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MOVIEGOERS SPEND ON THE EXPENDABLES, LITTLE ELSE

August 24, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Reviving the stardom of Sylvester Stallone and reinvigorating the beleaguered Lionsgate studio, The Expendables held on to the box-office lead for the second weekend in a row, earning $16.97 million and bringing its 10-day gross to $65.36 million, according to final figures released on Monday. Five new films that challenged it performed unimpressively, led by […]

THE EXPENDABLES IS NOT EXPENDABLE

August 22, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Sylvester Stallone, arguably the comeback champ of all time, has done it again. The Expendables, which he directed, co-wrote, and starred in, easily won the box-office crown for the second week in a row, holding off five new challengers. The film earned an estimated $16.5 million, well ahead of second-place finisher, Vampires Suck, which sucked […]

STALLONE LIKELY TO WHIP FIVE NEW CHALLENGERS

August 20, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Five new films — count ’em, five! — are scheduled to debut in wide release this weekend, but many box-office forecasters are predicting that last week’s winner, The Expendables, starring Sylvester Stallone, will retain its crown. They figure that the film should bring in $15-18 million in its second weekend, down from $34.8 million for […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: VAMPIRES SUCK

August 20, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

The critics verdict of Vampires Suck, a spoof of the Twilight movies: it sucks. “Painfully unfunny,” is the way Jen Chaney describes it in the Washington Post. A “limp lampoon,” comments Jeannette Catsoulis in the New York Times. Bruce DeMara in the Toronto Star calls it “drearily pointless.” And Joe Leydon in Daily Variety remarks: […]