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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 […]

IN THE BOX-OFFICE BATTLE OF WONDERS, OZ WINS (Updated)

March 18, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

There was no stopping that wonderful wizard in Oz the Great and Powerful at the box office over the weekend. After producing better-than-expected earnings during midweek that brought its first-week gross to more than $100 million by Thursday, the Disney film added an estimated $42.2 million to its total, bringing it to $145 million. By […]

OZ PROVES TO BE GREAT AND POWERFUL AT BOX OFFICE (Update)

March 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

In advance of the weekend debut of Oz the Great and Powerful, starring James Franco in the title role, some box-office gurus had predicted disaster for it, while others forecast that it would earn $90-100 million. As it turned out, according to studio estimates, it made a solid $80.3 million — about $5 million more […]