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BOX OFFICE HAS THE RITE STUFF

January 30, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

During another sluggish weekend at the box office, Warner Bros.’ exorcist flick The Rite came out on top with an estimated $15 million. In second place was last weekend’s winner, Paramount’s romcom No Strings Attached, which earned a better-than-predicted $13.7 million, down a modest 31 percent from last weekend. CBS Films’s The Mechanic also beat […]

BOX OFFICE LIKELY TO GO TO THE DEVIL

January 28, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

There are probably enough moviegoers eager to watch Anthony Hopkins exorcising demons and succumbing to them to drive New Line’s The Rite to the top of the box office this weekend with about $15-20 million. The horror film is expected to beat out CBS Films’ action flick The Mechanic, starring Jason Statham, which is likely […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: THE RITE

January 28, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

What we have with The Rite is another horror movie of the exorcist variety — with a difference. That difference is Anthony Hopkins, who plays the exorcist. “Mr. Hopkins gives the production what he was hired for,” writes Joe Morgenstern in the Wall Street Journal. “At least you can count on Mr. Hopkins … to […]