SUNDAY CENTS: ‘Funny’ money

Posted by · 1:47 pm · August 2nd, 2009

*All historical figures are adjusted to today’s dollars. It was no laughing matter at the box office this weekend as Judd Apatow’s “Funny People” opened at the top spot with a disappointing $23.4 million. Not only is that lower than both “The 40 Year Old Virgin” and “Knocked Up,” but it’s also the lowest figure […]

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7/22 Web Round-up

Posted by · 9:02 am · July 22nd, 2009

• John Campea rattles off a list of the six movies he’d love to see but that will never happen. [The Movie Blog] • Patrick Goldstein translates Bob Weinstein’s classified in search of a new assistant. [The Big Picture] • Chloe Fox talks to “The Ugly Truth” star Gerard Butler about “mixing the rough with […]

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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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