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GULLIVER A BETTER TRAVELER ABROAD THAN IN U.S.

January 3, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Gulliver’s Travels has traveled well. The film, which flopped in the U.S. when it opened last weekend and earned only an estimated $9.1 million in its second weekend, was the top-grossing film overseas, despite playing in only 19 countries, most of them — except for the U.K. and India — relatively small. The film earned […]

3D MOVIES: SAVIOR OR CURSE?

December 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

According to analysts, 3D played the role of good guy and bad guy at the box office this year. On the one hand, it helped propel ticket sales for films like Avatar and Toy Story 3, which were conceived with the 3D technology in mind. On the other hand, as Richard Greenfield of BTIG Research […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: GULLIVER’S TRAVELS

December 24, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

Many critics are delivering a Swift kick to the behind of Gulliver’s Travels, which opens wide on Saturday. The 300-year-old tale has been modernized with digital technology, simplified for the younger set, and enhanced with post-production 3D. “Gulliver’s Travels is one of those movies that falls between complete disaster and loads of fun,” writes Betsy […]

FOCKERS TAKE ON TRON: LEGACY

December 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

After six years, the Focker family return to the screen with Universal’s Little Fockers, starring Ben Stiller, Robert De Niro, Barbra Streisand and Dustin Hoffman. The film, which opens today (Wednesday), is expected to win the holiday box office with about $55-60 million, about 20 percent less than the $70.5 million earned by Meet the […]