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THE CROODS CRUISES TO $44M OPENING (Updated)

March 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The local multiplex turned out to be a livelier place than most pundits had prophesied for this weekend, as DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods opened at the high end of forecasts and Film District’s Olympus Has Fallen and Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful each performed well above them. The Croods, which evokes memories of the […]

IT’LL BE THE WEEKEND OF THE CROODS

March 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

With kids out of school for spring break in many parts of the country, DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods is expected to have little difficulty taking over the top spot at the box office this weekend. Tracking studies indicate that the 3D film, which reportedly cost about $135 million to produce, will wind up with around […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: OLYMPUS HAS FALLEN

March 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Olympus Has Fallen, the first of two thrillers about a terrorist takeover of the White House, is being taken out by critics the way the terrorists are taken out by Gerard Butler’s character in the movie. Robert Abele in the Los Angeles Times describes it as “a typical slab of Hollywood action in which the […]