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The U.S. box office had a banner year, but it was mainly due to a smaller number of films than it should have been. Domestically the box office numbers hit record numbers this week eclipsing the old record of $11.14B set last year. Right now the projections are that the total sits in the $11.17… read more

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They may not be afraid of no ghosts, but clearly they needed to fear pets. The Secret Life of Pets held on to the top of the box office this weekend with an impressive $50.56M for a new doemstic total of $203.14M off of a $75M budget. I expect to hear sequel talk any day now. Second… read more

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Animated films are dominating the box office this summer. The Secret Life of Pets soared to the top of the box office this weekend with an impressive $103.17M off of a $75M budget. The Legend of Tarzan had a decent second weekend dropping only 46.5 percent to take in $20.61M for a new total of… read more

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An onslaught of new releases this weekend couldn’t take down one little fish. Finding Dory won a third weekend taking in $41.9M and a new domestic total of $372.25M and globally sits at $538.25M. Despite a weak start, The Legend of Tarzan did end up in second place this weekend with $38.13M. Globally it sits at $56.93M,… read more

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Even an alien invasion force couldn’t take down one little fish this weekend. Finding Dory had a strong second weekend slipping just 45.8 percent to take in $73.23M and a new domestic total of $286.55M and globally sits at $396.85M. Audiences weren’t all that ready for Independence Day: Resurgence it seems. The film opened to… read more

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Disney is close to being unstoppable this year it seems. Finding Dory opened to the biggest release ever for an animated film taking in $136.18M. It seems people were ready to head back under the ocean with the forgetful fish. Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart had a good opening for their new comedy Central Intelligence… read more

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Scary movies seem next to impossible to beat any more. The Conjuring 2 was able to scare up $40.35M this weekend to win the box office. Combined with its foreign take the film stands at $90.35M off of a $40M budget. Warcraft opened soft in the U.S. with $24.35M off of its $160M budget. Not… 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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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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In 2015, Disney will account for half of the films released… give or take a couple. Geeks of Doom ran a post the other day that spelled something out for me that I hadn’t noticed: Disney is going to make a run at decimating the box office results in 2015. Here is just a partial… read more

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