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RIO KNOCKED OFF TOP OF SALES CHART, FLIES TO RENTALS

September 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Lionsgate’s Madea’s Big Happy Family has knocked off Rio from the top of the national home video sales chart after four weeks. The Nielsen VideoScan First Alert chart placed season 3 of the TV series Sons of Anarchy in second place on the sales chart, ahead of Rio, which fell to No. 3. The chart […]

RIO STILL PERCHED ATOP BOX OFFICE

April 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The birds of Rio continued to defend their nest atop the box office over the weekend as their animated comedy edged out Tyler Perry’s Madea’s Big Happy Family, which had been favored to take over as the weekend’s top film. As it was, only a little over a million dollars separated the two films. According […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: MADEA’S BIG HAPPY FAMILY

April 25, 2011 by · 3 Comments 

While it was not screened in advance for critics, Madea’s Big Happy Family was viewed by a handful of them at their local multiplexes over the weekend. Their common complaint is that, aside from the Madea character (producer-director-writer-star Tyler Perry in a fat suit, a print dress and a wig), nearly all of the women […]

MADEA PREDICTED TO TOP BOX OFFICE

April 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Birds, elephants, and lions will be battling one another at the box office this weekend, and when the dust settles, the winner will be … Madea. That’s the conclusion of most industry forecasters, who note that Tyler Perry’s character has been drawing ever bigger audiences — the last Madea movie, Madea Goes to Jail, opened […]