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It might seem hard for John Wells to relate to Americans scouring the classified ads and craigslist for new job opportunities.
"True Grit" seized the reins at the weekend box office with $15 million, taking the No. 1 spot and becoming the first Western to top the $100 million mark since the 1990s, according to studio estimates released Sunday.
Robert De Niro and Ben Stiller's "Little Fockers" remained the top draw at the weekend box office with $26.3 million, according to studio estimates Sunday.
The British monarchy tale "The King's Speech" led Golden Globe contenders Tuesday with seven nominations, including best drama and acting honors for Colin Firth, Helena Bonham Carter and Geoffrey Rush.
It's another girl for Matt Damon and his wife.
The overseers of the glossy new home of the Toronto International Film Festival have two key aims: to infuse their building with the spirit of cinema's future and the ghosts of its past.
There are three kinds of books in this world: good, bad and good-bad. A good-bad book is one you know you shouldn't be reading, but if anyone tried to take it, they'd have to pry it from your cold, dead hands. "When I Stop Talking ..." is a near-perfect example of such a book.
It's striking how little empathy Democrats seem to have for the economic troubles facing ordinary Americans. While unemployment and underemployment rates remain sky-high, economic growth falters. During the last quarter of 2009, gross domestic product grew 1.4 percent, but that figure fell to 0.9 percent in the first quarter of this year and just 0.4 percent in the second. "Now the fun stuff starts!" Vice President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. said in a bubbly interview with Time magazine last week regarding the administration's stimulus plan. "This is a chance to do something big, man!"
"With few exceptions, it's hard to think of a leading man today who could credibly go toe to toe with Rocky or Indiana Jones," writes Steve Greydanus at his National Catholic Register blog.