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TICKET SALES PLUMMET POST THANKSGIVING

December 7, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The weekend after Thanksgiving ordinarily amounts to the famine following the feast for the nation’s theater owners, but this year the takings were particularly lean. According to box-office trackers fewer tickets were sold last weekend than on any post-Thanksgiving weekend since 1997. Overall receipts came to $88 million. down 11.5 percent from the comparable weekend […]

TANGLED CLIMBS TO TOP OF BOX OFFICE

December 6, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The weekend after Thanksgiving typically sees a lot of empty seats in theaters — and there were even more of them than usual this year. The only film to live up to expectations was Disney’s Tangled, which took in an estimated $21.5 million. But results for Warner Bros.’ Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part […]

AFTER THANKSGIVING, TIME FOR LEFTOVERS

December 4, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

On the weekend following the big Thanksgiving holiday — when four films opened wide — only a single entry, The Warrior’s Way is vying for attention — and it is likely to find it in short supply. The R-rated martial-arts movie, filmed in New Zealand in English and Korean, has been tracking poorly, with young […]