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FOOTLOOSE TRIPPED BY REAL STEEL

October 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Paramount’s Footloose, which held a slim lead at the box office on Friday and Saturday, lost its footing on Sunday and wound up in second place for the weekend as Disney/DreamWorks’s Real Steel made a comeback, thanks to Sunday’s influx of family audiences at many theaters. Neither film had much to boast about, however. Real […]

STEEL CUTS LOOSE (Updated)

October 17, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

There was another photo finish at the box office again this weekend. Preliminary estimates put the second week of Disney/DreamWorks’s Real Steel in the lead with $16.3 million, with Paramount’s Footloose close behind with $16.1 million. But there was a strong possibility that those two films could switch positions when the final tally is announced […]

’80’S REVIVAL AT BOX OFFICE

October 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Two movies from the 1980s are being reincarnated this week and will join a comedy about the unlikely subject of bird watching to try to unseat last week’s robot fight film, Real Steel, from the top position at the box office. Analysts are saying that the remake of 1984’s Footloose has the best chance of […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: FOOTLOOSE

October 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

There haven’t been a lot of musicals that have managed to succeed at the box office since the advent of MTV. An exception was 1984’s Footloose, and it’s back — with virtually the same script if not the original stars (Kevin Bacon and Lori Singer). In fact, Roger Ebert remarks in the Chicago Sun-Times, “This […]

MUSIC VIDEO COUNTS 2 MILLION VIEWERS AND 200,000 MORE PER DAY

October 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

A masterfully edited montage of dance scenes from some 40 movies set to Kenny Loggins’s recording of “Footloose,” has quickly gone viral on YouTube, moving past the 2-million mark on Wednesday as it currently collects more than 200,000 additional viewers per day. The unidentified uploader apparently adjusted the speed of each clip so that the […]