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  • Box Office Report: 'Expendables 2' Not So Expendable; 'Sparkle' Not So Sparkly

    Box Office Report: 'Expendables 2' Not So Expendable; 'Sparkle' Not So Sparkly | ARTICLE

    WINNER OF THE WEEK: Old age. The Expendables 2, now with even more AARP-eligible action stars than the first installment, beat a slew of young whippersnappers to grab the box office crown with a weekend take of...

    August 19, 2012 1:55 PM ET
  • Box Office Report: 'Bourne' and 'Campaign' Dethrone 'Dark Knight'

    Box Office Report: 'Bourne' and 'Campaign' Dethrone 'Dark Knight' | ARTICLE

    WINNERS OF THE WEEK: Brain cells. Conventional Hollywood wisdom says that the months when school is out are the time for movies built on pure, mindless visceral spectacle. Yet this weekend's box office chart is dominated...

    August 12, 2012 2:54 PM ET
  • Box Office Report: 'Dark Knight' Threepeats, Fox Flails

    Box Office Report: 'Dark Knight' Threepeats, Fox Flails | ARTICLE

    WINNER OF THE WEEK: 21st Century Bat. The Dark Knight Rises topped the chart for the third week in a row, earning another $36.4 million, according to studio estimates. That's down a modest 41 percent from last...

    August 5, 2012 3:34 PM ET
  • Box Office Report: Olympics Torch 'Watch' Hopes

    Box Office Report: Olympics Torch 'Watch' Hopes | ARTICLE

    WINNER OF THE WEEK: Danny Boyle. The Oscar-winning director of Slumdog Millionaire created the weekend's must-see blockbuster spectacle, with a record  U.S. audience of 40.7 million watching him deploy James Bond and Queen Elizabeth II...

    July 29, 2012 2:13 PM ET
  • Box Office Report: 'The Dark Knight' Rises While 'Ice Age' Cools

    Box Office Report: 'The Dark Knight' Rises While 'Ice Age' Cools | ARTICLE

    WINNER OF THE WEEK: The Dark Knight Rises. The Batman sequel managed a record-breaking opening, even with the apparent chilling effect of Friday's midnight-screening massacre in Colorado. The movie earned an estimated $160 to $162...

    July 22, 2012 7:14 PM ET
  • Hollywood Weighs Impact of 'Dark Knight Rises' Shooting

    Hollywood Weighs Impact of 'Dark Knight Rises' Shooting | ARTICLE

    Grief may have weighed heavily on the minds of Hollywood executives on Friday after the massacre at a midnight screening of The Dark Knight Rises, but so must have money. After all, the latest Batman sequel's release this weekend...

    July 21, 2012 12:07 PM ET
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