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SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK NO 1 ON HOME VIDEO

May 9, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

People who are advised to look for the silver lining were likely to find it at the top of the DVD, Blu-ray and video rental charts last week as the Weinstein Co.’s Silver Linings Playbook took over the No. 1 position on the Nielsen VideoScan First Alert sales chart sand Home Media magazine’s rental chart […]

ON SUPER BOWL WEEKEND WARM BODIES HAS BIG KICKOFF

February 4, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

On Super Bowl weekend, Warm Bodies showed a bit of life; everything else was sluggish as a zombie. While it is difficult to estimate ticket sales on Super Bowl Sunday, Lionsgate/Summit Entertainment figured that the zombie movie would earn about $19.51 million over the weekend, largely (about 60 percent) from teenage girls. Last week’s winner, […]

SNUBBED BY OSCAR VOTERS, AFFLECK IS HONORED BY CRITICS

January 11, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Bypassed this week by Academy members in their choice of Oscar nominees for best director, Ben Affleck was the winner of the director award presented by the 250-member Broadcast Film Critics Association at its Critics Choice Awards ceremony Thursday night. Accepting the award for his work on Argo, in which he also starred, Affleck began […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: SILVER LININGS PLAYBOOK (Updated)

November 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

David O. Russell’s Silver Linings Playbook, which opens in just 16 theaters this weekend — it’s due to expand to about 500 next week — is receiving golden reviews from nearly all the major critics — the rare film that is praised as much for its performances as for its screenplay. Roger Ebert, in fact, […]