The biggest mystery facing Sherlock Holmes: how come he was so ho-hum at the box office this weekend? ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ was the weekend’s top movie, with an estimated $ 40 million opening, but its performance was underwhelming considering it was expected to score as much as $ 60 million. Similarly, ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked’ disappointed despite an estimated $ 23.5 million, second-place debut, since it… Continue reading Weekend Box Office: Weak 'Sherlock Holmes,' Chipmunks Lead, But 'Mission: Impossible' Steals Thunder
As of now, the American public has access to a national treasure: ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked.’ The rambunctious rodents are at it again in another madcap musical adventure; this time Alvin, Simon and Theodore and their Chipette counterparts Brittany, Jeanette and Eleanor, go on a cruise ship vacation with the always-irritable Dave Seville. But Alvin’s hijinks result in all six of the cute and the cuddly chipmunks getting stranded… Continue reading You Won't Believe How Much Money Alvin and the Chipmunks Make
Get ready, folks. This weekend, the great Sherlock Holmes takes on one of his greatest challenges ever: three tiny chipmunks. Both ‘Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows’ and ‘Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked’ open nationwide on Friday, though if intellectual Englishmen or small squirrels aren’t up your alley, there’s always ‘New Year’s Eve’ (joking — kind of) and a bevy of limited releases. To help you… Continue reading New Releases: 'Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,' 'Alvin and the Chipmunks: Chipwrecked,' 'Carnage,' 'Corman's World'