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MOVIE REVIEWS: AFRICAN CATS

April 22, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Disney nature films have had a spotted history. The brainchild of the late Roy E. Disney, the studio’s True-Life Adventures series brought 16 cleverly edited — and sometimes contrived — documentaries about animals and birds to the screen between 1948 and 1960. (They received some notoriety some years ago when it was discovered that the […]

THIS DRAGON HAS LEGS!

April 27, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

How to Train Your Dragon retook its lead at the box office over the weekend even though its ticket sales totaled just $15.4 million. Several box-office analysts agreed that it won “by default” as moviegoers shunned two new releases, The Back-up Plan and The Losers. (Overall, the box office dipped to its lowest level of […]

“DRAGON” PROVES ITSELF MAGIC IN FIFTH WEEK

April 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

After engaging in a neck-and-neck race the previous two weekends, How to Train Your Dragon pulled out well ahead of its rivals in its fifth weekend as it topped the domestic box office with an estimated $15 million. The debut of CBS Films’s The Back-up Plan, starring Jennifer Lopez, performed about as expected with $12.3 […]