Random musings on all things cinematical, and otherwise, by Joe Leydon.
Saturday, October 21, 2006
From Nikki Finke: "There was some sleight of hand at the box office Friday as the audiences vanished for the expected No. 1 movie, Clint Eastwood's Iwo Jima epic Flags Of Our Fathers, which finished only No. 3. Instead, Christopher Nolan's turn-of-the-century period pic about rival magicians appeared in first place thanks to a gripping trailer and heavy promo by star Hugh Jackman."