Daily Archives: July 7, 2013

Weekend Box Office: “Despicable” $82, “Ranger” $29, Hart $17

“Despicable Me 2” has earned over $142 million since opening July 3. “The Lone Ranger” had a $29 million weekend, $49 since mid-week. Kevin Hart’s “Let Me Explain” had a $10 million weekend ($17 since opening). “The Heat” managed another … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news

Movie Preview: January Jones strips and saddles up in “Sweetwater”

A Western revenge shoot-em-up with an evil preacher, a wrongly widowed ranch wife and Ed Harris as a man on her trail. January Jones? In a Western?

Video | Posted on by

“The Butler” naming fight continues

Lee Daniels (“Precious”) is in desperate need of a hit. The director of that all-star flop “The Paperboy,” producer of the flop “Tennessee” and director-producer of the embarrassment “Shadowboxer” (two OScar winners humiliated by that mess) would LOVE to get … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news | 7 Comments

“Lone Ranger” is third epic bomb of the summer, what will be the fourth?

June, for those keeping score at home, wasn’t the best month for movies. Or movie studios. “The Purge” over-achieved, “The Heat” is a hit. But “After Earth” was a sign of the end for Will Smith. “White House Down” was … Continue reading

Posted in Reviews, previews, profiles and movie news | 4 Comments