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THE EXPENDABLES HOLDS BACK THE YOUNGER CROWD

August 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Expendables was not — expendable, that is — but most of its rivals were. In its second week, Stallone, Schwarzenegger and company topped the box office with an estimated $13.5 million, bringing their movie’s domestic gross to $52.3 million. But no other film managed to break $10 million, and three newcomers debuted far down […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: PREMIUM RUSH

August 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

A film about New York bicycle messengers hardly seems like the sort that would draw much praise from critics, but most of them agree that Premium Rush is in a class by itself. As Roger Ebert puts it in the Chicago Sun-Times: “I’m very weary of routine chase movies. There’s nothing routine about Premium Rush.” […]