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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 […]

EVERYTHING’S COMING UP MARIGOLDS FOR FOX SEARCHLIGHT

May 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Fox Searchlight’s The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, which has done gangbuster business overseas — it has taken in $81.2 million abroad — brought its domestic total to $19.4 million on Tuesday, thereby crossing the $100-million mark at the worldwide box office. It is currently playing on just 1,233 screens in North America — about a […]

MEN IN BLACK WHIPS THE AVENGERS

May 30, 2012 by · 4 Comments 

After three weeks at the top of the box office, Marvel/Disney’s The Avengers slipped to second place over the Memorial Day holiday, brought down by Sony’s Men in Black 3. Over the four days, MIB3 collected $69.5 million versus $47.2 million for The Avengers, which dropped just 15 percent in its fourth weekend. In a […]

MEN IN BLACK 3 SET TO DETHRONE AVENGERS

May 25, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Memorial Day weekend will likely see The Avengers getting knocked out of first place at the box office, tracking studies indicate. The new champ come Monday, they indicate, will be the 3D sequel Men In Black 3. The movie will not generate anything close to the receipts of The Avengers during Weeks 1 and […]