Movie Buzz: 10/19

19 Oct

Welcome to Movie Buzz!

This week Taken 2 is still in the #1 spot grossing $21.8M. Argo took second place, earning $19.4M, followed by Sinister which brought in $18M. Hotel Transylvania dropped to fourth place earning $17.2M. Finally in fifth place is Here Comes the Boom which earned $11.8M. Let’s take a look at these films and see if they are worth it!

Note: We only review films in wide release.

  • Rating: R
  • Box office rank: 2/$19.4M
  • Critics say: Metacritic- 40
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 95%
  • Consumers say: Metacritic- 6.3
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 94%
  • What’s the Buzz?  4 out of 5 stingers. Go see it!

  • Rating: PG
  • Box office rank: 5/$11.8M
  • Critics say: Metacritic- 65
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 43%
  • Consumers say: Metacritic- 7.6
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 86%
  • What’s the Buzz? 3 1/2 out of 5 stingers.  It may not have won all critics over but audiences think it’s a good quality family film.

  • Rating: R
  • Box office rank: 3/$18M
  • Critics say: Metacritic- 52
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 62%
  • Consumers say: Metacritic- 7.7
  • Rotten Tomatoes: 67%
  • What’s the Buzz? 3 1/2 out of 5 stingers.  If you’re a horror junkie, yes!

 What’s opening this week in theaters?

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Alex Cross

Paranormal Activity 4

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2 Responses to “Movie Buzz: 10/19”

  1. littlebells October 20, 2012 at 12:33 AM #

    I want to see Sinister. I really really do, but I know I will freak the fudge out!

    • Open Book October 21, 2012 at 4:43 PM #

      LB-

      I finally saw Argo I was quite impressed. I thought Ben Affleck did a great job. Although it was told in a linear format it held my interest from beginning to end. The entire cast did a great job of not overacting when there was plenty of opportunity to do so. In that way u could focus on the story and events rather than one particular performance. I hope that made sense? None, the less it was a drama so there were some embellishing for effects. But they did do their research and it showed in the overall production. I would definitely see it again.

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