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January 31, 2014

Amazon Reportedly Considering Price Hike for Prime

Your shipping discount and streaming video could cost as much as 50% more.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…

November 2, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: Santa Battles Borat for Weekend Crown

A pair of new family films aimed at kids will duke it out for the top spot this weekend while a bumbling reporter from the former Soviet Union will cause a commotion for a more adult crowd.More…

October 26, 2006

Box Office Guru Preview: Saw III Brings The Pain

Blood will flow and screams will be deafening at North American multiplexes this weekend when the horror sequel "Saw III" buzzes its way into theaters. While there will be no fight for the number one spot, the rest of the top ten will see new films and holdovers scrambling for high positions.More…

June 29, 2006

Critical Consensus: "Superman" And "Devil" Are Certified Fresh

This week's wide releases both involve publishing. In "The Devil Wears Prada," the setting is a fashion magazine, and in "Superman Returns," it's The Daily Planet. So maybe that's why the critics like both these movies so much...More…

November 7, 2005

"Chicken" Anything But Little at the Weekend Box Office

Disney's first non-Pixar CG feature, "Chicken Little," had a lot to crow about over the weekend as it pecked an estimated $40 million out of the moviegoers pockets, giving it the #1 spot by about 12 million boks. (Sorry.) Coming in at second place was the surprisingly powerful "Jarhead," which pulled in about $28.7 million in its opening frame, which is a good deal more than anyone (including Universal) was expecting.More…

October 31, 2005

"Saw II" Carves Up the Competition at the Weekend Box Office

The quickie sequel to last October's surprise hit "Saw" ruled the Halloween weekend box office, raking in $30.5 million from just under 3,000 screaming screens. By comparison, the original "Saw" had a first-weekend "gross" of just over $18 million a year ago, on its way to a total domestic haul of $55.2 million.More…

October 27, 2005

Critical Consensus: "Zorro" Off The Mark, "Saw II" A Little Rusty

This week's wide releases contain tales of existential, angst-ridden meteorologists ("The Weather Man"), psychopaths in sequels ("Saw II"), swashbuckling spouses ("The Legend of Zorro"), and the trials and tribulations of love ("Prime"). Which of these films will get good marks from the critics?More…

October 24, 2005

"Doom" Goes Boom at the Weekend Box Office

The Rock's trek through a "Doom"-filled space station was enough to bring in an estimated $15.4 million from over 3,000 screens, giving the flick the #1 spot over a handful of other newcomers. Disney's inspirational horse drama "Dreamer," which was "Inspired by a True Story," snagged the #2 spot with $9.3 million from 2,000 theaters.More…