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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 […]

HOLLYWOOD’S SEQUELITIS WORSENS

February 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Lending further credence to film industry critics’ claims that Hollywood fears innovation and originality, the industry website BoxOfficeMojo.com reports that one out of five films that are planned for release this year will be either a sequel, a prequel, or a spin-off. In all, 27 films fall into that group, a record. The previous high, […]