Posts tagged "Hotel Transylvania"

‘Hotel Transylvania,’ ‘Paranormal Activity 4′ and ‘Seven Psychopaths’ Hits HD

The Super Bowl seems destined to dominate the entertainment landscape this week, but for those folks who aren’t fans of football, there are other options. Specifically, home entertainment is starting to get interesting again after a few weeks in which only catalogue titles or independent releases provided the few bright spots for Blu-ray collectors. Celebuzz…

By: Todd Gilchrist / January 30, 2013

Buzz at the Box Office: ‘Argo’ Keeps Going, Audiences Blow Off ‘Cloud Atlas’ (VIDEO)

Ben Affleck is no doubt pleased with the continued success of his third directorial effort: Argo, his chronicle of the 1979 Iran hostage crisis, landed the Number 1 spot at the box office with another $12 million in ticket sales. The film has earned $60.7 million in just three weeks of release, recouping its $45…

By: Todd Gilchrist / October 29, 2012

Buzz at the Box Office: ‘Taken 2’ Keeps Truckin’, ‘Argo’ Arrives at No. 2

After eviscerating its competition with an opening-weekend haul of $49.5 million, Taken 2 continues to pummel all comers in its second weekend with another $21.8 million in receipts. Meanwhile, Ben Affleck’s third outing as a director, Argo, squeaked into the No. 2 spot with an impressive $19.5 million. Hotel Transylvania, on the other hand, dropped…

By: Todd Gilchrist / October 15, 2012

Buzz at the Box Office: ‘Taken 2’ Finds and Kills Audience, ‘Frankenweenie’ Fizzles

No matter how mixed critics were about the follow-up to the 2009 left-field blockbuster Taken, audiences responded unanimously: They want to see Liam Neeson mess people up in foreign countries. Taken 2 scored only a 19 percent fresh rating on Rotten Tomatoes, but the film took in a weekend haul of $49.5 million, recouping it…

By: Todd Gilchrist / October 8, 2012

Buzz at the Box Office: Mania for ‘Transylvania’, Love for ‘Looper’

Halloween fever started early this year as Adam Sandler’s Hotel Transylvania shot to the top of the box office over the weekend. Scaring up solid opening-weekend grosses of $34 million, the film more than doubled the returns of its next-highest competition. That said, Rian Johnson’s Looper , which stars Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily

By: Todd Gilchrist / October 1, 2012