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Tag Archives: Shrek the Third

The Dark Knight Rises opens with $160 million

HollywoodNews.com:This was edited from a phone, so pardon any formatting errors. When a heavily-anticipated film debuts alongside a mass murder that takes place during a midnight showing of said film, it’s difficult to know how to analyze the opening weekend figures. I don’t mean morally speaking (all due respect,[...]

Dreamworks Animation: Quality and Variety

HollywoodNews.com: As the initial reviews for Pixar’s Brave roll in (again, I’m waiting till opening day to take the kid), it’s clear that the film is both pretty solid and somewhat disappointing considering the uber-high standards that Pixar has set for itself. I personally think it’s almost dangerous to[...]

Summer arthouse movies would have been mainstream 5 years ago

By Scott Mendelson HollywoodNews.com: These two paragraphs originally ended the Summer Movie Preview: Box Office Review article, but after some prodding, I’ve decided to highlight them in their own post, as they deal with two specific issues worthy of note. With all the babbling about 3D vs. 2D, at the end of[...]

Record $109 million weekend for ‘Toy Story 3’

HollywoodNews.com: “Toy Story 3” is vying for the best opening of all-time among June releases. The Disney/Pixar film pulled in $109 million, posting the second-highest first weekend for an animated film behind 2007’s “Shrek the Third,” which made over $121 million. If Disney’s actual reported figures on Monday[...]

‘Toy Story 3’ posts highest opening for animated film — $41 million

HollywoodNews.com: “Toy Story 3” raked in $41 million into Disney’s coffers on Friday — the highest opening day ever for an animated film. Film easily out-ranks the previous opening day for an animated film, “Shrek the Third,” which made $38.4 million. “Toy Story 3” was in play[...]

“Shrek Forever After” sees less green, “MacGruber” trips at B.O.

Hollywoodnews.com: “Shrek Forever After” bowed to the top spot at the boxoffice with $71.25 million, falling short of its $100 million predictions. Opening for the DreamWorks animated film distributed by Paramount is 41% off of the bow for the third installment of “Shrek” which continues to hold the[...]

Hollywood Movie Roundup: “Shrek” Always, but not 4ever

BY Kevin Crust HollywoodNews.com: The summer fare keeps coming with nary an original idea in sight. This week’s offerings boast a distinct “Saturday Night Live” vibe, featuring a showdown between prominent alums and current cast members. SHREK FOREVER AFTER “Shrek the Third” disappointed animation fans so expectations are on hold for what is[...]

“Shrek Forever After” eyeing $100 million opening weekend

HollywoodNews.com: “Shrek Forever After” is the last installment in the Shrek series and while the film has been getting mixed reviews, that isn’t stopping Paramount from expecting a grand opening. The film opens Friday in theaters and is the first in the series to play in 3D format. The predictions are[...]

Justin Timberlake joins cast of “Bad Teacher”

Justin Timberlake has joined the cast of Columbia Pictures’ comedy Bad Teacher starring along with Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, and Lucy Punch, it was announced today by Doug Belgrad and Matt Tolmach, presidents of Columbia Pictures. Eric Stonestreet from “Modern Family” and Molly Shannon have also joined the[...]