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“This Week In Movies” – ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1,’ ‘The Next Three Days’

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: This week in movies there is one story and it looms large. Every conceivable “Harry Potter” record was broken by Warner Bros. massive worldwide launch of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part I.” With an estimated $125 million total domestically and a whopping $330 million combined[...]

“Jackass 3D” breaks several records with $50 million debut weekend

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: “Jackass 3-D” grossed a whopping $50 million in its debut weekend, setting several records and setting punditry tongues wagging in the process. First of all, the film bested the $48.1 million opening weekend for “Scary Movie 3” in 2003, taking the October opening weekend record. Second of[...]

This Week In Movies – “Secretariat,” “Social Network,” “My Soul To Take”

By Pete Hammond HollywoodNews.com: With only a third place “show” of just $12.6 million perhaps the disappointing box office returns of “Secretariat” this weekend don’t quite emulate the spectacular performance of the 1973 Triple Crown winning title star of Disney’s movie but this is one race that may not be[...]

‘The Social Network’ remains firmly locked as Oscar front-runner

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: A handful of new releases were not enough to dethrone the buzzy and generally terrific ‘founding of Facebook’ drama “The Social Network” from the top spot this weekend. Dropping a measly 30%, the David Fincher picture grossed $15.5 million in its second weekend. With a ten-day total[...]

‘Secretariat’ weighs marketing options heading into awards race

HollywoodNews.com: Walt Disney’s PG-rated horse racing drama “Secretariat” came in under its $15 million estimate, putting speculation on the film’s prospects heading into award season. “Secretariat” tells the story of a housewife, played by Diane Lane, as she propels a horse to be the 1973 Triple Crown winner. The film[...]