Weekend Predictions: 10-3-08

So, this is a big weekend for movies, with six debuting on, and one expanding to, 1000+ screens. That’s actually pretty unusual- there haven’t been seven movies on 1000+ screens since January 12, 2007. [...]

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Weekend Predictions: 9-26-08

It’s Friday and the new releases are upon us, so I’ve been working on my box office prediction formula. I predict Eagle Eye will win the weekend going away. [...]

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This Date In Movie History

September 19th isn’t a day too many people use to reflection on what was going on with movies in years past. It’s kind of in that dead area after Summer and before the ego-stroking award season. [...]

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Feeling The Burn

The early reports are in and it looks like Burn After Reading will be crowned King of the Weekend, raking in $19.4 million. That number sounds pretty decent, but I would have expected a heavily marketed comedy starring Brad Pitt and George Clooney and directed by the reigning Best Director winners would have done a little better. How much better? I don’t know. [...]

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Showgirls – Best Opening Shot Ever?

But I’m talking the shot, the first uninterrupted image, ending at the first cut. Why just the first shot? It’s the first impression of the movie, and you never get a second chance to make a first impression. [...]

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