The tenth anniversary year of 9/11 has been marked by tears, the death of Osama bin Laden, and even a new film about the deadly terrorist attacks — the coming ‘Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close’ with Tom Hanks and Sandra Bullock. One 9/11 remembrance that was unexpected? Slumping box-office figures, which have seen audiences drop to the lowest attendance levels since the weekends immediately following Sept… Continue reading Movie Attendance Down to Post-9/11 Levels
‘New Year’s Eve’ was supposed to bring the party this weekend, but it played more like a New Year’s Day hangover. It mustered an estimated $ 13.7 million, about half what it was expected to earn. Still, on one of the most lackluster box office weekends all year, that was enough for a victory.
‘New Year’s Eve’ was director Garry Marshall’s follow-up to his similar holiday-themed, all-star ensemble romantic comedy ‘Valentine’s… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: 'New Year's Eve' Drops the Ball, Wins Anyway