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It’s that time of year where we see which films were the biggest box office flops of 2016. 2016 has come to a close, so now we can see what films were sure to have gotten at least a few executives yelled at. A few notes on the table, the vast majority of those listed… read more

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The chariot race to the bottom of the box office heap seems to have been run by the remake of Ben-Hur this year. The 2016 remake of Ben-Hur had reported budget of $100M, but as summer drew to a close it had only taken in around $54.1M globally and is projected to end its run… read more

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The age of the successful low-budget horror films doesn’t seem to be going away any time soon. Number one this week went to Sony’s Don’t Breathe. The film cost just $9.9M to make, and took in a very healthy $26.1M. It will probably take the usual second weekend dive, but will that even matter? Suicide… read more

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Apparently the Squad is made of Teflon. Much to everyone’s surprise, Suicide Squad has been able to hold on to the top spot at the box office for a third weekend. The film took in $20.71M this weekend for a new domestic total of $262.28M. Globally it sits at $572.68M off of its $175M budget.… read more

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It looks as though the shine has worn off of the Squad. Suicide Squad slipped a massive 67.3 percent in its second weekend to take in $43.77M for a new domestic total of $222.87M and a global take of $465.37M off of its $175M budget. As noted, however, some analysts are saying it needs to… read more

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Welcome to the first of four parts of an analysis of every major film release of 2016. Following up on last year’s project, I’m back with a look at the films of 2016. And as usual, I will be breaking it down by quarters and then an overall review. Tuesday- 1st Quarter (January, February, March)… read more

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Paramount is gearing up for its 2016 movie slate, and it looks like it’s going to be a whole lot of the same. During a presentation at CineEurope, Paramount unveiled its plans for 2016, and to be honest it’s depressing. The line up – with no release dates announced yet – is as follows: Ben… read more

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