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NEW YEAR’S EVE AIN’T NO VALENTINE’S DAY

December 13, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Last February, Sony’s Valentine’s Day, featuring a raft of stars, opened to poor reviews and a solid $56.3 million. Last weekend, New Year’s Eve, featuring a raft of stars, opened to poor reviews and a measly $13.01 million. It is a measure of how poorly the box office performed overall that New Year’s Eve finished […]

NEW YEAR’S EVE TO RING UP MOST TICKET SALES (Updated)

December 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

With the names of more stars than can fit on a marquee, New Year’s Eve is expected to emerge as the No. 1 film at the box office this weekend. But it may not earn much more than $20 million — certainly not enough to pay the fees of all those big stars — according […]

WEINSTEIN MAY WASH FOUR-LETTER WORDS FROM KING’S SPEECH

January 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Harvey Weinstein is considering reediting The King’s Speech to remove scenes in it in which Colin Firth, who plays the stammering King George V, is encouraged to shout obscenities by his speech therapist, played by Geoffrey Rush, the Los Angeles Times reported today (Wednesday). The scenes resulted in the film being hit with an R […]

TOP DVD SELLER IS NOT A MOVIE

June 3, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Movies took a backseat to television at the DVD counters of retail stores last week as the Season 2 set of HBO’s True Blood topped the sales charts in its debut, edging out the romantic drama Dear John, starring Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried, which became a surprise hit in theaters earlier this year, Home […]