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‘Hop’ Leaps to $38 Million Domestic Opening

Hop put some bounce in the box office, handily winning an otherwise weak weekend for movies. The second film from the Universal-affliliated Illumination Entertainment grossed an estimated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Hop’ Leaps into Weekend Box Office Race

Illumination Entertainment’s second feature film, Hop, jumps into theaters this weekend looking for a sweet payoff. The film, which mixes live action and CG animation, is set ... Continue Reading →
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‘Wimpy Kid’ Handily Outscores ‘Sucker Punch’ at B.O.

The Wimpy Kid sequel is tougher than it looks. The tough chicks of director Zack Snyder’s Sucker Punch came in second place in the weekend box office race, earning $19 million ... Continue Reading →
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‘Sucker Punch’ Takes On ‘Wimpy Kid’ in B.O. Battle

Zack Snyder is back and he’s hoping his new visual-effects action pic Sucker Punch can knock out a new installment in the popular  kid franchise Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Warner ... Continue Reading →
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Only ‘Limitless’ Can Top ‘Rango’ at Box Office

It was another relatively quiet weekend at the box office, with only the new thriller Limitless outperforming the animated feature Rango, which continues to perform well in its third ... Continue Reading →
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‘Paul’ Geeks Out for Laughs at Box Office

After sending some moms to Mars last weekend, this weekend the aliens are coming to us. Paul, a live-action comedy about a pair of comic book fans who meet a CG-animated alien outside ... Continue Reading →
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‘Battle’ Pushes ‘Rango’ to No. 2; ‘Mars Needs Moms’ Flops

Animated features faced both success and disappointment at the box office this weekend. While the top spot wen to the sci-fi action film Battle: Los Angeles, which opened with an estimated ... Continue Reading →
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‘Mars Needs Moms,’ ‘Battle: L.A.’ to Duke It Out at Box Office

It’s getting crowded at the box office with this weekend seeing the third animated release in two months and the second in two weeks with Disney’s Mars Needs Moms. The movie ... Continue Reading →
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‘Rango’ Wins Weekend Box Office Race by a Wide Margin

Animation brought a little bit of life back to the box office this weekend, as Rango rode to first place among the weekend’s releases. Rango grossed an estimated $38 million. ... Continue Reading →
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Starz Animation Toronto Sold to Canadian Investor Group

A Canadian investor group has purchased a majority interest in Starz Animation Toronto, which most recently produced the animation for Gnomeo & Juliet. The group is lead by media ... Continue Reading →