SUNDAY CENTS: Love glory

Posted by · 11:23 am · February 14th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. The overwhelming demand to see an eclectic array of celebrities fall in love with as little character development as possible has led to “Valentine’s Day” both winning the weekend and posting the biggest President’s Day debut of all time, narrowly eclipsing “Ghost Rider.” $52.4 million is […]

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FRIDAY FORECAST: ‘Valentine’s Day’ love fest

Posted by · 8:34 am · February 13th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Sorry this is late folks. I can remember all the words to “Teenage Dirtbag” by Wheatus without hearing it for five years but I can’t seem to remember to write this column every week. Anyway, it’s a big weekend. President’s Day means it’s a four-day tally […]

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SUNDAY CENTS: Dear James, Suck it! Signed, ‘Dear John’

Posted by · 10:43 am · February 7th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. After spending only seven weeks at the top of the box office, “Avatar” was humiliatingly defeated by “Dear John” and doomed to obscurity forever by dropping to second place. The new weekend victor earned a phenomenal $32.4 million to end James Cameron’s epic reign and finally […]

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FRIDAY FORECAST: 72 degrees and ‘Avatar’

Posted by · 11:26 am · February 5th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. “Avatar” has swept aside the entire January schedule with relative ease and is aiming for an eighth weekend at the top of the box office. Considering it dropped only 10% last week despite some direct male competition from Mel Gibson and it now has 9 Oscar […]

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