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“TOY STORY” STAYS AT NO. 1

June 29, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Final figures released late Monday showed the box office performing pretty much as studios had estimated the day before. Disney/DreamWorks Animation’s Toy Story 3 came in at $59.34 million, a solid figure for a second-week holdover. Grown Ups came in second with $40.51 million, a standard amount for an Adam Sandler comedy. But Knight and […]

BOX OFFICE TURNS INTO “TOY” BOX

June 28, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Toy Story 3 continued to draw hordes of families to theaters over the weekend, as it generated an estimated $59 million in ticket sales, bringing its total after just ten days to a superb $226.6 million. A family of four that paid 3D surcharges and convenience fees for ordering online would have had to shell […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: “GROWN UPS”

June 25, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Grown Ups stars Adam Sandler, Rob Schneider, Kevin James, Chris Rock and David Spade. That’s probably all you need to know in order to make a decision about whether to see the movie, so reviews may be superfluous. Indeed, they’re getting the kind of snarky notices that each of the comedians regularly gets on his […]

FOX WORKING TO OVERCOME SOFT TRACKING FOR “KNIGHT AND DAY”

June 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Twentieth Century Fox has acknowledged that its decision to preview the Tom Cruise/Cameron Diaz comedy thriller Knight and Day last Saturday and at midnight screenings last night was aimed at offsetting negative tracking with positive word-of-mouth. “The best tool we had was the movie itself,” Fox distribution chief Bruce Snyder told today’s (Wednesday) Daily Variety. […]