Tag Archives: Madagascar

“Mr. Peabody & Sherman” new release date is March 7

DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) today announced that, at the recommendation of its distributor, Twentieth Century Fox, it has decided to change the domestic theatrical release date for Mr. Peabody & Sherman to March 7, 2014. The film had previously been scheduled for release on November 1, 2013. Me[...]

Tom Cruise’s ‘Rock of Ages’ didn’t rock the box office

HollywoodNews.com: It looks like not everything Tom Cruise touches turns to gold as his latest movie, ‘Rock of Ages,’ didn’t do the best at the box office in its opening weekend. The film, also starring Julianne Hough, only brought in about $15.1 million, states UsMagazine.com. It ended up being ‘Madagascar 3’[...]

Madagascar 3 wins Weekend Box Office $35.5M

HollywoodNews.com: Rock of Ages and That’s My Boy tank while Madagascar 3 remains strong and Prometheus plummets. I try to remain somewhat positive about box office, if only to counter the relentless ‘It’s a bomb!’ or ‘Big Star FAILS!’ punditry that makes up much of the box office pundit world. [...]

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted – Mostly clever all-ages fun

HollywoodNews.com: Madagascar 3 is so substance-free that one almost feels the need to apologize for enjoying. It tells a story that is almost thinner than the first film and certainly less introspective than the second film’s family drama. And it rivals Back to the Future II for an[...]

Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted is Number One

HollywoodNews.com: As I often say, ranking is a relatively irrelevant stat that shouldn’t be used as a barometer for box office success. Both wide releases opened like rather well this weekend, and in this case the weekend gross of the second place film is arguably a more impressive achievement.[...]

“Madagascar” sequel cages an Oscar winner

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: A third “Madagascar” seemed inevitable, what with the most recent animated adventure with Alex the lion (Ben Stiller) and his zoo mates making more than $600 million worldwide. Now we know who our stranded animal heroes will face off against in “Madagascar 3.” Frances McDormand has been cast as[...]

“Megamind” ends the weekend with $47.6 million

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: There weren’t a lot of surprises at the box office this weekend. “Megamind” opened right in line with most Dreamworks animated originals, with $47.6 million. The standard for non-sequels in the Dreamworks cartoon library is $43-47 million. Opening just above “A Shark Tale” ($47.6 million) and “Madagascar”[...]

Weekend Box Office Review: Megamind, Due Date, For Colored Girls open well, 127 Hours explodes in limited release

hollywoodnews.com: There weren’t a lot of surprises at the box office this weekend. Megamind opened right in line with most Dreamworks animated originals, with $47.6 million. The standard for non-sequels in the Dreamworks cartoon library is $43-47 million. Opening just above A Shark Tale ($47.6 million) and Madagascar ($47.2 million),[...]

David Schwimmer’s “Trust” teases trailer ahead of TIFF premiere

By Sean O’Connell Hollywoodnews.com: There were a few names we expected to see on the roster when Toronto International Film Festival organizers announced the list of Gala and special presentations for this year’s TIFF. Robert Redford, Michael Winterbottom, John Madden, Darren Aronofsky … heck, even Ben Affleck was less of a[...]

Will Ferrell and Brad Pitt go head to head in new ‘Megamind’ poster

HollywoodNews.com: Will Ferrell and Brad Pitt’s go head to head in their new movie “Megamind.” The film that also stars Tina Fey and Jonah Hill has just released a new poster for the film. From the studio that brought you “Shrek,” “Madagascar” and “Kung Fu Panda.” “Megamind” is the most brilliant[...]
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