It wasn't a tale about a dolphin that provided a nice surprise at the box office over the weekend, but rather a suspense film. It was a also tale of two new movies where one over-achieved and the other one under-performed.
This is the weekend when Hollywood wouldn't mind a pleasant surprise. That would be in the form of "Dolphin Tale 2." The family-friendly film is out and simply because of the theater count, it could end on top.
Miranda Lambert tops the field as the Country Music Association Awards nominations were announced today (Sept. 3). Lambert received nine nominations while Dierks Bentley, Eric Church and Keith Urban grabbed four each.
One would think Labor Day would be a gold mine for a new movie release and get in one more summer season blockbuster. But it isn't. In fact, a movie that has been the talk of the summer is once again the No. 1 movie in the land.
It is not deja vu at the box office but it may act like it with the release of "If I Stay." It should win over the other newcomers, with only "Sin City: A Dame to Kill For" having a chance at the top spot.
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The Emmy Awards always feature an "In Memoriam" segment during the broadcast. This year, many will tune in even if they ignore the rest of the show, for one simple reason — Robin Williams.
It was a repeat win for "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles" as it left the newcomers without a top slice of the pie. For "Ninja Turtles," that pie is pizza and their take this weekend is an estimated $28.4 million.
Even though the two newcomers beat expectations, the box office blues continue for Hollywood. But, "Lucy" did out-muscle "Hercules" to take over the top spot. "Lucy" won out with an estimated $44 million while "Hercules' took in $29 million.