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BOX OFFICE FINALS 9/21-9/23

September 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

The top ten films over the weekend, according to final figures compiled by Box Office Mojo (figures in parentheses represent total gross to date): 1. End of Watch, Open Road Films, $13,152,683, (New); 2. House at the End of the Street, Relativity, $12,287,234, (New); 3. Trouble with the Curve, Warner Bros., $12,162,040, (New); 4. Finding […]

EVEN WITH CLINT’S RETURN, BOX OFFICE WHIFFS AGAIN

September 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Like a baseball team blowing a commanding lead in the standings, the box office lost ground for the fourth week in a row over the weekend. Ticket sales were down nearly 30 percent against the same weekend a year ago when a 3D version of Disney’s The Lion King chalked up $22 million to lead […]

EASTWOOD’S CURVE LOOKS MORE LIKE A SINKER (Updated)

September 24, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Clint Eastwood’s return to the screen after four years in Warner Bros.’ baseball drama Trouble with the Curve displayed a lot of empty chairs in theaters all over the country this weekend. It took in a less-than-expected $12.7 million. But then nothing else at the box office scored much better. Indeed, there was a virtual […]

MOVIEGOERS AGAIN EXPECTED TO STAY HOME

September 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Four new films will be opening wide at the box office this weekend, but they are not likely to lift it out of the doldrums that it drifted into at the beginning of the month. The horror film, House at the End of the Street, which was not screened for critics, is expected to lead […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: TROUBLE WITH THE CURVE

September 21, 2012 by · Leave a Comment 

Trouble with the Curve isn’t a great Clint Eastwood flick, critics agree, but he certainly gives a more effective performance in it than he did at the Republican National Convention earlier this month, they say. Roger Ebert of the Chicago Sun-Times calls it “a superior entertainment, moving down somewhat predictable paths with an authenticity and […]