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ZERO DARK THIRTY A SURPRISE BOX-OFFICE WINNER

January 13, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

In its first weekend in wide release, Zero Dark Thirty surprised box office pundits by raking in an estimated $24 million. The movie, which generated controversy over its apparent suggestion that the U.S. gained at least some of the information about the whereabouts of Osama bin Ladin via the use of torture, had been expected […]

BOX OFFICE JUMPING POST XMAS

December 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Boxing Day — the day after Christmas — is not celebrated in the U.S., but it certainly seemed as if a lot of people had taken the day off from work on Wednesday as the top three films each posted grosses in excess of $10 million. Leading the pack was Universal’s Les Miserables, which posted […]