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The Lion King

Apparently this weekend was a time for folks to head to the theater and watch robots fighting it out with one another. Real Steel, starring Hugh Jackman, made it to the top of the box office over the weekend with an estimated $27.3 million.  A healthy showing for a fall debut, and exit polling was… read more

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It took a dolphin to knock the lion out of the top box office spot. Dolphin Tale took the top spot at the box office this weekend, leading a pack of non-new releases from cracking into the top three. The movie based on a real life “tail” (ha! See what I did there?!?) dropped 25.6%… 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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It appears things are still rough for some of the shows on the Great White Way. Last Jan. I wrote up how nine Broadway shows were going dark, well come this Jan., at least three more will join them as well as gossip of as many as six more.  The three confirmed shows are: Superior… read more

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