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THE AVENGERS SETS YET ANOTHER RECORD

May 15, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Chalk up yet another record for The Avengers: fastest film ever to reach $1 billion worldwide. It did so on Sunday, barely, as the Marvel/Disney movie earned $103.2 million in North America and $95.4 million abroad, putting its worldwide total at $1.002 billion. By contrast, the Johnny Depp vampire drama Dark Shadows looked toothless, pulling […]

AVENGERS LIKELY TO KEEP DARK SHADOWS IN ITS SHADE

May 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

As The Avengers continues to steamroll over the box office, it’s likely to flatten the the latest Johnny Depp-Tim Burton collaboration, Dark Shadows — a film that would otherwise have easily become the top ticket seller. Today’s (Friday) Los Angeles Times said that it expects the opening of the movie to be “good but not […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: DARK SHADOWS

May 11, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

The critics appear equally divided over Dark Shadows, and we’re referring not just to how they line up for or against the movie but also, in many cases, to how they render their individual reviews. Take Roger Ebert’s in the Chicago Sun-Times, for example. He hails Johnny Depp’s performance as “pitch perfect,” playing the character […]