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OLDER MOVIEGOERS DRIVE BOX OFFICE AS UNKNOWN LANDS AT NO. 1

February 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Chalk one up for the old guys. Not only did Warner Bros.’ Unknown, starring 58-year-old Liam Neeson surprise forecasters by coming in at No. 1 at the box office over the first three days of the Presidents Day weekend, it did so in surprising style. With an estimated $21.8 million in ticket sales, it became […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: I AM NUMBER FOUR

February 18, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Aliens versus teenagers battling it out on a high-school campus. The premise of I Am Number Four seems like it would make for a surefire hit at the box office. But it makes the Chicago Sun-Times’s movie critic, Roger Ebert, downright exasperated. It’s sad, he writes, “when a movie casts aside all shame, demonstrates itself […]