Box Office Barometer 10-24-11: When And When Not To Rehash

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This week provides a stark contrast between why and why not to make a sequel: Paranormal Activity 3: Our first movie was a hit, and the sequel did even more business.  Let’s make another one. The Three Musketeers 3D: Let’s use something in the public domain, because Alice in Wonderland made a lot of money.   … Continue reading

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A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas

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If you didn’t already know, there’s a new Harold and Kumar Film on the way. You may be asking yourself, “Wait, didn’t the guy that plays Kumar get a job working for the White House?” and “Didn’t he quit his role on House to do that?”. Well, the answer to both questions would be ‘YES’. … Continue reading

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Box Office Barometer 6-20-11: Green Lantern is the Face of Death

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There were a lot of things at stake this weekend, and unfortunately for Green Lantern, it was responsible for all of them. Let’s take a look at the things it killed. RYAN REYNOLDS’ CAREER Ryan Reynolds is a hard-working actor, as evidenced by his start on Two Guys, A Girl, and a Pizza Place, past … Continue reading

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Box Office Barometer 2-28-11

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Although today was the day of the Academy Awards, only one Oscar-caliber flick made the top 10 (The King’s Speech at #7).  While last year’s best movies were honored, audiences were stuck with this weekend’s crappy movies. And boy, were they crappy.  Gnomeo and Juliet stole the weekend because families chose to watch this cartoon … Continue reading

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