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TRIUMPH OF THE APES

August 14, 2011 by · 2 Comments 

That tight, five-way race at the box office that had been predicted between holdover Rise of the Planet of the Apes and four new entries failed to materialize, except — arguably — between the top two films. Apes rose to the top again with a solid $27.5 million, down about 50 percent from last week’s […]

TIGHT FIVE-WAY RACE PREDICTED AT WEEKEND BOX OFFICE

August 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Box office forecasters, who have whiffed the past few weeks in predicting weekend results, may be playing it tight at the plate this time around. They’re simply saying that the second week of 20th Century Fox’s Rise of the Planet of the Apes and the debuts of Warner Bros.’ Final Destination 5 and DreamWorks’s The […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: GLEE: THE 3D CONCERT MOVIE

August 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Fans of the TV series will come down hard on movie critics who have come down hard on Glee: The 3D Cconcert Movie. Kyle Smith of the New York Post is prepared for the abuse. Commenting on a line in the movie in which one Glee cast member tells the audience, “Stand up for what […]

THE HELP NEEDS NONE IN WEDNESDAY DEBUT

August 11, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

DreamWorks’s The Help, based on the best-selling novel, got off to a solid if unspectacular start on Wednesday with an estimated $5 million. Box office forecasters are predicting that it should wind up with about $20-25 million by Sunday. The studio would by no means be disappointed with that result since the movie reportedly cost […]