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Why don't the critics, Oscars & audience agree?

Why don't the critics, the Oscars and the box-office audience ever seem to agree on the best movies of the year? This question really bugs some people, but I've never understood it, because criticism, intra-industry acclaim and revenue represent...
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‘Kick-Ass’ underwhelms; box office likely to be off 10 percent from last year

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's Hollywood Insider (5 years ago)

Perhaps the fanboy audience that was panting for Matthew Vaughn’s reinvention of the superhero movie Kick-Ass was just too young to get in. The R-rated movie has been well-received by critics, but grossed less than $8 million Friday... Read Post

Box Office: Cars 2 Zooms to First Place

Entertainment : BuzzSugar (4 years ago)

Cars 2 may not have received the same critical acclaim as its Pixar predecessors, but it still earned box office success. The kids' movie scored the top spot and took in $68 million for its debut weekend. Right behind it was Bad Tea... Read Post

Scott Mendelson: Weekend Box Office: Zero Dark Thirty Tops While Gangster Squad Disappoints and Haunted House Exceeds Expectations

Entertainment : Huffington Post: Entertainment Blog (2 years ago)

Kathryn Bigelow's Zero Dark Thirty finally went wide this weekend and it grossed $24 million to top the weekend box office. All eyes were on this one, with the big question being whether critical acclaim and film punditry would tran... Read Post

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