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Get out of the way, folks, the Fast & Furious series is clearly not going anywhere for some time. Furious 7 won the weekend with $60.5 million, a 58.8 percent decline from its opening weekend, but better than analysts expected. It also puts it at $252.5 million domestic, the highest gross in the U.S. for… read more

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To absolutely no one’s surprise, moviegoers still have a taste for fast, crazy cars. After its performance on Friday, the only surprise about Furious 7 at the box office was it came in at only $143.6 million instead of the projected $150 million. The miss is due to the holiday more than low performance. Globally… read more

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Animation took over the box office yet again. DreamWorks’ Home had a healthy start with $54 million off of a $135 million dollar budget. Good start, but that’s still a lot of budget to cover. Get Hard opened in second with $34.6 million, but seeing as the budget was only $40 million it should turn… read more

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Well, at least it’s predictable. Insurgent, the second film in the Divergent series, opened to the same numbers as the first film bringing in $54 million. While there is something to be said for consistency, the final numbers for Divergent left the sequel in a tough spot. Makes you wonder how the series will finish… read more

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Apparently no one will ever tire of certain stories. Despite what sometimes feel like an endless stream of retellings, Cinderella took the top spot at the box office this weekend with a very healthy $70 million off of a $95 million dollar budget. Liam Neeson stumbled off the blocks with Run All Night coming in… read more

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It was not a good weekend at the box office all around. Chappie opened in first place with a very soft $13.3 million off of its $49 million dollar budget. Second place went to Will Smith’s Focus with a drop of 46.4 percent to come in with $10 million. It now stands at $34.5 million… read more

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What do you do when you know it will take years to launch a full sequel to Frozen? You make a short film. Frozen has become Disney’s most successful animate film ever, and while Frozen 2 is inevitable, it will take some time to launch. So to tide over the adoring legions of fans, Disney… read more

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Welcome to the first of four parts of an analysis of every major film release of 2015. Following up on last year’s product, I’m back with a look at the films of 2015. Something different I’m trying this year is you will first get the quarterly breakdowns, and then an overall post will be like… read more

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2015 is setting itself up to be potentially the craziest year ever in films. As movie studios move more and more towards building franchises, we’re growing a more crowded marketplace for films. It appears that 2015 may be a taste of what is to come as new franchises attempt to launch alongside other already established… read more

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