The "Times Pulse" says that Basic Instinct 2 is the most popular movie among New York Times readers. That's
probably why it came in 10th in the box office this weekend. Its opening weekend.
I had no idea that Mary Harron, who directed American Psycho, also directed the new flick The
Notorious Bettie Page, with Gretchen Mol as the famous 50s pinup icon.
The new baseball season started yesterday, and the paper gives a
rundown of the twelve baseball movies being celebrated at MoMA. But it's woefully incomplete. I mean, no mention of
good flicks like Rookie of the Year, Little Big League, or Fever Pitch? Any of those movies
are better than Cobb.