SUNDAY CENTS: For real this time, ‘Dragon’ ‘Back-Up’ to #1

Posted by · 12:08 pm · April 25th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. No photo finishes and no Monday recounts needed. “How to Train Your Dragon” has definitely topped the chart this weekend, four weeks after debuting there. The last time a film leapt back up to number one after a three week hiatus was “The Passion of the […]

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SUNDAY CENTS: ‘Dragon’ slays

Posted by · 1:55 pm · March 28th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. I trust your dragons have been sufficiently trained. Despite sounding like a codename for masturbation amongst middle schoolers, “How to Train Your Dragon” is the number one movie at the box office with $43.3 million smackers. Depending on how you look at things, this result could […]

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SUNDAY CENTS: Dear ‘Diary,’ Why wasn’t I in 3D?

Posted by · 9:20 am · March 21st, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. I haven’t heard a single person say “Alice in Wonderland” is anything but awful yet here we stand at its third weekend atop the box office. The film added another $34.5 million to its staggering tally of $265.8 million and I don’t really know what to […]

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FRIDAY FORECAST: ‘Bounty’ soft

Posted by · 5:13 pm · March 19th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Forgive me if this entry seems a little rushed, but I’ve been flying most of the day and detoxing from South by Southwest. It was my first time attending since 2006 and the growth in scope, prestige and attendance since then was staggering. The quality and […]

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