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Available now! Water for Elephants on DVD. We check out the Special Features!

Finally! Today the wait is over… Water for Elephants is now available on DVD and Blu Ray! It’s been too long since we could see this wonderful movie in the theatre and I’ve been counting the days until I would … Continue reading

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Water for Elephants: “beautiful to look at, immensely moving, extraordinarily well casted and acted”

Water for Elephants has been doing well at the box office. During the week, only behind Fast Five, it chugged along and earned steady money. This past weekend it held the #6 spot and performed better in its opening weekend … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Irish news outlet says Water for Elephants “oozes class”

Great review from Entertainment.ie (Ireland): Sweet but surprisingly understated, this book adaptation may be slow for a modern Hollywood production, but it oozes class. I Am Legend director Lawrence has moved as far away from the hyper-reality of that world … Continue reading

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Weekend Box Office numbers are in! ‘Water for Elephants’ takes in $17.5 mil

Update: From THR saying WFE is off to to a good start Overperforming in its opening was Fox 2000’s period circus romance Water for Elephants, which debuted to $17.5 million from 2,817 locations. Based on Sara Gruen’s bestselling book and … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Robert Pattinson “Totally dominates the screen”!!

From David Prown for the Atlantic Highland Herald: “Win-Win”, “The Conspiracy”, “In a Better World” and now “Water For Elephants” - outrageous!! Four (4) Home run movies in a row…all in the cinemas at the same time – crazy good! Then throw … Continue reading

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REVIEW: ‘Water for Elephants’ a “twisted little joy ride of a behind-the-big-top drama”

From GetTheBigPicture.net: Mmmm, what a delicious combination of cinematic ingredients! Add beautiful actors, stunningly rich production design, transcendent cinematography, glittering 1930s costumes, deceit, betrayal, love, lust, and trained animals, mix them up in an enormous circus tent, and voila! You … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Water for Elephants “pretty darn close to being one of the greatest shows on Earth”

Water for Elephants gets 3 out of 4 popcorns from NBC news station in Baltimore: Robert Pattinson sheds his Edward Cullen vampire skin for a meaty role in “Water for Elephants,” taking the reins and proving that he’s got what … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Roger Ebert hails Water for Elephants “good sound family entertainment” & “refreshing interlude” to summer films

Looks like 2 thumbs up from Roger Ebert’s review of Water for Elephants: There’s something endearingly old-fashioned about a love story involving a beautiful bareback rider and a kid who runs off to join the circus. What makes “Water for … Continue reading

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REVIEW: Positivity from Variety about ‘Water for Elphants’: “The show is strictly A-list.”

Variety reviews Water for Elephants and praises cast and crew for this showstopper: By Peter Debruge In an extravagant gamble worthy of the fictional Benzini Brothers Circus itself, Fox gives Sara Gruen’s grassroots bestseller “Water for Elephants” the glossy, big-budget … Continue reading

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REVIEW: “Steamy and sexy” Water for Elephants gets high praises for the 3 leads

From Philly.com, Carrie Rickey reviews Water for Elephants: Steamy and sexy with a smack of sadism, the movie is a throwback to old-school Hollywood action/romance. What with its big, lush close-ups of the principals, Rodrigo Prieto’s moody, humidor-brown cinematography, and … Continue reading

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