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Mamma Mia!

New Moon Brings a New Dawn in Hollywood

Melissa Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Melissa Silverstein

While Hollywood felt comfortable dismissing Sex and the City, Mamma Mia, and even Twilight, there is no way that the numbers for New Moon could be dismissed as a fluke.

How Mamma Mia!'s Success Has Spoiled Greek Island Of Skopelos

Mail Online | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

From a distance, everything looks just as it should. The teeny, white-washed Agios Ioannis chapel is perched 202 steps up a winding path on top of a r...

"Money! Money! Money! -- Cannes Announces Film on Muhammad Yunus"

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

The multi-talented Phyllida Lloyd has attached herself to the development of a feature fiction film based on the spread of microcredit around the world.

An Expat's Week in America: Health Care, Yunus, Grameen and Broadway

Vivian Norris | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

No one can crush the spirit of those who are doing what they love to do, and sharing it with us.

Putin Claims He Didn't Dance To Abba

The Independent | By Chris Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

During his time as a Russian political heavyweight, Vladimir Putin has earned a reputation as one of the world's most uncompromising leaders, a tough-...

Marketing Movies to "Discriminating Women"

Melissa Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Melissa Silverstein

Women need to get out and support films they are interested in on opening weekend so they get counted in Hollywood terms.

2008 Film Wrap-Up, Part I: The Moments That Mattered

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Let's discuss certain scenes, moments, character beats, and what-not that worked in 2008, regardless of the quality of the films that contained them.

Women's Films: A New Box Office Trend?

Melissa Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Melissa Silverstein

As of today, there are two women-centric films -- Sex and the City and Mamma Mia! -- in the top 10 at the box office for the year.

"Mamma Mia" Still Dominates Overseas Box Office

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Foreign sensation "Mamma Mia!" stayed unstoppable at international multiplexes, racking up its fifth consecutive weekend victory with $14.1 million at...

What Bat? "Mamma Mia!" Breaks Musical Box Office Record

USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

There was another record-breaker at theaters this weekend, and it didn't involve men in bat suits. Mamma Mia!, the ABBA-inspired film starring Meryl ...

Mamma Mia: America's First Great Bollywood Musical

Michael Melcher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Melcher

Last night I saw Mamma Mia, the ABBA movie musical. Mamma Mia is basically a Bollywood musical, only with themes, actors and cultural mores that are highly accessible to Americans. I offer my own experience.

America's Two Faces

Hugh Hamilton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Hugh Hamilton

The two images will dominate the American media this weekend are for once not Obama and McCain, but rather the competing movies at the box office, the images of which dare I say it, can be seen to represent the dichotomy of the American landscape.

Mamma Mia!: Feminist Creative Power on Film

Melissa Silverstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Melissa Silverstein

The irony is that this fun musical about a wedding bucks every Hollywood convention, making Mamma Mia one of the most feminist movies of the year -- way more so than SATC.

Mamma Mia!: A Cheat Sheet for Those Who Don't Quite Love ABBA

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

I want to have something to say when others talk about Mamma Mia!, so I did some remedial reading about its history. Let what I learned about ABBA serve as a primer.

ABBA Star's Devastating Memory Loss: Remembers Little Of His Fame

This is London | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

As a new generation of fans discover Abba thanks to the phenomenal success of the hit film Mamma Mia, one of the foursome has revealed he is suffering...

"Mamma Mia" The Queen Of Foreign Box Office

Variety | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Universal's "Mamma Mia!" came out singing overseas ahead of its domestic launch, dominating in English-speaking markets with $24 million on just 1,368...

Meryl Streep On The Joys Of "Mamma Mia!"

Telegraph | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Meryl Streep has written only one fan letter in her life, but it landed her what she calls her "dream role". The Oscar-winning actress was moved to wr...

"Mamma Mia!" Rave: "Most Fun To Be Had" Basically Ever, Plus Premiere Pics

The Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

No matter how many blockbusters there are, Universal Pictures' screen version of the global hit stage musical "Mamma Mia!" is the most fun to be had a...

Meryl Streep At 58: Singing And Doing Splits In Anticipated "Mamma Mia"

Daily Mail | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Filmed last summer in Pinewood Studios and on location on the picturesque island of Skopelos in Greece, the movie version is a glorious and deeply si...