Steve Buscemi, left, as Anton Marvelton and and Steve Carell, as Burt Wonderstone, in “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone.”

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James Franco in a scene from “Spring Breakers.”

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Who's up, who's down in movies

  • March 21, 2013 - 2:29 PM

Who’s up James Franco not only stars in the No. 1 movie, but is getting reviews like this one for his brain-fried drug dealer in “Spring Breakers”: “A triumph of charismatic dopiness … that singlehandedly hauls the movie up a star or two.”

Who’s down Warner Bros. has suffered two bombs in a row with “Jack the Giant Slayer” and “The Incredible Burt Wonderstone,” which earned only $3.7 million in its opening weekend.

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