being replaced for Halloween 3D.) Unfortunately, the $16.3 million take wasn’t even good enough for 2nd place. The sequel was actually topped by a different Weinstein Company film: Inglourious Basterds.

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Box Office Breakdown: Glorious Outing for Inglourious Basterds

Inglourious Basterds

, Inglorious Bastards. However you spell it, it was still a hit.

The WWII-era tale about a band of Jewish-American soldiers hit the mark this weekend with a $38 million debut. Basterds, which more than doubled its nearest competitor, gave his biggest premiere ever. (Kill Bill, Vol. 2 grossed only $25.1 million in 2004.) The director also raked in his best international turnout to date.

Finding himself even further down the list was Tarantino buddy Robert Rodriguez. The director followed up Planet Terror with a $6.4 million outing for the PG-rated . That was enough to give the Warner Bros. feature a 6th place finish.

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In Theaters This Weekend: August 21, 2009

Shorts

Here are a few selections in theaters this weekend:

  • Inglourious Basterds (R): starring Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Christoph Waltz (directed by Quentin Tarantino)
  • Post Grad (PG-13): starring Alexis Bledel, Michael Keaton, Zach Gilford (directed by Vicky Jensen)
  • Shorts (PG): starring Jon Cryer, William H. Macy, Leslie Mann (directed by Robert Rodriguez)

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Submit Shorts to The Hyde Tube

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Budding filmmakers, there is a new site for you to put up your stuff, the Hyde Tube. Submit live action, animation, 3D and mixed media of no more than 3 minutes under a pseudonym. Their jury will screen to make the final selections. After the process, if an agent or record company likes your stuff, they will contact you. Make the cut and join the best shorts to be shown at screenings in Paris, London and New York with awards to be given out. We have to admit, though, you are going to have some competition.

 

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