Posts Tagged ‘The Switch’

Friday Estimates – August 27

Saturday, August 28th, 2010

The Last Exorcism|9|2874|NEW|9
The Expendables|2.7|3398|-46%|75.2
Eat, Pray, Love|2.1|3108|-43%|55.8
The Other Guys|1.9|3181|-37%|94.6
Vampires Suck|1.7|3233|-63%|23.6
The Switch|1.4|2017|-47%|12.6
Piranha 3D|1.3|2491|-63%|15.3
Nanny McPhee Returns|1.3|2798|-50%|13.6
Also Debuting (in thousands)
Avatar (reissue)|1.2|811||1.2
Y’en aura pas de facile|56,600|57||56,600
Nick Saban: Gamechanger|44,400|22||44,400
Mesrine: Public Enemy No. 1|17,700|22||17,700
Change of Plans|4,900|2||4,900

The DVD Wrap: City Island, The Back-Up Plan, $5 a Day, Three Silent Classics by Josef von Sternberg, The Square, Abandoned and more …

Wednesday, August 25th, 2010

City Island: Blu-ray

If Leo Tolstoy had written Anna Karenina in the 1970s, instead of the 1870s, and as a screenplay, instead of a novel, it might have begun thusly, “Happy families are all alike; every dysfunctional family is dysfunctional in its own way.” Or to put it another way, “Happy families belong in TV sitcoms; unhappy families are more at home in quirky indie films co-starring Alan Arkin.”

The 76-year-old Second City alum isn’t required to steal any scenes in City Island, as he did in Little Miss Sunshine and The Slums of Beverly Hills. but his presence is duly noted at key moments.

The Switch Trailer

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

An unmarried 40-year-old woman turns to a turkey baster in order to become pregnant. Seven years later, she reunites with her best friend, who has been living with a secret: he replaced her preferred sperm sample with his own… and yes, as a matter of fact it does star Jennifer Aniston.