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The Weekend Box Office and Your Monday Must-Read.

No surprises here. These aren’t the ‘droids you’re looking for, etc, etc. The Hunger Games continues to devour, consume, chow down upon and go all nom, nom, nom on the domestic box office. The runaway hit took in $21 million, … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office and the Monday Must-Read.

Good Monday Morning, Everyone. Critical brickbats didn’t keep Dr. Seuss’ “The Lorax” from ruling the box office over the weekend. The anti-corporatism parable took in a quite capitalist $70.7 million, propelling a 34.4 percent improvement in receipts over the weekend … Continue reading

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Hollywood’s No Good, Very Bad Weekend.

Happy Monday, Everyone. Unless, of course, you’re a studio executive somehow connected to “New Year’s Eve.” You can go back to bed and pull the covers over your head. Hollywood suffered its worst weekends in years over the weekend, with … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office And The Monday Must-Read.

So You Know What Audiences Like? That’s right, you guessed it, movies about Greek gods and Adam Sandler in drag. Director Tarsem Singh’s “Immortals” with soon-to-be Superman Henry Cavil in the lead role as the mythic hero Theseus ruled the … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office And Your Monday Must-Read.

“Dolphin Tale” leaped to the front of the box office pack in a slow weekend. Receipts were down nearly 14 percent over last weekend. Courtesy of BoxOffice Mojo, here’s the weekend, by the numbers: TW LW Title (click to view) … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office: The Lion King Roars (Again).

The Mouse roared again this weekend, courtesy of 3-D reissue of “The Lion King.” Fans flocked to the adventures of Simba and Nala and Timon and Poomba (and, yes, I have a 6-year-old daughter, so I know their names). Can … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office and Your Monday Must-Read.

Happy Labor Day, Everyone. “The Help” continues to rule at the box office. There was a respectable bow by the Holocaust drama “The Debt,” while horror newbies “Apollo 18” and “Shark Night” underperformed. Courtesy of BoxOffice Mojo, here’s the weekend, … Continue reading

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