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Box Office Numbers: Prisoners Dilemma

After a big box office the week before, we return to the usual fall numbers. The number one movie over the weekend was Prisoners, which raked in $21.4 million. Insidious Chapter 2 was number two after a very strong opening the week before, ...


Box Office Numbers: In$idiou$: ˘hapter $

After a few weeks of relatively ho-hum box office, the big bucks are back thanks to Insidious: Chapter 2, which made more than $41 million. At number two was Luc Besson's The Family with Robert De Niro, which only managed $14.5 million. And...


Box Office Numbers: Bowe Knows Riddick

Yet another weak week at the box office, though in first place comes the Vin Diesel vehicle Riddick. The film only pulled $18.67 million in its opening weekend, so it didn't perform as well as The Chronicles of Riddick, which opened with $2...

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Box Office Numbers: The Butler couldn't do it again

Lee Daniels' The Butler reigned supreme for two weeks as it rode the wave of Oprah and Oscar pandemonium. Thought it was going to rule another week, but I suppose another sort of pandemonium (or FANdemonium) was strong enough to dethrone it...


Box Office Numbers: The Butler did it again

For the second week in a row, Lee Daniels' The Butler took the top slot at a modest weekend box office, with We're the Millers holding tight at number two. Kick-Ass 2 dropped to number ten and got beat up by Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine at nu...


Box Office Numbers: The Butler did it

The big summer blockbusters are behind us and we're getting the first hints of prestige season. August truly is the January of the summer. The big winner at the box office last weekend was The Butler from Lee Daniels, with just over $25 mil...

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Review: Lee Daniels' The Butler

Lee Daniels is known to be an envelope pusher, for better (Precious) or for worse (The Paperboy). When it was announced that he'd be the director for a "based on a true story" film about White House butler Eugene Allen it was easy to raise ...



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