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“TWILIGHT” OPENS BRIGHT BUT ECLIPSED

July 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse “only” took in $82.5 million over the four-day Fourth of July holiday, Summit Entertainment, its producer, estimated on Monday. That would bring its total to $175.3 million since its opening last Wednesday. Both the weekend and six-day total were somewhat below predictions and less than the last Twilight movie, New Moon, […]

“ECLIPSE” CAN’T ECLIPSE “NEW MOON”

July 2, 2010 by · 1 Comment 

The Twilight Saga: Eclipse raked in $68.5 million in ticket sales domestically on Wednesday, but it did not eclipse the last Twilight movie, New Moon, which opened last November with $72.7 million. According to Summit Entertainment, its producer, the film went on to collect an additional $25 million on Thursday. Most analysts are now predicting […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: “THE LAST AIRBENDER”

July 1, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Most reviewers were clearly bent out of shape by the goings-on in M. Night Shyamalan’s latest movie, The Last Airbender, based on the Nickelodeon cartoon series. “Mr. Shyamalan’s attempt to conjure a realm of myth and adventure out of special effects and long expository speeches might serve as a textbook chapter on How to Do […]

STUDIOS EXPECTING FABULOUS FOURTH

June 30, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The Fourth of July weekend is likely to produce — by far — the biggest box-office grosses of the year. Summit Entertainment launched the third installment of its Twilight franchise at midnight last night (Tuesday/Wednesday), amid expectations that it will sell $150-million worth of tickets by Monday. The Twilight Saga: Eclipse collected $30 million, the […]