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by / on September 10, 2014 at 8:32 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (9/12/14)

Ok, so we’re finally here. Real, adult movies that people who care about movies actually care about. Or something like that. Movies I care about, at least. At any rate, the depressing state of the box office – Guardians of […]

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by / on September 3, 2014 at 7:09 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (9/5/14)

I know that last week I promised you that better times were just around the corner at the box office, but I have to admit that I kind of lied to you. It wasn’t intentional – I’m just kind of […]

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by / on August 27, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (8/29/14)

For the second week in a row, no new release was able to crack the top two at the box office, as Guardians of the Galaxy and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles reigned supreme (although they did flip-flop with Guardians overtaking […]

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by / on August 20, 2014 at 7:14 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (8/22/14)

I don’t have a clever, pun-filled Turtles-related opening sentence this week. I’m sorry that my brain sucks. For the second straight week, the turtles defeated Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, with none of last week’s newcomers managing to crack the […]

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by / on August 13, 2014 at 6:49 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (8/15/14)

Donatello, Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael showed some real turtle power this weekend, as their new Turtles movie shredded the competition, opening to a rock steady $65 million. Last week’s prediction that the film was selling nostalgia proved accurate, as 55% […]

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by / on August 6, 2014 at 6:31 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (8/8/14)

I owe you all an apology. Last week I gave big time props to Luc Besson, Scarlett Johansson, and their new movie Lucy. The point about the film’s success being a feather in the cap of feminist cinema still (somewhat) […]

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by / on July 30, 2014 at 6:21 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (8/1/14)

Hooray for Lucy! All hail Luc Besson and Scarlett Johansson! Their film’s trouncing of Hercules this weekend gives me a smidgen of hope that audiences actually care about things like story and inventiveness. Having seen neither movie I’m unable to […]

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by / on July 23, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (7/25/14)

As predicted by yours truly last week (my soothsaying abilities are top notch), Dawn of the Planet of the Apes finished atop the box office for the second consecutive week. That’s with good reason too, as having finally seen it, […]

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by / on July 16, 2014 at 3:00 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (7/18/14)

There was a whole lot of monkeying around at the box office this past weekend, as Dawn of the Planet of the Apes grossed close to $73 million. That’s big business. You might even call it monkey business, were you […]

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by / on July 9, 2014 at 6:27 am / in Everything Else, TGITDNMAR

TGITDNMAR: (7/11/14)

Hi. I hope your Fourth was as enjoyable as mine. If not, you have my condolences. We’re going to breeze through the intro this week for a couple of reasons: 1) Transformers is STILL holding strong at the box office […]

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