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PARANORMAL ACTIVITY SHOCKS PUNDITS WITH $30.2M OPENING

October 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Paranormal Activity 4 displayed what for the franchise was subnormal activity at the box office over the weekend. Expected to gross $50-55 million — in line with what Paranormal Activity 3 earned during its opening last year — the film wound up making “only” around $30.2 million, according to studio estimates. The quotes around “only” […]

TAKEN 2 TAKES DOWN ARGO (Updated)

October 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Taken 2, starring Liam Neeson, held off a strong challenge from Ben Affleck’s Argo to remain at the top of the box office for the second week in a row. The 20th Century Fox thriller brought in an estimated $22.5 million in its second week, down 54 percent from its opening. Meanwhile, Warner Bros. figured […]

TAKEN 2 EXPECTED TO OVERTAKE NEW RIVALS

October 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Five new films are being given wide releases this weekend, but many box office pundits are predicting that it will be last weekend’s winner, Taken 2, that will take the No. 1 spot when ticket sales are tallied. Hedging their bets a bit, however, they’re saying that the outcome is likely to be close. If […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: ARGO

October 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It has been nine years since Ben Affleck starred in Gigli, reviled by almost every critic at the time and regarded to this day as one of the worst movies ever produced. How times have changed. Affleck’s latest film, Argo — which he directed and starred in — is being praised by virtually every major […]

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