’21′ Holds Winning Hand At Box Office; ‘Superhero’ Is Superflop; ‘Stop-Loss’ DOA

21_galleryposter.jpgSUNDAY AM: This weekend’s movie gross showed that Hollywood couldn’t revive the slumping box office during spring break even though 30% of students are out of school. No. 1 is Sony Pictures’s PG-rated based-on-a-true-story 21, which opened to a … Read More »

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Box Office Update: Owen Wilson Bullied; ‘Horton’ No. 1 Again; ‘Tyler Perry’s Browns’ #2, ‘Shutter’ (#3), ‘Drillbit’ (#4)

owen-wilson-2.jpgSUNDAY AM: Fox’s family fare holdover Horton Hears A Who! rose to No. 1 again this Easter Weekend with a big $25.1 million haul, this time with $10.2 million Friday, $9.2 million Saturday and an estimated $5.6 million Sunday from 3,961 venues. That … Read More »

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‘Horton’ Stampede To Best 2008 Opening; ‘Don’t Back Down’ OK, But ‘Doomed-sday’

By | Saturday March 15, 2008 @ 7:59am PDT

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SUNDAY AM: Even with all those half-price kiddie tickets, Fox’s Horton Hears A Who? trampled the competition to finish No. 1 with a huge $45.1 million haul. According to Media By Numbers, the Dr. Seuss toon posted the best opening weekend so far this year (exceeding the $40 mil from Paramount’s CloverfieldRead More »

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UPDATE: ‘Horton’ $12M-$13M For Friday

By | Friday March 14, 2008 @ 5:35pm PDT

horton-1.jpgFRIDAY 6:30 PM: That’s according to first word on really early box office estimates coming in to me tonight. And expect humongous Saturday kiddie matinees for this toon. My box office gurus are now saying Dr. Seuss’s Horton Hears A Who!Read More »

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Weekend Prediction: Huge ‘Horton Who!’

hortonhearsawho_galleryposter1.jpgTHIS WEEKEND: It’s going to be “all Horton all weekend” including mammoth Saturday kiddie matinees. Because not even Hollywood can screw up Dr. Seuss so completely that audiences stay away. But also thanks to big name actors voicing the characters and … Read More »

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