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It wasn't exactly a mighty victory, but "Jack the Giant Slayer" won the weekend at the box office.
The most striking thing about "Jack the Giant Slayer" is how utterly unmemorable it is. In an already crowded forest of dull, formulaic, early-year films, "Jack's" commitment to formulized blandness stands out like, well, a skyscraper-sized beanstalk.
"Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" sailed to $90.2 million at the box office.
The reengineered "Pirates of the Caribbean" sequel "On Stranger Tides" found its smoothest sailing overseas, where it took in a record $256.3 million at the international box office, according to studio estimates Sunday.
Johnny Depp chuckled when asked if he was worried about the notoriously harsh critics at the Cannes Film Festival, where his new swashbuckler "Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides" played amid far more sober fare.
Viacom-owned BET Networks has signed on as presenting sponsor of the 12th annual Urbanworld Film Festival, reportedly the biggest movie event devoted to minority fare, Variety reports.
The 'bots are back in town, along with their human buds, for a fresh round of bad-movie-baiting fun in Mystery Science Theater 3000 Volume 11 (four-disc, $49.98), new this week from Rhino Video.