The followers of the Oprah made The Butler the number one movie over the weekend while Jobs and Paranoia bombed and Kick Ass 2 disappointed.
The Oscar nominations were announced this morning and they were not very exciting as the voters seemed to go with the safe and conservative picks and there were some major snubs.
Two of the biggest hits of the year and some of the biggest flops are out on DVD/Blu Ray this week along with a new MST3K set and two obscure, complete cartoon series.
Even 17 years after it first came out in theaters, people still love The Lion King, as it’s 3D re-release easily took the top spot at the box office this weekend.
The Help was finally defeated this by Contagion and two of last weekend’s movies had some of the worst openings of all time.
The Help continued it’s domination of the incredibly weak early fall box office with a third week in the number one spot.
The Help maintained it’s dominance over the box office, despite the fact that the East Coast was underwater for most of the weekend.
With all the new releases doing terribly, the door was left open for The Help to flip flop with Rise of the Planet of the Apes to become the number one movie in it’s second week.
Rise of the Planet of the Apes held onto the top spot at the box office this weekend, despite some strong competition from The Help.
Four vastly different new movies are out this weekend for your viewing pleasure with racism drama, a 3D concert film, horrific accidents and wacky bank robbing.