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WEEKEND SUPER FOR FOOTBALL, NOT SO FOR MOVIES

February 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Record numbers of Super Bowl viewers translated to fewer viewers in movie theaters. Attendance was even scantier than the low estimates issued by the studios on Sunday. The No. 1 film for the weekend, The Roommate, debuted with just $15 million, and the No. 2 film, Sanctum, opened with just $9.4 million, despite having 3D […]

THE ROOMMATE WINS SUPER BOWL WEEKEND

February 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Super Bowl weekend always throws the box office for a loss, but, if studio estimates hold, fewer tickets were sold this weekend than at any time since the comparable one in 1996, according to box-office trackers BoxOfficeMojo.com. Sony’sThe Roommate landed in first place — but with only about $15.6 million. That compares with the $30.5 […]

TOP DVD SELLER IS NOT A MOVIE

June 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Movies took a backseat to television at the DVD counters of retail stores last week as the Season 2 set of HBO’s True Blood topped the sales charts in its debut, edging out the romantic drama Dear John, starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried, which became a surprise hit in theaters earlier this year, Home […]