Remember all the doomsaying way back when (up until about three days ago) that Brad Pitt’s zombie epic “World War Z” was doomed to be a flop?
There was all the negative buzz about the troubled production (which cost a reported $ 190 million and included extensive last-minute reshoots of a new ending), the six-month delay from its initial release date (also never a good sign), and the… Continue reading How Did 'World War Z' Beat Bad Buzz to Become Brad Pitt's Biggest Opener?
Here’s your 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):
1. Iron Man 3 – $ 175.3 million
2. Pain & Gain – $ 7.6 million
3. 42 – $ 6.2 million
4. Oblivion – $ 5.7 million
5. The Croods – $ 4.2 million
6. The Big Wedding – $ 3.8 million
7. Mud – $ 2.1 million
8. Oz: The Great & Powerful – $ 1.8 million
9. Scary Movie 5 – $ 1.4
The ComingSoon.net Box Office Report has been updated with studio estimates for the weekend. Click here for the full box office estimates of the top 12 films and then check back on Monday for the final figures based on actual box office.
One of the strongest Novembers in recent memory hit another peak with the release of the finale of the Stephenie Meyer adaptation The Twilight Saga… Continue reading Box Office Results: Twilight Finale is the 2nd Biggest Franchise Opener
Jon Cryer is bored with all of his Emmy nominations!
Not really, but the funny man from Two and a Half Men made a crack about his sixth consecutive Emmy nod on a Los Angeles TV station Tuesday by saying he’s become one of those actors who forgot about the nominations. “This year was a total surprise,” Cryer told the anchors on KTLA. “I don’t know if you heard but some… Continue reading Jon Cryer on Charlie Sheen’s ‘death’ in season opener of ‘Two and a Half Men’: ‘No … explosion’
Fourteen captains rode around the arena in cycle-rickshaws and breathtaking laser shows simulated the experience of the 22-yard pitch as the cricket World Cup got off to a rousing start here Thursday evening, showcasing the diverse cultures of the three South Asian neighbours co-hosting the mega event. Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina declared the tournament [...] Continue reading World Cup opener showcases South Asian culture