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RIO TO FLY AT BOX OFFICE

April 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Twentieth Century Fox’s animated Rio could very well sell more tickets during its opening this weekend than any other film has thus far this year, according to some predictions. The movie, which features the voice talent of Jesse Eisenberg and Anne Hathaway, is expected to earn $30-40 million — perhaps more if U.S. audiences respond […]

MOVIE REVIEWS: SCREAM 4

April 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s a brave studio that opens its screening-room doors to critics for a horror film. Stephen Rea in the Philadelphia Inquirer suggests that the reason The Weinstein Co.’s Dimension Films has done so with Scream 4 — a revival of the franchise after 10 years — is the belief that it may appeal to the […]

BOX OFFICE TUMBLES AGAIN

October 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

The box office could have used a few more Facebook friends over the weekend as it fell 15 percent below the total for the comparable week last year. As it was, The Social Network, the movie about the founding of Facebook, produced just about the only solid result — $15.5 million, down just 31 percent […]

ANOTHER CROWDED WEEKEND AT THE CINEPLEX

October 8, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Four new films make their debut this weekend, but box-office forecasters suggest that none is likely to earn more than $20 million. Given the best chance of doing so is Warner Bros.’ Life as We Know It, starring Katherine Heigl and Josh Duhamel. It will be competing against Disney’s Secretariat, which is expected to take […]