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‘Monsters’ beats zombies, Superman at box office

June 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

LOS ANGELES Turns out zombies and Superman are no match for monsters. Continue Reading

Recent movies score record Thanksgiving weekend at the Box Office

November 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Bella Swan, James Bond and Abe Lincoln have combined to lift Hollywood to record Thanksgiving revenue at the box office. Continue Reading

Oscar gold doesn’t neccesarily equal box office dollars

February 24, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

For the first time in the three years since Oscar organizers expanded the best-picture category to more than five films, there’s not a single blockbuster in the running. The only contender this time that has made it to the $100 million mark domestically is the Deep South tale “The Help” at $169.7 million big business for a drama with a heavily female audience. Continue Reading

‘Narnia” cruises to No. 1 debut with modest $24.5M

December 13, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

The latest chapter in “The Chronicles of Narnia” saga has sailed to the top of the weekend box office, though the franchise sank to a weak debut compared to the first two movies. “The Voyage of the Dawn Treader,” the third in the franchise based on C.S. Lewis’ fantasy novels, took in $24.5 million domestically, according to studio estimates Sunday. Continue Reading

FILM: Ferrell’s ‘Megamind’ makes mega debut with $47.7 million

November 7, 2010 in Grand Forks Herald

Along with the voices of Brad Pitt, Tina Fey and Jonah Hill, the DreamWorks Animation release has Will Ferrell’s title character hatching a scheme to fill the void in his life after he finally defeats his superhero nemesis. Continue Reading