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MEGAMIND: BAD BOYS FINISH FIRST

November 9, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Final box-office results for the past weekend were down a bit from Sunday’s estimates. Nevertheless, total ticket sales were up nearly 30 percent from the comparable weekend a year ago. Paramount/DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind topped the list with $46.02 million, well above the $30.05 million that Disney’s A Christmas Carol pulled in as it debuted at […]

MEGAMIND: THE BAD GUY WINS

November 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

As expected DreamWorks Animation’s Megamind controlled the box office over the weekend as it earned an estimated $47 million. That was a tad below the consensus of analysts, who had expected it to earn $50-55 million, but no one was complaining. It was a particularly strong figure for the first weekend of November, which is […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: FOR COLORED GIRLS

November 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In her review in the New York Times, Manohla Dargis describes the challenges Tyler Perry faced in bringing Ntozake Shange’s acclaimed play, For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow Is Enuf, to the screen, then remarks that all of the difficulties “might sound unbearable, but done right it’s thrilling — specific in its […]

SOMETHING FOR EVERY TASTE AT MEGAPLEX THIS WEEKEND

November 5, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Just about every movie genre will be represented at the megaplex this weekend. You want a family film? There’s the animated Megamind, the latest 3D offering from DreamWorks Animation and Paramount. You want a raunchy male-oriented comedy? There’s Warner Bros.’ R-rated Due Date, directed by Todd Phillips and starring Zach Galifianakis and Robert Downey Jr. […]