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The nominees for the 86th annual Academy Awards have been announced with very few surprises. The big news this year is American Hustle and Gravity both walked away with 10 nominations each. The even money seems to be on Hustle walking away with the majority of them. The Oscars will be presented on March 2… read more

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What were the 10 films to bring in the most money in the U.S. in 2013? Lets find out. After celebrating failure yesterday with the biggest box office flops of 2013, it’s time to also celebrate some success. While the international markets have become far more important as of late, some films can still make… read more

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It was a crowded weekend for new releases, and some definitely did a bit more than expected. At the top of the box office Elysium took in $30.4 million, but that is well under Neill Blomkamp’s District 9 opening of $37 million. Seeing as this film had a $115 million dollar budget, things may be… read more

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The quietest weekend of the summer at the box office kicked off the final month of the 2013 summer film season. 2 Guns took the top spot with a fairly weak haul of $27.3 million off of a $61 million dollar budget. Considering I didn’t see any marketing on this film until about three weeks… read more

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Once again a tentpole film has underperformed, but still managed to make its way to the top of the box office. Estimates for how The Wolverine would perform this weekend kept sliding through out the three days, finally landing with $55 million, almost perfectly in line with how X-Men First Class performed, but well under… read more

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Low budget horror films continue to be a proven winner at the box office, even in the summer. Coming in first this week was The Conjuring with $41.5 million off of a $20 million dollar budget. It’s also getting some of the best reviews fora horror film in ages, so expect it to continue to… read more

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Apparently there are enough minions to take down giant robots at the box office. Despicable Me 2 ended up taking the top spot at the box office again this weekend despite fighting two big new titles. The animated comedy took in $44.7 million this weekend, representing a very respectable drop of just 46.4 percent from… read more

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It was a good Fourth of July at the box office this year with a 12 percent increase over last year. Some movies, however, did not partake of the success. Despicable Me 2 took the weekend easily with $82.5 million, and a total of $142 million over the first five days of its release. Seeing… read more

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Pixar continued to reign supreme at the box office this weekend while terrorist attacks on the White House are once again shown to be a bad idea for a film. Monsters University again took the top spot at the box office this weekend with a healthy $46.18 million, representing only a 44 percent slide from its opening… read more

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Welcome to the third quarter of 2013 and a look at the end of the summer film season! I decided to attempt something new this year where I would make some comments about every major release for the year before they released. I have compiled the list and broken it down by quarter. Wednesday- 1st… read more

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