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It wasn’t a very happy year at the box office in 2011, and while the total for the year dropping was bad enough, some movies suffered more than others. While there are always certain to be films each year that don’t fare well at the box office, some did spectacularly bad this year. Even bankable… read more

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Despite predictions that The Lion King wouldn’t stay #1 this week, but apparently you can’t knock the king off his throne. The power of Disney is a tough one to overcome, and while some analysts thought The Lion King couldn’t hold on to #1 for a second week, it did, bringing in a remarkable $22.1 million.  For… read more

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The Lion King originally hit theaters in 1994, but apparently if you slap some 3D on it and re-release it 17 years, you can once again take the #1 spot. More than likely Disney could have skipped the 3D process and still won the weekend, but any way you slice it, The Lion King in… read more

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It took a thriller about disease to finally knock The Help out of first place, but still the period drama held its on in the first weekend of the fall movie season. Contagion was the only major release this weekend, and with a public starved for something new to watch, it brought in a healthy… read more

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The Help won a third weekend in a row, and some amazing stats to go along with it. Theoretically you could say the fact The Help only lost 2.3% of its business from last weekend could be chalked up the fact less screens were open last weekend due to Hurricane Irene.  If those screens had… read more

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The Help was crowned champion of the weekend once again, and it wasn’t all due to a hurricane. Once again the the drama about the race relations between African-American employees and their white employers fended off three newcomers to win the weekend.  In its fourth weekend of release, The Help brought in an estimated $14.3… read more

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There are bad weekends in the movie business, and then there are BAD WEEKENDS.  Anyone want to guess which one this one was? It’s rare for a movie to rise to the #1 spot after multiple weeks on the chart, but that’s exactly what happened with The Help this weekend when it pulled in $20.5… read more

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This summer hasn’t seen many movies hold on to the top spot two weekends in a row, but Rise of the Planet of the Apes has joined that exclusive little club. Falling 49.8% in its second weekend, Rise of the Planet of the Apes brought in an estimated $27.5 million to bring its domestic total… read more

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The first trailer for the new Conan the Barbarian film that actually shows footage has appeared, and I have to say I’m less than impressed. While I know fans of the original stories have their problems with the 1982 film, I come strictly from being familiar with the movies, and this just looks bland in… read more

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I see tons of publicity photos for movies, most of them are very ho-hum, and others get you talking like the one for Green Lantern the other day.  One thing publicity photos shouldn’t ever do is make you break out laughing at the horribleness of it … and one I saw today made me do… read more

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