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The Weekend Box Office And Your Monday Must-Read.

Happy Monday, Everyone. Because they had nowhere to go but up, box office receipts improved 64 percent over last weekend. But before you start breaking out the party hats, the “Sherlock Holmes” sequel starring Robert Downey Jr. and the new … Continue reading

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“The Artist” Tops Golden Globe Nominations.

The French silent film got six nods at the annual prelude to the Oscars. The Guardian reports: “The Artist, Michel Hazanavicius’s largely silent black-and-white homage to Hollywood’s golden era, has swept the board at the Golden Globe nominations, picking up … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office And The Monday Must-Read.

The “Rock ‘Em Sock ‘Em Robots” rip “Real Steel” managed to fend off George Clooney’s political thriller “The Ides of March,” to win this weekend’s box office battle. Here’s the take, by the numbers, courtesy of Box Office Mojo: TW … 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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Jessica Chastain’s Big Moment Has Arrived.

If you don’t know who Jessica Chastain is, you will soon. The titian-tressed actress is seemingly everywhere these days. She has a veritable bumper-crop of movies out: From the current “The Debt” and “The Help,” to the soon-to-be-released (ready now?) … 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 The Monday Must-Read.

A 3-D Reissue Of A 15-Year-Old Movie … … ruled the box office this weekend. Proving that the Circle of Life — or at least Disney’s marketing machine — is still in effect, the “Lion King” roared big in theaters. … Continue reading

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