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HALLOWEEN BOX OFFICE FRIGHTENING

November 1, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Maybe the box office will just have to wait until next week when it won’t have to deal with the distractions of inclement weather, the final game of the World Series, and Halloween. All of those factors and others — the growing dissatisfaction with 3D (only about 51 percent of moviegoers were willing to pay […]

PUSS IN BOOTS SET TO CLAW ITS WAY TO THE TOP

October 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A swashbuckling cat is likely to lay waste to a host of rivals this weekend, and analysts are expecting it to be rewarded with $35-40 million. DreamWorks Animation’s Puss in Boots, with Antonio Banderas providing the cat’s meow, appears to have little competition for family audiences. (Paramount, which is distributing the film, moved it up […]

WILL ANONYMOUS GO WIDE? THAT IS THE QUESTION

October 20, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The wide release of the Shakespeare drama Anonymous set for October 28 is, well, not to be. According to the Los Angeles Times, Sony plans to open the Roland Emmerich drama, which raises the question of who really wrote Shakespeare’s plays, in just 250 theaters, after tracking surveys of movie audiences proved to be “soft.” […]