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THE LORAX OUTSELLS ALL COMPETITORS ON DVD/BLU-RAY

August 16, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax scored a big victory on the home-video charts last week. The animated film was not only the top seller of the week, according to Nielsen VideoScan First Alert, but it sold more than twice as many copies as all of the other releases on the top-twenty list combined. It was, commented, […]

NBCUNIVERSAL LOOKING HEALTHIER UNDER COMCAST

May 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It goes without saying that owning the television network that broadcasts the Super Bowl can be beneficial to a company’s financial health during the first quarter of any year. But Comcast’s purchase of NBCUniversal in January 2011 has reaped benefits for the company in other ways as well, pushing its first-quarter profits to $1.224 billion, […]

NBCUNIVERSAL LOOKING HEALTHIER UNDER COMCAST

May 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

It goes without saying that owning the television network that broadcasts the Super Bowl can be beneficial to a company’s financial health during the first quarter of any year. But Comcast’s purchase of NBCUniversal in January 2011 has reaped benefits for the company in other ways as well, pushing its first-quarter profits to $1.224 billion, […]

DON’T PUT THE CARTER BEFORE THE LORAX (Updated)

March 12, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

What could have been more mortifying to Disney executives than for its $250-300 million live-action/CG blockbuster John Carter to be beaten by — gasp! — an animated feature, the second week of one at that. But that is what occurred this weekend, as John Carter opened with an estimated $30.6 million and Universal’s Dr. Seuss’ […]

LORAX,/em> SOARS PAST FORECASTS

March 5, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax opened with an estimated $70.7 million, far exceeding experts’ forecasts of $50-60 million — setting a record as the biggest opening for an animated family film that was not a sequel. It is also the biggest opening so far this year, Universal’s fourth-biggest opening ever, and the biggest opening for a […]

THE LORAX HEADING TOWARD $60-MILLION WEEKEND (Update)

March 2, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

UPDATE: Daily Variety reported on Saturday that Dr. Seuss’ The Lorax earned an estimated $17.4 million on Friday and appears likely to wind up with around $60 million for the weekend.(Earlier)The box office for The Lorax should be as green as Dr. Seuss’s eggs this weekend, forecasters predict. Some pundits are saying that the animated […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE LORAX

March 2, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Having already transformed most of Theodor Geisel’s most popular Dr. Seuss books into successful movie and TV versions, Hollywood has now turned to a less-loved book, The Lorax, which delivered an environmental message long before such messages became controversial. It was regarded as one of Geisel’s “serious” kids books when it was published in 1971. […]