Cedric the Entertainer

The Worst January Film Releases of All Time

January is upon us, and we film fans know what that means: nothing good. The first month of the year is traditionally the dumping ground for Hollywood studios, the month in which they unload the films that aren’t quality enough for the Oscar-courting fall, but not commercial enough for the lucrative holiday, spring, and summer seasons. January is where bad movies go to die, and where studios hope we won’t notice them. They’re usually right; viewers either tend to catch up on the prestige pictures that are going into wider release, or just stay at home and watch football. But our nation’s film critics, fat and happy after the holiday feast of smart, highbrow entertainment, are often subjected to the sugar crash of January dogs, and as a result, their reviews often pack a little bit of extra vitriol. After the jump, we’ve assembled the ten worst movies released in the month of January — according to the reliable aggregators at Rotten Tomatoes — along with a few choice words from the scribes who sat through them. … Read More

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More American Buffalo Opening Night Tickets Released, Haley Joel Osment Fans Rejoice

Buffalo revival opening: David Mamet’s second revival of American Buffalo opens on Monday. This time instead of Al Pacino in the title role, Broadway welcomes back John Leguizamo. Cedric the Entertainer and that creepy kid from The Sixth Sense who must be about 40 by now make their Broadway debuts here as well. We got an email last night saying that they had just released more opening night tickets for fans, so get ’em while they’re hot. [AP] … Read More

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