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IN ITS THIRD WEEK ARGO RISES TO THE TOP (Updated)

October 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Propelled by terrific word of mouth, Facebook, and Twitter, Ben Affleck’s Argo rose to the top of the box office in its third weekend, falling just 24.9 percent from a week ago to an estimated $12.26 million. With solid weekday business, the film has now grossed $61 million. In an interview with the Associated Press, […]

NO HALLOWEEN TREATS IN STORE AT BOX OFFICE

October 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

After four relatively strong weekends in a row, the box office is expected to slip back into losing territory this weekend. Although four new films are being released, none is expected to draw big crowds. Indeed, after placing second for two consecutive weekends, Ben Affleck’s Argo may have a solid chance of rising to first […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: FUN SIZE

October 26, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

On the eve of trick-or-treat night, several critics are calling Fun Size a pretty nifty treat. Not that they’re particularly excited about it. Mark Olsen in the Los Angeles Times writes that it “lives up to the candy correlation of its title. It’s pleasurable enough in the moment, but the buzz fades quickly.” Andy Webster […]