LOS ANGELES — Love triumphed over action at the weekend box office with a No. 1 debut for the romantic drama “The Vow.”
Studio estimates Sunday show that the love story starring Rachel McAdams and Channing Tatum took in $ 41.7 million to come in ahead of two new action tales and the first 3-D “Star Wars” reissue.
Landing a close second with $ 39.3 million was Denzel Washington and Ryan Reynolds’… Continue reading 'The Vow' Wins Box Office: Beats Out 'Safe House' And 'Star Wars' With $41.7 Million
‘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
Going into tonight’s annual IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards, there was certainly a lot of opinions that Alexander Payne’s The Descendants would be cleaning house, being that it was nominated in the most categories, but when the dust settled, the well-reviewed box office success was left with not a single award despite many Oscar prognosticators having it as a frontrunner for a Best Picture Oscar.
Instead, Mike… Continue reading Beginners & Tree of Life Lead Surprise Gotham Wins