Box Office Barometer 11-14-11: Debating Immortals’ Mediocre Status

Another weekend, another depressed box office. As the movie industry looked for hope from two cross-dressing lead roles (J. Edgar and Jack and Jill) and the self-proclaimed “non-300 rip-off” rip-off Immortals. With Adam Sandler coming in second with what will surely be another $100 million movie featuring his “brave” performance, Immortals used some fighting pun … Continue reading

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

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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