“While ‘The Twilight Saga: Eclipse’ stormed 4,468 theaters to the tune of $175 million (see Anthony D’Alessandro’s round-up and analysis at Thompson On Hollywood), a batch of indie films found mixed results over the Independence Day holiday weekend,” reports Peter Knegt for indieWIRE. “According to estimates provided by Rentrak earlier this afternoon, the majority of the good news came from holdovers expanding into the marketplace,” Knegt said. “The only reporting newcomer – Taylor Hackford’s critically panned Helen Mirren-starrer “Love Ranch” – found mild numbers, while older films like ‘Cyrus’ and ‘Winter’s Bone’ scored as they inched toward 100+ screen counts.”
The weekend’s box office numbers and analysis from Peter Knegt at indieWIRE and Anthony D’Alessandro at Thompson On Hollywood…
TOH: Boffo Holiday Weekend Box Office, But “Twilight” Doesn’t Beat “Spider-Man 2” or “New Moon”
iW: No Love for “Ranch” As “Cyrus” Breaks Out
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