SUNDAY CENTS: Leonardo leads (Donatello does machines)

Posted by · 11:23 am · February 21st, 2010

*All historical figures cited are adjusted to today’s dollars. Martin Scorsese and Leonardo DiCaprio’s fourth collaboration together has provided the former with his biggest debut ever and the latter’s second only to “Titanic.” $40.2 million is the estimate, which puts it a fraction behind “Madea Goes to Jail” from this same weekend last year and […]

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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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