Tag Archives: Final Chapter

We are not in a slump, our best players are just still in the batting box. Explaining the slow start to summer 2010.

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: Listen people, we are not in a summer box office slump. No matter what “The New York Times” is trying to sell you, audiences have not deserted the multiplexes in favor of other entertainment options. Why has this summer been so middling thus far? Simple, with the[...]

“Shrek 4” three-peats and four new openers (Get Him to the Greek, Killers, Marmaduke, Splice) fail to break out.

By Scott Mendelson hollywoodnews.com: Owing both to lackluster competition, the complete failure of a film aimed at the same demographic, and the high ticket prices associated with 3D and IMAX theaters, Shrek Forever After once again took the top spot over the weekend. While the film opened far below expectations, the[...]