By the numbers — 129-31

Honestly, I wasn’t gonna write one this week because it’s the same as the past six weeks: #1 is Avatar with roughly $30+ million, then two new releases, then the holdovers, and then the Blindside clinging for dear life at the bottom of the top 12. Until I mentally stumbled upon an interesting tidbit. Worldwide–which […]

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By the Numbers, Jan. 8-10

Avatar continued its run at number 1 with 48 million dollars, and Sherlock Holmes & Alvin and the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse: The Squeakquel continued their respective runs at Nos. 2 and 3 with numbers in the $16 million range. This means that, once again, Avatar eclipsed its competition by over $20 million for […]

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By the Numbers, Jan 1st-3rd

Hoo-boy. Avatar sure did flex its nut this weekend bringing in 68 million in its third weekend–a number that topped the previous 3rd weekend record holder (Spiderman #1) by over $20 million (The Dark Knight made just shy of $43 million during its third weekend). That means that it eclipsed the $300 million mark on […]

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The second movie in a year that has caused me to write about it, Avatar is fairly straightforward. Dances with Wolves in Space. That’s how I’ve heard it. Dances with Smurfs. What have you. And yet… it’s so much more than that because most other films about noble savages are not so beautifully done or […]

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