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MOVIES HOLD THEIR OWN ON SUPER BOWL WEEKEND

February 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Super Bowl may have kept most Americans tethered to their TV sets on Sunday, but that did not prevent two relatively low-budget movies from earning more than $20 million — the first time ever that has happened on a Super Bowl weekend, according to researchers Box Office Mojo. The sci-fi film Chronicle topped the […]

SUPERHERO KIDS SUPER ON SUPERBOWL WEEKEND

February 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Ordinarily going to a movie theater on Super Bowl weekend is like attending a wake for a particularly unlikable relative — not many others are in attendance. Not this weekend, however. According to studio estimates, 20th Century Fox’s Chronicle earned $21 million, edging out CBS Films’ The Woman in Black with $21 million — surprisingly […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: CHRONICLE

February 3, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

There will be something other than the Super Bowl that will be super this weekend. A movie about three dorky Seattle teenagers — the sort who would never be seen dead in front of a TV set on Super Sunday — who are suddenly gifted with super powers. Chronicle begins when they discover a crystalline […]