Monday, December 9, 2019

KIMMEL AND LENO: THE UNFRIENDLY RIVALRY

December 20, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Jimmy Kimmel, who mercilessly skewered Jay Leno — even on Leno’s own program — in the wake of the Conan O’Brien/Tonight show fiasco in 2009, seemed to make it clear on Wednesday that his rivalry with Leno will be anything but friendly when he moves into the 11:35 time period on ABC on Jan. 8. […]

SAW: IT CAME; IT CONQUERED

November 2, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It was only a moderate success at the Halloween box office, as such things are measured, but with $24.2 million in ticket sales, Saw 3D far surpassed Paranormal Activity 2, with which it was expected to wage a close race. Box office gurus had forecast that each film would take in about $20 million and […]

IMAX HELPS PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2 SET HORROR RECORD

October 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Paranormal Activity 2 did not suffer the sequel blues of most horror flicks. In fact it became the biggest horror-flick earner ever over the weekend, raking in $40,678,424, and taking the record set by last year’s Friday the 13th redo. Surprisingly what might have pushed the film over the top was its appearance on IMAX […]

PARANORMAL ACTIVITY 2 SETS HORROR FILM RECORD

October 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Paramount’s Paranormal Activity 2 scared up an astounding $41.5 million at the box office over the weekend, according to the studio’s estimates, far exceeding analysts’ predictions and setting a weekend record for a horror film. The previous record was held by last year’s relaunch of the Friday the 13th franchise, which earned $40.5 million. That […]