Last week's Box Office Poll tally turned out to be pretty on point. The majority of you wanted to see "Zombieland," and $25 million worth of you actually did. Good stuff. I didn't get out to the theater this weekend, but I'm going to this week, if only for the awesome cameo.
The coming Friday is an odd one as far as the box office goes. In an unusual twist, only one new movie is officially opening wide this week: the Peter Billingsley-directed comedy "Couples Retreat," starring an ensemble that includes Vince Vaughn, Jason Bateman, Malin Akerman, Kristen Bell, Jon Favreau, Kristin Davis, Faizon Love and plenty more. The story follows four couples who go off on a tropical vacation for fun, sun and couples therapy. Read More...
When we chatted with Chris Rock at Sundance this week he was pretty pumped about George W. Bush's recent exit from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. But truth be told besides talking politics, the actor/comedian had a documentary to promote. "Good Hair" premiered this week to strong reviews. Its positive reception had the former Oscars host likening it to, of all things, a U2 album?
The wave of emotion that emanated today from Washington D.C. even reached Park City, Utah. Yes, even with movies to sell all the actors and filmmakers MTV News spoke to today had one thing on the brain: President Obama. Well, actually Chris Rock was thinking more about former President George W. Bush. "George Bush is NOT president," he grinned and repeated and grinned again. A small part of that smile might also be attributed to his new documentary, "Good Hair" that just debuted here to positive attention.