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2017 was something of a mixed bag for Hollywood at the box office. After last year’s record domestic receipts, $11.37 billion, it was always likely that there would be a decrease in revenues and tickets sold overall, but by the end of the year returns …
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Cinema is, quite literally, action, and while some of the snootier critics might look down on the action movie, there are few purer cinematic pleasures than looking at a great set-piece sequence, from “The General” to “Mad Max: Fury Road.” Technology m…
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The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced the 20 films that will be officially considered for this year’s Best Visual Effects Academy Award. Many of the expected contenders made the cut including “Dunkirk,” “The…
Tom Holland is China’s favorite Peter Parker, as the Sony-Marvel reboot topped its predecessors while also notching the Middle Kingdom’s third-biggest superhero opening ever. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office
It’s been the worst box office summer in decades in 2017, and appropriately enough, it ends with a whimper. With no new major wide releases hitting cinemas, this was the worst Labor Day weekend at the movies in seventeen years, which led to some strange outcomes. “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” stayed at the top of the box office with a surprising 0.1% drop in attendance since last weekend, earning $10.2 million. Continue reading ‘The Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Leads Quiet Labor Day Weekend [Box Office] at The Playlist.
Spending on the Top10 films this wknd tumbled down to a pathetic $45M. Worst wknd #boxoffice in 16 yrs! Since period right after 9/11. — Gitesh Pandya (@GiteshPandya) August 27, 2017 With $65M total for all films in release, Hollywood suffered its worst domestic weekend of 2017, in fact, its lowest grossing in many years. — Exhibitor Relations (@ERCboxoffice) August 27, 2017 OK, this sums it up well: it was a really shitty weekend at the movies and as noted by the above box office gurus, the entire top 10 combined only accounted for $65 million (a steep 45% drop from last weekend). Continue reading ‘Hitman’s Bodyguard’ Tops Worst Weekend In 16 Years [Box Office] at The Playlist.
With $472 million worldwide and counting, it’s safe to say that Marvel and Sony‘s teamup on “Spider-Man: Homecoming” is a success. Now, of course, attention is turning to the sequel which is already penciled in for 2019, and they aren’t messing with a good thing. THR reports that director Jon Watts is in talks to return and sling his cinematic web behind the camera. Continue reading ‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Sequel Lands Director, Isn’t Messing With What Works at The Playlist.
Still, ‘Apes’ is the latest franchise title to come in behind the last installment as Hollywood battles sequel fatigue; ‘Wish Upon’ gets lost, while ‘The Big Sick’ places No. 5 in its nationwide expansion. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office
Elsewhere, supernatural horror film ‘Wish Upon’ isn’t scaring up much business, while ‘The Big Sick’ expands nationwide after an impressive limited run at the specialty box office. read more Source: Hollywood Reporter Box Office