Daily Archives: July 3, 2013

Box Office: Minions making millions. Will “The Lone Ranger” earn much silver?

Tuesday’s openings for “Despicable Me 2” and “The Lone Ranger” confirmed how starved folks are for a fun family toon this summer. “Despicable,” already raking in the cash abroad, opened to over $4 million in business. “Lone Ranger” did half … Continue reading

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Movie Preview: Sex Addiction made funny and “sexy” by “Thanks for Sharing”?

Gwyneth and Ruffalo, Tim Robbins and Joely Richardson and Josh Gad. And Pink. Let us not forget Pink. “Thanks for Sharing” opens Sept. 20.

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How “Stuck in Love” added characters and “names” to become a “Go” picture

In the new film “Stuck in Love,” novelist Dad (Greg Kinnear) is so stuck that he still sets a place for the wife (Jennifer Connelly) who walked out on him, years before, but not so hung up that he can’t … Continue reading

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Conservatives love that “White House Down” failed

The Hollywood Reporter is saying that “conservatives are celebrating” the dismal box office showing of “White House Down,” which has assorted wingnuts, militia nuts and others with “Rush is Right” bumper stickers on their SUVs as villains. The movie bombed, … Continue reading

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Movies on the Radio: Talking “Despicable” “Lone Ranger” on 740 The Game

Open Mike night — morning — comes early on holiday weeks. With most of this week’s movies opening today, I’ll chat with Mike Bianchi and Brian Kravitz about “The Lone Ranger.” Mike’s old enough to remember the original. And we’ll … Continue reading

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