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DESPITE AUDIENCE COMPLAINTS, PARANORMAL 3 SETS BOX-OFFICE RECORD

October 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Even as many movie-related blogs were being swamped with complaints from people who had seen Paranormal Activity 3 on Friday and Saturday and regarded it as an overhyped ripoff, more moviegoers were nevertheless pouring into theaters on Sunday to see the movie, giving it the biggest opening of any new release ever in the months […]

BOX OFFICE RESULTS ARE DOWNRIGHT PARANORMAL (Updated)

October 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Box-office pundits could use a few more paranormal powers these days. Many, if not most, of their predictions have turned out to be wide of the mark in recent weeks, this weekend included. To be sure, they had predicted that Paranormal Activity 3 would be the top ticket seller, but their sales forecasts ranged from […]

BOX OFFICE TO WITNESS PARANORMAL ACTIVITY (Updated)

October 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

There are few safe bets in Hollywood, but you can have no fear about putting your money on Paranormal Activity III to win the top spot at the box office this weekend. Forecasters disagree about how much the movie will make — they’re predicting anywhere from $30 million to $45 million — but no other […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: JOHNNY ENGLISH REBORN

October 21, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

People either love Rowan Atkinson or hate him. Those among the former amount to a virtual cult in America — although he has a massive following overseas. Those among the latter — well, let’s just say that they represent the vast majority of U.S. moviegoers. Critics in this country are likewise divided over the comedian, […]

ABROAD, SMURFS STAY ON TOP FOR SEVENTH WEEK

September 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Overseas, it was another winning week for The Smurfs — the live/animated movie’s seventh straight foreign victory. Its foreign tally now stands at $364.4 million versus $138.4 million for its domestic run. Together, the worldwide sum has passed a half-billion dollars ($502.8 million). Meanwhile, the latest Rowan Atkinson comedy, Johnny English Reborn is continuing to […]