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BRAVE RIGHT ON TARGET WITH $66.7 MILLION

June 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Disney’s Pixar kept its 13-film winning streak alive over the weekend by posting an estimated $66.7 million in ticket sales for Brave, topping the high end of expectations. The victory follows on the heels of Disney’s triumph with The Avengers, from its other acquired studio, Marvel, which has piled up nearly $600 million domestically and […]

BOX OFFICE: TALKING ANIMALS BEAT TALKING ROBOT (Updated)

June 11, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

There was something for everybody at the box office over the weekend, with families heading out for DreamWorks/Paramount’s Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted and adult audiences bound for 20th Century Fox’s Prometheus. And while Friday night drew big crowds for the Ridley Scott sci-fi epic, Saturday and Sunday belonged to the kids. The result was […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: MADAGASCAR 3: EUROPE’S MOST WANTED

June 8, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Critics pretty much roared their disapproval at the first two Madagascar movies, but several are fairly beating the drums for the latest one, Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted. Typical is Andy Webster’s review in the New York Times, which concludes. “Where Madagascar soars is in its visuals: A Monte Carlo chase is vertiginously madcap; a […]