The Help

The nominees for the 84th annual Academy Awards have been announced. The awards show will air Sunday, Feb. 26th, hosted by Billy Crystal. Some of the films with the most nominations are: Hugo – 11 The Artist – 10 Moneyball – 6 War Horse – 6 The Descendants – 5 The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo… 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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Despite it being ten years since there was anything for the Planet of the Apes franchise, Rise of the Planet of the Apes took the top spot at the box office this weekend. The original Planet of the Apes series ended in 1973, and the remake was released in 2001, so my feelings were that… read more

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