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SANDLER COMEDY MOST RENTED ON REDBOX IN 2011

December 29, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Just Go with It, the first of two Adam Sandler movies released this year — the other was Jack and Jill — just barely kept Sandler’s streak of $100-million hits going (it wound up with $103 million; Jack and Jill only made it to $71 million), but it was the biggest hit of the year […]

BOX OFFICE HAS THE RITE STUFF

January 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

During another sluggish weekend at the box office, Warner Bros.’ exorcist flick The Rite came out on top with an estimated $15 million. In second place was last weekend’s winner, Paramount’s romcom No Strings Attached, which earned a better-than-predicted $13.7 million, down a modest 31 percent from last weekend. CBS Films’s The Mechanic also beat […]

BOX OFFICE SINKS FURTHER

January 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

BOX OFFICE SINKS FURTHER With tens of millions of viewers remaining at home on Sunday to watch the AFC and NFC finals (CBS’s coverage of the NFC championship final was the most-watched ever, averaging 54.9 million viewers), final box office figures for the weekend came in significantly below studio estimates. Paramount’s No Strings Attached ended […]

NO STRINGS TIES DOWN 1ST PLACE AT BOX OFFICE (Updated)

January 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Exit surveys at theaters over the weekend indicated that 70 percent of moviegoers who turned out to see Paramount’s No Strings Attached were women — but neither that nor the fact that it was rated R prevented the rom-com from grossing an estimated $20.3 million, at the high end of industry forecasts. The prediction was […]

ROM-COM PREDICTED TO BE WEEKEND WINNER

January 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It will be Ladies Day once again at the box office this weekend as the female-skewing romantic comedy No Strings Attached, starring Ashton Kutcher and Natalie Portman, debuts. Box office forecasters are predicting it will beat out the male-skewing The Green Hornet, but not by a lot. Strings is likely to earn about $20-23 million […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: NO STRINGS ATTACHED

January 21, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

It is being used as either a scornful epithet or a positive compliment, but the adjective “cute” pops up a lot in reviews for the Ashton Kutcher-Natalie Portman romantic comedy No Strings Attached, from veteran director Ivan Reitman. For the most part, the reviews aren’t all that bad, but they’re not all that good, either. […]