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FINAL BOX OFFICE FIGURES OCT. 5-7

October 9, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. Taken 2, Fox, $49,514,769, (New); 2. Hotel Transylvania, Sony/Columbia, $27,053,395, 2 Wks. ($76,711,927); 3. Pitch Perfect, Universal, $14,846,830, 2 Wks. ($21,693,038); 4. Looper, Sony/Tristar/Film District, $12,116,001, 2 Wks. ($40,216,652); 5. […]

REPORT: NO RECORD BOX OFFICE IN CHINA FOR LOOPER

October 4, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Contrary to initial reports, the sci-fi movie Looper did not become the first film to open in China with a bigger gross than it brought in in the U.S., Nikki Finke reported on her Deadline.com blog on Wednesday. Finke claimed that some of the Chinese theaters “mixed up dollars with yuan, making the tally appear […]

HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA‘S TAKE WOULD HAVE GLADDENED SESAME STREET‘S THE COUNT

September 30, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Sony’s animated Hotel Transylvania turned out to be something of a monster at the box office over the weekend, scaring up some $43 million in ticket sales, a record for September. (The previous record was set 10 years ago when Sweet Home Alabama opened with $35.6 million.) Sony’s other new release, the critically praised time-travel […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: LOOPER

September 28, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Critics are scrambling aboard the time machine that is Looper and are seemingly enjoying the ride. With few exceptions, they are praising the plot, the dialog, the direction, editing, and the performances of Bruce Willis and Joseph Gordon-Levitt playing the same character at different ages. Manohla Dargis focuses on the director in her New York […]