Daily Archives: May 3, 2014

Box Office: Bad reviews can’t keep “Spider-Man” from a $90 million+ weekend

The experts, professional box office watchers, predicted a 30% improvement in the take for this “Spider-Man” sequel. The last film opened at $62, and this would should clear $90 — Box Office Mojo, Deadline and Box Office Guru opined. And … Continue reading

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Next screening: “Legends of Oz: Dorothy’s Return”

It’s an animated offering with a lot of names in the cast and an untested studio behind it. L. Frank Baum’s books are in the public domain, and animation is still the most consistently lucrative corner of the business (expensive, … Continue reading

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Next interview: Got questions for James McAvoy?

His screen work in recent years has taken on a lot of different colors — conflicted guys, crooked guys, and in “Filth,” James McAvoy takes things even further afield as a devious, reprobate — a bad, bad cop.   “Trance,” … Continue reading

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