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    The Help Rises to Number One at the Box Office in Week Two

    The story with Hollywood movies is that films open big in their first weekend and then drop off precipitously in their second weekend as a film opening takes the box office crown. That is not the case with The Help. It is the second film this year -- the first being True Grit in January -- to rise to first place in its second week of release. (Box office experts also noted that The Blind Side, which this film is being compared to in terms of audience, budget and potential awards, also rose to number 1 after its initial release.) The film has also bested the recent August releases of Julie & Julia and Eat, Pray Love -- films with big stars...

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    The Controversy Over The Help

    The Help has stirred up many emotions since it opened on Wednesday. But that hasn't prevented the film from becoming a hit. It grossed over $35 million since it opened and already made back its budget of $25 million. While I'm sure that Participant and Dreamworks would rather not have the controv...

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    Cross Post: Going to See The Help at The White House by Carol Jenkins

    If not for an invitation from Michelle Obama (you know, her people emailed my people) I might have missed seeing The Help. But a request for my presence in the White House screening room was too enticing–not to mention singular– to turn down.

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    Why The Help Matters

    After a long summer of superhero dudes and exploding machines, women are finally getting a one for our team. Actually, a second one. Remember Bridesmaids from May? Doesn't that seem sooo long ago? I don't want to complain too much (well, I do) but there have been multiple (I don't care to count...

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    Allison Janney Talks About The Help

    Can't pass up a chance to share a conversation with Allison Janney

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