Get Out

The Oscar nominations are upon us. Did they get it right? Did they get it wrong? Lets find out. It is all The Shape of Water. The critical hit scored the most nominations with 13. As much as I would like to fully analyze these nominations – and despite having seen a lot of films… read more

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Disney is the undisputed king of the box office. With $170M this weekend, Beauty and the Beast became the seventh biggest opening weekend in history, and the largest for March. (The previous was Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice with $166M.) Globally it already sits at $350M off of a $160M budget. Kong: Skull Island dipped… read more

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Kong is king… I’m not proud of that joke. Kong: Skull Island had a healthy debut with $61M domestic and $81.6M foreign for a global haul of $142.61M off of a $185M budget. Logan took a 57.2 percent dip in its second weekend to take in $37.85M. Domestically it sits at $152.65M and globally at… read more

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Wolverine is going out on a high note it seems. Logan took in an impressive $85.3M in its opening weekend, making it one of the highest grossing debuts for an R-rated feature. Get Out held on extremely well in its second weekend dropping only 21.8 percent to take in $26.11M. Its new domestic total sits… read more

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Low-budget horror films are just endless money makers it would seem. With a budget of just $4.5M, Get Out took in a staggering $30.52M in its opening weekend. Even if you use the $20M for marketing formula it was an instant success. The LEGO Batman Movie came in second this weekend taking in $19M for… read more

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The LEGO brand still has some magic. The LEGO Batman Movie came in first this weekend taking in $34.22M for a new domestic total of $98.79M and $170.79M globally off of a $80M budget. Second place went to Fifty Shades Darker with $20.96M and a domestic total of $89.66M off of a $55M budget. While… read more

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Welcome to the first of four parts of an analysis of every major film release of 2017. Following up on last year’s project, I’m back with a look at the films of 2017. And as usual, I will be breaking it down by quarters and then an overall review. The change this year, however, is… read more

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