MONDAY CENTS: ‘Destination’ Labors to another victory

Posted by · 9:56 pm · September 7th, 2009

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Labor Day is known as the end of the summer season and the void it causes at the multiplexes is the underline to that point. This year was no different as “The Final Destination” repeated at the top of the chart with $15.4 million over the […]

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SUNDAY CENTS: ‘Halloween’ suffers ‘Final’ cut

Posted by · 3:06 pm · August 30th, 2009

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. When it comes to a death match, would anyone bet against death himself? Two high profile horror franchises released their latest installments on the last weekend of the summer and the winner is “The Final Destination.” $28.3 million is a new high for the series and […]

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SUNDAYE CENTZ: Glory for ‘Basterds’

Posted by · 10:29 am · August 23rd, 2009

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. An advertising campaign built around aggressive violence and the reputation of a polarizing director, a late August release date and mixed early word coming out of Cannes were all factors working against “Inglourious Basterds” leading up to its release. All for naught, however, as the film […]

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