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OBAMA CAMPAIGN RESPONDS TO 2016: OBAMA’S AMERICA

September 12, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Seven weeks after its initial release, Dinesh D’Souza’s 2016: Obama’s America has finally drawn a response from the Obama campaign. In a statement posted on BarackObama.com, D’Souza is a described as a person with a “long history of attempting to add a veneer of intellectual respectability to fringe theories, conspiratorial fear-mongering and flat-out falsehoods.” The […]

ANTI-OBAMA DOCUMENTARY NOW NO. 2 POLITICAL DOC EVER

September 10, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

On the weekend following President Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention, the anti-Obama documentary 2016: Obama’s America became the second-highest-grossing political documentary ever, behind only Michael Moore’s Fahrenheit 9/11. Its weekend take of $3.3 million brought its total gross to $26.2 million and pushed it past Moore’s other documentaries, 2007’s Sicko with $24.5 […]

THE EXPENDABLES HOLDS BACK THE YOUNGER CROWD

August 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Expendables was not — expendable, that is — but most of its rivals were. In its second week, Stallone, Schwarzenegger and company topped the box office with an estimated $13.5 million, bringing their movie’s domestic gross to $52.3 million. But no other film managed to break $10 million, and three newcomers debuted far down […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: 2016: BARACK OBAMA’S AMERICA

August 27, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

It was no match for Michael Moore’s anti-George Bush documentary Fahrenheit 9/11, but Dinesh D’Souza’s anti-Barack Obama documentary 2016: Obama’s America was surprisingly hot over the weekend. Widening to 1,091 theaters, it took in $6.51 million, amounting to $5,966 per theater. By contrast, The Expendables, the No. 1 film at the box office, averaged $4,024 […]

STALLONE AND CO. LIKELY TO REMAIN NO. 1

August 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The old guys in The Expendables 2 are likely to clobber the fresh-faced contenders in three low-budget features opening this weekend. Box office pundits say that only the action flick Premium Rush has any chance of effectively challenging last week’s winner, but none is expected to earn more than $8-12 million. The other two are […]