Tag Archives: Daniel Stamm

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[...]

“The Last Exorcism’s” Ashley Bell thrilled by positive response

By Marilyn Beck and Stacy Jenel Smith HollywoodNews.com: Critics may have quibbled with the ending of “The Last Exorcism,” but nobody is complaining about Ashley Bell, who has drawn across-the-board raves for her performance as the problem-riddled girl at the heart of last weekend’s top-grossing film. In London for the[...]

‘Last Exorcism’ generates angelic sum at Friday box office

HollywoodNews.com: Moviegoers preferred horror over action and “Avatar” at the Friday box office. Lionsgate’s low-budget “The Last Exorcism” scared up $9.4 million at 2,874 locations for the top spot yesterday, beating Sony/Screen Gems’ newbie “Takers” which seized $7.5 million from 2,206 in second. “Exorcism” looked to lure in teens thanks to its[...]

“Last Exorcism” clip offers clues you might not want to see

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: Lions Gate has a problem on its hands. How do you market a movie like “The Last Exorcism,” which opens in theaters on Friday, without “showing your cards” regarding some of the film’s secrets? Well, you start by putting Eli Roth’s name above the title. The director-actor has[...]