Tag Archives: Alpha and Omega

The 3D format remains a tool, not a new genre

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There’s a new article out from Anne Thompson, who I usually enjoy, regarding the alleged downturn of 3D. Basically the gist is that 3D is in peril, and the big savior of the format will be “Tron: Legacy.” The piece itself is harmless, and to be fair[...]

“Wall Street 2” is a genuine mainstream hit with $19 million

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: The funny thing about long-delayed sequels is that it’s generally pretty easy for them to top the opening weekends of their predecessors purely due to inflation. So while “Wall Street 2: Money Never Sleeps” is a genuine mainstream hit with $19 million on 3,565 screens ($5,330 per[...]

Ben Affleck’s ‘The Town’ takes the weekend with $23.8M

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: In a stupidly crowded weekend at the box office, we had four major wide releases and at least two major limited debuts. Without further ado, let’s dive in. Coming in at number one was Ben Affleck’s crime thriller “The Town.” With $23.8 million, the Affleck-directed picture out-grossed[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: ‘Easy A’ hotter than Affleck, ‘Devil’ and wolves

HollywoodNews.com: You know it’s the fall season when the critics are embracing most of the wide releases. Garnishing an 85% fresh score on Rotten Tomatoes, Sony-Screen Gems teen comedy, “Easy A,” looks to score with young females. Similar to the mid ‘90s teen comedy hit “Clueless,” “Easy A” is based[...]