Hollywood's holidays start glumly with bad weekend

In this Dec. 7, 2011 photo, cast members from left, Carla Gugino, Zac Efron, Jessica Biel, Michelle Pfeiffer, Robert De Niro, Sarah Jessica Parker and director Garry Marshall pose at the premiere of the film "New Year's Eve, at the Ziegfeld Theatre in New York. ((AP Photo/Starpix, Dave Allocca))

December 11, 2011 11:46:11 AM PST
Hollywood's holidays are off to a dreadful start: Fewer people went to the movies the last two weekends than during the box-office hush that followed the Sept. 11 attacks 10 years ago.