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After a horrible start to 2011, Hollywood’s power brokers had a lot riding on this summer’s movie season. By the looks of the failing economy, you wouldn’t think the numbers would’ve picked up. But riding on the backs of big budget sequels, like the billion dollar hits Harry Potter and Pirates of the Caribbean, the movie industry has something to smile about. Save for the booming technology sector in Silicon Valley, Hollywood seems the be the only bright spot in an economy that looks wobbly at best.
Analysts are predicting that box office receipts will be up at least five percent from lastMore >
It was expected to be the blockbuster hit of the summer, and it’s looking like it’ll live up to those expectations but fall short of its prequel.
Transformers: Dark of the Moon (otherwise affectionately known as Transformers 3) wrapped up a $37.3 million pay day Wednesday, including an additional $5.5 million on early sneak peaks on Tuesday. This gives the Michael Bay flick the top opening day trophy for 2011 — just outpacing previous holder Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides, which debuted to $34.8 million, including $4.7 million in midnights, on a Friday.
The first film nabbedMore >
The world loves it’s crazy, naked men. Err, at least the funny ones anyway.
The Hangover Part II rolled over the competition and finished it off with
Eclipse will be a box office smash. We all know that.
But what about the fashion choices of the movie’s main cast members stars? Will they be as popular? That was the main topic of conversation at the film’s Hollywood premiere last night.
Because their characters square off against each other so often, it’s only appropriate for us to pit Robert Pattinson (donning a maroon Gucci suit) against Taylor Lautner below? Are you on Team Edward or Team Jacob in this case?
Sorry, but Team They Are Both So Frickin Hot and I’d Give Anything for Five Minutes Alone with Either One isn’t anMore >