Joyful Noise Opens No. 3, Gets Mixed Reviews

"It is frequently loud and not always intelligible," one reviewer writes.

Despite a huge press push from star Dolly Parton, opening weekend for Joyful Noise didn't have producers jumping for joy.

The film, co-starring Queen Latifah, took in $13.8 million in ticket sales, good for third place behind Mark Wahlberg's Contraband and the 3-D reissue of 1991's Beauty and the Beast, which each took in more than $20 million.

Reviewers shared filmgoers' lack of enthusiasm.

Entertainment Weekly gave the movie a B-.

A San Fransico Chronicle reviewer wrote, "Here's a film that makes a happy ruckus. . . . Like most ruckuses, it is frequently loud and not always intelligible."

Comments

More News

Glen has been suffering from Alzheimer’s since 2011.
Kip gave Charles Kelley, Dave Haywood and Hillary Scott each a bottle of his or her favorite alcoholic beverage.
American Icons campaign raises money for veterans and military families.
Blake and Miranda fire back at endless divorce reports with sarcasm on social media.
Visits a fan in Columbus, Ohio, and documents it all on video.
Wednesday afternoon (April 16), Jason Aldean celebrated his 13th chart-topping single, “When She Says Baby,” with an invitation-only shindig at Nashville’s The Pour House.