Assessing The Weekend: Bullseye

bullseyeI don’t like to toot my own horn. Really I don’t. But like Jerry Reed said, when you’re hot, you’re hot. For the second time, I’ve nearly nailed one of my predictions. The Day the Earth Stood Still ended the weekend at $30,480,153. My prediction was $30,308,659, a difference of $171,494. Not as close as I was on Max Payne, but not bad using a formula to make a prediction to the dollar.

TDTESS didn’t do as well as some of the recent sci-fi remakes, but it should do alright. $30 million against the $80 million budget isn’t a great number, but TDTESS has been pretty popular oversees and should turn a nice profit once [...]

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Assessing The Weekend: The Formula Breaks Down

Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa crushed my $42 million prediction with a $63,106,589 weekend and Role Models bested me by almost $5 million. [...]

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Assessing The Weekend: How Long Until High School Musical 4?

The weekend proved to be a two horse race. Outside of High School Musical 3 and Saw V, the only movie that cracked $2,500 per screen was The Secret Life of Bees. [...]

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Nottingham, Starring Russell Crowe and Russell Crowe

Russell Crowe signed on long ago to play the Sheriff of Nottingham in Ridley Scott’s Nottingham, but finding someone to play Robin Hood has really drug out. The role would probably require a strong hand, since in this version of the Robin Hood legend Robin Hood is the villain and the Sheriff of Nottingham is the hero. [...]

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David O. Tussle

Russell directed two of my favorite movies, Three Kings, the most under-appreciated movie of 1999, and Flirting with Disaster, which is absolutely hilarious. I’d heard that Russell and George Clooney didn’t get along on Three Kings, mostly due to Russell trying to break Clooney of his ER habits, namely walking into a room and not making eye contact with anyone. [...]

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