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MOTHERS DAY WAS BUSY AT BOX OFFICE

May 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Far more families went to the movies on Sunday — Mothers Day — than the studios had estimated. That was particularly good news for two romantic comedies which forecasters last week thought would have a hard time cracking $10 million. Jumping the Broom, which surprised Hollywood gurus when the studio estimated on Sunday that it […]

THOR: THE SOUND OF DISTANT THUNDER

May 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Marvel’s Thor may not have been among the most popular superheroes to grace the pages of the publisher’s comic books, but as a movie character, portrayed by Australian actor Chris Hemsworth, he certainly has held his own. With an estimated $66-million opening, he beat out the original X-Men ($54.5 million), The Fantastic Four ($58.1 million), […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: SOMETHING BORROWED

May 6, 2011 by · 4 Comments 

Several critics are expressing sympathy for Kate Hudson for having had to make the most of a role in a dreadful wedding-day-themed movie. “If it weren’t so sad watching her pick away at this skimpy, overlong romantic lie, she might be entertaining,” writes Wesley Morris in the Boston Globe. Roger Ebert in the Chicago Sun […]