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FOOTLOOSE TRIPPED BY REAL STEEL

October 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Paramount’s Footloose, which held a slim lead at the box office on Friday and Saturday, lost its footing on Sunday and wound up in second place for the weekend as Disney/DreamWorks’s Real Steel made a comeback, thanks to Sunday’s influx of family audiences at many theaters. Neither film had much to boast about, however. Real […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE BIG YEAR

October 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

If you think you have seen a movie about every sport that has ever existed, think again. The Big Year is a movie about competitive bird watching and stars Owen Wilson as the champion — a man who has spotted more than 700 bird species in a single year — and Steve Martin and Jack […]

’80’S REVIVAL AT BOX OFFICE

October 14, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Two movies from the 1980s are being reincarnated this week and will join a comedy about the unlikely subject of bird watching to try to unseat last week’s robot fight film, Real Steel, from the top position at the box office. Analysts are saying that the remake of 1984’s Footloose has the best chance of […]