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DARK KNIGHT RISES FINAL: $35.7 MILLION

August 7, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight Rises fought off the Olympics and two new movies to remain at the top of the box office over the weekend for the third week in a row. The final installment of Christopher Nolan’s trilogy wound up with $35.7 million, according to final figures from Warner Bros. That brought its […]

TED DRIVES KNIGHT BATTY OVERSEAS

August 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

That trash-talking teddy bear who stars in the title role of Universal’s Ted lost nothing in translation as the movie expanded into 10 new markets, landing in first place in seven of them. Collecting $32 million, the Universal film topped Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight Rises,, in such key markets as Russia, where, with $5.5 […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: DOG DAYS

August 3, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The expectations for the third installment of the Wimpy Kid franchise aren’t high. But the same could have been said about last year’s sequel, Rodrick Rules, which, to everyone’s surprise turned up at the top of the box office. Like its two predecessors, Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days is receiving several decent reviews. […]

KNIGHT DROPS 61% IN SECOND WEEK

July 31, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Olympics may turn out to be the bane of Warner Bros. and The Dark Knight Rises. The film wound up earning $2 million less on Sunday than the studio’s estimate as NBC broke ratings records for second-day coverage of the competition. The weekend total for the movie: $62.1 million, down 61 percent from the […]

BATMAN REBOUNDS WITH $62 MILLION (Updated)

July 29, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

With more than 40 million potential moviegoers staying home on Friday to watch the Olympic Games’ opening ceremony, theater ticket booths were as dark as the featured blockbuster inside. Some movies in fact played to empty or near-empty houses, with The Dark Knight coming in well below forecasts with just $18 million on Friday. Some […]

DENVER NEWSPAPER CLAIMS BIG MEDIA PAYING SHOOTING WITNESSES

July 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Following last Friday’s shooting in an Aurora, CO theater that left 12 persons dead and dozens of others injured, some media organizations immediately moved in to gain exclusive access to eyewitness by offering them fees of thousands of dollars and requiring them to sign contracts granting them exclusivity, the Denver Post reported on Thursday. The […]

KNIGHT EXPECTED TO RISE AGAIN

July 27, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Tonight’s (Friday) opening ceremonies of the London Olympics and the weekend Olympic events telecasts will probably present a greater obstacle for Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight Rises than the aftermath of last weekend’s shooting in Aurora, CO at a theater showing the movie, box-office gurus are predicting. Offering little in the way of competition, they […]

DARK KNIGHT RISES: HOW MANY STAYED AWAY?

July 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros.’ The Dark Knight Rises did indeed set a record over the weekend. It’s $160.9-billion gross represented the biggest take ever for a 2D movie. It’s also the third best opening among all films after The Avengers with $207,438,708 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 with $169,189,427. Before Friday’s shootings in […]

DARK KNIGHT RISES HOT OVERSEAS, TOO

July 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The Dark Knight Risestook in an additional $88 million in a limited number of overseas markets. The final installment of Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy had its strongest debut in the U.K., where it raked in $22.4 million, putting ahead of The Amazing Spider-Man’s opening ($17.2 million) but slightly behind The Avengers (released in the U.K. […]

DARK KNIGHT RISES FINAL: $160,887,295

July 23, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Warner Bros. has released the final weekend box-office figure for The Dark Knight Rises. It’s $160,887,295, setting a record for the biggest gross for a 2D movie. It’s also the third best opening among all films after The Avengers with $207,438,708 and Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2 with $169,189,427. It was clear […]

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