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  • Free eye exams for seniors

     
    This holiday season, EyeCare America has launched a campaign called, “Do You See What I See?”  — which provides eligible senior citizens with free eye exams and eye health care information. This year-round program provides eye e...
  • ‘Blade Runner’ sequels, prequel? Alcon buys the rights

     
    Wednesday afternoon I was chatting with Rutger Hauer just as the news was breaking that Alcon had acquired the rights to “Blade Runner,” the Philip K. Dick story and the 1982 Ridley Scott film, with an eye toward making prequels and sequels to...
  • Movie projector: 'New Moon' to dominate again as three new movies look soft

     
    "New Moon" will fade over the long Thanksgiving weekend, but it still has a virtual lock on No. 1 at the box office. While three movies -- "Old Dogs," "Ninja Assassin," and "The Fantastic Mr. Fox" -- are opening or......
  • 'New Moon' drives second-biggest weekend ever for movie industry

     
    Summit Entertainment had the kind of opening studio executives dream about this weekend, but it's hard to find anyone in the movie business who's not smiling. Although Summit's "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" opened to a massive $140.7 million in......
  • First look: 'New Moon' opens to massive $140.7 million, $258.8 million worldwide [Updated]

     
    "Twilight" No. 2 had the No. 3 opening weekend of all time. Summit Entertainment's "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" sold an astounding $140.7 million worth of tickets in the U.S. and Canada this weekend, according to studio estimates, blowing away......
  • 'The Blind Side's' John Lee Hancock escapes from movie jail

     
    John Lee Hancock thought he was doing a great job of racing through a day of shooting earlier this year on "The Blind Side," the new film that stars Sandra Bullock as Leigh Anne Tuohy, a no-nonsense Memphis supermom who......
  • Alcon now has Summit's problem: What's an indie to do after a mega-hit?

     
    Alcon Entertainment has the same luxury problem as Summit Entertainment: What to do with its box office bounty? In an intriguing twist at a time when most of the major studios are cutting back on expenses and rethinking strategies, the......
  • Thanksgiving box office record blown away despite absence of new hits

     
    There were no major new hits at the box office this weekend, but that was of little concern to Hollywood as total ticket sales blew away the previous record. Domestic box-office receipts from Wednesday through Sunday totaled an estimated $275......
  • First look: 'New Moon' almost eclipsed by 'Blind Side' over Thanksgiving

     
    "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" is fading fast after its massive debut, while significantly more people are seeing "The Blind Side" compared with its box-office performance last weekend. Tickets sales in the U.S. and Canada for Summit Entertainment's $50-...
  • Movie projector: 'Blind Side' set to win slow post-Thanksgiving weekend

     
    It looks as though moviegoers will still be digesting the record-breaking Thanksgiving weekend at the box office. The weekend following the holiday weekend has traditionally been a slow one in movie theaters, and that trend will likely continue this year,...
  • 'Up in the Air' takes off in limited release as box office keeps booming

     
    Strong reviews and an early awards win drove "Up in the Air" to a spectacular takeoff, as the George Clooney drama sold a studio-estimated $1.2 million worth of tickets in just 15 theaters. That's the third-biggest opening in limited release......