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PRINCE OF PERSIA MAKES SOLID HOME VIDEO DEBUT

September 23, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time, which was a disappointment at the domestic box office, where it grossed $90 million — it cost $200 million to make– but whose worldwide gross came to $327 million was a trifecta winner in its first week out on home video. The Disney film, starring Jake Gyllenhaal, was […]

EUROPEAN WOMEN FLEE SOCCER FOR “SEX”

June 14, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

While European men gathered in front of TV sets to watch the World Cup soccer games, women crowded into theaters to see Warner Bros./New Line’s Sex and the City 2, which raked in $23.7 million in its second week overseas, bringing its gross to $131.7 million. By contrast, The A-Team debuted in 35 countries with […]

A MEMORIAL DAY TO REMEMBER

June 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It was a Memorial Day holiday made memorable by the fact that fewer movie tickets were sold over its four days than during any Memorial Day holiday since 1993 — some 23.4 million, according to box-office analyst Paul Dergarabedian. Total estimated ticket-sales revenue was the lowest since 2001. Movie studios blamed a full slate of […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: “PRINCE OF PERSIA: THE SANDS OF TIME”

May 28, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Films based on the videogames have mostly had a dreadful track record at the box office and an even worse one with critics. Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time appears to be no exception. Some critics observe that there appear to be as many digital effects in the film as in the game. One […]

“ROBIN HOOD” RESCUED BY OVERSEAS AUDIENCES

May 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Overseas, Robin Hood, titled in French Robin des Bois, meaning Robin of the Woods, found itself out of them — the woods, that is — after the movie prevailed as the top film of the weekend for the second week in a row. While if opened softly in North America — it took in just […]