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February 7, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Fool's Gold Hopes to Shine in Battle of New Comedies

Hollywood plays the race card this weekend opening a pair of star-driven comedies, one for white moviegoers and the other for black audiences. Matthew McConaughey and Kate Hudson get the wider release with the romantic adventure comedy Fool's Gold while debuting in 741 fewer theaters is Martin Lawrence's family reunion laughfest Welcome Home Roscoe Jenkins.More…

January 31, 2008

Box Office Guru Preview: Montana Hopes to Win Super Bowl Trophy

While Brady and Manning duke it out in Phoenix, the $15 movie ticket aims to conquer the multiplexes over Super Bowl weekend. That's the admission price that theaters are charging moviegoers that line up for Disney's Hannah Montana concert film which opens Friday on a wave of fan frenzy that has given the hot pic event-film status with young girls everywhere.More…

January 22, 2008

I Know Who Killed Me, Norbit, Daddy Day Camp Lead Razzie Noms

No awards season -- even a strike-tainted one -- would be complete without the Razzies, right? Of course not. And that's why we've thoughtfully assembled all of this year's nominees in one convenient location.More…

May 10, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: "28 Weeks Later" and "Georgia Rule" To Battle For #2 Spot

In what must be a first at the box office, an aerobics queen takes on killer zombies in a vicious battle for the silver medal during what no doubt will be another mammoth weekend for "Spider-Man 3."More…

February 26, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "Ghost Rides" High Again at #1

Academy Award winner Nicolas Cage ruled Oscar weekend with his skull-on-fire motorcycle actioner "Ghost Rider," which held steady at number one in North America for the second straight time. Moviegoers delivered different verdicts to the handful of new releases led by the Jim Carrey thriller "The Number 23," which fared best and debuted in second place. Overall, the top ten was about even with the corresponding weekends from the last two years.More…

February 19, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Ghost Rider Smokes Rivals During Record Presidents' Day Weekend

Hollywood studios opened five new wide releases targeting different audiences and were rewarded with a record-breaking Presidents' Day holiday weekend tally as moviegoers opened their wallets and spread their cash across a variety of films. The comic book actioner "Ghost Rider" led the way with an explosive debut while the family drama "Bridge to Terabithia" was a solid performer in the runnerup spot.More…

February 11, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: Moviegoers Rush Out for Double Dose of Eddie

Eddie Murphy scored the 14th number one hit of his career this weekend by playing three eccentric characters in the new comedy "Norbit," which generated the largest opening of any film this year by far.More…

February 8, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Comedy vs. Cannibals at the Multiplexes

Moviegoers get to choose between a master comic taking on three roles or a diabolical screen villain in his early years when they walk into their local multiplex this weekend.More…

February 5, 2007

Box Office Guru Wrapup: "Messengers" Scores Slim Win Over Super Bowl Weekend

With the Super Bowl taking males out of the picture, mothers and daughters squared off at the North American box office this weekend with the younger set earning a slim victory. The spooky thriller "The Messengers" opened at number one driven by teenage girls and young women while the Diane Keaton comedy "Because I Said So" bowed close behind in the runnerup position drawing upon older women.More…

February 1, 2007

Box Office Guru Preview: Keaton and Kids Hope to Score Touchdown

As the Chicago Bears and the Indianapolis Colts get ready to rumble at the Super Bowl on Sunday, Hollywood goes into counterprogramming mode and targets female moviegoers with a pair of new releases.More…

February 1, 2007

Critical Consensus: "Because" Is Less Than So-So; "Messengers" Not Screened -- Guess The Tomatometer!

This week at the movies, we've got mother/daughter conflict ("Because I Said So," starring Diane Keaton and Mandy Moore) and dark proceedings on a North Dakota sunflower farm ("The Messengers," starring Dylan McDermott and Penelope Ann Miller). What do the critics have to say?More…