By Douglas Holtz-Eakin
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Super Bowl ads this year morphed into mini soap operas.
James Bond hasn't been sipping martinis and firing his Walther in the game world for nearly as long as he has in movie theaters, but the gadget-loving secret agent's nearly 30-year history spanning more than 20 video games is almost unmatched in Hollywood, where video game tie-ins with the latest blockbusters are commonplace nowadays.
Paul Thomas Anderson's cult drama "The Master" commanded a huge following in its opening weekend, smashing records on just a handful of screens.
"Resident Evil: Retribution" ruled the box office this weekend, taking in an estimated $21.1 million.
One of the best comic-book-hero-themed films ever made returns to the Blu-ray format, offering fans a chance to appreciate its popcorn-munching fun as well as a trivia challenge and digital clip editor.
"The Hunter" is deeply attuned to the music of the planet, and lush with environmental metaphor.
Clearly, the Oscar will go to the wrong guy. George Clooney, Brad Pitt, best actor? Pah! What about Dani Alves or Bryan Carrasco?
Abel Ferrara made his new film "4:44 Last Day on Earth" to serve as a wake-up call to humanity over impending ecological disasters.
Some serious character actors may be embarrassed about playing a comic book character, but Willem Dafoe says he's proud of his role as the villain Green Goblin in the "Spider-Man" movies.
The Indian actress who starred in "Slumdog Millionaire" has moved from the slums of Mumbai to the squalid refugee camps of the West Bank in a new film: the story of a defiant Palestinian girl who wants to fight against Israel in a coming of age story with a Mideast twists.
Willem Dafoe says "A Woman," one of his latest projects, is the kind of "pure personal cinema" that he wants to keep on doing.
But then he sees a billboard that says the car starts at $29,900, and doesn't sign.
"That is what was attractive about this scenario, it deals with very elemental, philosophical questions but played out in a very practical way. So what would you do? You'd say goodbye, you'd try to prepare things, you try to comfort each other and try to get a strategy for saying goodbye," Dafoe said.