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CRUISE ON TOP AGAIN WITH OBLIVION (Updated)

April 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Tom Cruise, whose career had seemed to be heading in the direction of oblivion, got a massive boost over the weekend when Oblivion, his latest movie, opened with an estimated $38 million, his best opening since Mission: Impossible 3 opened with $47 million in 2006. The result exceeded most analysts’ expectations. However, Oblivion received only […]

THE CROODS CRUISES TO $44M OPENING (Updated)

March 25, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

The local multiplex turned out to be a livelier place than most pundits had prophesied for this weekend, as DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods opened at the high end of forecasts and Film District’s Olympus Has Fallen and Disney’s Oz the Great and Powerful each performed well above them. The Croods, which evokes memories of the […]

IT’LL BE THE WEEKEND OF THE CROODS

March 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

With kids out of school for spring break in many parts of the country, DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods is expected to have little difficulty taking over the top spot at the box office this weekend. Tracking studies indicate that the 3D film, which reportedly cost about $135 million to produce, will wind up with around […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE CROODS

March 22, 2013 by · Leave a Comment 

Reviews of DreamWorks Animation’s The Croods can be described as pretty good overall. But none of the critics are particularly thrilled with it, either. Neil Genzlinger in the New York Times devotes just four short paragraphs to the movie, remarking that “it’s colorful and has an appealing central character and — who knows? — might […]