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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SUNDAY CENTS: ‘Darkness’ falls

Posted by · 12:54 pm · January 31st, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. The self-proclaimed King of the World wiped the floor with the self-proclaimed King of Malibu as “Avatar” spent a seventh consecutive week at the top of the box office. A cool $30 million represents a drop of only 14% from last week and again sits only […]

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WEEKLY WRAP: Guild awards, pre-nomination jitters

Posted by · 7:17 am · January 30th, 2010

• In the biggest upset of the season so far, “The Hurt Locker” came up trumps at the PGA Awards. • “Inglourious Basterds” took the top prize at the SAG Awards, which also gave another boost to Sandra Bullock. • With Oscar nominations out next week, we listed some of the greatest nominee fields in […]

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FRIDAY FORECAST: Charts of ‘Darkness’

Posted by · 9:20 am · January 29th, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Lucky weekend number seven for “Avatar.” The top spot beckons once again and James Cameron will surely oblige. Another slim drop of 20% would give the wild blue wonder $26.2 million and put $600 million within it’s grubby little grasp. The only thing remotely standing in […]

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Mel Gibson in front of the camera for the first time in seven years

Posted by · 10:38 pm · October 14th, 2009

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