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Box Office: Half Of 300 Is 10,000

March 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

Gregg DeGuire / WireImage/Getty Images Doldrums at the March box office. The weekend of March 7 was the most recent of many that have seen significant declines over year-ago levels, troubling news considering the state...

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Box Office: Montana Trumps Super Bowl

February 4, 2008 | 0 Comments

Jeffrey Mayer / WireImage/Getty Images Though the usual late-winter spate of crap movies opened over the weekend (Over My Dead Body, Strange Wilderness, The Eye), it wasn’t exactly business as usual at the box office, which...

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Hannah Montana Set To Take Over Known Universe

February 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

Eric Charbonneau / WireImage/Getty Images Despite opening in less than 700 theatres, most box office analysts are predicting that the tween-skewing concert film Hannah Montana & Miley Cyrus: Best of Both Worlds Concert In Disney...

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Jeffrey Mayer / WireImage/Getty Images In a cinematic death match that could only happen in the new-release dregs of January, Fox’s spoof comedy “Meet The Spartans” – the most recent in a long line of...

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Box Office: Summer in January

January 22, 2008 | 0 Comments

Jeffrey Mayer / WireImage / Getty Images It’s been a busy day – Oscar nominations, a plunging economy, Sundance…what will be next? No Oscar ceremony? Nonetheless, some of the biggest entertainment news is coming straight...

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The Godzilla Blair Witch Armageddon Project

January 17, 2008 | 0 Comments

Jeffrey Mayer / WireImage/Getty Images Because Hollywood will never tire of seeing New York City reduced to smoldering ashes and space alien, giant monster, asteroid, terrorist, and flesh-eating virus invasions, the world will be treated...

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Box Office: Old Farts Rule

January 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

John Shearer / WireImage/Getty Images The Rob Reiner-directed Jack Nicholson/Morgan Freeman dramedy “The Bucket List” propelled to the top of the charts last weekend after a month-long limited run. Analysts were surprised at the film’s...

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Compass Golden Overseas

January 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

Don Arnold / WireImage/Getty Images It’s typical of America-centric Hollywood pundits to completely ignore international territories in box office reports. While the demise of New Line has been proclaimed in the media, its supposed cause...

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Oil!

January 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

Dimitrios Kambouris / WireImage/Getty Images Paul Thomas Anderson’s first feature in five years, the extraordinary oil-baron saga “There Will Be Blood,” opened to fantastic results in solo houses in New York and L.A. last weekend....

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Box Office: Holiday Bounty

January 2, 2008 | 0 Comments

Eugene Gologursky / WireImage/Getty Images The weekend before New Year’s was ruled by Christmas leftovers as usual, many of which saw a healthy bounce or just a small decline from the previous frame. Nicolas Cage’s...

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Jon Furniss / WireImage/Getty Images After a prolonged slump, the box office bounced back in December with a few boffo performances – chief among them Will Smith’s actioner “I Am Legend,” which opened to a...

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Box Office: Bob Shaye, Run For Your Life

December 10, 2007 | 0 Comments

Jemal Countess / WireImage/Getty Images New Line Cinema’s massively expensive fantasy epic “The Golden Compass,” which cost around $200 million, more or less tanked at the North American box office this weekend with a troubling...

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Box Office: Tryptophan Blues

December 4, 2007 | 0 Comments

Jim Spellman / WireImage/Getty Images The box office was dead over the weekend of November 30 – the usual post-Turkey blues. While the frame is nearly always one of the worst of the busy holiday...

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Box Office: Turkey Rebound

November 26, 2007 | 0 Comments

Jim Spellman / WireImage/Getty Images With Hollywood on strike and the box office plummeting, analysts were bracing for one of the worst Thanksgiving showings in history. But you can’t keep bored families away at the...

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