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HANSEL AND GRETEL LEADS GRIMM WEEKEND

January 27, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

A combination of lousy weather and lousy movies flattened the box office over the weekend. Not a single film crossed the $20-million mark, although the top film, Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters lived up to most predictions with an estimated haul of $19 million. Last weekend’s winner, the PG-13-rated horror flick Mama, dropped 54.7 percent […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: HANSEL AND GRETEL: WITCH HUNTERS

January 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters was not generally screened for critics. However, the New York Post‘s Lou Lumenick got a look at it, and his review may cast some light on why Paramount elected not to let critics see it in advance. Calling the movie, “direct-to-video-grade dreck,” Lumenick remarks: “January is a traditional dumping ground […]