Thursday, December 15, 2005

T'WAS BEAUTY THAT KILLED THE BEAST: So, in spite of the generally glowing reviews and massive hype, doesn't look like King Kong is doing at all that well. It opened yesterday to right around $10M, an impressive sounding number until you realize that that number puts its opening day beneath all three LOTR movies, both Men In Black movies, both Spider-Man movies, and even Pokemon: The First Movie. With New York City looking to be unlikely to be in a moviegoing mode this weekend, Kong could be a 800-pound gorilla that fails to deliver.

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