All posts by MovieMaker Staff

  • Sandra Oh

    As everyone’s favorite overly-ambitious surgical intern, Sandra Oh, born on this day in 1971, has been welcomed into millions of American living rooms each week...

  • Tadpole

    Five years ago today, Tadpole was released in New York and Los Angeles. The independent feature was written by Niels Mueller (The Assassination of Richard...

  • Hunter S. Thompson

    Legendary Gonzo journalist and independent film inspiration Hunter S. Thompson was born on this day in 1937. As a young man Thompson joined the U.S....

  • Cameron Crowe

    It is a rare chance that by the age of 16 an aspiring writer would find himself dropping out of school to become an editor...

  • Top of the Box Office

    1. Transformers Paramount Weekend Gross: $67,600,000 Total Gross: $152,600,000 2. Ratatouille Buena Vista Weekend Gross: $29,029,000 Total Gross: $109,546,000 3. Live Free or Die Hard...

  • Short Takes: The Wide Shots and the Close-Ups

    Favorite of the Month: Planet Earth (2006) For those of you who, like me, completely missed this series when it aired on The Discovery Channel,...

  • Louis B. Mayer

    Legendary studio chief Louis B. Mayer considered himself a patriot for the United States—despite being born in the Ukraine and growing up in Canada. It...

  • Top of the Box Office

    1. Ratatouille Buena Vista Weekend Gross: $47,227,000 Total Gross: $47,227,000 2. Live Free or Die Hard 20th Century Fox Weekend Gross: $33,150,000 Total Gross: $48,178,571...

  • Top of the Box Office

    1. Evan Almighty Universal Weekend Gross: $32,111,640 Total Gross: $32,111,640 2. 1408 Miramax/Dimension Weekend Gross: $20,175,000 Total Gross: $20,175,000 3. Fantastic Four: Rise of the...