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“SHREK” PROPS UP FALLING BOX OFFICE

June 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

MOVIEGOERS TAKE A BOX-OFFICE DETOUR

June 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The box office performed pretty much the way most forecasters had predicted — that is, pitifully. Shrek Forever After led the field for the third consecutive week as the box office dropped 28 percent from the comparable weekend a year ago. Although four other movies debuted over the weekend, Shrek, with $25.3 million, came out […]

BOX OFFICE BLAHS LIKELY TO CONTINUE

June 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The box office has no new summer blockbuster to reinforce its sagging fortunes this weekend. Instead it will see the debut of four low-buzz movies, none of which is likely to come close to taking in as much as Shrek Forever After, which is in its third week, according to box-office forecasters. Get Him to […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: “SPLICE”

June 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Adrien Brody and Sarah Polley play the human oddities in Splice, a horror movie about two scientists who create an intelligent part-human, part-animal monster. Rick Groen in the Toronto Globe and Mail credits the actors for making the Frankenstein story believable. “These typically aren’t actors’ movies, yet Polley and Brody both round out their characters […]