Vantage Point

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10,000 BC Clobbers Competition

College Road Trip pulls into second place

(Newser) - Action epic 10,000 BC fought its way to the top of the box office this weekend, grabbing Warner Bros. $35.7 million, Bloomberg reports. The chronicle of a hunter facing massive beasts clambered over another new release, College Road Trip, a family film which took $14 million, as well... More »

Movie Lovers Get the Point at Box Office

Political thriller opens in first on slow Oscar weekend

(Newser) - Vantage Point took top spot at this weekend's box office by nearly doubling the yield of number-two pic Jumper, Variety reports. The Dennis Quaid political thriller banked $24 million to Jumper''s $12.7 million and number-three The Spiderwick Chronicles' $12.6 million, both in their second week. Disney’s Step ... More »

Action Makes a Good Point

Political thriller doesn't have all the answers, but it sure has action

(Newser) - It may lack depth, but critics admit that Vantage Point packs a lot of excitement. The thriller, which begins by showing the same assassination from eight different perspectives, "fails the 'reality test' but maintains a certain intensity for its entire running length," writes James Berardinelli of More »

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