The 1982 'Tron' movie didn't make much money when it opened. But 'Tron: Legacy' topped the weekend box office with more than $43 million.
'Machete,' which opened in theaters this weekend, is full of R-rated violence and goof-ball characters. But immigration – a hot political topic – is a subtheme to this end-of-summer flick.
Big-name films including the Sex and the City sequel failed to draw the audiences expected on the traditional kick-off of the summer movie season.
Iron Man 2 was already in production when 3D Avatar made history. And though 3D is now a mainstream tool, it's not always appropriate, say filmmakers.