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THE TOWN LIFTS BOX OFFICE

September 21, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Ben Affleck’s The Town reignited the box office over the weekend as it hauled in $23.8 million, exactly what the studio on Sunday estimated it would earn. The figure was far higher than most box-office gurus had predicted and eclipsed the $17.7 million earned by the comedy Easy A, which most of those same gurus […]

AFFLECK’S THE TOWN IS A WINNAHH!

September 19, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It may not have been akin to a Red Sox victory over the Yankees, but the box-office performance of Ben Affleck’s Boston-set police drama, The Town, must have gladdened hearts in Beantown nonetheless. The Warner Bros. film came away with an estimated $23.8 million, far surpassing forecasters’ estimates of $15-20 million. It also gave the […]

FOUR NEW FILMS CROWD INTO THEATERS

September 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

After the back-to-school lull that usually occurs during the first two weeks of September, activity is expected to begin picking up at the box office this weekend with the opening of four films in wide release, each taking aim at specific demographic niches. But while overall ticket sales will likely rise over last weekend, the […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: ALPHA AND OMEGA

September 17, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Alpha and Omega, the critics suggest, is barely a step above the familiar fare found most hours of the day on Nickelodeon and Disney Channel or on just about any broadcast network channel on Saturday morning. Except that it’s in 3D. And people in the industry will be waiting to see the results, which should […]