SUNDAY CENTS: Wild about ‘Harry’

Posted by · 12:12 am · July 20th, 2009

*All historical figures are adjusted to today’s dollars. To the surprise of no one, “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince” was the number one movie at the box office this weekend with $79.5 million. The film made an additional $80.1 million on Wednesday and Thursday, so Daniel Radcliffe and company have just under $160 million […]

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SUNDAY CENTS: One fine gay

Posted by · 11:19 pm · July 12th, 2009

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Sacha Baron Cohen’s full frontal assault on audiences took the top spot at the box office this weekend with an estimated $30.4 million from 2,756 screens. Considering that “Borat” made $29 million from 837 screens in its debut and then $31 million from 2,566 in its […]

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SUNDAY CENTS: Photo finish on ‘Ice’

Posted by · 11:09 am · July 5th, 2009

*Historical figures quoted are adjusted to today’s dollars. It was another close race at the box office this weekend with estimates calling it an exact tie between “Ice Age: Dawn of the Dinosaurs” and “Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen,” but Monday actuals might tell a different story. The third entry in the animated series (only […]

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