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APES RISE AGAIN ON DVD, BLU-RAY

January 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Rise of the Planet of the Apes rose again to the top of the DVD sales charts last week, according to Nielsen VideoScan First Alert. Disney/DreamWorks’ The Help placed second on the list, followed by Warner Bros.’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows — Part 2. None of these had any significant competition from Final […]

THE HELP WORKS ON LABOR DAY (UPDATED)

September 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Even without the benefit of 3D surcharges, DreamWorks/Paramount’s’ The Help easily managed to stay at the top of the box office for the third week in a row, beating a slew of films that did have 3D going for them during the summer, including debuting Shark Night 3D, which pretty much only played 3D venues. […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: APOLLO 18

September 5, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Apollo 18 is sort of a Blair Witch Project on the moon. Critics didn’t much care for Blair Witch Project, either, giving it barely a passing grade. That’s mostly the case with the moon movie. Robert Abele in the Los Angeles Times described it as “a low-key and unassuming film of rising tension rather than […]

THE HELP WORKS ON LABOR DAY WEEKEND

September 4, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Even without the benefit of 3D surcharges, DreamWorks/Paramounts’ The Help easily managed to stay at the top of the box office for the third week in a row, beating a slew of films that did have 3D going for them during the summer, including debuting Shark Night 3D, which pretty much only played 3D venues. […]

BOX OFFICE WILL LABOR TO BREAK SUMMER RECORD

September 2, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

For the box office, the Labor Day weekend is traditionally the bleakest holiday of the year, and this year is not likely to become an exception. (It also marks the official end of the summer movie season.) Of three new films that are opening wide, only one has been screened for critics. The three are […]